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1. Rappers, Sorted by Size of Vocabulary (amazonaws.com)
600 points by sinned on May 4, 2014 | hide | 267 comments
2. Linus Torvalds Receives 2014 IEEE Computer Pioneer Award (computer.org)
417 points by r4um on May 4, 2014 | hide | 86 comments
3. PostgreSQL partitioning explained (github.com/fiksu)
228 points by keithgabryelski on May 4, 2014 | hide | 33 comments
4. Ask HN: Idea Sunday
219 points by jw2013 on May 4, 2014 | hide | 199 comments
5. Magic mirror: One way mirror with a monitor behind it (michaelteeuw.nl)
197 points by redman25 on May 4, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
6. Chrome's experiment of hiding the URL is great for security (jakearchibald.com)
190 points by jaffathecake on May 4, 2014 | hide | 205 comments
7. Zombies once destroyed Japan's economy, now they're infecting China's (qz.com)
196 points by throwaway2048 on May 4, 2014 | hide | 95 comments
8. Chinese Number Websites (newrepublic.com)
192 points by bpierre on May 4, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
9. Betty – English-like interface for the command line (github.com/pickhardt)
190 points by jrpt on May 4, 2014 | hide | 81 comments
10. What Writing and Selling Software Was Like in the 80s (thecodist.com)
188 points by nih on May 4, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
11. The Meaning of Life (sivers.org)
182 points by kulpreet on May 4, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
12. Osxc – Simple configuration tool for OS X (osxc.github.io)
110 points by robinricard on May 4, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
13. GitHub Language Trends (redmonk.com)
113 points by spatten on May 4, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
14. Coding the Movies – Don’t Fake It (goconspire.com)
106 points by pauljm on May 4, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
15. Ask HN: How Can I Find a Mentor?
104 points by kremlin on May 4, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
16. Hot or Not: Revealing Hidden Services by their Clock Skew [pdf] (cam.ac.uk)
96 points by lelf on May 4, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
17. Show HN: WriterKata – a site for writers to practice their craft (writerkata.com)
93 points by willstepp on May 4, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
18. Chrome's experiment of hiding the URL is awful (craig.is)
94 points by craigc on May 4, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
19. When does a physical system compute? (arxiv.org)
93 points by yiransheng on May 4, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
20. U-2 spy plane caused widespread shutdown of U.S. flights (reuters.com)
93 points by happyscrappy on May 4, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
21. SSH agent notifications for OS X (devinteske.com)
88 points by zobzu on May 4, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
22. The Valuation Trap (avc.com)
89 points by asanwal on May 4, 2014 | hide | 37 comments
23. The Fight (2012) (dcurt.is)
83 points by kamaal on May 4, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
24. A C error handling style that plays nice with C++ exceptions (sduto.it)
81 points by lettergram on May 4, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
25. Bloodhound – Elasticsearch client and DSL for Haskell (github.com/bitemyapp)
85 points by coolsunglasses on May 4, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
26. Studies: Blood from young mice reverses aging in old mice (nytimes.com)
84 points by mking on May 4, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
27. Fast interactive prototyping with D3.js II – Tricks of the trade (snips.net)
74 points by oulipo on May 4, 2014 | hide | 10 comments
28. Nimrod for C programmers (github.com/araq)
72 points by stesch on May 4, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
29. Up and Down the Python Data and Web Visualization Stack (ipython.org)
72 points by gammarator on May 4, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
30. A live HTML5 editor made with Node.js (jawerty.github.io)
72 points by jw989 on May 4, 2014 | hide | 33 comments

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