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1. YouTube was launched as a dating site (archive.org)
680 points by ElectronShak on July 21, 2019 | hide | 243 comments
2. Photorealistic Path Tracer (thume.ca)
637 points by azhenley on July 21, 2019 | hide | 89 comments
3. Why wasn't this page found? (ft.com)
622 points by johnny313 on July 21, 2019 | hide | 115 comments
4. How is it like to be a dev in Iran (shahinsorkh.ir)
745 points by daanavitch on July 21, 2019 | hide | 417 comments
5. Browsers are pretty good at loading pages (duodecima.technology)
592 points by csande17 on July 21, 2019 | hide | 317 comments
6. Game Source Code Collection (archive.org)
405 points by tosh on July 21, 2019 | hide | 84 comments
7. Intel Prepares to Graft Google’s Bfloat16 onto Processors (nextplatform.com)
270 points by rbanffy on July 20, 2019 | hide | 131 comments
8. Edge sends full URLs of pages visited to Microsoft (twitter.com/scriptjunkie1)
373 points by semiquaver on July 21, 2019 | hide | 150 comments
9. Fsyncgate: Errors on fsync are unrecoverable (2018) (danluu.com)
219 points by Darkstryder on July 21, 2019 | hide | 114 comments
10. Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic on Fire (gizmodo.com)
251 points by colinprince on July 21, 2019 | hide | 128 comments
11. Puffer – Stream live TV in the browser (stanford.edu)
258 points by rowdyranga on July 21, 2019 | hide | 51 comments
12. Everything I Know – 1975 Lectures by Buckminster Fuller (openculture.com)
197 points by oblib on July 20, 2019 | hide | 28 comments
13. Animals living alongside humans produce amylase, enzyme that breaks down starch (elifesciences.org)
98 points by 100c1p43r on July 21, 2019 | hide | 57 comments
14. Ancient History of Lyme Disease Revealed with Bacterial Genomes (2017) (yale.edu)
91 points by erentz on July 21, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
15. Everything You Should Know About Sound (2016) (waitbutwhy.com)
171 points by simonebrunozzi on July 21, 2019 | hide | 39 comments
16. A Peculiarly Dutch Summer Rite: Children Abandoned in the Night Woods (nytimes.com)
162 points by vnglst on July 21, 2019 | hide | 116 comments
17. A simulation of the insurance industry: The problem of risk model homogeneity (arxiv.org)
120 points by hhs on July 21, 2019 | hide | 37 comments
18. The forgotten ruthlessness of Canada’s Great War soldiers (2018) (nationalpost.com)
126 points by curtis on July 20, 2019 | hide | 106 comments
19. A little-known Soviet mission to rescue a dead space station (2014) (arstechnica.com)
145 points by remarkEon on July 21, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
20. If this type of dark matter existed, people would be dying of unexplained wounds (sciencemag.org)
97 points by gilad on July 21, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
21. Saving the World from Spreadsheets [video] (youtube.com)
142 points by matt_d on July 21, 2019 | hide | 25 comments
22. Frontier: ORNL's 2021 exascale supercomputer will run on AMD CPUs and GPUs (ornl.gov)
88 points by espeed on July 20, 2019 | hide | 26 comments
23. Raytracer.jl: A Differentiable Renderer That Supports Parameter Optimization [pdf] (github.com/juliacon)
77 points by robomaster12 on July 21, 2019 | hide | 10 comments
24. Ingredients for creating disruptive research teams (effectivealtruism.org)
72 points by barry-cotter on July 20, 2019 | hide | 8 comments
25. Dead Simple VPN (balaskas.gr)
148 points by stargrave on July 20, 2019 | hide | 68 comments
26. Imba – Create complex web apps with ease (imba.io)
138 points by octosphere on July 20, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
27. The Invasion of Giant Pythons Threatening Florida (smithsonianmag.com)
62 points by 80mph on July 20, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
28. Modern text rendering with Linux: Part 1 (mrandri19.github.io)
141 points by daww on July 21, 2019 | hide | 24 comments
29. The Trouble with Many Worlds (rongarret.info)
93 points by lisper on July 21, 2019 | hide | 108 comments
30. [dupe] Arrow of time and its reversal on the IBM quantum computer (nature.com)
64 points by espeed on July 21, 2019 | hide | 12 comments

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