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1. Prostitution and the internet (economist.com)
208 points by dbcooper on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
2. Death by Inches: The battle over the metric system in America (slate.com)
192 points by rpm4321 on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 350 comments
3. We’re 10 today (openstreetmap.org)
183 points by Vik1ng on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
4. Fast and easy Levenshtein distance using a trie (2011) (stevehanov.ca)
168 points by sytelus on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
5. A Message from the Amazon Books Team (readersunited.com)
146 points by ashdav on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
6. MacBasic (folklore.org)
149 points by yuhong on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
7. One wolf's migration across Europe (theguardian.com)
143 points by lelf on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
8. Hackers Unveil Their Plan to Change Email (time.com)
130 points by hachiya on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
9. Getting It Done with Haskell (doxiq.com)
126 points by lelf on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
10. The Trucking Industry Needs More Drivers. Maybe It Needs to Pay More (nytimes.com)
123 points by cadlin on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 172 comments
11. We’re tackling aging (calicolabs.com)
95 points by exratione on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
12. Neuromancer, 30 years old this month (theguardian.com)
95 points by slurry on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 61 comments
13. Sysmon – Log system activity to the Windows event log (microsoft.com)
94 points by ingve on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
14. Why Not a Three-Day Week? (newyorker.com)
85 points by mrcdima on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 106 comments
15. Clojure Style Guide (github.com/bbatsov)
75 points by jgrodziski on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
16. Non-Transparent Memory Safety (regehr.org)
70 points by luu on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 8 comments
17. Soviet Armored Military Vehicles for Sale (sovietarmor.com)
67 points by sssilver on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
18. Nigel Richards, The Best Scrabble Player (fivethirtyeight.com)
70 points by ryan_j_naughton on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
19. Towards daily imaging of Spaceship Earth (planet.com)
64 points by prostoalex on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 7 comments
20. How to bypass Zeus Trojan’s self protection mechanism (int0xcc.svbtle.com)
58 points by officialjunk on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
21. Is Wine-Tasting Junk Science? (npr.org)
53 points by 1337biz on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
22. 18F API Standards (github.com/18f)
58 points by mooreds on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 15 comments
23. Secrets of amazing teachers: What both sides of the education debate get wrong (salon.com)
52 points by tokenadult on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 38 comments
24. Haskell Platform 2014.2.0.0 Released (haskell.org)
51 points by tel on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 8 comments
25. For The Love Of Open Mapping Data (techcrunch.com)
47 points by dalek2point3 on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 10 comments
26. NY DA Employs Secret Orders to Gather Complete Dossiers from Facebook (eff.org)
44 points by steindavidb on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 1 comment
27. [dupe] Court Rejects Silicon Valley Hiring Settlement (nytimes.com)
39 points by igonvalue on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
28. How Math Got Its ‘Nobel’ (nytimes.com)
38 points by wallflower on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
29. Why so many shipowners find Panama's flag convenient (bbc.co.uk)
40 points by tareqak on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
30. Doing Data Science with coLaboratory (googleresearch.blogspot.com)
39 points by kestert on Aug 9, 2014 | hide | 3 comments

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