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  • Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix

    Got battery? Lots of low battery hacks but no quick fix
    At a cozy watering hole in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, bartender Kathy Conway counted four different phone chargers behind the bar. Call it the scourge of the red zone, call it battery anxiety. Smartphone users are tired of begging to...
  • TLC's fans are 'No Scrubs,' push group to Kickstarter goal in three days

    TLC's fans are 'No Scrubs,' push group to Kickstarter goal in three days
    Sure, TLC sang "What About Your Friends" back in the day, but members needn't worry about anyone turning their backs on them. Less than three days after the group asked fans to fund its final album via a Kickstarter campaign, TLC has surpassed its...
  • Why TLC turned to Kickstarter for its final album

    Why TLC turned to Kickstarter for its final album
    Sixteen years after TLC printed thousands of fan names in the liner notes of its Grammy-winning album “FanMail,” the group has again turned to its supporters to steer a project --┬ábut for a price. The groundbreaking R&B/hip-hop group plans...
  • Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street

    Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street
    Erin and Dave Emmons joke that their food truck was "held together with bubble gum and bale wire" in its first year. In the summer of 2011, the married couple bought the former newspaper delivery vehicle and transformed it into Lucky Taco, quickly gaining...
  • New executive director sets goals for chamber of commerce

    The for-profit business world was losing its luster, and Roger Sosa was looking for work that would make him feel good about himself again. He got into the world of chambers of commerce. Sosa is now the executive director of the Buffalo Grove...
  • Boosters hope for a revival at Seal Beach's Bay Theatre

    Boosters hope for a revival at Seal Beach's Bay Theatre
    Nick Carabetta isn't sure about the first movie that played at the Bay Theatre in Seal Beach. The theater opened in 1947, so a few educated guesses are possible: the holiday classic "Miracle on 34th Street," maybe, or the Oscar-winner "Gentleman's...
  • Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public

    Fly us to the moon, UK space mission asks public
    A British space venture is giving ordinary citizens the chance to leave their mark on the moon in a decade's time while helping scientists scout a possible location for a permanent base there. Lunar Mission One launched a crowdfunding drive on Wednesday...
  • Looking for the next Cards Against Humanity at the Toy and Game Fair

    Looking for the next Cards Against Humanity at the Toy and Game Fair
    It’s called the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, but there’s more than just kids’ stuff at the annual two-day spectacle—held last weekend at the Navy Pier. Many creators and publishers of adult-friendly board and card games come to...
  • Student researchers turn to public to fund projects

    Young researchers at Pennsylvania's top universities are turning to the public to fund science experiments. Using a crowdfunding platform called experiment.com, four researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have raised nearly $12,000, and three...
  • Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade

    Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade
    Reddit launched a crowdfunding tool Wednesday that gives users of the popular online forum a tailor-made alternative to Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Called Redditmade, the platform is initially optimized to help Reddit users sell T-shirts to their peers...
  • Reddit Launches Crowdfunding Site Redditmade

    Reddit has moved into crowdfunding with Redditmade, providing the tools for users to raise funds to bring their campaigns to fruition. "Redditmade gives you the flexibility to create almost anything you want, easily raise money, and support causes you...