A “Missed Connections” Ad That’s Better Than Some Books

The Missed Connections section of Craigslist is usually reserved for hopeless romantics searching for a second chance with someone they met on an airplane. But out of the pack of three-liners stands a heartbreaking, hopeful and profound story on the effects of a simple human connection. In the Boston-based Missed Connection “I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972,” an army …

Bureau of Trade

Flash sale site culls rare finds from the Internet's largest one-off marketplaces

It all started with a search for a pair of whalebones—two of them, between five and seven feet in length—to be mounted on a wall. Michael Moskowitz wanted to display the rare pieces to spark discussion of conservationist efforts, but found them exceedingly hard to come by. With all the flash sale sites around, he was surprised that there remained no options for curating Craigslist …

Lifelike Craig HD

New app brings the newspaper feel back to browsing classifieds

The days of thumbing through the classified section of the local paper are quickly fading. Most of us have turned toward more modern means to search for employment, apartments and “vintage” furniture, namely Craigslist. With its mass of information the site can sometimes be hard to navigate so for those who pine for simpler days, Lifelike Apps, INC. has just released a slick iPad app …