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Stories from October 31, 2014, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. I’m Terrified of My New TV (brennancenter.org)
739 points by pastycrinkles on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 336 comments
2. SpaceshipTwo crashes shortly after Mojave test flight (nbcnews.com)
598 points by llamataboot on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 300 comments
3. OS X 10.10 – Source Code (opensource.apple.com)
495 points by beltex on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 144 comments
4. Hungary Internet tax cancelled after mass protests (bbc.co.uk)
358 points by dan1234 on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 67 comments
5. Walkway.js (connoratherton.com)
351 points by connoratherton on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 50 comments
6. Even with 2FA, Google accounts can be hacked with just a phone number (ello.co)
274 points by philipn on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 123 comments
7. Show HN: “Install on DigitalOcean” button for open source apps (github.com)
279 points by timmorgan on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 54 comments
8. Making Connections to Facebook More Secure (facebook.com)
258 points by jboynyc on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 116 comments
9. Andy Rubin Leaving Google (wsj.com)
230 points by atupem on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 64 comments
10. Eleven countries studied, one inescapable conclusion – the drug laws don’t work (theguardian.com)
224 points by evo_9 on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 111 comments
11. The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation (2012) (nasa.gov)
214 points by bane on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 157 comments
12. Japanese zoning (urbankchoze.blogspot.com)
196 points by nkurz on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
13. Slack raises $120M Led by Google Ventures and KPCB at $1.12B Valuation (techcrunch.com)
212 points by BIackSwan on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 170 comments
14. Communication between brain networks in people given psilocybin (wired.com)
189 points by eksith on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 97 comments
15. Fetching.io: Search the full text of every web page you visit (fetching.io)
190 points by tekacs on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
16. Immutable.js – Immutable Data Collections (facebook.github.io)
182 points by swah on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
17. Friends Don't Let Friends Clap on One and Three: A Backbeat Clapping Study (slideshare.net)
158 points by Munksgaard on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 73 comments
18. The Hypercard Legacy (medium.com)
134 points by CapitalistCartr on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 91 comments
19. How long do GUIDs really need to be? (eager.io)
140 points by adamschwartz on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 100 comments
20. Stability as a Deliverable (rust-lang.org)
148 points by EduardoBautista on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 41 comments
21. Making PostgreSQL Scale Hadoop-style: Benchmark Numbers (citusdata.com)
134 points by ranvir on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 31 comments
22. A Programming Language for Games: Demo [video] (youtube.com)
141 points by GuiA on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 72 comments
23. Mathematical “urban legends” (mathoverflow.net)
122 points by mikevm on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 52 comments
24. Why talent agents for engineers don’t exist (alinelerner.com)
121 points by leeny on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 94 comments
25. Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi (bothsidesofthetable.com)
108 points by Sam_Odio on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 68 comments
26. At Penn, students can get credit for ‘Wasting Time on the Internet’ (washingtonpost.com)
103 points by jkopelman on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
27. Reversing D-Link’s WPS Pin Algorithm (devttys0.com)
96 points by PaulSec on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 24 comments
28. How L1 and L2 CPU caches work, and why they’re an essential part of modern chips (extremetech.com)
108 points by nkurz on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 32 comments
29. No Offense: The New Threats to Free Speech (wsj.com)
83 points by nostromo on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
30. Stack unwinding in Rust (pocoo.org)
91 points by the_mitsuhiko on Oct 31, 2014 | hide | 28 comments

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