sex
Airbnb: No Thanks for the "XXX Freak Fest" You Brought to My Home (NSFW)

Dear Brian and the Airbnb team, Usually I am a fan of your service. However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my flat was reserved for some major boning. Read More >>

apps
AirPnP Lets You Invite Drunk Strangers Inside to Wee All Over Your Floor

AirPnP is clever mobile site that takes care of "lavatory logistics" while you're out and about, offering to link up people who need to go to the toilet with those who are happy to invite strangers into their homes to get wee everywhere and use more than their fair share of toilet paper. Read More >>

watch this
Here's the First Short Film Made Entirely from Vines

You could say that every Vine is a six second short film but Airbnb stitched together a hundred Vines to tell one story. Yes, there are some jump cuts and stop motion involved. Yes, there is an inspirational soundtrack. And yes, it's actually pretty good. Read More >>

architecture
11 Architectural Masterworks You Can Rent on Airbnb

As Airbnb has expanded, it's come under fire from ornery landlords and wary neighbours—being blamed, in at least one case, for driving up citywide rent prices. But at the same time, Airbnb gives us access to an unprecedented number of otherwise inaccessible buildings. For example: Right now on Airbnb, you can stay overnight in a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and a home designed by his son, Lloyd Wright. Read More >>

internet
Judge Rules That Airbnb Is Illegal in New York

Bad news for those seeking or offering cheap accommodation over the internet: a New York judge has determined that Airbnb is illegal in the city. Read More >>

olympics
The Olympic Cash-Cow-Milking Continues: Airbnb Gobbles Up the UK's Crashpadder and Wants a Slice of Your Place

The Olympics is seen as the biggest cash cow in history; all those tourists pilling into London with more money than sense (did you see how much those tickets were?). The notorious online home-renter Airbnb seriously wants a slice of that pie and is spending some major dough to make it happen, snapping up its UK competitor Crashpadder. Read More >>

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