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Mighty Mug Giveaway

The Unspillable Mighty Mug

We are a nation fueled by caffeine. While many Americans get their fix from soda, tea, or two-ounce energy shots, the overwhelming majority choose coffee as their stimulant of choice. On average, each of us spends over $20 per week on the dark nectar... Read More...
Donors Choose: Crowdfunding for schools

Donors Choose: Crowdfunding for Schools

Before checking out for the weekend, we like to spend each Friday highlighting one charitable crowdfunding campaign that enables our krowd to do some good in the world. Sometimes these crowdfundraisers include a drawing for an incredible reward or ex... Read More...
runScribe now crowdfunding on Kickstarter

runScribe

Runners are fundamentally obsessed with two numbers: time and distance. In their constant pursuit of lowering one while increasing the other, many runners end up pushing themselves too hard, ultimately ending up back on the couch with an injury. N... Read More...
Hoverbike now crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Hoverbike

We all know that you can’t believe what you see in the movies. Even films that are “based on a true story” tend to fall on the fiction-y side of non-fiction. Since we know this to be the case, in order to enjoy a movie we often need to have a suspens... Read More...
ButterUp Knife on Kickstarter

ButterUp Knife

A good slice of buttered toast can really bring together a breakfast. While restaurant toast is typically served pre-buttered and ready for consumption, the simple act of making toast at home can be quite challenging. The culprit? Cold, unspreadable ... Read More...
Nomiku Sous Vide

Nomiku Sous Vide

“Set it and forget it!” That was the claim infomercial king Ron Popeil made when pitching his Showtime Rotisserie oven to night-owl QVC audiences in the late 1990’s. While the Showtime racked up over $1 billion in sales, you’d be hard pressed to find... Read More...
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Crowdfunding Challenge

Before checking out for the weekend, we like to spend each Friday highlighting one charitable crowdfunding campaign that enables our krowd to do some good in the world. Sometimes these crowdfundraisers include a drawing for an incredible reward or ex... Read More...
Fonde Ravioli Roller on Kickstarter

Fonde: The Artisanal Ravioli Roller

Sometimes a product comes along that solves a problem you thought you never had. At one point, the entire world thought that cutting bread a single slice at a time couldn’t be improved upon. The iPhone came along and fulfilled our unknown desire to c... Read More...