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Stories from January 31, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent (politico.com)
819 points by dsr12 on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 192 comments
2. The Magic of strace (chadfowler.com)
531 points by chadfowler on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 99 comments
3. The email line that's client repellent (letsworkshop.com)
532 points by robwilliams88 on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 93 comments
4. Boeing #12 (flightaware.com)
355 points by beef3333 on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
5. Show HN: We just open-sourced a Skype replacement with HTML5 (voicechatapi.com)
303 points by dhfromkorea on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
6. Printable True Bugs Wait Posters (natashenka.ca)
234 points by liotier on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 155 comments
7. Breaking Madden: The Super Bowl, in which the machine bleeds to death (sbnation.com)
240 points by edavis on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
8. Nightwatch.js (nightwatchjs.org)
235 points by Lazare on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
9. Game Developers Are Trolling the Makers of Candy Crush With Other "Candy" Games (slate.com)
220 points by x43b on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
10. New YC Partner Investment Policy (ycombinator.com)
219 points by jamesjyu on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
11. OpenSSH 6.5 Released (openssh.org)
161 points by moonboots on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
12. Footage released of Guardian editors destroying Snowden hard drives (theguardian.com)
157 points by rajbala on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 87 comments
13. PayPal Mafia (wikipedia.org)
162 points by robzyb on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
14. Ask HN: Bitcoin business unexpectedly taking off, help!
152 points by mhluongo on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 142 comments
15. Who wants competition? Big cable tries outlawing municipal broadband in Kansas (arstechnica.com)
156 points by jseliger on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
16. Moz Dumps Amazon Web Services, Citing Expense and 'Lacking' Service (xconomy.com)
150 points by rbudd on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 127 comments
17. The Moderately Enthusiastic Programmer (avdi.org)
129 points by caisah on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 92 comments
18. Patent troll CEO explains why company wants names of EFF donors (arstechnica.com)
127 points by paulgb on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
19. ZX Spectrum devs claim missing royalties from Elite Systems (kickstarter.com)
116 points by wozname on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
20. Why do credit card forms ask for Visa, Mastercard, etc.? (stackexchange.com)
120 points by jackhammer2022 on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 96 comments
21. Why Dart should learn JSON while it’s still young (maxhorstmann.net)
108 points by Max_Horstmann on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
22. Fallacies (nizkor.org)
94 points by bildung on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
23. Linux 3.4+: arbitrary write with CONFIG_X86_X32 (CVE-2014-0038) (seclists.org)
94 points by akerl_ on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
24. Living in retirement: Seven things I wish I could tell my 35-year-old self (theglobeandmail.com)
82 points by kareemm on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
25. About Ukraine (washingtonpost.com)
85 points by blearyeyed on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 93 comments
26. Ask HN: What journals and blogs should I be reading to become a data scientist?
82 points by dewang on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
27. The upside to being let go by Nokia (bbc.co.uk)
78 points by sambeau on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
28. Amazon to Raise Fees as Revenue Disappoints (nytimes.com)
73 points by lukeqsee on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
29. Strangest Programming Language Feature? (stackoverflow.com)
74 points by jackhammer2022 on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
30. Dataset: Ten Years of NFL Plays Analyzed, Visualized, Quizzified (statwing.com)
75 points by glaugh on Jan 31, 2014 | hide | 38 comments

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