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  • Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad

    Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad
    Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.  A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
  • Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting

    Potato salad Kickstarter at $36,000 and counting
    The most popular campaign on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com currently involves potato salad. Seriously. Not a documentary, independent film or the latest, greatest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise (and who knows what else)...
  • Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad

    Top Kickstarter campaign? A potato salad
    The Internet has really done it this time. The most popular campaign on crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com is a potato salad. Really. Not a feature film or the latest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise from the kitchen of an Ohio...
  • Law school student knows prison — from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • Vidcon: YouTube Gives Its Creators a Preview of New Features

    YouTube CEO Anne Wojcicki introduced a slew of innovations to creators assembled at Vidcon on Thursday in Anaheim, with the goal of aimed at helping them make more money off their videos. "It's a focus of mine to bring more revenue to the YouTube...
  • Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal

     Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal
    The pitch for a floating entertainment center about a half-mile off Chicago’s shore is gaining the public’s support — and dollars. The crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by Plainfield native Beau D’Arcy to raise money for his...
  • Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions

    Gamers hoping creation will aid with pet adoptions
    A start-up independent gaming company in Huntington Beach is looking to release the next breakout smartphone app while giving a financial and educational boost to the pet adoption community. Zuul Labs plans to launch "Tall Tails," its first creation, in...
  • Floating island proposed for Chicago shoreline

    Floating island proposed for Chicago shoreline
    About a mile off Chicago’s shore, a local businessman wants to create a floating city complete with sundecks, restaurants, a swimming pool and plenty of room for boats to dock. But before the first bottle of champagne can be uncorked on Breakwater...
  • Low-budget films rely on shortcuts

    Low-budget films rely on shortcuts
    In a quiet hillside home in Topanga Canyon, filmmaker Brian McGuire instructed his cast members to take their shirts off, put their sunglasses on, snort fake cocaine and "party hard." The 20-person cast and crew were filming a party scene for McGuire'...
  • LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign

    LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign
    Butterfly in the sky, LeVar Burton can go twice as high -- and then some.  On Wednesday, the actor and former host of "Reading Rainbow" launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive the long-running educational children's program, a beloved mainstay on...
  • Six Speciality Films That Could Bring the Heat This Summer

    Every summer a handful of plucky indie movies jump into the mainstream, thanks to filmgoers who want more nutritional value than that offered by the season's popcorn pics. This year's notable breakouts include Fox Searchlight's "The Grand Budapest Hotel,"...