Browsing the "crowdfunding" Tag

The DIY Electric Bike: 1 Plan

May 28th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Want to build a DIY electric bike instead of buying one? Micah Toll is raising funds to create a hardcover version of his popular guide book


New Eco Toys Brand Aims for Less Plastic, More Durability & Made in the US

May 14th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

I was thrilled to receive an email from Jim Barber, one of the co-founders of Luke's Toy Factory in Danbury, Connecticut. A family-run operation, the team at Luke's has focused not only on design, but also materials that meet their own high standards for safety, environmental responsibility, and durability


Poop to Power: How to Extract Value from Poopy Water

November 26th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Between humans and livestock, we produce an awful lot of poop... and the methods we currently use to deal with all that mess use a lot of energy and clean water. Startup Pilus Energy thinks they have a solution for extracting value from all that messy stuff



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