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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

10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

10 Amazing New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute The Future of Mobile Filmmaking: Anamorphic, Battery, Gimbal The Moment crew strikes again with a lineup of phone video gear.   Somewear: limitless communication built for adventure Just launched! Global connectivity in a small package for backpackers and such.   Octobo: Interactive Plush Companion for Creative Learning Robots don’t have to be all… Read More

Cubetto Is Back: Register to Win!

Cubetto Is Back: Register to Win!

Reading Time: 1 minute My daughter watches Cubetto play out its programming. Photo: Jonathan H. Liu Cubetto is two years old! This little robot teaches preschoolers how to program in a Logo-style language without a screen. Kids use programming blocks plugged into a special base to make Cubetto turn and move. There are a variety… Read More

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Wizardz Bluff’

Tabletop Kickstarter Alert: ‘Wizardz Bluff’

Reading Time: 10 minutes Photo: Crooked Tower Games The wizards of Zoor shape-shift and clash, each hoping to be the successor to Zafirah, the last of the Zoordar. Use your spellstones and magic items wisely to outsmart your rivals in Wizardz Bluff! What Is Wizardz Bluff? Wizardz Bluff is a bidding/bluffing game by Ron and Jayson… Read More

8 Excellent New Kickstarter Projects This Week

8 Excellent New Kickstarter Projects This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute The Herons’ Tree by Les Machines de l’île  Legendary French tinkerers build their most ambitious contraption yet.    AquaJet H2: An Aerodynamic Sea Scooter For Everyone Like hitching a ride on a cooperative sea turtle.   Gigabot X: Large-Scale Pellet Extrusion 3D Printer  The latest from re:3D prints using pellets of… Read More