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1. The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Legalization (nytimes.com)
349 points by ingve on July 26, 2014 | hide | 189 comments
2. EFF Asks Judge to Rule NSA Internet Backbone Spying Techniques Unconstitutional (eff.org)
292 points by rosser on July 26, 2014 | hide | 104 comments
3. “Learning to Read” excerpt from The Autobiography of Malcolm X (smccd.net)
282 points by kcovia on July 26, 2014 | hide | 154 comments
4. How I ended up conducting successful tech interviews with just 1 question (nicolasbize.com)
261 points by bubblicious on July 26, 2014 | hide | 133 comments
5. A Traditional City Primer (andrewalexanderprice.com)
244 points by nopinsight on July 26, 2014 | hide | 154 comments
6. Ten Thousand Years (99percentinvisible.org)
226 points by ZeljkoS on July 26, 2014 | hide | 130 comments
7. Elvish – An experimental Unix shell in Go (github.com/xiaq)
221 points by networked on July 26, 2014 | hide | 75 comments
8. GCC 4.9 is doing “some seriously crazy shit” according to Linus Torvalds (lkml.org)
213 points by jdoliner on July 26, 2014 | hide | 238 comments
9. Diary of an atomic bomb technician (lrb.co.uk)
181 points by timdierks on July 26, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
10. Mystery in the Perseus Cluster (nasa.gov)
173 points by uladzislau on July 26, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
11. Don't Trust Google (2002) (idlewords.com)
152 points by kryptiskt on July 26, 2014 | hide | 83 comments
12. History of Lossless Data Compression Algorithms (ieeeghn.org)
146 points by _nullandnull_ on July 26, 2014 | hide | 44 comments
13. How PGP Works Under the Hood (marcomanzoni.me)
129 points by marcomanzoni on July 26, 2014 | hide | 39 comments
14. Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola death in Lagos (bbc.co.uk)
125 points by richardwigley on July 26, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
15. [flagged] Poll: How religious is hacker news?
110 points by smallegan on July 26, 2014 | hide | 151 comments
16. LocalForage – An asynchronous data store with a simple, localStorage-like API (mozilla.github.io)
91 points by AndrewDucker on July 26, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
17. The App I Used to Break Into My Neighbor’s Home (wired.com)
86 points by rmason on July 26, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
18. Notes from YC Startup School Europe (theinflexion.com)
84 points by nqureshi on July 26, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
19. The Mediocrity Principle (edge.org)
88 points by luu on July 26, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
20. NASA e-Book Features (nasa.gov)
82 points by journeeman on July 26, 2014 | hide | 12 comments
21. Professionalism for Software Engineers (2000) (greenspun.com)
79 points by cottonseed on July 26, 2014 | hide | 56 comments
22. Exploring Swift Memory Layout (mikeash.com)
75 points by josephlord on July 26, 2014 | hide | 5 comments
23. Turn Your Old Cell Phones into Listening Devices to Stop Illegal Logging (makezine.com)
86 points by RainforestCx on July 26, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
24. Basil.js – Smart persistence layer (github.com/wisembly)
77 points by guillaumepotier on July 26, 2014 | hide | 23 comments
25. An Idiot's Guide to Inequality (nytimes.com)
71 points by lvevjo on July 26, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
26. Is the Solar System Stable? (2011) (ias.edu)
68 points by jsnell on July 26, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
27. Startup School Europe 2014 Live Stream (ycombinator.com)
56 points by justin on July 26, 2014 | hide | 10 comments
28. Day One with the Oculus Rift DK2 (roadtovr.com)
61 points by bane on July 26, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
29. GitHub and BitBucket's SSL Provider's Cert has expired (github.com)
72 points by hiroprot on July 26, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
30. Show HN: MTailor – Get measured by your iPhone's camera for a custom shirt (mtailor.com)
70 points by mpenn on July 26, 2014 | hide | 81 comments

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