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Stories from September 29, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. The Sound So Loud That It Circled the Earth Four Times (nautil.us)
639 points by aatish on Sept 29, 2014 | 107 comments
2. How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell or Wi-Fi Networks (npr.org)
445 points by evo_9 on Sept 29, 2014 | 113 comments
3. Adobe joins the Chromebook party, starting with Photoshop (chrome.blogspot.com)
368 points by zastrowm on Sept 29, 2014 | 245 comments
4. Mozilla Brick (brick.mozilla.io)
367 points by _kushagra on Sept 30, 2014 | 118 comments
5. OS X Bash Update 1.0 (apple.com)
247 points by 0x0 on Sept 29, 2014 | 155 comments
6. EBay to Spin Off PayPal (nytimes.com)
230 points by murtza on Sept 30, 2014 | 94 comments
7. Trends in the Silk Road 2.0 (lau.im)
218 points by dlau1 on Sept 29, 2014 | 92 comments
8. Learning Online (christinacacioppo.com)
219 points by christinac on Sept 29, 2014 | 36 comments
9. Command-line file sharing (transfer.sh)
226 points by masolino on Sept 30, 2014 | 79 comments
10. T – a command-line power tool for Twitter (sferik.github.io)
185 points by lelf on Sept 29, 2014 | 49 comments
11. Python REPL with syntax highlighting, autocomplete and multiline editing (github.com)
173 points by tbrock on Sept 30, 2014 | 36 comments
12. The SQLite Database File Format (sqlite.org)
144 points by s16h on Sept 29, 2014 | 42 comments
13. Using Machine Learning and Node.js to detect the gender of Instagram Users (totems.co)
142 points by spolu on Sept 29, 2014 | 53 comments
14. Common Parts Library (octopart.com)
123 points by sam on Sept 29, 2014 | 35 comments
15. Nvidia Introduces CuDNN, a CUDA-based Library for Deep Neural Networks (infoq.com)
124 points by jonbaer on Sept 29, 2014 | 20 comments
16. Clojure Cup 2014 Apps (clojurecup.com)
118 points by Sandman on Sept 29, 2014 | 14 comments
17. Tor executive director hints at Firefox integration (dailydot.com)
116 points by blottsie on Sept 29, 2014 | 26 comments
18. Drone Shows Thousands Filling Hong Kong Streets [video] (youtube.com)
103 points by notjackma on Sept 30, 2014 | 27 comments
19. ZooKeeper: Wait-free coordination for Internet-scale systems (muratbuffalo.blogspot.com)
100 points by mad44 on Sept 29, 2014 | 9 comments
20. The Extraordinary California Drought of 2013-2014 (weatherwest.com)
96 points by pc on Sept 29, 2014 | 67 comments
21. Parody copyright laws set to come into effect in the UK (bbc.co.uk)
94 points by GotAnyMegadeth on Sept 29, 2014 | 39 comments
22. A world without mosquitoes (2010) (nature.com)
92 points by denzil_correa on Sept 29, 2014 | 56 comments
23. The self-made man (slate.com)
92 points by dkoch on Sept 30, 2014 | 86 comments
24. Winning A/B results were not translating into improved user acquisition (sumall.com)
106 points by pretzel on Sept 29, 2014 | 61 comments
25. Shellshocking OpenVPN servers
86 points by kfreds on Sept 29, 2014 | 6 comments
26. Microsoft Prediction Lab (microsoft.com)
83 points by metermaid on Sept 29, 2014 | 20 comments
27. A brief history of CPAN (cpan.io)
77 points by smegel on Sept 30, 2014 | 28 comments
28. Future Smartphones Won’t Need Cell Towers to Connect (technologyreview.com)
78 points by cjdulberger on Sept 29, 2014 | 22 comments
29. Felicia, the Pipe-Cleaning Ferret of Fermilab (1971) (fnal.gov)
70 points by samclemens on Sept 30, 2014 | 31 comments
30. Shellshock in the Wild (fireeye.com)
73 points by jonbaer on Sept 29, 2014 | 28 comments
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