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InnerSpace review

January 23rd - via: zam.com
A journey to the center of... somewhere. You play as the Cartographer – a sentient flying machine (also capable of sub-aquatic exploration) tasked with finding out the history of the inverted world you’re inhabiting. You do so by flying both above ground and underwater, exploring the world around you, and by unlocking the secrets of the past. (Read More)
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Livin Shower offers all of the smarts without the remodel

January 23rd - via: cnet.com
This crowdfunded gadget brings retrofit smarts to your existing shower, so you don't have to redo your bathroom to get app-enabled shower controls. The product certainly sounds impressive, as it theoretically offers the same feature set as Moen and Kohler, but it'll be a much more realistic purchase if you simply want to upgrade your shower with smarts and don't want to hire a plumber. (Read More)

A Bodice-Ripper Set in L.A.: This Bookstore Found a Niche in the Amazon Era

January 22nd - via: bloomberg.com
As startup ideas go, a brick-and-mortar bookstore selling only romance novels doesn’t sound particularly promising. Amazon.com Inc., after all, dominates retail book sales, romance fans tend to prefer reading on electronic devices, and the genre isn’t the kind of highbrow fare featured at most of America’s remaining independent booksellers. (Read More)
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Great, Great Granddaughter of Percy Stuart Surridge Returns the Family to Cricket Bat Manufacturing

January 22nd - via: cricketworld.com
Five generations after Percy Stuart Surridge created Stuart Surridge & Co. Ltd, in 1867, his great, great granddaughter, Charley Surridge, is launching a new cricket bat brand under the brand name Swannack. (Read More)
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Crowdfunding sites make copying products easier

January 22nd - via: fox5ny.com
Whether it's social media, crowdfunding, or the internet in general, copying someone else's idea has become the norm. Less than a month after the Stikbox appeared on Kickstarter, vendors in China cloned the idea and were selling it. (Read More)

10 insanely amazing club flyers from dance music's golden age: Pictures

January 22nd - via: djmag.com
Clubbing and iconic images tend to go hand in hand. From fabric’s provocative artwork to Ministry of Sound’s infamous crowned gates, the electronic music landscape has long been a place of memorable artwork and imagery. A new book, Clubbed, is set to give these and many other designs their dues. (Read More)

Crowdfunding Watch: The One With a Big Bang, Evil DJ and Experimental Comics

January 22nd - via: comicsbeat.com
The Big Bang, the start of our Universe, of Earth and everything in it–a gunshot that could kill your love. Could you stop expansion of the Universe to save your beloved? The game is billed as a noir adventure involving puzzles, generative art and tactile interactions. What does that mean? Well, it’s easier to show you... (Read More)

RokBlok Wireless Record Player Gets Wrecked on Reddit

January 22nd - via: dailydot.com
Redditors are destroying a Kickstarter-backed wireless record player after one user posted a video demonstrating its laughably terrible quality. Warning, the grotesque noises in the below clip will keep you up at night. (Read More)
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Philly Artist Makes Awesome Anti-Patriots Playing Cards

January 22nd - via: phillymag.com
You definitely need these anti-Patriots playing cards in your life. “I made Brady the two of clubs, which is the worst card in the deck,” says Kuetemeyer, who lives in Washington Square West. “I’m an Eagles fan, of course, and I have a dislike for the Patriots that’s pretty extreme. (Read More)
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LEDpedal Expression And Volume Guitar And Keyboard Pedals

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Marc Hubel has created a new range of effects and volume pedals for musicians that enjoy playing guitar and keyboard to easily see what levels are set using an integrated LED display. The aptly named LEDpedal expression and volume pedals have been inspired from the simple idea that you should be able see your pedals and see exactly where they are set rather than having to guess. (Read More)

MIDI Controller For Novation's Circuit

January 22nd - via: sonicstate.com
Subject of a newly-launched Kickstarter campaign, SHORT is a MIDI controller compatible with the Novation Circuit groovebox. Hardware device lets you control your groovebox without using a computer (Read More)
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Modular Sensorless BLDC Motor Controller

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Electronic enthusiasts, developers and makers searching for a modular sensorless BLDC motor controller, may be interested in a new piece of hardware created by Igor Chekhovtsov and this week launched by the Kickstarter crowdfunding website. (Read More)

Top startup news stories you need to know this Monday, January 22

January 22nd - via: techstartups.com
Shoe startup Allbirds raised $120,000 in just 4 days on Kickstarter. New Zealand-based startup Allbirds, raised $120,000 in just 4 days on Kickstarter for simpler shoes, made out of natural materials. Allbirds plans to make shoes out of wool. (Read More)

INTERVIEW: Cartoonist Justin Hall’s Discusses MINE! and more

January 22nd - via: comicsbeat.com
Mine! features contributions from Eisner-Award winners and nominees to independent creators and up-and-coming artists, aimed at celebrating freedom and choice, and to help dispel myths and misconceptions about sex, gender and reproductive health. (Read More)

ARC Dimmable LED Bulb Inspired By Filament Bulbs

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Swedish engineers and designers at Flyte based in New York, have created a new dimmable LED bulb, aptly named the ARC. Which takes inspiration from the retro filament bulbs of the past, providing a more comfortable environmentally friendly LED bulb, offering a “unique and beautiful” design. (Read More)

3D printing project makes the Speccy portable

January 22nd - via: newatlas.com
?SpecNext started shipping its updated ZX Spectrum board to Kickstarter backers in December. Rather than having to connect his Next to a TV, Dan Birch opted to design a rather fantastic-looking Spectrum laptop that rocks its own screen, chiclet keyboard and stereo speakers.? (Read More)
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Tiny Gyroscope Sensor Hits Kickstarter

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Developers, makers and hobbyists in need for a tiny gyroscope sensor, may be interested in a new development board created by engineer Martin Cote called the Gyroscope Sensor Iota V2. As the name suggests, the second-generation gyroscopic sensor has been developed using the previously successful gyroscope sensor, (Read More)
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The PITTA Wants To Be Your All In One Camera

January 22nd - via: readme.lk
Say Hello to PITTA. While it may look like an ordinary action camera, there is certainly more to it than meets the eye. PITTA can actually function as a full-fledged drone. When it’s not droning on, you ca use the device as an action camera. Apart from being your travel companion on your adventures, PITTA can also act as a home security camera. (Read More)

Marillion, Howard Jones, John Otway and the Dung Beatles all set to perform in Aylesbury area special gig

January 22nd - via: bucksherald.co.uk
[AYLESBURY, UK] - Aylesbury legends are uniting for a one off gig, with all proceeds from the concert donated towards the Earthly Messenger David Bowie statue fund which still needs 50K to break even. There will be a special 4-hour presale for all those that pledged money to the statue via Kickstarter. (Read More)

Flask Coffee And Tea Press Hits Kickstarter

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Coffee and tea drinkers searching for a simple press allowing you to enjoy your favourite brew may be interested in a new elegant coffee and tea press called Flask, created by Alpha Dominche based in Brooklyn, New York. Flask As this month been launched via Kickstarter and has already raised over its $40,000 (Read More)

Wirelessly Charge Your iPhone In Your Pocket With The Snow-C Smart Jacket

January 22nd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
iPhone owners and those with smartphones equipped with Qi wireless charging technology may be interested in a new smart jacket called the Snow-C which has been designed by a team of developers at The Waves. The jacket is fitted with an integrated wireless charging system offering 15w of wireless charging. (Read More)

HyperDrive is a combo USB-C hub, stand, and Qi charger on Kickstarter (and it’s already funded)

January 21st - via: infosurhoy.com
If you’ve got a MacBook or MacBook Pro, having to juggle all the various dongles required for a flexible workflow is a small nightmare in itself, but that’s an issue that can be mitigated by the use of a USB-C hub. (Read More)

Prepare yourself to see grown men wearing rompers in 2018

January 21st - via: borneobulletin.com.bn
Full-length baby gowns for men have been around for a while now, but when a kickstarter campaign to support a new company, RompHim, surpassed its fundraising target by more than 30 times, the Internet sat up and paid attention. (Read More)

Luminiser Lantern is an innovative LED light that is powered by one tea candle without the need for batteries, solar panels or cords

January 20th - via: techstartups.com
We've all read about how one can generate light from solar, batteries and even potato. What about if there is a way to generate light with just a tea candle? Luminiser is a compact and durable lantern that uses thermoelectricity to power the LEDs for hours. (Read More)

Amazing Heroes The American Crusader figure Kickstarter Launched

January 20th - via: actionfigureinsider.com
The Retroverse collection features classic Golden Age comic book characters such as Black Terror, Golden Age Daredevil, Green Turtle and Stardust, along with more modern characters like Captain Action and Mike Allred’s Madman. (Read More)

What Happens if the Big Two Stop Publishing Comics? Find Out in This New Comic

January 20th - via: bleedingcool.com
This Kickstarter is for the first issue of a four issue series that will center on a fictional (wink wink) comic book company called “The Big Two” that has decided to sell off the rights to their characters to a film company who has no interest in making comic books, only films. (Read More)
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The Ignite ring is made of lava rock and glows

January 20th - via: the-gadgeteer.com
The Ignite has an outer hard shell (lava rock) and a glowing inner polymer ring. The lava rock in this ring is actually broken down, reformed and then shaped into the ring form. The Ignite has three versions on the Kickstarter page each with its own characteristics. (Read More)
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We Happy Few Release Delayed Again, Refunds Offered To Early Buyers

January 20th - via: onlysp.com
Upcoming indie survival-exploration game We Happy Few has been delayed once again, according to a video posted by developer Compulsion Games. First revealed in February of 2015, development of We Happy Few has seen several delays and setbacks. (Read More)

Mutant Football League Is Available On Xbox One And PS4

January 19th - via: techtimes.com
While Mutant Football League's Kickstarter campaign only raised $141,821 out of its original funding goal of $750,000, with a total of 1,105 backers, it was enough to release on Xbox One and PS4. (Read More)
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Dappervolk: A New Pet & Avatar Site Challenger Approaches

January 19th - via: player.one
One of the most exciting pet site concepts to hit the scene in years, Dappervolk’s about to launch its beta after a successful Kickstarter. Read more about founder Quisling’s vision for Dappervolk in our exclusive interview after the jump. (Read More)

Modiphius John Carter of Mars RPG surpasses Kickstarter goal

January 19th - via: mymbuzz.com
John Carter of Mars allows players to become various adventurers and heroes as they travel, battle and romance their way across the wondrous and dangerous world known to its natives as Barsoom. Players can take on the roles of John Carter, the princess Dejah Thoris or the fearsome Thark warrior Tars Tarkas, or create their own new heroes from a wide variety of options. (Read More)

Big Narstie and Deep Money give inventor back Zanco Tiny T1 mobile phone inventor Shazad Talib

January 18th - via: thetelegraphandargus.co.uk
THE Bradford-born creator of the world’s new smallest phone won the backing of two celebrities for his Kickstarter campaign which ended yesterday. (Read More)

KC's Mycroft AI nets Mozilla partnership, $1.75M funding injection

January 18th - via: bizjournals.com
"Companies are aware that if they don't already compete with Amazon or Google, they will some day. They're looking to deploy technology that doesn't send all of their user interactions to Google or Amazon, and that is where we can help." (Read More)

Ancient Astronauts Review

January 18th - via: adventuresinpoortaste.com
This book is gorgeous, but something may have been lost in translation. Unfortunately, there is a huge caveat with recommending Ancient Astronauts. Originally published in France, the Kickstarter campaign I mentioned earlier is for the North American release. (Read More)

Loading boards on roof racks made easy with the Moki Doorstep

January 18th - via: surf-report.co.uk
Let’s face it, when it comes to strapping your board, bike or lengths of 4 x 2 to the roof rack, it is always, well and truly, a pain in the backside. Luckily there is a new product set to come to market, called the Moki Doorstep which cleverly hangs on your vehicle’s existing slam catch and provides a perfect step to reach up above the roof rack. (Read More)
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Crowdfunding Check-In: Eden's Last Sunrise, Nightmarchers

January 18th - via: rpgamer.com
RPGamer returns with its irregular column highlighting ongoing RPG crowdfunding campaigns. In this edition we take a look at the Kickstarter campaign for Eden's Last Sunrise and the Fig campaign for Nightmarchers. (Read More)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Release Date, UK Pricing & Gameplay News

January 18th - via: techadvisor.co.uk
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is slightly different to the rest of the 2018 games lineup, as it strives to do something different to other RPGs – be historically accurate. Here's everything we know, including release date, platforms, gameplay news and more. (Read More)
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Learn to build apps driven by AI in a mobile machine learning course

January 18th - via: mashable.com
Complete beginners can benefit from the Mobile Machine Learning course, as it starts with the basics of coding in three commonly used programming languages: Python, Java, and Swift. I reached out to Mammoth Interactive founder John Bura to find out what the deal was. He told me that the reasoning for posting their course on Kickstarter was simple — there's a big customer base there to serve. (Read More)

LinXbox VPN Wireless Router

January 18th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Those of you searching for a safer Internet connection may been interested in a new VPN wireless router called the LinXbox which has been created by Biltmore Technologies based in Norway. The wireless router has been specifically designed to protect your privacy using an encrypted connection and more... (Read More)
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Are Mass Protests and Civil Disobedience Still Effective?

January 18th - via: alternet.org
As millions prepare to return to the streets on Saturday, January 20, for a reprise of last year’s Women’s March—the largest mass protest in American history—people of conscience are actively debating critical questions about the power of protest. Are mass protests and civil disobedience still effective? What are the most effective strategies for achieving lasting social change? What is the connection between protest movements and electoral politics? Do we need more marchers or mayors? (Read More)
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Hand Fuzz Guitar Effect Pedals Hit Kickstarter

January 18th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Guitarists and musicians always on the lookout for new guitar effects pedals may be interested in the new range which is being created by David Wells who has made a batch of his automatic instruments. The Hand silicon fuzz pedal is handmade in Chicago and now available to back by Kickstarter. (Read More)

Learners encouraged to hit the books to uncover circuit secrets

January 18th - via: newatlas.com
Learning about electronics from a book might seem like a step backward in a world of instructional videos and snap together kits. But Paris-based startup Papier Machine doesn't think that at all, launching the first in a series of paper books containing circuit-building projects on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Agile Modular Everyday Backpack Hits Kickstarter

January 18th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Agile Travel Gear has created a new modular everyday backpack, designed to provide a premium backpack for the everyday carry all weekend trips, which has been constructed using the finest materials to last a generation. (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Tiny Epic Zombies'

January 18th - via: geekdad.com
Tiny Epic Zombies is a game for 1 to 5 players, ages 14 and up, and takes about 30 minutes to play. It has several play modes: with or without a zombie player, and cooperative or competitive for the human players, plus a solo mode. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with a pledge level of $20 for a copy of the game (or $25 for the deluxe version). I’d say the age rating is largely for the theme—the rules themselves are not too difficult for younger players, so I think kids who aren’t put off by the zombie theme and artwork could play it even at a younger age. (Read More)

Camden Watch Company eyes further growth

January 18th - via: bqlive.co.uk
The independent British watchmaker is gearing up for a busy year as it increases its presence in the US and the Far East. The company launched a successful crowdfunding campaign via Kickstarter late last year which overfunded by a whopping 272%, raising just short of £50,000. (Read More)

Comic book creator launches crowd funding campaign to expand Xtreme Champion Tournament series

January 17th - via: heraldsun.com.au
XCT is set in the year 2069 where the remains of historical and mythical figures, including Spartacus, Achilles, Minotaur, Baykok and King Arthur have been found and cloned, and are being retrained to fight in the Xtreme Champion Tournament. (Read More)

Fund This: Step Inside The 'Mad Monster Lab' For Gory, Old School Makeup Effects

January 17th - via: tubefilter.com
Ralis Khan, a master of monster makeup with 25 years of Hollywood experience, is crowdfunding the next season of his 'Mad Monster Lab.' Forget CG — when you need a great bit of special effects, you can’t go wrong with a bit of red paint and some corn syrup. (Read More)

Warriors of Jogu Review

January 17th - via: everythingboardgames.com
Warriors of Jogu pits two players against each other, vying for control of 5 different locations with one each of 5 different pre-made decks. Setup is fast and easy, and learning the game from the detailed and clear rulebook is just as simple. From unwrapping the plastic to the first turn, you'll be playing in no time. (Read More)
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Dude Robe founder seeks retail deal after 'Shark Tank' spot

January 17th - via: theislandnow.com
The Kickstarter campaign, which began last summer, was funded with $67,498 by 481 people ranging from $10 donations through $219 to receive the full set of four items. Busch said he has been embraced by the community, his family and his friends from a range of times in his life, including getting help from his former camp counselor, his college roommate’s brother and a friend who works in manufacturing. (Read More)

Capsulier Eco-Friendly Capsule Coffee Brewing Machine

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Coffee and tea drinkers looking for an eco-friendly capsule brewing machine may be interested in the Capsulier, designed to enable coffee and tea drinkers to create custom blends in reusable capsules constructed from precision engineered aluminium. (Read More)

Versus Evil's "developer first" approach to indie publishing

January 17th - via: gamesindustry.biz
Managing director Steve Escalante on avoiding "the old dynamic" in publishing - "the publisher is going to take everything and the developer is going to starve" The relationship between publisher and developer in the indie scene is paramount, Escalante stresses. The publisher's key role is arming developers with the information they need to make good decisions. (Read More)
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The Kickstarter-funded Ultima Underworld sequel is still moving forward

January 17th - via: theverge.com
It’s been over 25 years since the release of first-person dungeon-crawler Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss, which laid the groundwork for open-ended “immersive sims” like System Shock, Dishonored, and Deus Ex, in addition to being beloved in its own right. And it’s been nearly three years since the announcement of Underworld Ascendant, a Kickstarter-funded sequel made by members of the original team. (Read More)
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Valkyrie The Worlds Loudest Battery Powered Speaker?

January 17th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
NjordAudio based in Denmark has this week launched a new Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the Valkyrie speaker, which its developers say is the world’s loudest battery powered speaker currently available. (Read More)

The Nebia Spa Shower is a Kickstarter success that could save you over £500 a year

January 17th - via: trustedreviews.com
What’s so special about this shower you may ask? Well, it not only sports a futuristic design that features one main and one secondary shower head, but it also promises to use 70% less water than a shower with a traditional head. (Read More)

You Can Put Japan’s Manhole Art On Your Chest With These T-Shirts

January 17th - via: mikeshouts.com
Each graphic is a replica of the actual manhole cover which will be hand-printed by the duo using the good’ol silk screen printing process. If the campaign meets its set funding goal, you should be seeing your pre-order landing at your doorstep as soon as March. (Read More)

Fitt360 is the first neckband wearable camera that lets you capture your world in 360 degrees

January 16th - via: techstartups.com
Have you ever thought of captured everything around your world in 360 degrees? Fitt360 might just be the right camera for you. Fitt360 is a neckband wearable camera that lets you capture and share your moments in 360° true First-Person-View in unobtrusive and effortless way. (Read More)

Documentary film about Apollo 8 in the works

January 16th - via: us.blastingnews.com
2018, among other things, is the 50th anniversary of 1968, a year from Hell that made some people think that the end of civilization was nigh. (Read More)

Shenmue 3 Gets New Screenshots Ahead Of Magic Monaco 2018

January 16th - via: gearnuke.com
Shenmue 3 has received some criticism over its visuals and animations. The game is being developed on Unreal Engine 4 but the visuals are inconsistent so far, which is the case for a game that is in development, but the animations itself felt dated when a new trailer was released for it last year as part of behind the scenes development footage. (Read More)
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NanoParticle Saline Steam Inhaler Hits Kickstarter

January 16th - via: geeky-gadgets.com
[VIDEO] - Aura Medical based in New York created a new battery-powered steam inhaler which provides the convenience of a portable device that is capable of helping keep your respiratory system clear whenever needed. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the Avya steam inhaler (Read More)

Local alt-pop band Nearly York calls for help meeting Kickstarter goal

January 16th - via: lancasteronline.com
[LANCASTER, PA] - Two Lebanon Valley College alums have started a new band and need help financing the group's debut album. (Read More)
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