All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kickstarter’

Genius Asks Kickstarter for $8 Burrito, Gets Hundreds of Dollars

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 many ways as possible, and rank those experiences on a so-called “deliciousness graph.” Enter Noboru Bitoy (who claims no affiliation …

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PHP Programmers Unite To Make The Orange ElePHPant A Reality

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, pink and red ElePHPant, but one man wants to add one more color. Eli White, co-owner of php[architect], recently took …

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Study Reveals Successful Language For Kickstarter Campaigns

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. Now, a new study has shown that the difference between success and failure on Kickstarter could have something to do …

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Veronica Mars Now Streaming on Amazon Prime

If you were planning a return to Neptune before the premiere of the new Veronica Mars movie, Amazon has just made your search a lot easier. Amazon has just announced that Amazon Prime Instant Video is now the exclusive streaming home of the entire Veronica Mars series (64 episodes). The show, which starred Kristen Bell as a student moonlighting as …

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Mega Man Gets His Very Own Board Game

Mega Man is a video game defined by twitch platforming and shooting. It’s a hardcore game made for hardcore gamers. How could this decades old video game be turned into a slow-paced board game? Jasco Games seems to have figured it out and wants your help to make it a reality. Jasco Games took to Kickstarter last month to fund …

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Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Is Out Now [Video]

Everyone is excited for the upcoming Veronica Mars film right? After ending seven years ago following a 3-season-run, Veronica Mars will return with a film that is sure to please all of its die hard fans. The show premiered in September of 2004, and aired on the UPN network for its final two years, picking up on the CW for …

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Veronica Mars Movie Trailer Released

E! News released the trailer yesterday for the upcoming Veronica Mars movie that is due out in theaters March 14th. In the trailer, we get to see Veronica, Kristen Bell, all grown up and trying to land a big shot job as an attorney in New York City. She returns to Neptune when she finds out that her old beau …

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Another SLA 3D Printer Looks To Kickstarter For Funding

In 2012, Formlabs broke all kinds of Kickstarter records when its Form 1 SLA 3D printer brought in almost $3 million. They key to its success lied in Formlabs’ ability to offer an SLA 3D printer, which normally costs thousands of dollars, for only $2,299. Now another SLA 3D printer is testing its luck on Kickstarter and its even cheaper …

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Snap 3D Printer Brings Modular Design To 3D Printers

When buying 3D printers, you have two options – you can either buy a kit or a pre-assembled printer. If you don’t have much experience with building electronics, you might want to go with the pre-assembled unit. Unfortunately, pre-assembled units still cost a lot more than kits. That’s why the Kickstarter hopeful has designed a 3D printer kit that doesn’t …

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David Chang: Let’s Raise $6B on Kickstarter and Buy the Redskins

Could the Washington Redskins’ name controversy, front office troubles, and generally horrendous football woes be solved with a new, crowdsourced owner? World-famous chef and successful restaurateur David Chang (of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Má Pêche, Milk Bar, Momofuku Ko, and many more) has an interesting plan and it involves Kickstarter. Check this out: I''m going to try and raise $6 billion …

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Broken Age Revealed To Have All-Star Cast At VGX

At VGX 2013, Tim Schafer showed up to give us a better look at his Kickstarter-funded adventure game Broken Age. While showing us some new gameplay from the title, Schafer also revealed that the game will have a cast of characters voiced by some of the best talent around. As you may already know, Broken Age stars two characters – …

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This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins

Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political assassinations in a similar manner as Kickstarter. For the technically unfamiliar, “the Deepweb” or “DarkNet” (depending on who you’re talking …

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