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Blake Northcott Talks w/411 about Fathom, The North Valley Grimoire, More

July 13th - via: 411mania.com
You don’t need a crystal ball to predict the future and I can safely say that mega-talented Blake Northcott is one to watch. In fact, when they announce her taking over as head of Marvel or DC, I won’t be surprised in the slightest. (Read More)

Innovative Hybrid Smartwatch "Muse" Triples Crowdfunding Goal

July 13th - via: virtual-strategy.com
Innovative Hybrid Smartwatch "Muse" Triples Crowdfunding Goal, Surpassing Presales of $78,000 on Kickstarter Featuring one-year battery life, fitness tracking, (Read More)

Ex-NASA Engineer Creates 'Insane' PS4, Xbox One Controller Mod

July 13th - via: ign.com
Ex-NASA engineer Jake Middleton has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his “insane, over-the-top” PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controller mod, MEGA-one. MEGA-one acts as a type of exoskeleton for existing PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers. It’s made from “aircraft grade” aluminum, features an “industrial-grade” vibrator, and “mega motor, (Read More)

Multifunctional Travel Backpacks : Multifunctional travel backpack

July 12th - via: trendhunter.com
Finding a multifunctional travel backpack that fits one’s needs is a trying task. The commodity has to have an uncluttered and clean exterior, be an appropriate shape and size, as well as have a thoughtfully arranged interior for organizational purposes. The BRIIDGS offering seems to satisfy all those categories and more. (Read More)

Sega Arcade Pop-Up Book Springs To Life On Kickstarter

July 12th - via: comicbook.com
We’ve got a number of publications that are paying loving tribute to the games of old, including a Master System compilation that’s sure to be a big hit with fans. But what about Sega’s arcade scene? After all, the company produced a number of iconic favorites before it moved into the home (Read More)
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Asher House works with Wayside Waifs to encourage people to adop

July 12th - via: kctv5.com
His journey started with a successful Kickstarter campaign. He said he sold all of his belongings and bought an RV with his best friend. They and their six rescue dogs are traveling to 49 states to host events to encourage adoption (Read More)
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This tiny dongle brings Bluetooth audio connectivity to the Nintendo Switch

July 12th - via: mobilesyrup.com
This Genki Bluetooth adapter for the Nintendo Switch is such a good idea that it's surprising a third-party accessory manufacturer hasn't already released a similar dongle. (Read More)

Search For Answers And Sanity in 'Infliction'

July 12th - via: bloody-disgusting.com
It's tough being an indie game developer, especially if it's a one-person project. Take Caustic Reality's Infliction, which is currently in development by just one man, Clinton McCleary, and has been for over two and a half years. The game is currently on Steam, but in a rarity for this day and age, there’s a demo available on the game’s Steam page. (Read More)

Now in Its 5th Year Photographing the City, Humans of St. Louis Will Become a Book

July 12th - via: riverfronttimes.com
Humans of St. Louis, until now a project based entirely on social media, will soon release a full-length book that chronicles the faces and stories of hundreds of individuals in the area. (Read More)
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Raid your purse 'cos that inflatable pink coffin is now on Kickstarter

July 12th - via: metro.co.uk
Pics of the pink coffin float went viral, with everyone feeling it as a big summer mood, and support for the unusual float ended up being so high that Greenbaum announced he would consider crowdfunding. Consider he did, for the coffin’s Kickstarter has just launched. (Read More)
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Despite Kickstarter Disaster, ONO Seeks More Funding Through New Crowdfunding Campaign

July 11th - via: all3dp.com
The concept behind the ONO 3D printer (which at the time was named the OLO) was exciting for a number of reasons. For starters, it was an affordable and compact UV light source-based 3D printer that is supposed to utilize the light from your smartphone to print objects. (Read More)

How a Kickstarter Project Influenced Women Half a World Away

July 11th - via: indianexpress.com
“India works very differently than any other place in the world. Here, feminism can mean the right to marry whom you want, to have better working conditions or simply to demand justice for the wrongs done to you. Often, the kind of elitist feminism we preach in cities piggy-rides on the many challenges that women at the grassroots face and fight." (Read More)

Need validation in your life? This gleeful clapping robot will provide it

July 11th - via: wbrc.com
Called Big Clapper, the robot looks faintly like slightly objectionable Pokmon Jynx — only colored bright red, and with plastic hands raised perennially overhead like an overexcited preacher. If you’re asking what exactly a Big Clapper robot does well, frankly you’ve come to the right place (Read More)

'Mind MGMT' Returns -- With a Read-Along Record Album

July 11th - via: comicbook.com
Acclaimed cartoonist Matt Kindt is launching his first-ever Kickstarter project to independently finance an unusual project: an all new, stand-alone MIND MGMT comic book by Kindt, and a read-along, 7' vinyl record by Kindt and Clint McElroy. (Read More)

"Spotify for Cookbooks" Just Launched on Kickstarter

July 11th - via: purewow.com
Ever feel like googling a recipe is like playing a game of roulette? This kickstarter digitized thousands of chef-curated cookbooks—and it’s as easy to use as Spotify. (Read More)

Canvia's new Kickstarter brings art into the modern world of technology

July 11th - via: sociable.co
For art lovers everywhere Palacio‘s new Kickstarter campaign for Canvia, a digital display that looks like a real painting, is bringing art into the modern world with a digital touch. (Read More)

Help This Kickstarter Rebuild One Of Detroit's Most Famous '80s Techno Sound Systems

July 11th - via: electronicbeats.net
Club Heaven was an influential gay club at the heart of the Motor City's early electronic dance music scene. Detroit Sound Conservancy is trying to preserve the legacy of Club Heaven by restoring and reinstalling the club’s original sound system. Through a process of “electronic archaeology”, they’ll restore the amplifiers, cables, drivers, horns and speaker cabinets and breathe new life into the sound system (Read More)

Binding of Isaac Card Game Kickstarter Already Earned Over $1 Million

July 10th - via: comicbook.com
From game creator Edmund McMillen of Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac fame, The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls is a multiplayer card game that just went live on Kickstarter on June 27. With an initial goal set of raising $50,000, the project has now blown past that with the total amount pledged being $1,141,363 at the time this is written. (Read More)
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Because International launches kickstarter campaign for retail shoes

July 10th - via: spokesman.com
Because International, a local nonprofit that makes and distributes growing shoes for children in need around the world, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a retail version of their shoe, called “Expandals.” (Read More)

“Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s” documentary launches kickstarter campaign

July 10th - via: dyingscene.com
Pick It Up! Ska In The 90s will tell the story of ska’s history throughout the first two waves in the 60s and 80s and how the third wave turned ska into an entirely new sound in the 90s and became wildly popular all around the world for a brief moment in music history. (Read More)
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Long awaited Kickstarter Success Metroidvania Game Chasm is releasing this Month

July 10th - via: gamezone.com
Chasm has been a game long in the making, with its first appearance in 2013 and a following successful Kickstarter campaign. Now, developer Bit Kid is ready to announce their passion project will release this month, July 31st on PC, PS4 and PS Vita for only $19.99. Check out the new teaser trailer! (Read More)
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New Zimple Kickstarter campaign : Ziflex - Flexible & magnetic build platform for 3D Printers

July 10th - via: 3dprintingindustry.com
While other systems usually use a solid steel sheet and magnets, Zimple has come up with something innovative: using strong directional magnetic sheets on both parts. (Read More)

Airlango unveils crowdfunding for $500 Mystic AI drone

July 10th - via: venturebeat.com
In doing so, the company hopes to play a part in ushering in a new era of autonomous robots that serve users’ needs through advanced perception and neural processing. (Read More)

Minneapolis designer Joe Quarion corners untapped market: men’s skirts

July 10th - via: citypages.com
A few years ago, Joe Quarion of Minneapolis was getting ready for an ultimate Frisbee match. Occasionally, the team captains would give the players goofy dress-up themes. This time, it was skirts and dresses. Quarion put on a skirt he bought at Savers and headed to the field. (Read More)
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A Kickstarter for a Ruth Bader Ginsburg action figure just raised over $600,000

July 10th - via: mic.com
From the courtroom to the toy store, Notorious RBG reigns supreme. (Read More)
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What If SCREAM's Ghostface Called You?

July 9th - via: dreadcentral.com
Talk about the ultimate Scream souvenir. When you hear Ghost Face mention your name, you’ll know first-hand what Sidney goes through when she answers the phone. (Read More)
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This Robot Can Clap For You And That’s Just What It Does

July 9th - via: nerdist.com
Have you ever been at work, working your little buns off, and you just did it really well? Whatever it is you were trying to do, you put in the work, you got it done, and if you say so yourself, you completely, totally, absolutely nailed it. While you may have gotten a trophy for things like that when you were a kid, now you’re an adult, so trophies don’t tend to come around as often as they used to. Wouldn’t it be nice, though? (Read More)

This case adds wireless charging to AirPods for $15 USD

July 9th - via: mobilesyrup.com
If you can't wait for Apple's new wireless AirPods charging case or AirPower charging mat, this could be the perfect accessory for you. (Read More)

Famed Batman Artist Graham Nolan Launches KickStarter for Monster Island!

July 9th - via: boundingintocomics.com
Famed Batman artist and the co-creator of Bane, Graham Nolan recently launched a KickStarter for his upcoming collected edition of Monster Island as well as a hardcover art book. (Read More)

Jumpstarting your dream project

July 9th - via: cbncompass.ca
Crowdfunding sites giving people a boost to reach their goals. In the world of fundraising for pet projects, including film production, book publishing, aid to victims of all kinds, environmental initiatives and, well, just about everything else, crowdfunding is increasingly being used as great tool. (Read More)

Seek Launches Kickstarter for Its New Line of Cricket Flours

July 9th - via: grubstreet.com
Founded by Robyn Shapiro (a former marketing executive with Ralph Lauren), Seek has created all-purpose, gluten-free, and Paleo blended flours, all of which it says can be used cup for cup in any recipe using flour. Sean Sherman, Elena Reygadas, Alison Roman, and others contributed recipes. (Read More)

After five years and 72 Kickstarter updates, Chasm is finally coming this month

July 9th - via: destructoid.com
In 2013, when Kickstarter was just a blip on some folk's radars, Chasm was announced. Developer notes that the project has "exceed [their] wildest expectations," and as a result Early Access backers are reaping the benefits and are getting their keys on July 16 "barring any unforeseen complications." (Read More)
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‘The Binding of Isaac’ Card Game Surpasses $1 Million on Kickstarter

July 9th - via: variety.com
The game has three 100-card decks — monsters, treasure, and loot — all featuring the disturbingly cute “Binding of Isaac” art style. Kickstarter backers who donate $25 or more get a copy, which includes the three decks, bonus cards, custom dice, a rulebook, and more.. (Read More)
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beeline moto smart navigation device for motorcycles provides an easy and safe drive

July 9th - via: designboom.com
after the launch of a navigation device for cyclists, its developers improved 'beeline' into 'beeline moto' which gives the option of full route guidance. (Read More)

Labyrinth Owners Start Campaign To Expand Into Comedy Center

July 9th - via: post-journal.com
[JAMESTOWN, NY] - There will be a local taste to the food that will be available at the National Comedy Center. NCC officials have hired the owners of the Labyrinth Press Company to provide food at the national attraction based on the “celebration of comedy.” (Read More)

Queer Webcomic STRANGELORE Launches Print Edition on Kickstarter

July 8th - via: comicosity.com
Writer Viktor T. Kerney has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his queer supernatural webcomic called StrangeLore. In StrangeLore, a tragic incident forces 19-year-old Brandon Hanks to leave Chicago and to live with his grandmother in a sleepy southern town. As he settles into his new home, Brandon meets the cavalier and handsome Jackson Garrett. (Read More)
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Hackaday Links: July 8, 2018

July 8th - via: hackaday.com
Do you like cyberpunk? Do you like stories about rebellious people overthrowing the system? How about androids? Do you like androids? Here’s a Kickstarter that’s tying all of that together. (Read More)
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Practice-Guiding Yoga Mats : 'KYOMA' yoga mat

July 6th - via: trendhunter.com
The ‘KYOMA’ yoga mat is a clever approach to fitness equipment that will provide athletes with a simple way to partake in their favorite practices without having to memorize all of the different moves. (Read More)

Affordable Electric Bike is Designed to Make Daily Commutes Effortless

July 6th - via: mymodernmet.com
The AM1 electric bike by Analog Motion is designed to be sleek, ultra-light, and affordable. The effortless e-bike is designed with no frills or unnecessary gadgets—it’s a simple single-speed city bike with a lightweight 20-mile battery, ideal for daily commutes. (Read More)

Stonehearth's development will end this month, without meeting all its Kickstarter stretch goals

July 6th - via: pcgamer.com
Stonehearth, Radiant Entertainment's ant farm-esque city builder, was successfully Kickstarted in May 2013. It raised $751,920, more than six times its goal of $120,000. After a string of alpha builds, it launched on Steam Early Access in June 2015, and while it's seen countless updates since, it is still missing several features mentioned in its Kickstarter stretch goals. (Read More)
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'Swords & Soldiers II Shawarmageddon' (ALL) Kickstarter Canceled, Targets Nintendo Switch

July 6th - via: worthplaying.com
Swords & Soldiers II sends Redbeard and his gang of burly Vikings on an all-new side-scrolling strategy adventure. Two weeks in, only 10% of the 50k goal has been reached and as such the developer has canceled the campaign. (Read More)

Ice Nine Kills announce campaign to visit 'Scream' house with fans

July 6th - via: altpress.com
It’s no secret that the band has a deep love for the horror genre, especially the band’s vocalist Spencer Charnas. The vocalist is a walking horror film encyclopedia that has shared his love of Craven’s slasher in past interviews with AP, saying: “I really love the movie Scream. That’s absolutely one of my favorites. That was probably the first horror movie that I ever saw in theatres.” (Read More)
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The dating app of your queer dreams needs your help!

July 6th - via: dazeddigital.com
Not a drill Called simply Personals, the app is set to be an antidote to the limited (and limiting) options currently available for queer people – many mainstream platforms, for instance, only allow you to declare as male or female, and search within the same gender binary. (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign launches for DIY dog toothbrush

July 6th - via: petgazette.biz
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for a DIY dog toothbrush created by Los Angeles-based pet startup Bristly, aiming to make the brush available internationally. It has easy-to-hold paw pads allowing self-use for dogs and the two sides of bristle lines clean dogs’ teeth down to the gumline. (Read More)
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