Airbnb

9.27.19

Airbnb's Antarctic 'Sabbatical' Is the Next Evolution in Crisis Capitalism

Airbnb is sending five volunteers on a one month “citizen science” trip to Antarctica so that they may become ambassadors for the continent, and more importantly, Airbnb.

9.17.19

Tinder and Airbnb Are Making TV Now, for Some Reason

The apps are pivoting to video.

8.22.19

The People Paid to Dox Airbnb Addresses

In response to a need to enforce short term rental legislation, an industry of companies has popped up tasked with finding the real addresses of Airbnbs and other properties.

7.18.19

You Can Airbnb an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile This Summer, If That's Your Thing

Hey, Chicago: "For the first time ever, your wildest hot dog dreams can come true with a stay in our 27-foot-long hot dog on wheels."

7.12.19

Airbnbing Hunter S. Thompson’s Cabin Sounds Miserable and Also Terrifying

Have a relaxing stay next to a bunch of squawking peacocks at the good graces of Thompson's widow, who, by the way, "does own a weapons permit."

5.15.19

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.

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1.14.19

New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts​

A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.

10.12.18

Five Amazing Trips You Can Take for $50 a Day or Less

A great vacation doesn’t have to break the bank.

6.25.18

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.

5.18.18

Cheap Places to Travel in 2018 Where Your Dollar Stretches Further

Skip overpriced cities where a cup of coffee costs more than a steak dinner back home. Here are six places you'll actually want to visit this summer that don't cost a fortune.

5.9.18

Being a Freelancer Can Really Suck

No boss, no problem? Not so fast. The gig economy has all kinds of pitfalls for workers and sometimes even their neighbors.

5.7.18

Airbnb's Gentrification Problem

On today's episode, we discuss the impact of Airbnb rentals on vulnerable New York neighborhoods.

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