Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where’s the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing (and spending!) pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:
Hunu is a reusable coffee cup that collapses to fit inside your pocket, making it easier than ever to avoid single-use disposable cups when you’re on the go. You don’t even have to worry about cleaning it beforehand, it comes with a plug so you won’t risk any leaks.
This furniture system uses an ingenious connector that doesn’t require any tools or hardware. You’ll have to buy your own plywood but after that, the sky’s the limit for what you can build with your own two hands.
With a friendly design that looks like it came straight out of a Pixar movie, Clicbot is a modular, educational robot with myriad programming possibilities for kids embarking on their STEM journey.
A push and grip mechanism allows this simple towel holder to function better than any hook and keep your towels off the floor.
For all you transit buffs: This documentary explores the factors leading to New York City’s subway crisis as well as the dire state of transit infrastructure throughout the country.
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