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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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Tricera Hi-Tops make your feet dino-mite

These Cretaceous kicks will make feet fancy for the coolest kid in town.

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Business cards grow a brain with SwivelCard

SwivelCard, a business card that folds into a USB drive, directs recipients to a Web page and can be updated, even after you've handed it out.

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Water-balloon gadget fills 100 balloons fast, soaks up Kickstarter funds

Kickstarter backers really, really want to fill 100 water balloons in a minute. They express their joy by pouring money into an entertaining water-balloon gadget project.

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

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How Google scans email for child porn

Questions are raised when Google tips police to illegal images found in Gmail. Also: Navdy shows apps on a car's windshield, and the iPhone 6 is said to be revealed Sept. 9.

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How Google scans email for child porn

Questions are raised when Google tips police to illegal images found in Gmail. Also: Navdy shows apps on a car's windshield, and the iPhone 6 is said to be revealed Sept. 9.

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Kickstarter's potato-salad analysis reveals making of a legend

The infamous potato-salad project just wrapped up a stunning run. Kickstarter breaks down the numbers on how the campaign came to rule the crowdfunding world.

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Electric Objects: A computer created to display art

Showcase art from the Web in your home with Electric Objects HD screen thanks to this innovative Kickstarter.

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PantryChic is like a robotic prep cook for your home kitchen

Store and dispense baking ingredients with a kitchen gadget that takes the hassle out of converting weights and measures.

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