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Stories from August 21, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Why Racket? Why Lisp? (practicaltypography.com)
418 points by Tomte on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 280 comments
2. The Strange and Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit (gq.com)
383 points by randomwalker on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 86 comments
3. Show HN: A virtual whiteboard for working or teaching remotely (whiteboardfox.com)
309 points by MarkMc on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 140 comments
4. DocumentDB (microsoft.com)
300 points by daigoba66 on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 164 comments
5. Multi-Datacenter Cassandra on 32 Raspberry Pi’s (datastax.com)
276 points by zzzqqq on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 55 comments
6. Biologically extending human vision into the near-infrared: Initial success (experiment.com)
228 points by irollboozers on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 60 comments
7. Serendipity – When 2 people listen to the same song at the same time (kylemcdonald.net)
226 points by gflandre on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
8. The Harvard Classics: Download All 51 Volumes as Free EBooks (openculture.com)
236 points by yammesicka on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 48 comments
9. RTFM 0day in iOS apps (algorithm.dk)
186 points by algorithm_dk on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 58 comments
10. Show HN: Duo – a next-generation package manager for the front end (duojs.org)
168 points by matthewmueller on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
11. LowDB – A flat JSON file database (github.com)
148 points by ca98am79 on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
12. Ftrace: The hidden light switch (lwn.net)
145 points by luu on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 10 comments
13. This Is Your Brain on Silence (nautil.us)
145 points by pmcpinto on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
14. At Burning Man, the Tech Elite One-Up One Another (nytimes.com)
142 points by ZanyProgrammer on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
15. Codefights (codefights.com)
154 points by r_ms on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
16. Gamma error in picture scaling (2007) (4p8.com)
113 points by bpierre on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
17. Dune Genesis (1980) (moodleshare.org)
111 points by walterbell on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 72 comments
18. Metaballs and Marching Squares (jamie-wong.com)
109 points by zodiac on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 19 comments
19. Finances of a Bare Bones Developer (gamasutra.com)
94 points by Impossible on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 71 comments
20. Coding with EFF (eff.org)
96 points by sinak on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 21 comments
21. Chinese coal consumption just fell for first time this century (reneweconomy.com.au)
95 points by ph0rque on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
22. Product Hunt iOS App (producthunt.com)
103 points by tonyteate on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
23. Ask HN: MTurk is no longer available to non-US companies. How are you coping?
89 points by chrisacky on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 57 comments
24. Earn a Master of Information and Data Science Online (berkeley.edu)
94 points by eplanit on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
25. Walking The Beat – Mining Seattle's Police Report Data (bayesimpact.org)
86 points by ajiang on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
26. Show HN: Perspective Mockups – Hipster-as-fuck perspectives for your mockups (perspectivemockups.com)
84 points by simoncoulton on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
27. What Lies Beneath Stonehenge? (smithsonianmag.com)
76 points by jonbaer on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 36 comments
28. Choosing the Right JavaScript Framework (airpair.com)
101 points by elkelk on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 90 comments
29. Gulp.js: The streaming build system (gulpjs.com)
83 points by tombenner on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 49 comments
30. Recommendations API (bestbuy.com)
83 points by projectileboy on Aug 21, 2014 | hide | 25 comments

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