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Stories from August 14, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. MathBox 2 (acko.net)
657 points by teamonkey on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
2. Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet (theatlantic.com)
435 points by plg on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 197 comments
3. Y Combinator And Mithril Invest In Helion, A Nuclear Fusion Startup (techcrunch.com)
380 points by gwintrob on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 192 comments
4. An Unreal Decision (martiancraft.com)
316 points by cledet on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
5. I'm 25 years old and I am lost
309 points by mlost on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 264 comments
6. Show HN: I'm building a game for the Nintendo GameBoy (bonsaiden.github.io)
260 points by BonsaiDen on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
7. How I built an audio book reader for my nearly blind grandfather (gist.github.com)
287 points by wkjagt on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
8. Print this file, your printer will jam (2008) (nedbatchelder.com)
248 points by JoshTriplett on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
9. How to Be Polite (medium.com)
219 points by cjr on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 65 comments
10. In Ferguson, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery gives account of his arrest (washingtonpost.com)
217 points by ForHackernews on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 101 comments
11. It's not too late to ditch the ad-based business model and build a better web (theatlantic.com)
215 points by plg on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 118 comments
12. Show HN: Detect articles with corporate sponsors (ianww.com)
204 points by typpo on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
13. Why We Procrastinate (nautil.us)
191 points by canguler on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
14. Poll: What is your #1 productivity killer?
166 points by elwell on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 101 comments
15. Show HN: Way.js – Simple, persistent, framework-agnostic two-way databinding (gwendall.github.io)
162 points by ges on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
16. Hello, this is an extortion email (dejanseo.com.au)
154 points by adamcarson on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 42 comments
17. Haskell on Android (keera.co.uk)
153 points by psibi on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 11 comments
18. Let's build a browser engine Part 3: CSS (limpet.net)
147 points by TheHydroImpulse on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
19. What I Saw in Ferguson (newyorker.com)
130 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 26 comments
20. Scheduling Technology Leaves Low-Income Parents With Hours of Chaos (nytimes.com)
126 points by ahmadss on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 145 comments
21. Formula 1: The super-fast net driving teams to the podium (bbc.co.uk)
112 points by jjp on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 59 comments
22. Thousand-robot swarm self-assembles into arbitrary shapes (robohub.org)
108 points by hallieatrobohub on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
23. Introducing Yahoo Stores (yahoosmallbusiness.tumblr.com)
105 points by AhtiK on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
24. Bitcoin August 14 Flash Crash (coinprices.io)
106 points by murtali on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
25. Where We Came From, State by State (nytimes.com)
108 points by acdanger on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
26. Netflix Open Connect Content Delivery Network (netflix.com)
99 points by nkurz on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
27. The Scientist and Engineer's Guide to Digital Signal Processing (dspguide.com)
92 points by adamnemecek on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 3 comments
28. Show HN: Emulator-Backed Remakes, a new way to make classic game remakes (gabrielgambetta.com)
87 points by ggambetta on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
29. Ferguson or Iraq? Photos Unmask the Militarization of America's Police (mashable.com)
85 points by ethana on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
30. The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations (wired.com)
77 points by digitalcreate on Aug 14, 2014 | hide | 17 comments

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