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Stories from August 19, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Lime Text: Open Source Sublime Text clone (limetext.org)
442 points by pykello on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 244 comments
2. Maps of the Roman Empire (vox.com)
345 points by kcovia on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 91 comments
3. Steve Ballmer steps down as board member at Microsoft (microsoft.com)
343 points by jtoeman on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 138 comments
4. Amit's Game Programming Information (stanford.edu)
317 points by WoodenChair on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
5. Seneca: On the Shortness of Life (forumromanum.org)
316 points by stingraycharles on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 79 comments
6. XKCD “Time” Wins Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story (thehugoawards.org)
239 points by doctoboggan on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 22 comments
7. NY Times releases military surplus gear data on GitHub (github.com)
214 points by frenchman_in_ny on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 132 comments
8. The 1,000-hour rule (2009) (pgbovine.net)
190 points by ode on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 119 comments
9. WRTnode Opened for $25 (wrtnode.com)
180 points by Noel_lo on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 93 comments
10. Cider Project: Run iOS apps on Android (columbia.edu)
166 points by dnt404-1 on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
11. High Performance Map Interactions Using HTML5 Canvas (seatgeek.com)
177 points by efkv on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
12. The S in Rest (teddziuba.github.io)
147 points by fishtoaster on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
13. China's Underground Wholesale Markets (youngmoneychina.com)
136 points by gdilla on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
14. Triple-E Ship Leaves Port With World Record Load (gcaptain.com)
131 points by chermanowicz on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
15. California “Kill Switch” Bill Could Be Used to Disrupt Protests (cdt.org)
133 points by conorgil145 on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 134 comments
16. Why doesn't Sandstorm just run Docker apps? (sandstorm.io)
122 points by kentonv on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
17. YC Demo Day Session 1 (techcrunch.com)
120 points by TheMakeA on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 101 comments
18. Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Raising Money at a Valuation Approaching $10B (techcrunch.com)
118 points by spountzy on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 98 comments
19. Intellectual Ventures cuts 140 employees from its patent-buying workforce (geekwire.com)
104 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 77 comments
20. Dyad: Minimal, portable async networking library for C (github.com)
97 points by api on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
21. The Derivative of a Number (rjlipton.wordpress.com)
101 points by j2kun on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
22. Fixing Bad Data in Datomic (datomic.com)
103 points by lauriswtf on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 16 comments
23. GPLGPU: An Open-Source GPU (gplgpu.com)
102 points by raldu on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
24. Complete iOS7 Course for free (producthunt.com)
98 points by mstolpm on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
25. Reading Literature on Screen: A Price for Convenience? (nytimes.com)
90 points by paublyrne on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 75 comments
26. YC Demo Day Session 2 (techcrunch.com)
90 points by xpop2027 on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 43 comments
27. QuickCheck by example: Number theory and Okasaki's red-black trees (might.net)
83 points by lelf on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 2 comments
28. Delivery Startups Are Back Like It’s 1999 (nytimes.com)
83 points by dotluis on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 66 comments
29. Baseball Bat With an Axe Handle Brings More Power, Fewer Injuries (wired.com)
84 points by x43b on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 27 comments
30. Show HN: The Entrepreneur's Guide to Finding Your First Customers (yourfirstcustomers.com)
99 points by jjets718 on Aug 19, 2014 | hide | 14 comments

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