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‘The Big Bang Theory’ in Lego Form

‘The Big Bang Theory’ in Lego Form

By Kimberly Ripley November 8, 2014

The Big Bang Theory will soon be produced in a whole new way. Lego announced it’s going to create a set based on the hit CBS show. Following in the very successful footsteps of sets based on Ghostbusters, The Simpsons, …

Zach Braff Describes Odd Kickstarter Requests

Zach Braff was so grateful when the film he wrote and directed with his brother, Wish I Was Here, got fully funded on Kickstarter that he agreed to some pretty odd requests from contributors. “This one guy was a dentist …

Reading Rainbow Takes a Dark Turn

You know how we all just pledged a ton of money so that LevAr Burton can revive Reading Rainbow, on the web, for a new generation? Ok, maybe we shouldn’t have done that. Reading gives knowledge, and knowledge is power. …

Kickstarter Throws Out Rules, Human Reviews Kickstarter Throws Out Rules, Human Reviews

Here’s the thing about some people–they’re shits. Here’s the thing about the internet–some of those people use it. Here’s the the about Kickstarter (or any other crowdfunding site for that matter)–it’s the internet asking you for money. Kickstarter, although it’s …

LeVar Burton Works to Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’

If you remember the days of LeVar Burton hosting the PBS show Reading Rainbow, then your childhood was awesome. Unfortunately, most of the kids in elementary school now can’t say the same, and Burton is looking to change that. Burton …

Zach Braff Releases ‘Wish I Was Here’ Trailer

Zach Braff made headlines last year for attempting to fund his next indie film project using the crowdsourcing site Kickstarter. His Kickstarter campaign came on the heels of the record breaking Veronica Mars movie one. While people generally praised Rob …

Tom Hanks Movie Gets Kickstarter-Style Funding

Tom Hanks is a big enough name that anything he touches nowadays turns to gold. It shouldn’t be tough to fund a movie that has Hanks already signed on. Captain Phillips just made over $217 million and got six Academy …

The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right The Micro Gets Affordable 3D Printing Right

Making 3D printers more affordable has been an arduous task to say the least. The manufacturer of these devices either has to make them smaller, build them out of low quality components or even ship them in a kit that …

Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy Tiles Wants To Make 3D Printed Design Easy

A kid’s imagination combined with LEGO is a powerful thing. With just some simple plastic bricks, kids can build complex contraptions that put the world’s engineers to shame. Now a startup is hoping to accomplish the same thing with 3D …

Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers Mamba3D To Raise The Bar For Open Source 3D Printers

The success of 3D printing over the last few years can be greatly attributed to the open source community. By taking expired patents and open source designs, anybody can build their own 3D printer and share it with the world. …

Bear Simulator Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Farjay Studios has noticed a disturbing trend in games these days. They’ve found that games puts players into the roles of humans far too often. That’s a problem, and one they hope to remedy with their latest title. Farjay Studios …

Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter Heavy Duty 3D Printer Takes To Kickstarter

Crowdfunding is arguably the best thing to happen to 3D printing in years. Instead of just having a number of big manufacturers making all the 3D printers, we now have an explosion of open source and inexpensive printers hitting the …

“Veronica Mars” Fans Get A Kickstarter Treat

“Veronica Mars” fans got a treat this week when the Kickstarter project they funded released a treat: the first two minutes of the crowd-funded film, which will be released later this month. The movie project raised $5.7 million with a …

Kickstarter Reveals Hack, Some User Info Compromised Kickstarter Reveals Hack, Some User Info Compromised

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler took to the company blog over the weekend to announce that they had fallen victim to a hack–one that exposed some user info including email addresses, mailing address, phone numbers, and encrypted passwords. Strickler makes a …

Genius Uses Kickstarter to Get Free Burritos
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Good use of popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter–or best use of popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter? Screw getting a movie made or funding a cool new 3D printer. Kickstarter was made for supporting man’s quest to experience a Chipotle burrito in as …

PHP Programmers Unite To Make An Orange ElePHPant PHP Programmers Unite To Make An Orange ElePHPant
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Android has bugdroid. Linux has Tux the penguin. Both have been immortalized in plush toys, action figures and even remote controlled robots. What about PHP’s lovable ElePHPant though? Where’s the love for him? Well, somebody has already made a blue, …

Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter

As the Kickstarter platform has gained popularity, more startups than ever are now using the service to crowdsource funding for their projects. Not every Kickstarter project, however, can be as successful as the Pebble watch or the Veronica Mars movie. …