Craigslist

There's No Shame in Shaming An Asshole

Brett Caron | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada
Brett Caron

Who cares if an asshole is feeling ostracized for being an asshole? Isn't that sort of the point? If they stew on it and distance themselves from other people, that's a win. Who wants to spend time with an asshole? If they revisit their thinking in order to avoid being shamed again, so much the better; either way, we lose one asshole.

Think Twice Before Giving AirBnB Your ID

Kris Constable | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Kris Constable

It's worth noting perhaps that my career has been around privacy and security, and so this really flustered me. After years of loyal service, when I've already provided AirBnB with access to my home address, phone number, and social media accounts, they've taken it a step further and decided that wasn't enough.

Shop Online to Help the Environment

Ian Lifshitz | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
Ian Lifshitz

As retailers expand their online sales capabilities in response to consumer demand, there are five key ways they can educate their customers in understanding the reduced environmental impact from shopping online.

LOOK: Luxury Car Ad Trolls Internet

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An ad for a rare Lamborghini posted just over a week ago to Craigslist has been found to be a fake. The ad claimed the luxurious Murcielago SV was ...

WANTED: Professional Hipster

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

It seems you can be paid for just about anything these days. A Craigslist ad posted earlier this month is on the hunt for a professional hipster. "...

Rental Scam Ensnares Kamloops Woman

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops, B.C. woman says an internet fraudster won't stop using her personal details and one of her classified ads to scam would-be renters out of ...

Langley Police Seek Craigslist Robbers

CBC | Posted 12.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mounties in Langley, B.C., are asking for the public’s help in identifying two people suspected of pepper spraying and robbing a couple trying to se...

Sometimes Slacking Off Can Change the World

Nikolas Badminton | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada Politics
Nikolas Badminton

The Occupy Movement was wholly underwhelming, and the Kony campaign seemed like a good idea, but an unclear mix of actions didn't lead to much. These sorts of campaigns made me angry, but in Iceland and in the United States, there are examples of how "slacktivism" can actually lead to change

LOOK: Reading Funny Craigslist Ads Out Loud

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.28.2012 | Canada Living

Things you've written always sound better when you read them out loud, but imagine how they might be interpreted by complete strangers -- especially w...