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Government Workers Turn to Craigslist to Pay Bills and Rent as Shutdown Wears On

If you search words like “shutdown” on Craigslist in any major city in the country right now, you’ll likely find increasingly desperate people. Roughly 800,000 government workers and countless contractors aren’t getting a paycheck right now. And the resulting classified ads one sign of the heavy toll the shutdown is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Craigslist, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Gofundme, President Trump

1942 army train car used in WWII gains a new life as a beautiful tiny home

For those history buffs out there, a stay in this beautifully converted WWII train car would be a dream come true. Tucked into the Smoky Mountains in Maryville, Tennessee, Platform 1346, which was previously used as a kitchen car for U.S. Army cooks, has been carefully revamped to provide a serene tiny home retreat in an idyllic setting while still retaining its historic character. The train car goes back to 1942 when it was used as a troop train kitchen car for U.S. Army cooks preparing meals...
Tags: Europe, Design, Craigslist, East Coast, Smoky Mountains, U S Army, Maryville Tennessee, Tayler Smith

This Surfboard Photo Could Be the Next "The Dress" Debate: Do You See Bumps or Grooves?

When a fellow POPSUGAR employee was texting with a group of his surf buddies about this Craigslist ad for a used surfboard, he mentioned to the group that based on this up-close photo of the board, it must be damaged, because it looks like something had eaten away at the surface. He quickly sparked a debate with his friends, who either saw wax bumps or wax-filled grooves. We brought the debate to the office, and the photo created a divide: team bumps or team grooves. And yes, the great dress col...
Tags: Photography, Craigslist, Religion, Humor, Texting, Digital Life, Popsugar, Brain Teasers

Sony DPT-S1, first edition, what’s the value?

Hello, I’m just looking for some information on a subject I’m totally ignorant on, the ereader used marketplace. I have a first edition Sony DPT-S1 and I’m thinking of selling it. Just a ballpark number, what do you think I could expect to sell it for? It’s in excellent condition. I actually built a metal case for it. What’s a good way to sell it? I can’t imagine Craigslist! I thinking of a backlit upgrade, like the Mimas or something. Is a upgrade even worth it with the current technol...
Tags: Books, Craigslist, General Discussions, Sony DPT

EARL GREY. KR Custom’s ‘Grigio’ Royal Enfield Bobber

Written by Marlon Slack It’s easy for us in the west. Want to build an old airhead? Fire up Craigslist, go kick some tires and sooner or later you’ll have some Bavarian moto-goodness sitting in the shed. But in other parts of the world the dance is much harder. Like in Chennai, India, where Royal Enfield gurus KR Customs have crafted a sawn-off, BMW-inspired Continental GT. KR’s Krishna Rajan is a huge BMW fan. “During a trip to Switzerland last year I had the pleasure of riding a GS800. I...
Tags: Craigslist, India, EFI, Motorcycles, Switzerland, Bmw, Honda, Princeton, Classic, Continental, Jane, Krishna, Enfield, Chennai India, Royal Enfield, Bobber

An unsecured database exposed the personal details of 202M job seekers in China

The personal details belonging to more than 202 million job seekers in China, including information like phone numbers, email addresses, driver licenses and salary expectations, were freely available to anyone who knew where to look for as long as three years due to an insecure database. That’s according to findings published by security researcher Bob Diachenko who located an open and unprotected MongoDB instance in late December which contained 202,730,434 “very detailed” records. The database...
Tags: Security, Asia, Craigslist, China, Tech, Spokesperson, Password, Computing, Search Engine, Driver, Github, Mongodb, Nosql, Edge, Data Management, IPS

SheRatesDogs is Here to Send Your Awful Exes to the Pound

Someone needs to swat these guys on the nose with a rolled up newspaper If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’re probably familiar with how exhausting the training process can be. Positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, treats, no treats, clickers - getting your dog to sit on command and not shit on the floor can be quite a task. Unfortunately, there are a lot of guys out there who are in desperate need of some basic behavioral training as well, and dealing with them is way more frustra...
Tags: Craigslist, Netflix, Humor, Whitney, Gracie Hughes, Michaela, Michaela Okland, SheRatesDogs

5 Simple Tweaks to Make Your Home More Attractive

Designing or furnishing a home is never an easy task. In fact, it can get taxing most of the time, particularly for people who have no idea how to make a house beautiful and attractive. Fortunately, there are a lot of ways to give your home the look you desire. You don’t need to break the bank right away to get that dream aesthetics for your home. There are free and practical resources offline and online that you can use as references for your home improvement project. That said, here’s a list o...
Tags: Craigslist, How To, Lifehacks

SheRateDogs is Here to Send Your Awful Exes to the Pound

Someone needs to swat these guys on the nose with a rolled up newspaper If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’re probably familiar with how exhausting the training process can be. Positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, treats, no treats, clickers - getting your dog to sit on command and not shit on the floor can be quite a task. Unfortunately, there are a lot of guys out there who are in desperate need of some basic behavioral training as well, and dealing with them is way more frustra...
Tags: Craigslist, Netflix, Humor, Whitney, Gracie Hughes, Michaela, Michaela Okland, SheRateDogs

Paul Manafort's lawyers tried to redact a court filing but it didn't work. Oops.

Paul Manafort's defense shot itself in the foot a bit when, in filing Manafort's response to claims made by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, it didn't properly redact sections of the submission -- meaning anyone with the document can copy and paste the text underneath the black boxes. > When Paul Manafort's lawyers submitted their latest pleading in federal court, they *tried* to redact some portions. They failed. You can copy the text right from underneath the black boxes. *face...
Tags: Craigslist, News, Ukraine, Donald, Scott, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Jon Swaine, Kilimnik, Manafort, Paul Manafort, Matt Ortega, David Martosko, Konstantin Kilimnik, Jamie O Grady

Hermit crab rescuer saves crustaceans in desperate need of help

She answered an animal rescue ad on Craigslist and the rest is history: Sarah became a lifelong hermit crab rescuer.            [Author: Animalkind]
Tags: Craigslist, News, Sarah, Animalkind

Is a Gym Membership REALLY Worth it for You in the Long Run?

Is a Gym Membership REALLY Worth it for You in the Long Run? is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! We all know that with the New Year, comes the infamous New Year’s Resolutions. And more often than not, they include getting into better shape. This undoubtedly equates to joining a gym. But, is getting a gym membership really going to be worth it for you in the long run? What’s Your Why? If you have made a New Year’s Resolution to get i...
Tags: Personal Finance, Craigslist, Money, Savings, Marketing, Budgeting, Finances, Everything Finance Everything Finance, Facebook Marketplace Free, American Society of Training and Development That

Twitter users body-shame Madonna: 'Looks like someone got butt implants off Craigslist'

Following a performance at New York's Stonewall Inn, users on Twitter began attacking Madonna, who was photographed looking curvier than usual.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, New York, Craigslist, News, Madonna, Usa Today

14 Hiring Platforms to Help You Find Your Next Great Employee

In the modern digital era, employers and job seekers have countless ways to connect. So how do  you  know which listing site, job search app, or networking method is best for finding  your   next  hire? To find out, we asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members to share their favorite way to source high-quality candidates. Q. With so many different ways for job seekers to advertise their skills, which system for finding qualified candidates do  you  prefer, and why does it work s...
Tags: Startups, Craigslist, Sales, United States, Upwork, Young Entrepreneur Council, Young Entrepreneur Council YEC, Zac Johnson, Thomas Smale, YEC, Staffing & HR, LinkedIn LinkedIn, Hiring & Firing, Syed Balkhi, Toptal Toptal, Blair Thomas

S. Idaho man who raped boy gets 20 years in prison

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A 52-year-old south-central Idaho man who raped a 15-year-old boy he met on Craigslist has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Tod Weber of Twin Falls received the sentence on Monday in 5th District Court and must serve 10 years before becoming eligible for parole. The Times-News reports that […]
Tags: Craigslist, News, Idaho, 5th District Court, Times News, Nation & World, Tod Weber

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...
Tags: Science, Technology, Craigslist, Diy, Usb, Computers, Bargains, Displays, Monitors, Custom, The RIG, Usb Video

4 Ways to Teach Your Children the Value of a Dollar During the Holidays

4 Ways to Teach Your Children the Value of a Dollar During the Holidays is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money! When you are a parent, anything and everything can be a teachable moment. The holidays are certainly no exception! Even though the holidays can be extra stressful for us adults, we can still carve out the time to teach our kids about money. In fact, this is one of the BEST times to teach our kids about the value of a dollar, bec...
Tags: Amazon, Personal Finance, Craigslist, Holidays, Marketing, Budgeting, Finances, Epic Content, Everything Finance Everything Finance, Marbles Kids Museum, Amazon Trade

Man accused of selling drugs on Craigslist is indicted in customer’s fatal fentanyl overdose

A Hollywood man accused of selling the synthetic opioid fentanyl to buyers on Craigslist was indicted Friday, Dec. 7 on charges of selling the powerful drug to a customer who died of an overdose. A federal grand jury in Los Angeles charged Andrew Madi, 25, with one count of distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death. If convicted, Madi faces a sentence of 20 years to life in prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a news release. The 20 years is the mandatory minimum. Fentanyl ...
Tags: Hollywood, Craigslist, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, West Hollywood, U S Attorney s Office, Madi, China White, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT

How Can You Test Drive a Car For More Than Just a Few Minutes?

As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing extended test drives, spotting online scammers, and the best car for a tall teenager.Read more...
Tags: Craigslist, Used Cars, Car Buying, Lifehacks, Rentals, Jalopnik, Test Drives, Cars for Kids, Quick Car Buying Questions, Craiglsist Scams, Teen Cars

FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send it to the seller, who can then request payment right through the chat app. Facebook confirms the new shopping feature is currently in testing with a limited set of Pages in Thailand, which has been a testbed for shopping features. The option was first spotte...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Apps, Craigslist, Ebay, Tech, Thailand, Payments, Facebook Groups, Facebook Live, Facebook Video, Messenger Facebook, Matt Navarra

Today's Read: The Weight of a Piano by Chris Cander

What if you found yourself in possession of something you couldn't keep but that was your last link to your parents? This is what happens to 26-year-old Clara, when she realizes she must sell her piano, which is the only thing she owns that belonged to her late-parents. What ensues after she places her Craigslist ad, was totally unexpected. Here's how the book starts: Hidden in the dense forests high in the Romanian mountains, where the winters were especially cold and long, were spruce ...
Tags: Books, Craigslist, California, Germany, Russia, America, Piano, Clara, Katya, Soviet Union, Greg, Schumann, Knopf, Amanda Coplin, Beth F, Chris Cander

The Death of Tumblr

Tumblr will ban 'female-presenting nipples' and other content beginning December 17, 2018. Photographer and writer Nate 'Igor' Smith is a longtime Tumblr user whose work straddles the boundaries of art, editorial, and adult. Here, Nate explains why Tumblr's decision to censor is devastating for the Tumblr's longtime users, and the rest of us. — XJ THERE WAS A TIME when Tumblr was my favorite place to post photos. It was a social network that you could customize in so many ways that you could cre...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, Business, Photography, Technology, Craigslist, News, Yahoo, Sex, Senate, Censorship, Tech, House, Village Voice, Tumblr

This Is Not A Great Way To Sell Your Vehicle On Craigslist

We at Jalopnik get alerted to a lot of Craigslist ads. It makes sense: Craigslist is one of the very best mediums for buying or selling a used vehicle, if you know what you’re doing. But one ad we were sent this weekend makes a lot of rookie mistakes, and I feel like we could all use it as an example of what not to do.Read more...
Tags: Science, Craigslist, Ford, Jalopnik, Ford F 150, Found On Craigslist

The Keys to Buying and Selling On Craigslist

The internet has changed the way business is done. Though selling items used to be performed mostly in person, now anyone can put their items up for sale on the internet. And among those sites, Craigslist is king — if you want to buy or sell something locally, Craigslist is the place to go. Making it work for you can be easy if you follow these tips. The Buyer When shopping for something on Craigslist, you’re always looking for the best deal. Typically, the seller is more anxious to sell s...
Tags: Craigslist, Advice, Marketing, Frugality, Make Money

port hardy day one: perfect fish and chips, bad movers, wild wildlife

Coming to you live from my own desk and my own computer, from internet in our own place -- after my first full night's sleep in ten days.Yesterday was quite the day. The people who I hired to unload the truck arrived early, and unpacked the truck in record time. In fact, they would have put themselves out of a job, but we paid a four-hour minimum. After all, they may have turned down other work to do the unloading.Interesting story of how I found these guys. I posted ads on Craigslist and Kijiji...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Craigslist, US, Toronto, Personal, United States, Allan, Ontario, Kijiji, Mississauga, Vancouver Island, Kingston Ontario, Campbell River, Port Hardy, Laura K

A Practical Do-It-Yourself Recruitment Framework for Concurrent eHealth Clinical Trials: Identification of Efficient and Cost-Effective Methods for Decision Making (Part 2)

Background: The ability to successfully recruit participants for electronic health (eHealth) clinical trials is largely dependent on the use of efficient and effective recruitment strategies. Determining which types of recruitment strategies to use presents a challenge for many researchers. Objective: The aim of this study was to present an analysis of the time-efficiency and cost-effectiveness of recruitment strategies for eHealth clinical trials, and it describes a framework for cost-effective...
Tags: Health, Craigslist, US

This video shows why you need to be cautious when buying used online

I’ve bought a lot of used photography gear over the years. Mostly from the used sections of known retailers, but occasionally I’ll find something on eBay or in a Facebook group that looks like a great deal and piques my interest. And while most used gear deals online are genuine, there are a few unscrupulous […] The post This video shows why you need to be cautious when buying used online appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Craigslist, News, Ebay, Buying Used Lenses, Used Gear

Secret Agent Photographer: Man Helps Police in Sting Op to Recover Stolen Camera

Getting gear stolen is probably one of the worst things that could happen to anybody. But imagine being able to not only recover your stolen stuff but also aid in the arrest of the guy that took it in the first place? Image via Sunyu Kim from That’s pretty epic, and it’s the subject of an awesome story PetaPixel shared not too long ago. A photographer going by the pseudonym “Mr. Greenshirt” had his stuff stolen out of the back of a friend’s car while the two were traveling together...
Tags: Photography, Craigslist, News, Kijiji, Pexels, Sunyu Kim, Greenshirt

Craigslist Code Words: Do You Know What They Really Mean?

So, you’re cruising Craigslist’s casual encounters section. You start talking to a self-shrinking violet who wants to parTy and be wooed with roses. The next thing you know, you’re in jail for cavorting with a prostitute who was high on meth. Whoa! That got real fast. Welcome to Craigslist, the sewer of the Internet. Unless you’re a serial killer with low expectations, Craigslist is no place to find love. If you fell for the shrinking violet story, you missed the hidden message written between ...
Tags: Google, Craigslist, California, Molly, How To, Party, Lifehacks, Aspen, Tina Turner, Newsweek, Tina, Tina Tina, Party Favors Party, Mary Jane Violet, ABR ANR

China’s Craigslist continues growth after netting 100 million small-town users, the Craiglist of China,   is making a massive push to pick up rural users as it hedges China’s economic uncertainties. During the third quarter, revenues  grew 33.2 percent to $527 million and net income jumped 106 percent to $106 million year-over-year.  The classifies giant said in Thursday’s earnings call that it added over 100 million new users in 2018 for 58 Town, its app aimed at the new wave of internet users outside China’s megacities.  Continued growth in the less developed...
Tags: Real Estate, Craigslist, China, US, Tech, Beijing, Alibaba, Tencent, WeChat, Earnings, New York Stock Exchange, Town, Yao, Ganji, Jinri Toutiao, Michael Yao