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Bissell Portable Dog Washer Vacuums Pet Like a Carpet

Bissell Portable Dog Washer Vacuums Pet Like a Carpet It is a truth universally acknowledged among pet owners that bath time sucks.Described as “the next generation of dog bathing,” the portable system makes it easier to clean your four-legged friend virtually anywhere, anytime.

Lego Tape Lets You Stick Your Builds Wherever You Want

Lego Tape Lets You Stick Your Builds Wherever You Want It’s actually a whole lot more fun than that.Nimuno Loops toy block tape is all about letting you stick Lego creations anywhere you want.

Dude tries to crowdfund a $15,000 engagement ring. Internet says, 'Nope!'

Dude tries to crowdfund a $15,000 engagement ring. Internet says, 'Nope!' He's crowdfunding the purchase of a $15,000 ring for his girlfriend, Alexandra.The off-putting part is that $15,000 is a lot of money to spend when you’re asking other people to foot the bill.

Build Your Own 8-Bit Game Console for $35

Build Your Own 8-Bit Game Console for $35 The open-source, Arduino-powered, handheld game console is fun and portable, but also a learning experience: It ships as a DIY kit, with various electronic components for you to build and customize.Starting at $35, the box costs as much as, if not less than, a new console game—Gajšak’s way of motivating kids to “learn something new and enter the wonderful world of DIY electronics.

Portable LightCube Reinvents Home Lighting

Portable LightCube Reinvents Home Lighting But why revert to a ’90s relic (often triggered by coughing, a dog barking, laughter, or the TV) when you can upgrade your home lighting instead?The original and extended models plug directly into the wall, while two portable versions also run on batteries for up to seven hours.

High-tech Coffee Table Hides A Beer Fridge And A Huge Bluetooth Speaker

High-tech Coffee Table Hides A Beer Fridge And A Huge Bluetooth Speaker They’re crowdfunding a more modern take on the coffee table, which they call Sobro.There’s a pair of small drawers that you can hide things like remotes and game controllers in and one larger drawer that’s a little more exciting.

Win Every Race With Storelli SpeedGrip Insoles

Win Every Race With Storelli SpeedGrip Insoles Designed to replace existing, often slippery inserts, SpeedGrip aims to prevent the wearer’s foot from shifting around inside their sneakers.” “Not only do [they] produce a qualitative improvement in traction but [test subjects] reported something even more important: SpeedGrip Insoles make you feel faster,” the project’s crowdfunding page said.

2.5-inch Jelly Wants To Be The World's Smallest Smartphone

2.5-inch Jelly Wants To Be The World's Smallest Smartphone Most of today’s smartphones follow a familiar design: clamp the thinnest casing with the narrowest bezels possible around a large display.It’s also not a real phone yet, but its makers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to turn their concept into a real device.

xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens

xHamster Backs Motion Sensor That Hides Porn if Your Door Opens If the sensor picks up any movement, your porn sessions vanish, the audio turns off, and you can go about the business of pretending to have been totally engaged in work.Later, the campaign promises that one sensor can control multiple devices simultaneously for those moments when watching porn on just one piece of hardware isn’t enough.

Please Read This Before Pitching Us Your Kickstarter

Please Read This Before Pitching Us Your Kickstarter Dear folks pitching us crowdfunded hardware all day: There’s a good chance we won’t hear you.That said, we just covered what looks like a great piece of hardware on Kickstarter: the WhiteFox Mechanical Keyboard.

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer Back in December 2015, I wrote a fairly waffling account of my attempt to write 50,000 words in 30 days for National Novel Writing Month.It involves crowdfunding the initial publishing costs of the novel myself, but more on that later.

One Of The Coolest Brewing Gadgets Is Finally Coming To The U.S.

One Of The Coolest Brewing Gadgets Is Finally Coming To The U.S. There’s no shortage of high-tech home brewing appliances to choose from these days.That’s finally changing, thanks to a brand new Kickstarter from the crew at BrewArt.

Women are way better than men at crowdfunding, study says

Women are way better than men at crowdfunding, study says According to a new study from consulting firm PWC, women are flat-out better at crowdfunding than men.An analysis of 450,000 campaigns found that campaigns led by women were 32 percent more successful at meeting their fundraising goals than campaigns led by men.

Keep your finger on the pulse of things with this Bluetooth ring

Keep your finger on the pulse of things with this Bluetooth ring In the quest for the smallest Bluetooth device possible, Origami Labs may be leading the pack.The Hong Kong start-up that builds voice-enabled hardware just launched their first Kickstarter project, the ORII ring, a Bluetooth-enabled ring that uses bone conduction to transmit audio to the fingertip.

Infrared-Infused Activewear Promotes Recovery

Infrared-Infused Activewear Promotes Recovery As does Spiritus, an Australian startup crowdfunding its specially engineered activewear.The athleisure line is made from an “exclusive” fabric—the result of a collaboration with tech and textile manufacturers XT2 and Celliant.

Every MacBook Pro should come with this awesome magnetic USB-C cable

Every MacBook Pro should come with this awesome magnetic USB-C cable That's why it's so great to see Vinpok's PokMag Bolt-S magnetic USB-C cable come in and fill the void.3 amps, which is about the same power throughout as using a regular non-magnetic USB-C cable with the 87-watt supply.

Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors

Zing Smart Light Passes Crowdfunding Goal With Flying Colors At age 31, I still prefer to keep a light on in the hallway, illuminating my way to the bathroom in the middle of the night.In just five weeks, San Diego-based Team Zing has more than doubled its crowdfunding goal of $52,500, collecting nearly $125,000 from 1,115 backers.

High-Tech Polar Seal Top Keeps You Warm All Winter

High-Tech Polar Seal Top Keeps You Warm All Winter Winter is coming: Polar Seal heated smart tops keep you warm and cozy all season (or year, if you’re perpetually chilly like me).Ideal for alpine activities and snowy sports, the lightweight, flexible, breathable clothes promise up to eight hours of on-demand sultriness.