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Stories from February 16, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect (mymodernmet.com)
546 points by bpierre on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 105 comments
2. Big Breakthroughs Come in Your Late 30s (theatlantic.com)
384 points by ghosh on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 106 comments
3. HTTP 308 Incompetence Expected (insanecoding.blogspot.com)
234 points by aw3c2 on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
4. Ask HN: What'd you do to get your first 100 users?
214 points by brandonhsiao on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 153 comments
5. The Man Who Built Catan (newyorker.com)
210 points by route66 on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 111 comments
6. Prefer mercurial to git (gnu.org)
142 points by arunc on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 182 comments
7. New Linux userland rootkit with anti-debugging, new backdoors and pcap hiding (blackhatlibrary.net)
142 points by adamnemecek on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
8. Letter to MIT community regarding support of students behind ‘Tidbit’ (mit.edu)
144 points by chaz on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
9. Ask HN: Where I can post my startup to get beta users?
138 points by matysanchez on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
10. The Road to Virtual Reality (codinghorror.com)
133 points by dieulot on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 86 comments
11. Open Libernet: a Bitcoin-based fully encrypted mesh networking protocol (openlibernet.org)
126 points by gasull on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
12. Nootropics Survey Results And Analysis (slatestarcodex.com)
121 points by Nogwater on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 103 comments
13. Why you should move that button 3px to the left (gv.com)
119 points by axelbouaziz on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 160 comments
14. IMDB Top 100K Movies – Analysis in Depth, Part 1 (bugra.github.io)
114 points by lauriswtf on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
15. A Case for Upserts (pocoo.org)
113 points by ash on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 111 comments
16. Analysis of 419,000 FlapMMO attempts (t3hz0r.com)
102 points by gcardone_ on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
17. Compiling Quake 3 Virtual Machines To JavaScript (inolen.com)
100 points by mariuz on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
18. Why not inherit from List? (stackoverflow.com)
92 points by rodrigocoelho on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
19. The Enigma of “Blind Tom” Wiggins (blackpast.org)
91 points by gruseom on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 2 comments
20. Busting Comcast's $250 installation fee for 105 Mbps (comcastmyths.tumblr.com)
86 points by nathancahill on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 93 comments
21. Show HN: Pumpkin – An open-source HN clone (github.com)
86 points by fananta on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
22. Real-time Search as a Service (algolia.com)
92 points by davidbarker on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
23. Flappy Math Saga (lobe.io)
81 points by tikwidd on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
24. Obama DOJ’s New Abuse of State-Secrets Privilege Revealed (firstlook.org)
80 points by t0dd on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
25. Possible citogenesis concerning whether MtGox ever hosted an MtG trading site (wikipedia.org)
75 points by dsirijus on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
26. Gestice – Unlock your Android by shaking it whilst wearing a Pebble (gestice.org)
62 points by muratmutlu on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
27. Thousands of People Trying to Play the Same Game of Pokemon (dorkly.com)
61 points by jtchang on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
28. Volatiles Are Miscompiled, and What to Do about It [pdf] (utah.edu)
58 points by emkemp on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
29. Ask HN: Is anyone successful with the 7-minute workout so far?
56 points by 3rd3 on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
30. Google acquires Israeli security startup SlickLogin (geektime.com)
64 points by ilhackernews on Feb 16, 2014 | hide | 26 comments

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