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I Bought This Custom 18-Million Pixel Workstation on Craigslist, and It Very Nearly Ruined Me

I have determined the precise upper boundary of how many monitors it is okay to have hooked up to the same computer. I do not know, exactly, how many monitors is the ideal number. But I do know it is no more than eight. Read More >>

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US Student Punished for ‘Implied Threat’ After Putting High School on Craigslist

While some of his classmates wanted to execute end-of-year pranks that would potentially disrupt classes, high school student Kylan Scheele in the US state of Missouri opted for some tomfoolery that was a little more chill. Read More >>

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‘Free Exotic Animals’: Dozens of Animals Stolen From Wildlife Sanctuary After Fake Craigslist Ad

On Sunday morning, someone took 13 tortoises, seven birds, seven ring-tailed lemurs, five marmosets, and four monkeys from the We Care Wildlife Sanctuary in Miami, Florida loaded all the animals into a truck, and drove off. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Last Mile

Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labour protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. Though it’s deployed in dozens of cities and associated with one of the world’s biggest companies, government agencies and customers alike are nearly oblivious to the program’s existence. Read More >>

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Facebook Wants to Be Craigslist… Again

Facebook just launched Facebook Marketplace, the social network’s latest attempt at being Craigslist. Read More >>

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The US Ivory Trade is Alive and Well on Craigslist

We tend to think of the ivory trade as an elusive black market of hardened criminals and shadowy elites, operating in the darkest recesses of the internet. But as it turns out, there are plenty more ordinary ivory buyers and sellers, including just about anyone on popular sales-listing site Craigslist. Read More >>

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This Drone-Filmed Used-Car Ad is Absolutely Ridiculous

So you’re selling a car online. You’re probably planning to take a few photos of it on your driveway, and write some generic descriptions. “Runs good,” you’ll say. “Daily driver.” Amateur. This genius selling his car on Craigslist took it to the next level, using a drone. Read More >>

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Missing Restricted Military Gear Keeps Popping Up for Sale on eBay

A few years ago, the Pentagon started misplacing some very expensive and highly sensitive equipment. As if that weren't embarrassing enough, the equipment has since started appearing on sites like eBay and Craigslist. Read More >>

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The Bizarre Story Behind the Weekend’s Massive Craigslist Hack

If you happened 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 DigitalGangster.com. Then, you were likely redirected to YouTube, where a very strange animated rap video filled your ears with lyrics about freedom, privacy, and net neutrality. Read More >>

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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. Read More >>

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People Should Really Stop Trying To Sell Their Kids Online

We all know that there's some seedy stuff on Craigslist. This is the internet, after all. But it's so sad that desperate parents keep trying to sell their kids through Craigslist posts and connections. Just don't do that. Read More >>

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A Mum 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, Gumtree, Fleebay or whatever. You definitely don't expect a mum 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 her son adopted by a new family. Read More >>

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This Is Why You Don’t Donate Sperm on Craigslist

If you've ever considered selling some or 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 that might get made from them. Read More >>

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Rumour: Facebook Planning to Roll Out Craigslist or Gumtree Killer?

The Daily is reporting that Facebook is testing a new classified ad service that could challenge Craigslist and Gumtree head-on. Read More >>

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The Best F*cking Ad Ever for the Samsung Galaxy F*cking Note

Someone in Canada got one of those f*cking ridiculous Samsung Galaxy Notes and then decided it was too f*cking big, so he decided to sell it. Which is great, because his Craigslist ad is f*cking hilarious. Sadly it was flagged and removed. Read More >>