Because humans are so technologically dependent that we have lost the ability to comprehend simple thirst signals in our bodies.
London indie studio Failbetter Games already tasted critical success this year with Sunless Sea. This exclusive book excerpt explores the developers' beginnings.
Travis Blue imitated Laura Palmer to get through a rough childhood, growing up queer in the Pacific Northwest. Now filmmaker Adam Baran wants to tell Blue's story.
This semi-biographical film is the Horatio Alger–like tale of one member of San Francisco's dwindling black population.
We spoke with Posdnuos about the history of sampling, music lawsuits, and the new method they've developed for this album.
Zachary Gallant is attempting to explain war to kids through a rhyming, illustrated book, à la Doctor Seuss but with more ethnic violence and Kalashnikovs.
"The old ways of getting money are not there anymore, so sell out, young man."
Photographer Ivan Kashinsky swapped National Geographic for Instagram.
Finding something to wear can take a heavy toll on the everyday lives of people who don't fit into the gender binary. Luckily, new fashion brands are emerging that are catering to butch women and trans men.
I've been photographing friends' (and strangers') food tattoos for years, and they're all cool and weird and sometimes terrible.
By opening a crowdfunding platform with no pretense of "funding" anything other than a person's needs or wants, did Indiegogo essentially build an entire site just for the potato salad Kickstarter guy?
Remember the two guys who invented a machine that sucked blood out of your arm when you lost at a video game? No? Well, I spoke to them about that whole thing.
Yesterday, in the spirit of landing things on distant satellites, Lunar Mission One launched a Kickstarter with the aim of raising funds to probe the south pole of the moon
We talked to Kamran Kastle, a guy with an ambitious plan to translate the more than 31,000 verses of the Old and New Testament into emojis.
Nate "Igor" Smith has sat down at diners with everyone from Lena Dunham to Stoya, and he's photographed them all. Now he's turning to Kickstarter to raise money to turn all those photos into a book.
Advice on Snapchat etiquette, what to do when you meet Twitter people IRL, supporting your friend's Kickstarter projects, and sliding into someone's mentions like, "Yo, here's my dick."
Charity shouldn't begin at home, they say—it should begin wherever money will do the most amount of good.
Whatever happened to Superman Lives? Jon Schnepp wanted to find out the real story behind the failed Tim Burton movie, so he made a documentary about it.
In 2013, games overtook film as the largest Kickstarter category by money pledged. But is crowdfunding some Risk clone good for the gaming community?
Samurai Cop is one of those weird relics of the VHS era—full of unintentionally hilarious dialogue and gratuitous sex scenes, with a cult of devoted fans—and now there's a sequel in development. I met up with the film's star, Matt Hannon, to talk a…
"My Basic Income" is a new initiative looking to raise enough money to pay someone $1,300 a month for a year, no strings attached.
Comedian and TV writer Joe Mande is seven days away from the end of his Million Dollar Kickstarter project. He says, "If you pay me 1 million dollars, I will host a weekly podcast where I interview comedians and musicians and shit like that."
Zach Braff's new movie advises you to consider abandoning your crazy dreams, but thanks to being gifted with $3 million in Kickstarter donations to make that film, he doesn't have to quit anything—even if he probably should.
No, he doesn't have the rights to Breaking Bad, nor has he received a commitment from Kilmer or Slash. But don't worry—he'll get it all figured out.