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Stories from July 27, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Game about squares (gameaboutsquares.com)
910 points by golergka on July 27, 2014 | hide | 194 comments
2. Rolling your own CDN for $25 in 1 hour (scalescale.com)
324 points by mxpxrocks10 on July 27, 2014 | hide | 89 comments
3. The TTY demystified (linusakesson.net)
218 points by luu on July 27, 2014 | hide | 21 comments
4. A Russian scientist who was struck by a particle accelerator beam (wikipedia.org)
172 points by thisjepisje on July 27, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
5. Rand Paul introduces bill to reform civil asset forfeiture (washingtonpost.com)
163 points by lsh123 on July 27, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
6. Government Surveillance and Internet Search Behavior (ssrn.com)
151 points by mo on July 27, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
7. U.K. National Grid status (templar.co.uk)
138 points by cormullion on July 27, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
8. Stingray, the fake cell phone tower (extremetech.com)
137 points by jonbaer on July 27, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
9. You Are Not Late (medium.com)
134 points by applecore on July 27, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
10. Evolutionary algorithms and analog electronic circuits (hforsten.com)
135 points by luu on July 27, 2014 | hide | 53 comments
11. X64_dbg: An open-source x64/x86 debugger for Windows (x64dbg.com)
133 points by dgavrilov on July 27, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
12. Parsing PHP in Go (stephensearles.com)
143 points by codezero on July 27, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
13. The Majority of Today’s App Businesses Are Not Sustainable (techcrunch.com)
130 points by uladzislau on July 27, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
14. Employment rates for STEM Ph.D.s are down or stagnant across the board (slate.com)
120 points by luu on July 27, 2014 | hide | 112 comments
15. Aerospike goes Open Source (aerospike.com)
123 points by ZenoArrow on July 27, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
16. Quantum gas goes below absolute zero (nature.com)
117 points by thisjepisje on July 27, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
17. Jarvis: Personal assistant via SMS (jarv.co)
114 points by filleokus on July 27, 2014 | hide | 99 comments
18. Tracking two years of laptop battery use, sampled every minute (ifweassume.com)
113 points by davidbarker on July 27, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
19. Hold the Phone: A Big-Data Conundrum (nytimes.com)
111 points by walterbell on July 27, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
20. Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite (nature.com)
111 points by pps on July 27, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
21. Messages in the Deep – The Story of the Underwater Internet (builtvisible.com)
99 points by jonbaer on July 27, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
22. Billion-Dollar Billy Beane (fivethirtyeight.com)
87 points by jsnell on July 27, 2014 | hide | 34 comments
23. [dupe] Lawsuit Filed to Prove Happy Birthday Is in the Public Domain (2013) (techdirt.com)
84 points by mpweiher on July 27, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
24. In Search for Killer, DNA Sweep Exposes Intimate Family Secrets in Italy (nytimes.com)
80 points by eruditely on July 27, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
25. Acrobat Reader for Linux removed (adobe.com)
78 points by decafbad on July 27, 2014 | hide | 91 comments
26. Show HN: Webhook – Static site generator with a CMS (webhook.com)
78 points by snide on July 27, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
27. High Intensity Training Improves Health, Physical Function in Middle Aged Adults (nih.gov)
72 points by doorhammer on July 27, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
28. Paris syndrome (wikipedia.org)
74 points by ejr on July 27, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
29. Python Multiple Assignment Is a Puzzle (jw2013.github.io)
62 points by jw2013 on July 27, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
30. Why Killing Cash is Key to MasterCard’s Competitive Strategy (upenn.edu)
61 points by bavcyc on July 27, 2014 | hide | 76 comments

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