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Nobody Walks in LA

Bri Seeley | Posted 08.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Bri Seeley

When I came across the photo series Nobody Walks in LA, I was speechless. Photographer Alex Scott spent two years capturing photographs of a completely deserted city for a project that was 10 years in the making.

Dusty PlayGround: the Magical Kids and Families of Burning Man Through The Lens of Zipporah Lomax

Morena Duwe | Posted 08.25.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

The idea of Dusty PlayGround is to display the "quieter side" of Burning Man. Often perceived as many things that seem to oppose what society deems as "kid friendly," the parents of The Playa believe that there is no better place to activate and nurture the imagination.

SnotBot: Going Where no Drone has Gone Before

XPRIZE | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
XPRIZE

What do drones, Sir Patrick Stewart, and whales have in common? They're all part of a Kickstarter project aimed at launching a new way to study whales, and ultimately the health of the ocean.

The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Innovative Artists Behind the Open Space Project

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts
Adedayo Fashanu

Open Space is a project space that strives to facilitate new, emerging and innovative makers, artists and cultural enthusiasts. The pop up will feature a range of makers whose crafts include everything from handmade and vintage fashion, to metalsmiths, to photography and fine art, to food and music.

Bill Nye the Science Guy, Subject of Documentary Feature, Advocates for Women in STEM

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 07.28.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

From 1993 through 1998 and beyond, Bill Nye has been The Science Guy, inspiring many to pursue careers in science and technology. Bill Nye's fans who are now parents share the program with their children, reaching yet another generation.

Popcorn Preview: Capital C

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Because of the public nature of the funding, the development becomes public, too. It can be do or die, and the film shows us some of the pitfalls. In addition to potential business loses, indie-developers need to develop really thick skin.

'Snot Bot' Drone Aids Whale Research By Collecting You-Know-What

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.24.2015 | Science

It's exactly what it sounds like. Snot Bot is a drone designed to hover above a whale and collect mucus from its blowhole. What exactly...

When Hate Mail Becomes The Stuff Of Adorable Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

Hate mail is mean.  It's not a radical thought, particularly for those of us who spend much of our time writing on the Internet, and as a result...

After A Miscarriage, Mom Encourages Others To 'Talk About The Baby'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.22.2015 | Parents

After opening up about her experience with pregnancy loss and helping to break the silence around the topic, mom and filmmaker Ann Zamudio has a ...

New Documentary Film, Twinsters, Shines a Light on Twins Separated at Birth

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Over the past six decades, at least 200,000 Korean children have been adopted into families in more than 15 countries, with a vast majority living in the United States.

Successfully Unsuccessfully Funded: How A Failed Kickstarter Helped My Business

Omar Mamoon | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Omar Mamoon

I started DOUGH & CO, my cookie dough business, two-and-a-half years ago. I always had a strong interest and passion for food, and I had saved up some money after working a corporate nine-to-five for several years. The time was ripe, and I was ready to start my own business.

Bring Ai Weiwei's Tree to London

Charlotte Appleyard | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Charlotte Appleyard

Weiwei wants to support those people of China, those unheard voices. Whilst he is no longer imprisoned his passport remains confiscated and he's not allowed to leave the country.

The One Thing You Need Before Embarking on a Crowdfunding Campaign

Dorit Sasson | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Dorit Sasson

On the first day of campaigning, I didn't think much of them, but by the second week, I felt like a bowling pin constantly being knocked over. How much more knocking over could I possibly take?

Kickstarting the Sunday Comics

Tom Falco | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Falco

There is something new coming from Marc Goldner and Rachel Korsen, it's called "The Sunday Comics Are Back." It's an actual newspaper printed with over 200 pages with work by over 200 cartoonists.

When the Crowd Met Pebble: A Story of Kickstarter Success

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Hannah Lamarque

Getting a Kickstarter campaign on point is something that many people spend hours mulling over.

This Shoe Might Solve An Annoying Summer Problem All Parents Know Too Well

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Parents

Pouring sand out of your kids’ shoes is so yesterday. At least that’s what the creators of SandOut Shoes have in mind.  SandOut Shoes...

Matt Ramos

Political Cartoonist Shatters Kickstarter

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ramos | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

Dan Perkins has reached plenty of milestones in his career of more than 25 years as one of the most well-known underground political comics. But h...

Ron Diamond's Animation Show of Shows Coming to Comic-Con, Getting Ready for Nationwide Debut

Jim Hill | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For the past 16 years, this veteran animation producer has circled the globe seeking out the very best new animated short films. Which sounds like it might be a fun way for a cinema fan to spend their time, but is actually a quite challenging task.

We Create Harmony: The Brand and Campaign That Kickstarts Careers

Sara Lee Bentley | Posted 06.30.2015 | Style
Sara Lee Bentley

One of the toughest obstacles new designers face is how to successfully market their label so that it produces a sustainable profit, allowing them to survive in the saturated marketplace.

Now You Can Build Your Own Drone In Under 30 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology

This new Kickstarter project aims to turn regular people into drone-building, drone-coding experts -- no matter their skill level.

This Is The Cutest Way To Thank Another Driver On The Road

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology

There's enough road rage in the world; it's time to spread some smiles.

Handbag Companies Carry Change on Kickstarter

Elana Joelle Hendler | Posted 06.25.2015 | Business
Elana Joelle Hendler

Both Soul Carrier and the Camino Clutch are newly launched Kickstarter campaigns which have not yet reached their Kickstarter goals but have great promise.

The LeanChair Lets You Sit, Stand And Work At The Same Time

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Technology

There are standing desks, treadmill desks and "breathing" desks, and now there is a leaning desk. You know you want one.

New Web Series 'Paper Boys' Delivers Diversity, Charisma and a Magical Twist You Never Saw Coming

Wes Janisen | Posted 06.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Wes Janisen

The new web series Paper Boy highlights the unifying theme for every person in their 20's, regardless of race, religion, or sexual orientation: That none of us really has a clue what we're doing.

Waterproof Classic Books Are The Perfect Beach (And Bath!) Reads

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts

You've got your warm bath, your bubbles, your glass of cheap wine and your book club book. Was there ever a better recipe for relaxation? That is, unt...