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Stories from August 25, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Show HN: I got hacked, felt paranoid, made an app – GlassWire (glasswire.com)
1013 points by greenwalls on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 331 comments
2. Amazon’s Twitch Acquisition Is Official (techcrunch.com)
475 points by lalwanivikas on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 249 comments
3. Unknown orange-red glow over Pacific Ocean (pbase.com)
366 points by 3rd3 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 115 comments
4. The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google (firstlook.org)
356 points by aburan28 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
5. Earthquake early-warning system gave 10-second alert before Napa quake felt (latimes.com)
257 points by damian2000 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 107 comments
6. Notch programming a Doom-like in Dart (hitbox.tv)
229 points by cranium on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 143 comments
7. Why Working at Google Is Not My Dream Job Anymore (42gems.com)
216 points by chi42 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 184 comments
8. Judge Sentenced to 28 Years for Selling Kids to the Prison System (2013) (blacknews.com)
184 points by emhart on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 102 comments
9. Applications for YC W15 are open (ycombinator.com)
191 points by lalwanivikas on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 89 comments
10. How the Napa Earthquake Affected Bay Area Sleepers (jawbone.com)
188 points by ismavis on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 108 comments
11. Dylan: the harsh realities of the market (logicaltypes.blogspot.com)
172 points by kryptiskt on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 118 comments
12. Writing a Simple Garbage Collector in C (illinois.edu)
162 points by webkike on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
13. Three Congressmen Are Using Red Tape to Bind SpaceX to Earth (slate.com)
154 points by rpm4321 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 70 comments
14. Why Do Nigerian Scammers Say They Are from Nigeria? (2012) (microsoft.com)
149 points by luu on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
15. On the foolishness of “natural language programming” (utexas.edu)
132 points by LiveTheDream on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 152 comments
16. Are Courses Outdated? MIT Considers Offering ‘Modules’ Instead (chronicle.com)
150 points by cardamomo on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
17. Show HN: I lose things constantly, so I built this service (goreturnme.com)
145 points by madchops1 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 88 comments
18. Chaos Computer Club Supports Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden (ccc.de)
135 points by hukl on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
19. News Feed FYI: Click-baiting (fb.com)
130 points by btimil on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
20. What Should a 4 Year Old Know? (2010) (magicalchildhood.wordpress.com)
130 points by Tomte on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 130 comments
21. What's new in Git 2.1 (atlassian.com)
126 points by kannonboy on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
22. Sony PlayStation Network and other game services attacked (bbc.com)
108 points by srikar on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 35 comments
23. Catch: A modern, C++-native, header-only, framework for unit tests (github.com)
95 points by tbrock on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 30 comments
24. What Tesla owners are doing while you sleep (opower.com)
94 points by ahmadss on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 78 comments
25. Docker and VMWare (docker.com)
90 points by julien421 on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
26. The Secret World of Fast Fashion (psmag.com)
82 points by imjk on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
27. The Case for Buying Technical Books (jayfields.com)
77 points by jaycfields on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
28. US to Stop Using Soyuz Spacecraft, Invest in Domestic Private Space Industry (space-travel.com)
82 points by sz4kerto on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
29. Show HN: Find longtail keywords with low SEO competition (kwfinder.com)
79 points by itrinity on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 46 comments
30. The Loss of Skill in the Industrial Revolution (growthecon.wordpress.com)
76 points by stang on Aug 25, 2014 | hide | 22 comments

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