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Jibo: World’s First Family Robot

Available by December 2015, Jibo promises to be the worlds first family robot. Featuring the ability to recognize faces, read and tell stories, take family photos, and deliver hands-free messages, Jibo aims to be the family companion you didn’t ...

Solar Roadways Project Exceeds Funding Goal

Remember that crazy Solar Roadways project that was trying to get funding? Good news, it hit its crowdfunding goal, and there’s still time left to invest. Utilizing a series of modular, durable, and interchangeable solar panels, the Solar ...

Akira Fans Made a Gorgeous, Live Action Trailer

Earlier this month, The Akira Project debuted its fan-made live action trailer based on the now-legendary works of manga and anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo. It’s a labor of love that has been in the works for nearly two years and a striking ...

The Pathway of the Future? Solar Roads Could Power the Country

With nearly 18,000 square-miles of road winding it’s way across the US, the Solar Roadways project wants to change the way we think about energy. With US roads covering an area equivalent to the size Massachusetts, the Solar Roadways project ...

Kick “Star”ting – Chris Roberts Crowdfunds a New Game

Chris Roberts is a new “Citizen” in the crowdfunded game business. Game creator Chris Roberts did something unique with his love of Star Wars and science fiction. He created an original PC game, Wing Commander, which allowed gamers to step into ...

Illinois Library Turns to Crowd-Funding for Hulk Statue

A library in Illinois is looking to get people excited about its extensive graphic novel section through the most logical course of action: constructing a nine-foot-tall statue of the incredible Hulk. What else? To be fair, the Northlake Public ...

Whedon Muses Dollhouse Crowdfunding Campaign

Going back on previous statements, Joss Whedon said that he was entertaining the idea of using crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter to revitalize one of his cancelled shows – but not the one you might think. “If I were to jump into ...