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Lost In The Crowd: Surviving Kickstarter's Emotional Rollercoaster

Scott Stabile | Posted 02.27.2015 | Arts
Scott Stabile

I'm halfway into my first Kickstarter campaign for my latest book, and it's kind of kicking my ass, but in that worthwhile, good-for-you-in-the-long-run, Mr. Miyagi-to-the-Karate Kid kind of way.

Entrepreneurs Flock to Fuckup Nights

Scott Goodson | Posted 02.24.2015 | Small Business
Scott Goodson

Rather than focus on the positive, seemingly unobtainable success stories, this one-of-a-kind event focuses on the not to be discussed in public big mistakes made by entrepreneurs.

What to Do With Our Bodies After We Die

Katrina Spade | Posted 02.23.2015 | Green
Katrina Spade

The Urban Death Project is developing a new option which may appeal to those among us who want to minimize environmental harm and give something back to the earth when we die.

The Most Important Entrepreneurship Advice From a Serial Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist

Vala Afshar | Posted 03.01.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Christopher Michel (Twitter: @chrismichel) is a writer, explorer, investor and a serial entrepreneur who has has started and also invested in a number of companies. Michel's three distinct careers have taught him many lessons on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur.

Artist Restores Rejected Stuffed Animals, Encouraging Others To Embrace Their Imperfections

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

Artist Nina Salerno has a soft spot for abandoned toys. To her, there is something undeniably lovable about the raggedy critters, with their tattered ...

Shaun Di Gregorio: Investors Look for Founders Who Are Very Focused

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #StartupMentor series - featuring venture capitalists and startup founders who share their advice in building successful business...

Crowdfunding to Help a Sick Friend Can Lead to a Big Tax Bill for You

Steve Rhode | Posted 02.04.2015 | Money
Steve Rhode

Recently Kate wrote to me and asked me a question about the 1099-K form she received after volunteering to raise money to help a sick friend. She was shocked by the big taxable income statement she received. Rightfully so.

Five Fabulous Fitness Wearables that Were Successfully Crowdfunded

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

Today many many startups look to crowdfunding as a source of financing. According to, a nonprofit organization which mentors small businesses, crowdfunding has increased 18-fold since 2009 and now tops $10 billion. The fitness industry is no exception.

Tanya Habjouqa's 'Occupied Pleasures': Keeping Our Humanity

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I first discovered photographer Tanya Habjouqa in Florence, where her photo exhibit was showcased during the Middle East Now Film Festival.

You Probably Need This Vase 3D Printed In The Shape Of Your Face

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.29.2015 | Arts

There is something very SNL sketch-worthy about the "Fahz," a customized vase imprinted with the faces of those you love. Maybe it's the pleasantl...

TLC Dish On Their Next And Final Album

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.19.2015 | Black Voices

TLC fans have never been too proud to beg for new music from the legendary R&B girl group, and now T-Boz and Chilli are answering the call. TLC has...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Three Crowdfunding Projects for Your Consideration

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.15.2015 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

In many cases crowdfunding has allowed creative artists the chance to bypass the Hollywood greenlighting system to produce works that might otherwise be shelved.

'Urban Yoga' Project Connects Our Bodies To The Streets Around Us

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.07.2015 | Arts

As we write this post, photographer Anja Humljan has exactly seven minutes left to gather funds on Kickstarter for her project "Urban Yoga." She needn...

The Heart of the Matter: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking

Sezin Koehler | Posted 03.02.2015 | Impact
Sezin Koehler

Part artist manifesto, part confessional, part feminist memoir: Amanda Palmer's The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help is a thoughtful treatise on the spectrum of giving and receiving help from others, in whatever shape that may take.

This 'Drinking Jacket' Will Open, Hold And Chill Your Beer

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology

The Drinking Jacket is the Swiss Army knife for drinkers.

Want Your Cookies To Look Really Fancy? Try This 3D Printer

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 12.21.2014 | Technology

Natural Machines, a Barcelona-based startup, has created a 3D printer just for food.

From Idea to Patent to Product: A Young Entrepreneur Takes on At-Home Fitness

Carol J. Carter | Posted 02.14.2015 | Small Business
Carol J. Carter

As a student at University of Maryland, Obidi Orakwusi needed a summer job but couldn't find one without a car. He decided he would create a job for himself and sketched the first concept of the Mega Bar on the back of a job application.

A Keyboard Waffle Is Obviously Just What You Need This Year

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste

Work will never be the same.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

This Could Be Every Distracted Writer's Dream Gadget | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.12.2014 | Books

Acclaimed for his simple style, Ernest Hemingway was economical when it came to the tools of his craft. All he needed to write, he said, was "[t]he bl...

Underwear Shopping Simplified

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 02.07.2015 | Style
Michael Kleinmann

As The Underwear Expert, I know a thing or two about underwear, and now that knowledge can benefit your underwear drawer too.

Women in Business Q&A: Nur-E Farhana Rahman, co-founder of Knotty Gal

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nur-E Farhana Rahman is the co-founder of Knotty Gal, a NY-area socially conscious accessories business dedicated to helping educate and empower girls...

5 Exciting Startups to Inspire Any Entrepreneur in 2015

Andre Bourque | Posted 02.02.2015 | Business
Andre Bourque

In 2009, when the Great Recession really got rolling and layoffs were abundant, there was a silver lining. A lot of wannabe entrepreneurs got the kick in the pants they needed to start their business.

This Pen Lets You Doodle On Your Food

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste

Latte art, tic-tac-toe pancakes ... the possibilities are endless.

With This $17 Razor, You'll Never Be Embarrassed Again

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.05.2014 | Style

We can all think of a million reasons not to shave, and they're all valid (winter, hello). But that one time we actually really NEED to shave and ther...

'Pizza Bed' May Put You In Danger Of Eating Your Duvet Cover

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.02.2014 | Comedy

What if you could crawl inside a steamy, delicious slice of pizza and go to sleep? That's what Brooklyn artist Claire Manganiello was wondering on a c...