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Stories from July 18, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Now Accepting Bitcoin on Dell.com (dell.com)
400 points by mrb on July 18, 2014 | hide | 199 comments
2. Filecoin – Data storage network and crypto-currency based on Bitcoin (filecoin.io)
281 points by _prometheus on July 18, 2014 | hide | 137 comments
3. “A little bit of slope makes up for a lot of y-intercept” (quora.com)
245 points by vvijay03 on July 18, 2014 | hide | 62 comments
4. GoTenna – Send and receive messages even when you don’t have service (gotenna.com)
255 points by chrisBob on July 18, 2014 | hide | 178 comments
5. Electric life forms that live on energy (newscientist.com)
253 points by jonbaer on July 18, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
6. Programming is not math? (j2kun.svbtle.com)
248 points by j2kun on July 18, 2014 | hide | 159 comments
7. Kindle Unlimited (amazon.com)
245 points by zeratul on July 18, 2014 | hide | 191 comments
8. Anatomy of a system call, part 1 (lwn.net)
215 points by signa11 on July 18, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
9. Leading HIV researchers lost as flight MH17 is downed in Ukraine (telegraph.co.uk)
199 points by antman on July 18, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
10. Google will stop calling games 'free' when they offer in-app purchases (theverge.com)
207 points by bergie on July 18, 2014 | hide | 92 comments
11. Hacking Online Polls and Other Ways British Spies Seek to Control the Internet (firstlook.org)
211 points by unclebucknasty on July 18, 2014 | hide | 98 comments
12. The Benefits of Failing at French (nytimes.com)
192 points by danso on July 18, 2014 | hide | 150 comments
13. Tell HN: Take vacation
188 points by hippich on July 18, 2014 | hide | 117 comments
14. Mapcode – A short address for any location on Earth (mapcode.com)
203 points by beseku on July 18, 2014 | hide | 119 comments
15. Open Source Madness (eff.org)
191 points by aroman on July 18, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
16. Show HN: Weather Icons – Icon font with 123 weather-themed icons (github.com)
184 points by eflowers on July 18, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
17. Slackware is 21 Years Old (slackblogs.blogspot.com)
178 points by robobro on July 18, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
18. Welcome new YC team members (ycombinator.com)
196 points by sama on July 18, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
19. The time one of my colleagues debugged a line-of-business application (msdn.com)
162 points by joshyeager on July 18, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
20. Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (hpmor.com)
163 points by lobo_tuerto on July 18, 2014 | hide | 127 comments
21. Irmin: Git-like distributed, branchable storage (openmirage.org)
147 points by amirmc on July 18, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
22. Mayhem – A hidden threat for *nix web servers (virusbtn.com)
153 points by WestCoastJustin on July 18, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
23. Devicons, an iconic font made for developers (vorillaz.github.io)
141 points by MozMorris on July 18, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
24. Verizon made an enemy tonight (iamnotaprogrammer.com)
133 points by sudonim on July 18, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
25. The 10:10 Code (2010) (jgc.org)
117 points by jgrahamc on July 18, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
26. Ask HN: Good countries for American expats
112 points by gregd on July 18, 2014 | hide | 121 comments
27. A Gentle Introduction to Monad Transformers – or, Values as Exceptions (github.com)
119 points by zik on July 18, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
28. Use the unofficial Bash strict mode (redsymbol.net)
96 points by redsymbol on July 18, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
29. Show HN: SwiftHN, a Hacker News reader in Swift (dimillian.github.io)
103 points by dimillian on July 18, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
30. Rhode Island unintentionally decriminalized indoor prostitution in 2003 (vox.com)
95 points by adventured on July 18, 2014 | hide | 130 comments

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