Kickstarter

This Kickstarter Wants To Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Comedy

An organisation on crowdfunding website Kickstarter is spearheading a plan to make London a better place - by replacing all Tube adverts with pictures...

This Smart Umbrella Is Your Ultimate Weapon Against A Classic British Summer

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Tech

To take an umbrella or not to take an umbrella? That is the ultimate question for those of us who have lived through a classic British summer. One min...

Choose Life, Choose Hope: The Black Dawg Project

Louis McIntosh | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Louis McIntosh

I have been writing or discussing depression for a few years rather than brushing the experience under the carpet. Whilst moving on to a happier and more hopeful phase, I realised I have a duty of care to share.

Five Times I Worried Our Indie Series Was Doomed to Failure...

Steven Bloomer | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Comedy
Steven Bloomer

If I've learnt anything from this project it's to embrace each challenge as an opportunity. If you really want to make your film, nothing should stop you. In our experience, often that 'fatal' wound contains the silver bullet you were looking for.

'Cancel The Sunshine' - How Writing Became a Coping Method for My Anxiety and Depression

Chantelle Dusette | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Chantelle Dusette

Depression bubbling under the surface, or hovering above, never seen by any, only felt by me. I was used to it. Familiar. At times I would think, "I need to sort this out" and alcohol would come along, "remember our agreement? I can take care of this for you." And it did.

Dispatch from the Front Line of a Tech Start-up

Matt Lacey | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Tech
Matt Lacey

It's been a really interesting experience watching the process at close quarters right from the beginning when it was just an idea right through to it being Jamie's full time job with trips all over the world to test and construct hugely technical equipment in China.

This Smart Wristband Takes The Heartache Out Of Long-Distance Relationships

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Tech

Pillow Talk is a Kickstarter project that aims to tackle one of the biggest problems surrounding a long-distance relationship: intimacy. It's a sma...

There's An App Called Pooductive For Chatting To Other People On The Loo

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

We're back with yet more evidence to prove there really is an app for everything... Pooductive let's you chat with people who are also on the loo....

One Week

Martyn Sibley | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Today I met Katy Etherington from PA Pool for a friendly coffee, Skyped Alan Chaulet in Boston about his Kickstarter to get wheelchairs on aeroplanes (more to come!), and read more of my latest book (about growing tech businesses).

This Bracelet Is Actually The Ultimate Lifesaving Survival Tool In Disguise

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech

If Bear Grylls had five minutes, three raisins, and a stick we're pretty sure he'd come up with something almost entirely identical to the Firestarter...

New Classic 'Thunderbirds' Project Makes Me an Incredibly Proud Son

Jamie Anderson | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Anderson

As a keen advocate of practical film-making, a fan myself, and son of the man behind it all - I can't help but feel an immense sense of pride, seeing this project come to fruition. The project is using original 1960s soundtracks, released as audio-only 'mini albums', and will adapt these stories, and film the accompanying visuals.

Stunning Women's Photo Project Celebrates Bottoms Of All Shapes And Sizes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

What does a great bottom look like? It's both Kylie Minogue and Serena Williams; it's also Tess Munster and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Here to cele...

Defending the Right to Health

Olivia Murphy | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Murphy

Talented health professionals from across the world are our greatest hope for realising the universal right to health in an increasingly challenging world. For this to happen, equitable access to global health training is essential. For if WHO is to be a truly global guardian of health, its workforce, and thus its interns, must be global too.

Artists are Doing it for Themselves

Katie Beswick | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Katie Beswick

Just five days after its Kickstarter launch his first project, a short film called ANNA, has raised more than half the funds needed for production

The World's First Workout-Friendly Hijab Is Here

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Kickstarter project for the world's first climate adapting hijab has raised £8,500 in just three days, smashing the original £3,270 target. Thr...

Not Sure Who To Hire? Hire Everyone With Crowdsourcing

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Imagine getting the help you need to build your business without the worry of paying a regular wage. In fact, instead of a small team, you can hire…...

The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury

Mark Hillary | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

As a band, The Blockheads should be legends - fully paid-up members of British music royalty. Many people will know them better as Ian Dury and the Bl...

This Incredible Gadget Is The Remote Control For Everything You Own

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Tech

When the 'Internet of Things' finally becomes something we can define, this little guy is going to be most powerful gadget in your house. Nuimo...

Scents and Dark Confessions: The Rise of the Magazine

Peter McGuire | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK
Peter McGuire

Magazines are closing down, newspapers are struggling, and you're reading this online. Print is dying, right? Two young Irish writers beg to differ. They're proving that there's a growing market for high-quality, aesthetically attractive, content-driven niche publications.

This Gadget Can Be A Violin, Guitar And Piano

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech

This is the Artiphon Instument 1. It's a digital instrument that can be a violin, guitar, piano and beat maker and it's currently crushing its Kicksta...

Would You Buy A 'Fart In A Jar'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Comedy

The Reddit thread s****ykickstarters is, as you might expect, full of the weirdest, wackiest and sometimes downright stupidest pleas for Kickstarter f...

The Pebble Might Now Come In Colour

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.02.2015 | UK Tech

The Pebble smart watch might not be a dominant player in wearable tech on sales alone, but with few truly compelling products to compete against it’...

PMS Bites Now Exist To Help With Your Premenstrual Woes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The week before your period can be pretty fraught. The smallest and most insignificant things can bring you to tears, your face resembles a dot-to-...

The Crowdfunding Power of Flash Gordon

Lisa Downs | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Downs

Over 20 years later and I have learnt that Flash Gordon has had an impact on just about everyone who has seen it. It's not a film that people find "okay". It's a film that "blew your mind". If it didn't, you simply hadn't seen it.

Michael Rundle

Is 'CES Vs Crowdfunding' Actually A Phoney War?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle meets IndieGoGo CEO Slava Rubin at CES 2015, and finds out what giant tech shows - and trust - mean in an age of crowdfundi...