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The Best Laid Plans

Peter Calabrese | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Peter Calabrese

Happy Veterans Day! And a Happy 238th Birthday to the Marine Corps. The admiration of a grateful nation is with all our veterans today.

5 Ways to Get Funding (Avoiding Banks)

Elaine Thompson | Posted 11.07.2013 | Small Business
Elaine Thompson

One thing the online options for raising money have in common is that they all are transparent about the deals they do.

This Is What It Feels Like To Have Dyslexia

Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

"Being dyslexic, one thing always stood out," Sam Barclay explains in his Kickstarter video. "The available help was always aimed at making me read be...

Photographer Harun Mehmedinovic Seeks the Sublime With Bloodhoney* Book Project

Michael Juliani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Michael Juliani

After some success with his short film, In the Name of the Son, Harun kept crisscrossing the country, traveling ceaselessly as he'd done since landing in the United States, taking pictures of landscapes and skies.

Gorgeous Nude Portraits Reveal The Vulnerability Of The Human Body (NSFW)

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

"Remember that time before iPhones and digital cameras, when Polaroid was this magical thing?" asks photographer Jeff Enlow in a video for his ongoing...

Top Ten Reasons Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail (and What Can Bring Them Back)

Lee Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Lee Schneider

It's devastating and disheartening. But crowdfunding campaigns that don't make it the first time can often have another shot.

12 Politically Incorrect Toys We Never Knew We Were Missing

Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

Warning: Some people might find the following images to be offensive. It seems like just yesterday that Little Suzy and Bobby were playing with min...

Crowdfunding Solutions: 3 Tips for Using Kickstarter to Fund Journalism

Garrett Goodman | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Garrett Goodman

There has been an immense amount of hemming and hawing over the state of the news industry of late. Print circulation is in general decline, digital a...

Quoth the Re-Animator: Filmmaker Stuart Gordon on Nevermore

Michael Varrati | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

Stuart Gordon is, inarguably, one of the undisputed masters of the horror genre. With such landmark works as the cult classic Re-Animator under his belt, Gordon's filmic oeuvre has always sought to blend a touch of scholarly class with the genre's gory grand guignol.

Kickstart the Greek Economy

Emmett Rensin | Posted 10.13.2013 | Comedy
Emmett Rensin

Note: This is part two of a series of middle-brow Kickstarter jokes. Part one can be found here Years of economic disaster, revolution in the st...

Journey of a Lifetime: The Last Safari at Hamptons Film Fest

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

For many on the vast territories of the Rift Valley from Nairobi to Lake Turkana, this was the very first time they had ever seen a photo of themselves, let alone a giant one on a big screen broadcast for their entire village to the sound of music. And so the premise for a wonderful documentary, The Last Safari, was born.

Kickstart Me Up

Emmett Rensin | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Emmett Rensin

For $250 dollars, you will receive one (1) standard ticket to the Rolling Stones concert of your choosing. We've got two scheduled for next year, one in a retirement home in Passaic, the other in....um...we forget.

The True Cost

Andrew Morgan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Andrew Morgan

The eyes of the world are opening, and I believe history is giving us this moment to choose a better path forward.

The Coolest Tiny Tech Toys You Never Knew You Needed

Nova Lorraine | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Nova Lorraine

In the midst of big-name product releases, from the latest smartphone to motion-activated televisions, sometimes the little guys get left behind. Check out my picks for the best tiny tech products to make a big difference in your everyday life.

Your 1980s Alternative Rock Dreams Could Be Coming True

Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

More than a few theater projects are paying homage to music icons of yore this year. There's the Janis Joplin musical, the Duke Ellington musical, the...

Hypnotic Photos Capture The Changing Face Of Burma

Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

Portland based photographer Geoffrey Hiller first journeyed through Burma in 1987, and was immediately riveted by the strangers he encountered there. ...

WATCH: Every Single Life Hack You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

You know all those awesome life hacks we bring you? Well, how great would it be if there was one really easy way to access the best of them instantly?...

Is DIY Neuroscience the Future of Education?

Maude Standish | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Maude Standish

Though online courses have existed for some time, recently they have become more broadly accepted by students as a reputable way to learn.

Inside The Plan To Transform New Orleans Into A Giant Musical Playground

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

A "sonic playground," a "shantytown-sound laboratory," a "small village of ramshackle sculptures." These are just some of the phrases that have been u...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Guitars for the 21st Century

Tom Semioli | Posted 11.30.2013 | Business
Tom Semioli

With all due respect to Jon Landau and Bruce, I saw the future of rock 'n' roll and its name is... Bohemian Guitars.

A La Carte Journalism: Where People (and Reporters) Set the Agenda

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

Other companies have tried and failed to institute a paywall for this new way of reading news. Why are we suddenly hopeful that this model could work?

Authoritative Encyclopedia Of Surfing Online Is Finally Launching

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

An authoritative, multi-thousand-entry Encyclopedia of Surfing Online will launch on Monday, Sept. 30, and it’s going to be “off-the-chart awesome...

While You Were Sleeping, the GOP Entered the 21st Century

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.27.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

A Kickstarter campaign for Ayn Rand? Damn. If that's not evidence of radical change, what is?

Addicts Anonymous: Not Your Typical Web Series

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 11.23.2013 | TV
Andrew Benkovic

Though it is a comedy, all involved realize the seriousness the issue of addiction can be. According the creators, the term is used more as a metaphor.

Five Reasons Crowdfunding Is Still Cool, Despite Zach Braff

Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy

Did Zach Braff ruin crowdfunding for you? Well, it's time to get over it, because there are plenty of truly independent artists and entrepreneurs out...