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2014-05-28 08:28:46

$1M goal will create and deliver completely new browser based Reading Rainbow Experience for homes and schools. Classrooms in need will receive for FREE. LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned actor, producer and lifelong education advocate LeVar Burton is asking the public to join Reading Rainbow's Kickstarter campaign to bring unlimited books and video field trips to all children. The funds raised will be used to expand Reading Rainbow's #1-ranked educational tablet app to...

2014-05-28 08:27:56

Web-based fitting room allows customers to see how clothing items truly fit all body shapes and sizes CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ItsMeSee, the interactive 3D fitting room, has launched its crowdfunding campaign on the popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. Setting a funding goal of $100,000, the team behind ItsMeSee plans to use those funds to offset costs associated with creating the app and virtual platform. Photo -...

2014-05-27 08:24:06

Innovative publisher builds a business on a new media format SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shebooks, a new digital publisher of short e-books by and for women, launched subscriptions to its growing library today. This week also marks the start of a Kickstarter campaign to fund female authors called "Equal Writes." Shebooks.net launched in December 2013 with a curated collection of e-books, each designed to be a one- to-two hour read. Its library has since grown to 40...

2014-05-26 23:01:59

iamsick.ca and its free mobile app instantly locates open pharmacies, clinics or ERs 24-7. The company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help facilitate Canada-wide expansion. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 iamsick.ca, the app that helps Canadians access healthcare, is extending its reach beyond Ontario with support from its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The company will select the next province to blanket with app coverage based on crowdfunding milestones. Contributions...

2014-05-23 23:04:01

Imagination Farm's new product Dot Light, made in Italy, has many different functions plus a USB charging port. The Kickstarter campaign for this product has been launched to generate the necessary cash. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 It’s a night light, a hallway light, a Smartphone charger, a dock station, a key holder and a picture holder. It turns on and off with just a touch. It’s Dot Light, the most creative and customizable lighting device ever made. Dot Light uses LEDs so the...

2014-05-22 23:12:13

Stephen Moore announces the Kickstarter launch of an innovative and exciting new product; the Handiheadset that makes the world a little more surreal. Hong Kong (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Stephen Moore, designer and inventor of the Handiheadset and founder of Bad Dog Ltd a Hong Kong based bespoke sourcing company is excited to announce a kickstarter campaign that is sure to have people smiling. The Handiheadset is a headset with a high quality speaker and microphone that can be plugged into...

2014-05-22 16:24:16

Photo and Video Crowdsourcing Platform Takes 1st Place in the Marketing/Branding/Advertising Category NEW YORK, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scoopshot, the global leader in crowdsourced, mobile photo and video content, has been named a 2014 MediaPost Appy Awards Winner in the Marketing/Branding/Advertising category. With over 515,000 mobile users and 1,500 professional photographers in 177 countries, Scoopshot is transforming how media outlets and brands source content and engage...

2014-05-21 23:01:56

The crowdfunding campaign that asks “How is this not a thing yet?” has inspired swordplay-hungry backers to answer the call. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 LevelUp, Inc.’s Kickstarter campaign for “Sabertron: Foam Swords with Electronic Scoring” has successfully surpassed its $50,000 funding goal less than one week after it launched, fulfilling the swordplay dreams of backers who can now expect these groundbreaking high-tech toys to be delivered in time for the holidays....

2014-05-20 23:04:00

Social handicapping tool for Thoroughbred racing fans now raising funds on equity crowdfunding platform. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 EarlyShares, a leading equity funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced the launch of an equity offering for ThoroBid, a social handicapping tool and online community for Thoroughbred racing fans. ThoroBid is seeking up to $1 million in convertible debt financing through its equity offering on EarlyShares....

2014-05-20 16:24:09

NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulliver's Gate LLC announces the launch of its Kickstarter campaign (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1474122876/gullivers-gate-the-worlds-greatest-miniature-world) to bring to New York the world's most magical, interactive and technologically-advanced miniature park attraction in the world. Gulliver's Gate(TM), slated to come to New York's Times Square area in 2016, will be the largest, most intricate and immersive miniature attraction...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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