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Kickstarter Alert: ‘Oddbods Go-Kards’ Is a Tabletop Racing Game Full of Wacky Family Fun!

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Oddbods Go-Kards’ Is a Tabletop Racing Game Full of Wacky Family Fun!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oddbods Go-Kards is a smart and quirky card-powered racing party game that’s fun for the whole family. This post was sponsored by the Oddbods Kickstarter campaign. Race your characters around the customizable track and use the special effects cards and wild corner events to win the game! Oddbods is a wacky game… Read More

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10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute Hive Explorer | First Smart Insect Farm for Starters Now kids can grow their own edible protein aka mealworms. ContinuuMini A portable musical instrument that sounds like slide guitar from Mars. See Sense BEAM & ICON2 – Our brightest bike lights yet These lights adjust brightness and blink rate to suit… Read More

9 Nifty New Kickstarter Projects This Week

9 Nifty New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute From They Live sunglasses that block out screens to a turntable with a detachable Bluetooth speaker, these nine new Kickstarter projects are exciting! IRL Glasses – Glasses that Block Screens One way to wean yourself from screens: render them unviewable.   Soundbrenner Core: The 4-in-1 Smart Music Tool It’s a metronome, a… Read More

Kickstarter Alert: Quilo 2.0 Smart Fan – Room-Sized Evaporative Cooler With Alexa Controls

Kickstarter Alert: Quilo 2.0 Smart Fan – Room-Sized Evaporative Cooler With Alexa Controls

Reading Time: 1 minute Back a few months ago, I reviewed the first-generation Quilo cooler, which we continue to use in our master bedroom. The Quilo is an evaporative coolers (not air conditioners) that blows dry air through water to cool and humidify. They are specifically good in drier climates, and are a much less… Read More

8 Exciting New Kickstarter Projects This Week

8 Exciting New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute From a cute new personal robot to a 3D printed analog camera, these new Kickstarter projects are exciting! Vector by Anki: A giant roll forward for robot kind. Just launched! The Anki team has packed a ton of personality into this bot. Revolutionize Macro Videography, Laowa 24mm f/14 Probe Lens A… Read More

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 2 minutes From a holographic display to a solar-powered solar oven, these new Kickstarter projects are amazing! The Looking Glass: A Holographic Display for 3D Creators This little piece of the future is great fun to play with. Watch the vid! Oddball – The drum machine crammed in a ball Bounce it (or… Read More

9 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

9 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute From a cardboard robot with Artificial Intelligence (via your phone) to an analog camper for the Instagram generation, these new Kickstarter projects are amazing! Smartibot: A.I. enabled cardboard robot Connect up to 14 motors, or strap your smartphone onto it. See also My Loopy. Kick Asteroid! Bill Nye and the Planetary Society… Read More

8 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

8 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute From a 3D printer for making pottery, to a new countertop brewing appliance that will make coffee, beer, or pretty much anything else, these new Kickstarter projects are amazing! The Bottery Clay is, you know, pretty old. A 3D printer lets you do new things with it. Pico U. Brew Everything.… Read More

10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute Time Since Launch Pull the pin and measure an epoch. A long-scale timepiece from cw&t.   The Community Microscope Kit A low-cost kit from Public Lab for environmentalists and everyone else.   Robot Missions Municipal Trials Testing cheap robots that can be deployed to clean up beach litter.   MarsVR – Virtual Reality Platform… Read More

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Heroes & Treasure’ An RPG for children

Kickstarter Alert: ‘Heroes & Treasure’ An RPG for children

Reading Time: 10 minutes This post is sponsored by the Heroes & Treasure Kickstarter campaign. Stories and make-believe are essential to childhood. Few things give me greater pleasure than watching my kids inventing new stories, taking on different personas, and interacting with one another in a positive way to achieve a common goal. All of… Read More

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

7 Sensational New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute ELIA—the world’s most intuitive tactile reading system Braille technology is from the 1880s. Maybe it’s time for something new.   Neova | A Unique Connected Ring For Musicians Control musical effects with natural hand gestures. Watch the vid!   Gnarbox 2.0 SSD – Rugged backup device for your camera For serious… Read More