Survey Says

Porn Site Claims Sagittarians Are Most Likely To Make Amateur Porn

We bet this dude made a TON of amateur pornos. (Wikimedia Commons)

We don’t put much stock in astrology, but a study by amateur porn site Homegrown Video (link NSFW) suggests your zodiac sign might determine whether you’re into making your own pornos.

“Statistics collected by Homegrown Video over a six-month period found people with the astrological sign of Sagittarius, or those born from November 22 to December 21, are most likely to produce and submit a sex tape for public consumption than those of other astrological signs,” the company’s press release says. Read More

Survey Says

Porn Site Claims 1/3 Of Its Amateur Videos Are Created in Bible Belt

The Bible Belt (Wikimedia Commons)

We daintily gasped and clutched our pearls this morning when we learned a third of the videos submitted to an amateur porn site are created in America’s Bible Belt.

As we learned this morning through an email, amateur porn company Homegrown Video measured the demographics of people who submitted videos to their studio between July and December of 2013. Part of the survey involved measuring the number of video submissions they received per state, and they found that 29.6 percent came from the Bible Belt. So much for all those hours of Sunday school, we guess. Read More

Airbnb and Me

Airbnb Users Less Likely to Stay With Black Landlords, Study Says

Whoever the landlord is, PLEASE LET US LIVE HERE. (Airbnb)

Uh oh—we knew Airbnb was kinda sketchy, legally, but we also just learned that its landlords might face a bunch of racial discrimination from its renters.

Unlike with other online marketplaces, like eBay or Amazon, Airbnb’s design incorporates large profile pictures of its sellers. That design feature led Harvard Business School Professors Benjamin Edelman and Michael Luca to conduct a study called “Digital Discrimination: The Case of Airbnb.com,” wherein they evaluated how the race, gender, age and appearance of a landlord affected the prices of comparable listings in New York City. Read More