The Bizarre Story Behind Last Night's Craigslist Hack

If you tried to visit Craigslist late Sunday night, you probably had a very weird experience. Instead of arriving at that sultry sea of classifieds, you were probably sent to Then, you were likely redirected to YouTube, where a very strange animated rap video filled your ears with lyrics about… » 11/24/14 4:27pm 11/24/14 4:27pm

One Dumb Trick to Take Pro-Looking Product Photos With Your Phone

If you're selling stuff online, a few high-quality photos can really set you apart from the hordes of shady-seeming eBayers and Craigslisters. But what if you haven't got a DSLR camera and a bunch of spendy lenses? HouseholdHacker has a trick that's so stupid simple, you'll slap yourself for not having thought of it. » 8/02/14 7:00pm 8/02/14 7:00pm

Bloomberg Terminals Have a Secret Craigslist for Crazy Rich People

For about $2,000 a month, Bloomberg Terminals seem like a tremendous waste of money for anyone but the avid trader. But! Did you know that insane price comes with access to a special classifieds section, populated exclusively with stuff from other overpaid Bloomberg subscribers? It's called POSH, and it's kind of… » 7/14/14 4:21pm 7/14/14 4:21pm

A Mom Tried to Sell Her Three-Year-Old Son on Craigslist

A bicycle. An old jailbroken iPhone. Maybe used furniture. Some free dirt. Those are the type of things you expect to buy off Craigslist. You definitely don't expect a Mom to offer up her three-year-old son on the seedy but useful classifieds website. But that's just what Stephanie Redus did. She used Craiglist to get… » 5/15/13 9:30pm 5/15/13 9:30pm

This Map of the United States of America Shows Where the Most…

The map of the United States doesn't just show state lines. Sometimes it reveals Google autocomplete stereotypes. Other times it proves that we're not that divided. This map might be the best though. It shows each state's most popular locations for Craigslist Missed Connections. Meaning these are each state's best… » 2/19/13 10:00pm 2/19/13 10:00pm

This Is Why You Don't Donate Sperm on Craigslist

If you've ever considered selling some of your swimmers on Craigslist for a little extra scratch, you might want to give it a little more thought. William Marotta, who did just that, wound up having to pay child support for his biological child, despite having signed away all rights to the little guys and any humans… » 12/31/12 1:30pm 12/31/12 1:30pm

Craigslist's New Embedded Maps Will Make Apartment Hunting Way Less of…

Just a short while after Craigslist effectively killed PadMapper by asserting copyright over its listing data, Craigslist appears to be in the process of launching a nearly identical service. Certain Craigslist real estate listings are now showing embedded maps from OpenStreetMap. Finally! » 8/27/12 3:41pm 8/27/12 3:41pm

How To Find an Awesome Apartment On Craigslist

Looking for an apartment is horrible. But technology can help. If you're smart, you can cut through the junk and beat the competition en route to a sweet pad. If you're planning to rent in a city, your search is bound to go through good old Craigslist—especially now that its listings no longer appear on Padmapper.… » 6/30/12 11:00am 6/30/12 11:00am