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Pepper spray gets a camera with The Defender

The Defender brings pepper spray into the modern era, adding 24-7 monitoring, automatic police alerts, and a camera that captures photos of assailants.

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The Star.21 takes a different tack on fitness bands

Yet another entrant in the ever-growing fitness band ecosystem, the Star.21 from Oaxis has a few points of difference from the rest of the crowd.

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ElectroVine: Power cord disguised as a house plant

The mild-mannered power cord gets a makeover that would turn Poison Ivy green with envy.

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Learning the Tao of Toad the Wet Sprocket, geek to geek

Crave's Eric Mack has spent a lifetime geeking out over Toad the Wet Sprocket. Here's what it was like for him sitting down with lead singer Glen Phillips to talk about life and the band's new Kickstarter-funded album.

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Talking crowdfunding and the age of geeks with Toad the Wet Sprocket

Crave's Eric Mack sat down for a chat with Glen Phillips, lead singer of Toad the Wet Sprocket, about the band's geek pedigree and Kickstarting a new album after 16 years.

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Bluetooth padlock eliminates need for keys

Just click this nifty new lock now seeking funds on Kickstarter, and if it senses the right smartphone nearby, it's supposed to open like magic.

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Om/One levitating Bluetooth speaker defies gravity

The Om/One speaker prototype pulls off the nifty trick of floating in the air and spinning while it plays your favorite tunes.

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Rob Zombie asks horror fans to fund killer-clown movie

The gore-loving rocker is making a movie about murderous clowns, and you can get involved if you've got enough cash.

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Smart feeder recognizes cat faces, tracks multiple felines

A smart bowl with a twist launches on Indiegogo. It tracks the eating habits of multiple cats by using facial-recognition software.

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Get in the Game of Thrones (and get killed) for just $20K

George R.R. Martin is raising money for charities including an incredible New Mexico wolf sanctuary, and the top incentive involves your grisly death in an upcoming "A Song of Ice and Fire" novel.

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LeVar Burton, 'Reading Rainbow' find pot of gold online

The man who was Geordi La Forge is committed as ever to teaching kids to read, and now he's Kickstarting funds to take "Reading Rainbow" global.

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This plug-in backpack wants to charge your gadgets

A Kickstarter campaign seeks $80,000 to fund a project for a backpack that can ease your worries that your phone will run out of juice.

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