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  • Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)

    Now you can shower with your smartphone (You know you want to)
    It's official. We're addicted to our smartphones. You probably already knew that. But if not, here's your proof: There's now a water-proof shower cap for your smartphone. A London-based Kickstarter campaign reached its bare-bones funding goal mere...
  • Audio Dubbing Doc 'Being George Clooney' Launches Kickstarter Campaign

    "Being George Clooney," a new documentary by "These Amazing Shadows" co-director Paul Mariano, has a launched a Kickstarter campaign. The doc centers on audio dubbing of Hollywood films featuring George Clooney for foreign markets. Some of the voices...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...
  • Blood, sweat and crowdfunding for 'Life Itself'

    Blood, sweat and crowdfunding for 'Life Itself'
    Late Monday afternoon, the lobby of the Gene Siskel Film Center was thick with expectations. The money guys hovered. They were about to see the result of their investments — they were about to see "Life Itself," the new Steve James documentary about...
  • Zach Braff's Kickstarter Movie 'Wish I Was Here' Set for July 18 Release

    Focus Features will release Zach Braff's "Wish I Was Here" on July 18 in New York and Los Angeles and then expand the film on July 25 and again on Aug. 1. Focus bought the U.S. rights to the Kickstarter-funded dramedy in January following its premiere at...
  • Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way

    Nakedwines.com: Crowdfunding indie wines the Kickstarter way
    Through Kickstarter and Indiegogo, people are finding projects, new products and films to fund via crowdsourcing. Now, reports KGO-TV in San Francisco, fledgling winemakers can take advantage of crowdsourced funding through NakedWines.com. “Now, the...
  • Lobster shell disease is spreading -- but you can still eat the lobster

    Lobster shell disease -- a nasty business that can cause the shell to discolor or rot off completely -- has affected the southern New England lobster industry and reportedly is on the move. The disease turns the color of the lobster shells from their...
  • Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try

    Santa Barbara wine: Put these wines on your list to try
    On a beautiful day in Santa Barbara last Saturday, wine enthusiasts were able to taste unreleased wines from a collection of Santa Barbara County's top vineyards. The Santa Barbara County Wine Futures Tasting was held at the courtyard in front of Les...
  • Valle de Guadalupe's 23rd annual wine festival continues this weekend

    Valle de Guadalupe's 23rd annual wine festival continues this weekend
    If you're headed down Ensenada way this weekend, you might want to make a detour to Valle de Guadalupe to take in some of the events surrounding the 23rd annual Fiestas de la Vendimia through Saturday. Check the website for a full listing of...
  • Mother Nature just won't give French vineyards a break

    Mother Nature just won't give French vineyards a break
    French vintners just don’t seem to be able to catch a break. Mother Nature has been very, very bad this season to winemakers in Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and Alsace, the country's most prestigious wine-growing regions.  A violent hailstorm...
  • Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better

    Wendy's pretzel bacon cheeseburger: Lab-made meat might be better
    I’m a sucker for a good pretzel wherever I find one. And in these parts, Röckenwagner Bakery makes some of the best. Hans Röckenwagner also has a pretzel burger at his 3 Square Cafe & Bakery in Venice that’s one of my guilty pleasures....