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Free energy, edible slime -- and more offbeat crowdfunding ideas

Crowdfunding platforms can make unlikely, revolutionary notions fly or flop. Here are some of our recent favorites.

By September 4, 2013

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This is what it looks like when slime mold smiles

Researchers have translated the behavior of slime mold into "emotions" and displayed them, just as you'd expect, on a creepy robot face.

By August 19, 2013

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Hagfish-slime clothes could be new fashion statement

Slimy hagfish may hold the key to a new fabric that's stronger than nylon and more eco-friendly than polyester.

By December 10, 2012

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Artwork auctioned to the highest emotional bidder

Artworks valued at €25,000 have been auctioned off with an unusual currency -- the winning bids were the biggest emotional responses to the work.

By July 3, 2014

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Guy's Kickstarter dream: Making potato salad (with dill even)

A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.

By July 3, 2014

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Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.

By March 17, 2014

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Java creator James Gosling: 'Google totally slimed Sun'

Gosling said that Sun was "wronged" by Google and that Oracle is right to sue Google for the way it used Java code in Android.

By April 30, 2012

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Is this burrito graph the silliest Kickstarter project ever?

A design student turns to Kickstarter to fund a bizarre project with the goal of graphing the deliciousness of a chicken burrito.

By February 10, 2014

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Slime mold a muse for science-minded designers

Design studio Nervous System uses computers to simulate natural processes and create unique designs. Slime mold has inspired tableware, and now fossilized octopus-kin yield jewelry.

By April 18, 2012

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Lego Bill Murray prayers answered: 'Ghostbusters' set coming

When you want little plastic "Ghostbusters" minifigs, who you gonna call? Lego, that's who.

By January 31, 2014