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10 Kickstarter Projects That Make 2017 Better Than 2016

John Rampton | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
John Rampton

While 2016 had its ups and downs, the arrival of 2017 brought about new beginnings, with a promise of better things to come. And, using Kickstarter as...

PixlPlay Camera Review, Breathe New Life Into Your Old Smartphone

Dan Nessel | Posted 02.11.2017 | Technology
Dan Nessel

Remember that awesomely cool, state of the art smartphone you got 5 years ago? Probably not. You likely threw it in the drawer where smartphones go ...

Bots_Alive Review, A Hack To Bring Hexbug Spiders To Life?

Dan Nessel | Posted 01.26.2017 | Technology
Dan Nessel

The Robot uprising has started! Bots_Alive is bringing Hexbug Spiders to life. Resistance is futile. Okay, for now "coming to life" is making Hexbu...

Meet the Two Engineers Innovating How We Think About Water

George Beall | Posted 11.29.2016 | Business
George Beall

Engineers are usually found writing new lines of code, working with sensors or motors, or spending countless of hours building the next cool gadget we...

Get Your Preschooler Ready For A Mission To Mars With This New Book

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.29.2016 | Science

Is your little one already planning a trip to Mars? A new project on Kickstarter could be the first step in getting him or her there someday. The up...

When it Comes to Building Your Business, Giving Thanks is Everything

Valerie Alexander | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Valerie Alexander

So, this week, as you gather around a table overflowing with food and family and love (and hopefully not too much political discord), start thinking of ways to express how thankful you are to everyone who makes your life a little easier, a little better and a little (or a lot) richer. Just Changed the Game for Professional Photography

George Beall | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
George Beall

Worried about damaging your camera lens? Thanks to a product engineering company made up of college students, there is now a way to protect your val...

5-Minute Dungeon Co-Op Card Game Review, Can You Defeat a Baby Barbarian in 5 Minutes?

Dan Nessel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Entertainment
Dan Nessel

What can you get done in 5 minutes? Watch 50 Vine videos before they disappear...somewhat impressive. What about if I said you could work together w...

This Start-up is Helping to Solve a Global Water Crisis

George Beall | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
George Beall

Consumers in today's market are more than ever looking for companies that have a positive social impact. Companies like TOMS and Patagonia have been ...

Meet the 20-Year-Old Creating the Next TOMS Shoes

George Beall | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
George Beall

With growing competition in the startup space, entrepreneurs looking for sources of early funding are casting their nets more widely. An increasingly ...

"Alabaster": Exploring the Beauty of God in the Modern Age

Taylor Whittemore | Posted 09.29.2016 | Religion
Taylor Whittemore

Who is God? This is a question that every generation struggles with, and there are a multitude of answers. God is true. God is real. God is good. Bri...

Jenise Aminoff on Kickstarter, Writing, and Getting Her Novel Published

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.26.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We first met Jenise Aminoff at the New England SCBWI Conference in Springfield, Massachusetts. She wowed us with her awesome pitch at our Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for books), and we were absolutely sure that she was going to be a published author sooner rather than later.

Sleek Christian Books Deliver The Gospels To An Instagram Generation

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.19.2016 | Religion

In an era of endless Instagram feeds and around-the-clock photo sharing, the timing seems ripe for a beautiful, visually-centered Bible to come into b...

'Carbage Can' Catches Eye Of TV Moguls Mark Burnett and Steve Harvey

Jack Choros | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

Inventor and entrepreneur Raymond Furgason came up with the idea for the Carbage Can as a way for drivers to keep their vehicle tidy while on the road...

This Tiny Portable Air Conditioner Makes Going Outside A Breeze

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.29.2016 | Travel

We like to think we can handle being outdoors, even if it means leaving our comfy temperature controls inside. But hey, if life is offering outdoor A...

Yes, This Is A Head Hammock For Napping On Planes And It's Amazing

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel

A hammock for your head sounds like the perfect nap time accessory, especially while traveling. The NodPod, created by Paula Blankenship of Heirloom ...

This High-Tech Toaster Prints The Weather Report On Bread

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 08.16.2016 | Taste

Don’t get us wrong, we love a good toast artist. But this seems excessive. Meet Toasteroid, the Bluetooth-connected smart toaster that can print ori...

Don't Miss These 'Brooklyn Comedy Festival' Acts

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 08.15.2016 | Comedy
Courtney M. Soliday

Brooklyn Comedy Festival begins Sunday, August 21st at 9pm, concluding Sunday, August 28th with a Super Mario sendoff (90's Sunday Wrap Party). This ...

This Grow-Your-Own Grass Chair Is All Kinds Of Backyard Goals

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 08.10.2016 | HuffPost Home

Lying in the grass is so last season. The Terra grass armchair offers an even more comfortable way to commune with nature and enjoy your backyard. The...

Small Crowdfunding Donations Have Large Economic Impact

Sandy Abrams | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Kickstarter has made an indelible mark on our culture. Those average $30 donations have added up to tremendous economic benefits that have enhanced our lives and will continue to do so every single day with the accessibility of crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter. All it takes now is a dream, a plan, a camera, a laptop...and some generous strangers.

Right-Wing Media Org Is Crowdfunding to Distort Obama's Record on Coal

Terry Krepel | Posted 08.08.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

The solicitation doesn't explain why a wealthy organization like the MRC -- which raised more than $15 million in 2015 -- can't pony up a measly $15,000 to edit and promote footage they've already shot.

Someone Just Invented a Health-Enhancing Time Machine

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

At first glance, it looks like Scott Thrift, a Brooklyn-based artist and filmmaker, has created a gorgeous clock that makes it difficult to tell time...

How Niche Crowdfunding is Helping Inventors Thrive

Laiza King | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Laiza King

While it might look all glamorous on the outside, there are numerous challenges faced by entrepreneurs and inventors, one of them being lack of funding and connections with the right sources. This issue is one of many reasons that have prevented some inventors from pursuing their great ideas.

This Mom Is Challenging The Way Women See Their Bodies

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.12.2016 | Women

One woman has a beard. Another sustained burns to more than 60 percent of her body. Then there's the TV personality who’d struggled publicly with he...

Quest: A Permanent Home for Kurt Vonnegut's Legacy

Kimann Schultz | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

Over the years, I have posted on events and aspects of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, located in Indianapolis, the city of Vonnegut's birth that ...