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  • 'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners

    'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners
    For 25 years, brothers Scott and Kurt Comstock have combined their minds to churn out toys for children and home products for grown-ups. They come from a family of nine kids and say that having a sibling in between them has made the collaborative...
  • McSweeney's raises half its $150,000 Kickstarter goal in 5 days

    McSweeney's raises half its $150,000 Kickstarter goal in 5 days
    McSweeney's launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday and by 8:15am Friday, it had reached half of its (not insignificant) goal of $150,000. McSweeney's is a tripartite enterprise, publishing the humor website, magazines The Believer and McSweeney's,...
  • Evanston OKs four-year run for 'parklet'

    Evanston OKs four-year run for 'parklet'
    Hewn Bakery has received permission to operate its "parklet" on a seasonal basis for another four years through 2018, under an action of the Evanston City Council Monday. Hewn, an artisanal bakery, first received permission last year to operate the...
  • Chris Hansen using Kickstarter to get back to catching predators

    Chris Hansen using Kickstarter to get back to catching predators
    Chris Hansen is going back into the predator-catching business, but this time he's asking his fans to help him. The veteran network news correspondent, known for the "Dateline NBC" investigative series "To Catch a Predator," is turning to crowd...
  • Costa Mesa start-up works to make phone batteries universal

    Costa Mesa start-up works to make phone batteries universal
    Sitting in his company's offices at a Costa Mesa business park, Kero Basilios assembled three attachments onto an iPhone 6: a transparent case, a hardware piece and a thin black slab slightly longer than a business card. The hardware attachment has a...
  • Pasadena: Local woman seeks to share her healing music

    Pasadena: Local woman seeks to share her healing music
    The year 2012 was a challenging one for Pasadena resident Angela Busick. She was suffering from a serious bout of depression, as well as dealing with adverse reactions to medications that she had been prescribed. During this time, she visited 10...
  • The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show

    The Republic's video-game mentality makes theater audience part of show
    Take a play, a video game and audience participation, and you might end up with The Republic, an interactive experience that organizers are launching in Orlando this spring. During the 90-minute show, audience members make decisions for the actors,...
  • LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow

    LeVar Burton keeps the sunlight shining through the Reading Rainbow
    Toward the back of LeVar Burton's L.A. office there's a room filled with people testing software, including some, in teeny chairs, who are about 6 years old. Welcome to Reading Rainbow, the former PBS television show turned iPad app that's poised to...
  • Harwood brothers pitch Real detergent on Good Morning America

    Harwood brothers pitched their laundry detergent for men to “Shark Tank” entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary on Good Morning America Friday. “I know men sometimes get a bad wrap for not doing their fair share around the house,” Leif...
  • Thumb, or finger, could be key to secure files

    Thumb, or finger, could be key to secure files
    It could be right out of a science-fiction movie: opening secure computer files with a finger, no password required. Orlando businessman Eric Delisle is readying a portable flash drive that uses fingerprints to encrypt access to its contents —...
  • Elizabeth using Kickstarter launch two new culinary concepts

    Elizabeth using Kickstarter launch two new culinary concepts
    In the financially forbidding restaurant world, launching a new place can be tough. That's why Elizabeth Restaurant (4835 N. Western, Unit D, 773-681-0651) is asking fans to pitch in. In a Kickstarter campaign created by the restaurant's chef Iliana...