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:
Atolla is a monthly skincare subscription kit developed by a designer, a data scientist and a dermatologist at MIT that adapts to natural changes your skin faces. The kit comes with skin analysis tools and a custom serum that changes each month based on the data you upload to your phone.
This little smart pod, called Pivo, attaches to your phone to help create some pretty awesome GIFs and images that are either impossible or extremely hard to do just within your smartphone. Besides the ability to track you while you’re in motion, our favorite modes include “Versus” and “ManyMe”.
This one goes out to all the knitters out there who want to up their game. The Electric Eel Wheel Mini 2 is an easy at-home way to spin fibers into yarn.
Grow and eat mealworms with your kids! The Hive Explorer is a fun way to do just that in addition to offering a fun way to recycle food waste, watch mealworms digest plastics (yes, this is real) and collect fertilizer for your plants.
Sleep sound at night with Aizome Bedding‘s oranic indigo-dyed sheets. The Japan-based company uses sonic wave technology to dye their bedding, which ensures that their color will actually last.
Cook in style with this super compact pocket stove, called Ember. The vortex flame concentrates heat at high temperatures to cook your meals more efficiently while also looking majestic in the process.
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