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1. “Was isolated from 1999 to 2006 with a 486. Built my own late 80s OS” (imgur.com)
1284 points by shalmanese on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 265 comments
2. My Adventures with “4K” 2160p and Linux (lxer.com)
316 points by pmoriarty on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 148 comments
3. Air Traffic Control Simulator (zlsa.github.io)
284 points by dshankar on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 84 comments
4. Bad Microsoft (badmicrosoft.com)
351 points by Flopsy on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 224 comments
5. A plane that will be able to fly anywhere in the world within 4 hours (sciencealert.com)
254 points by dnetesn on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 110 comments
6. The drug revolution that no one can stop (medium.com/matter-archive)
230 points by r721 on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 116 comments
7. Mochi – Dynamically-typed language for functional and actor-style programming (github.com/i2y)
205 points by harel on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 47 comments
8. Small Bank in Kansas Is a Financial Testing Ground (nytimes.com)
129 points by NaOH on Dec 13, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
9. Stack Exchange for Emacs (github.com/vermiculus)
143 points by masolino on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 51 comments
10. CIA agents who tortured are vulnerable to prosecution in any country (amanpour.blogs.cnn.com)
221 points by rumcajz on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 133 comments
11. VRAMfs – VRAM based file system for Linux (github.com/overv)
105 points by tudborg on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 25 comments
12. KnightOS – An open-source OS for calculators (knightos.org)
148 points by ddevault on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
13. ODROID-C1 – Quad Core ARM Linux computer (hardkernel.com)
133 points by joshbaptiste on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 82 comments
14. YaCy: Decentralized Web Search (yacy.net)
105 points by chatmasta on Dec 13, 2014 | hide | 29 comments
15. The Story of Apollo 17 and Why We Never Went Back to the Moon (io9.com)
115 points by dnetesn on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 85 comments
16. Mathematical Analysis of The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Chord (kevinhouston.net)
97 points by ColinWright on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 20 comments
17. The Intel Enigma (mondaynote.com)
108 points by chmars on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 63 comments
18. Elliptic curve arithmetic and cryptography library in Rust (github.com/bren2010)
65 points by bren2013 on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
19. Skinny Puppy demands royalties from US govt for using their music in Guantanamo (brooklynvegan.com)
200 points by r0h1n on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 69 comments
20. Guile-WM: A Window Manager Toolkit for Guile Scheme (github.com/mwitmer)
48 points by pmoriarty on Dec 13, 2014 | hide | 14 comments
21. Lists and Lists (1996) (eblong.com)
52 points by luu on Dec 13, 2014 | hide | 23 comments
22. Show HN: Bitcoin M-of-N Multisig P2SH Transaction Builder in Go (github.com/soroushjp)
40 points by soroushjp on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 9 comments
23. A Tutorial on Linear and Differential Cryptanalysis [pdf] (mun.ca)
32 points by aethertap on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 1 comment
24. Using Rust to Make a Safer Interface for Yahoo’s Fast MDBM Database (erickt.github.io)
69 points by jakub- on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
25. Biodiversity: Life ­– a status report (nature.com)
49 points by oskarpearson on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 17 comments
26. Build a Radar System with Range Sensing, Doppler, and Synthetic Aperture Imaging (ocw.mit.edu)
56 points by jcr on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 6 comments
27. Old-school desktop using Debian Jessie (sohcahtoa.org.uk)
58 points by vu3rdd on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 28 comments
28. Why Are Psychedelics Illegal? (vice.com)
112 points by rk0567 on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 97 comments
29. The underappreciated role of muscle in health and disease [pdf] (nutrition.org)
67 points by fasteo on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 40 comments
30. Focusable – Set a spotlight focus on DOM element (github.com/zzarcon)
48 points by zzarcon on Dec 14, 2014 | hide | 27 comments

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