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1. New axe design uses lever action to make splitting wood easier (vipukirves.fi)
579 points by sinned on April 18, 2014 | hide | 155 comments
2. Employee Equity (samaltman.com)
510 points by dko on April 18, 2014 | hide | 333 comments
3. Ask HN: Your favorite YouTube channels?
328 points by stevenspasbo on April 18, 2014 | hide | 128 comments
4. SpaceX CRS-3 Mission (spacex.com)
288 points by ColinWright on April 18, 2014 | hide | 122 comments
5. [dupe] Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (ubuntu.com)
271 points by jacklight on April 18, 2014 | hide | 160 comments
6. How to exploit home routers for anonymity (danmcinerney.org)
199 points by DanMcInerney on April 18, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
7. HabitRpg: A habit building app that treats your life like a game (habitrpg.com)
174 points by tellarin on April 18, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
8. MorpHex, a hexapod robot (zentasrobots.com)
167 points by luuse on April 18, 2014 | hide | 18 comments
9. Why isn’t New Zealand richer and more productive? (marginalrevolution.com)
166 points by user_235711 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 163 comments
10. Airbnb closes $500M round of funding at a $10B valuation, led By TPG (techcrunch.com)
164 points by doppp on April 18, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
11. You Don't Read Code, You Explore It (dadgum.com)
158 points by doty on April 18, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
12. Crate.io – Big Data SQL in real time (crate.io)
161 points by adrianmsmith on April 18, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
13. A powerful, precise language aptitude test is entering civilian life (nautil.us)
142 points by dang on April 18, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
14. Computer Science from the Bottom Up (bottomupcs.com)
135 points by conductor on April 18, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
15. Joel Sposky's Take On Equity Allocation In A New Software Startup (2011) (stackexchange.com)
133 points by Thieum22 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
16. Ripple.js – A tiny foundation for building reactive views (ripplejs.github.io)
118 points by anthonyshort on April 18, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
17. Processed foods that dilute protein content subvert our appetite control systems (nature.com)
115 points by dang on April 18, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
18. How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis (wired.com)
107 points by ds9 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
19. Growing-ups (aeon.co)
101 points by timw6n on April 18, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
20. This May Hurt a Bit: Harvard medical student's blog (scientificamerican.com)
91 points by papermashea on April 18, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
21. Uber adds $1 “Safe Rides Fee” to UberX rides for background checks, insurance (thenextweb.com)
94 points by gregman on April 18, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
22. Linux /dev/urandom and concurrency (drsnyder.us)
90 points by drsnyder on April 18, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
23. Posical, the Positivist Calendar for Python (zdsmith.com)
88 points by crux on April 18, 2014 | hide | 74 comments
24. Whither print.css? A Rallying Cry for a Web That’s Fit to Print (2013) (modrenman.com)
74 points by pessimism on April 18, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
25. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 and 808 Processors (anandtech.com)
82 points by matt42 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
26. Ask HN: Ex-Intuit Engineer Building Free Income Tax Software. Join as cofounder?
78 points by ecolner on April 18, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
27. WebCL – Heterogeneous parallel computing in HTML5 web browsers (khronos.org)
72 points by matt42 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
28. Scientists Find an ‘Earth Twin,’ or Perhaps a Cousin (nytimes.com)
73 points by joewee on April 18, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
29. Unity 5 Feature Preview [video] (unity3d.com)
68 points by matt42 on April 18, 2014 | hide | 45 comments
30. Why can’t America get the sidewalk café right? (thesmartset.com)
66 points by kitcar on April 18, 2014 | hide | 77 comments

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