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1. YouTube was launched as a dating site (archive.org)
680 points by ElectronShak 4 months ago | hide | 243 comments
2. Photorealistic Path Tracer (thume.ca)
637 points by azhenley 4 months ago | hide | 89 comments
3. Why wasn't this page found? (ft.com)
622 points by johnny313 4 months ago | hide | 115 comments
4. Browsers are pretty good at loading pages (duodecima.technology)
592 points by csande17 4 months ago | hide | 317 comments
5. How is it like to be a dev in Iran (shahinsorkh.ir)
745 points by daanavitch 4 months ago | hide | 417 comments
6. Game Source Code Collection (archive.org)
405 points by tosh 4 months ago | hide | 84 comments
7. Intel Prepares to Graft Google’s Bfloat16 onto Processors (nextplatform.com)
270 points by rbanffy 4 months ago | hide | 131 comments
8. Fsyncgate: Errors on fsync are unrecoverable (2018) (danluu.com)
219 points by Darkstryder 4 months ago | hide | 114 comments
9. Puffer – Stream live TV in the browser (stanford.edu)
258 points by rowdyranga 4 months ago | hide | 51 comments
10. Everything I Know – 1975 Lectures by Buckminster Fuller (openculture.com)
197 points by oblib 4 months ago | hide | 28 comments
11. Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic on Fire (gizmodo.com)
251 points by colinprince 4 months ago | hide | 128 comments
12. Animals living alongside humans produce amylase, enzyme that breaks down starch (elifesciences.org)
98 points by 100c1p43r 4 months ago | hide | 57 comments
13. Ancient History of Lyme Disease Revealed with Bacterial Genomes (2017) (yale.edu)
91 points by erentz 4 months ago | hide | 44 comments
14. The forgotten ruthlessness of Canada’s Great War soldiers (2018) (nationalpost.com)
126 points by curtis 4 months ago | hide | 106 comments
15. If this type of dark matter existed, people would be dying of unexplained wounds (sciencemag.org)
97 points by gilad 4 months ago | hide | 58 comments
16. A simulation of the insurance industry: The problem of risk model homogeneity (arxiv.org)
120 points by hhs 4 months ago | hide | 37 comments
17. A little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station (2014) (arstechnica.com)
145 points by remarkEon 4 months ago | hide | 36 comments
18. Saving the World from Spreadsheets [video] (youtube.com)
142 points by matt_d 4 months ago | hide | 25 comments
19. A Peculiarly Dutch Summer Rite: Children Abandoned in the Night Woods (nytimes.com)
162 points by vnglst 4 months ago | hide | 116 comments
20. Everything You Should Know About Sound (2016) (waitbutwhy.com)
171 points by simonebrunozzi 4 months ago | hide | 39 comments
21. Raytracer.jl: A Differentiable Renderer That Supports Parameter Optimization [pdf] (github.com)
77 points by robomaster12 4 months ago | hide | 10 comments
22. Frontier: ORNL's 2021 exascale supercomputer will run on AMD CPUs and GPUs (ornl.gov)
88 points by espeed 4 months ago | hide | 26 comments
23. Ingredients for creating disruptive research teams (effectivealtruism.org)
72 points by barry-cotter 4 months ago | hide | 8 comments
24. The Invasion of Giant Pythons Threatening Florida (smithsonianmag.com)
62 points by 80mph 4 months ago | hide | 58 comments
25. [dupe] Arrow of time and its reversal on the IBM quantum computer (nature.com)
64 points by espeed 4 months ago | hide | 12 comments
26. The Trouble with Many Worlds (rongarret.info)
93 points by lisper 4 months ago | hide | 108 comments
27. The Grothendieck I Knew: Telling, Not Hiding, Not Judging [pdf] (ams.org)
64 points by chewxy 4 months ago | hide | 10 comments
28. Dead Simple VPN (balaskas.gr)
148 points by stargrave 4 months ago | hide | 68 comments
29. Imba – Create complex web apps with ease (imba.io)
138 points by octosphere 4 months ago | hide | 36 comments
30. A Chapter from the FBI's History with OpenBSD and an OpenSSH Vuln (twitter.com)
127 points by signa11 4 months ago | hide | 23 comments

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