The list (commentary from Mashable):
10: (11,200+ digs) This is why I love Digg, Digg bands together to “sing” a classic.
9: (11,400) Girlfriend’s angry emails to her vacationing boyfriend, one of the best humor videos from CollegeHumor this year. The text says it all.
8: (11,500) Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard, The Onion mocks Apple and Apple’s fanboys with the “Macbook Wheel.”
7: (11,800) Mythbusters vaporize a car with a rocket sled doing 650mph, do I really have to explain this one?
6: (12,200) AT&T blocks 4chan!, AT&T blocks 4chan. 4chan responds angrily. A ceasefire is declared and AT&T unblocks 4chan. AT&T says it wasn’t aimed at 4chan. Moral of the story: Don’t piss off 4chan.
4: (14,300) We Didn’t Start the Flame War [Music Video], CollegeHumor hits another home run with this video.
3: (18,800) The Story of Prisoner F95488, this ESPN The Magazine article touched a nerve with the Digg community as a rising soccer star was thrown into jail for something many believe he didn’t do.
1: (25,500+) Barack Obama Officially Becomes 44th American President, Digg saw Obama as change it could believe in.