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Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum

Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum

By Josh Wolford July 10, 2014

In 2012, popular internet comic Matthew Inman, better known as The Oatmeal, published his most-viral comic to date – an ode to Nikola Tesla, who he called “the greatest geek who ever lived.” In it, he argued that the only …

An Affordable Metal 3D Printer Looks For Funding An Affordable Metal 3D Printer Looks For Funding
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The cost of plastic-based 3D printers have gone down tremendously over the years thanks in part to innovations in construction and the expiration of key patents. That will continue to be the case as desktop 3D printers continue to become …

3Dsimo Is The Future Proof 3D Printer Pen 3Dsimo Is The Future Proof 3D Printer Pen
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Earlier this year, a 3D printer pen called the 3Doodler took to Kickstarter asking for a modest $30,000. As it turns out, people really liked the idea of being able to create 3D printed objects with only a pen and …

3D Babies Now Holds The Creepy Crown 3D Babies Now Holds The Creepy Crown

Remember those 3D printed fetuses that were all the rage in Japan last year? It was a little creepy, sure, but at least it was a little endearing. A similar project from the U.S. is now seeking funding, but it’s …

Here's Another Cheap Resin-Based 3D Printer Here's Another Cheap Resin-Based 3D Printer
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Resin-based 3D printers are expensive. They got cheaper last year with the Form 1 – a stereolithographic 3D printer that only costs $2,299. Now they’re getting even cheaper with printers going as low as $100. The latest isn’t that cheap, …

Check Out This Super Cheap 3D Printer Check Out This Super Cheap 3D Printer
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Are you in the market for a 3D printer, but find that the current asking price of a few hundred dollars is still too much? What about a 3D printer for less than $100? It may sound impossible, but one …

The FABtotum Is More Than Just A 3D Printer The FABtotum Is More Than Just A 3D Printer
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Last week, I said that Zeus from AIO Robotics may be the new god of 3D printers. That’s because it could print, scan and fax 3D printed designs all in the confines of one machine. It’s going to hit Kickstarter …

Ubuntu Edge Doesn't Reach $32 Million In Funding Ubuntu Edge Doesn't Reach $32 Million In Funding

The Ubuntu Edge was a highly ambitious smartphone with an equally ambitious Indiegogo campaign. Canonical hoped to raise $32 million in a month to fund the creation of what it saw as the future of smartphones, but it only managed …

Family Guy Chicken Fight Made Into Live Action Family Guy Chicken Fight Made Into Live Action
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This is something that should be filed under “when crowd-funding goes right,” because what we have is fantastic allocation of donated funds. The idea for a live action reenactment of Peter Griffin’s famous fight with the Chicken was posted over …

Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos Kite Patch Looks to Make You Invisible to Mosquitos
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When it comes to defending yourself against one of life’s greatest nuisances, mosquitos, you’re pretty much limited to a few unappealing options. You can just stay inside – that usually helps. But what’s the fun in that? You can light …

Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone

Ubuntu announced earlier this year that it was bringing its unique flavor of Linux to smartphones and tablets. At the time, it said that it was working with carriers to bring hardware to the market. Now it’s taking its plea …

This iPhone/Cup Holder Is Ridiculous, Awesome This iPhone/Cup Holder Is Ridiculous, Awesome
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A new solution to a first world problem wants your money. How often do you find yourself unable to properly text, Facebook, or play Temple Run because you’re forced to use one of your free hands holding a cup of …

Help Fund Rural Access To Broadband Wi-Fi Help Fund Rural Access To Broadband Wi-Fi

The Internet is universally important to all Americans, and that’s especially true to rural Americans who are denied access to broadband Internet. The ISPs say it will cost too much to extend service to backroad homes and hard to reach …

Uwingu Crowdfunds The Future Of Space Exploration Uwingu Crowdfunds The Future Of Space Exploration

For years, we’ve entrusted the future of space exploration to public agencies and they have done a great job. NASA was able to land on the moon, send a rover to Mars, and make a satellite out of Android phone …

Bullied Bus Monitor Receives Over $200K In Donations Bullied Bus Monitor Receives Over $200K In Donations

This is quite an amazing story. Yesterday a video went viral of Karen Klein, 68 of Greece New York, getting bullied while on the job as a bus monitor for a bunch of middle schoolers. Here is the video and …