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At Long Last, Scientists Have Produced A Real, Functioning Hoverboard

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It hovers, it's a board, you can stand on it... yep, hoverboards are real.

#FROTCAST

Frotcast 225: In Which We Interview Nerd Punk Pioneer And YouTuber Extraordinaire Parry Gripp

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We cover the career of Parry Gripp, from "Weezer knock off" lead singer, to the hottest jingle and theme song writer in Hollywood.

#Kickstarter

Kickstarter Funding For Indie Games Falls Off A Cliff

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Kickstarter ain't what it used to be for the indie games scene.

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Someone Started A Crowdfunding Site To Stop Nickelback’s Evil Reign Of Terror

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Using the Foo Fighters crowdfunding campaign as inspiration, fans of music started a campaign for Nickelback to never play London again.

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Today Is Officially ‘Foo Fighters Day’ In Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones signed an official proclamation to declare today 'Foo Fighters Day' in his city.

#Kickstarter

The ‘Coolest’ Cooler Is Now The Most Successful Project In Kickstarter History

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Inventor Ryan Grepper's 'The Coolest' collected more than $13.2 million on Kickstarter to become the site's most successful project.

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Hey Kids Of The 80s, Kamala Is Kickstarting An Autobiography Written By Kim Chee

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Kamala's Kickstarter page is pretty much the best Kickstarter page ever.

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War Machine Update: Porn Stars Are Crowdfunding To Cover Christy Mack’s Medical Expenses

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The manhunt for War Machine continues. In the meantime, Christy Mack's porn friends are helping her raise money to cover medical expenses.

#kickstarter

A Man Launched A Kickstarter Campaign To Have An ‘Archer’-Approved Kenny Loggins Concert In His Home

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In one of the lazier Kickstarter campaigns you'll ever see, a guy wants $30,000 so he can host a Kenny Loggins jam session at his home.

#Documentaries

Check Out The Trailer For The Documentary About The Failure Of Nic Cage’s Superman

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The documentary 'The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?' tries to figure out what went wrong with Tim Burton's take on Superman.

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The Foo Fighters Have Agreed To Play An Unscheduled Crowdfunded Show In Virginia

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Some fans in Richmond, VA organized and crowdfunded a Foo Fighters show without their knowledge, so the Foo Fighters decided to fix that.

#kickstarter

You Have Less Than 24 Hours To Back Laremy’s Movie

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Laremy Legel needs your help. He has 24 hours to fund his movie and a really bad sunburn.

#video games

Shaquille O’Neal Wants Your Money To Fund His ‘Shaq Fu’ Video Game Sequel

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Shaquille O'Neal has launched an Indiegogo campaign to make a sequel to the hilariously bad video game 'Shaq Fu.'

#Documentaries

Check out this Trailer for the Calvin & Hobbes doc ‘Dear Mr. Watterson’

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I don't think it makes me special to say I owned a million Calvin and Hobbes books growing up.

#kickstarter

Atlas Shrugged Producers Looking for Handout After the Invisible Hand Wanked

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According to Ayn Rand's most fervant fanboys - Shruggalos, as I like to call them - Atlas Shrugged, her 1139-page anti-collectivist screed about what would happen if society's movers and shakers decided not to work (shrugged, if you will) remains as relevant today as it was when it was published during the days of Mao and Khrushchev in 1957.

#video games

Want To Play A Video Game About The Holocaust?

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'Imagination Is The Only Escape' is an adventure game about the Holocaust. Yes, really.

#kickstarter

Uwe Boll’s Misspelled Kickstarter: Sad Reality or Brilliant Joke?

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The irony of Uwe Boll taking to Kickstarter to finance his next film, which <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1544635303/postal-2" target="_blank">he did recently</a>, is rich, considering the most commonly asked question about Uwe Boll was how his terrible movies ever got financed in the first place.

#kickstarter

Steven Soderbergh donated $10,000 to Spike Lee's Kickstarter

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Spike Lee got a lot of flack for<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/07/spike-lee-kickstarting-film-about-vampires-or-something" target="_blank"> his Kickstarter campaign</a>, mostly for all the wrong reasons.

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Optimists Want To Crowdfund A Super Smartphone. For $32 Million.

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Meet the Ubuntu Edge. Canonical wants $32 million of the Internet's money to make it. Really.


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