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Can 'Gundam' fans build a six-story walking robot?

A 18-meter giant Gundam could blow minds by 2019. If they can get it to work, that is.

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ESPN Fantasy Football leagues can collect dues through crowdfunding site Tilt

Tilt's partnership with ESPN is part of its efforts to be more than just a site for crowdfunding projects.

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BloomSky's backyard weather stations hope to crowdsource the forecast

In cities with microclimates, like San Francisco, an app that tells you the temperature at the airport is pretty much useless. Here’s BloomSky to the rescue -- if it can build a strong enough network of stations.

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Worse than potato salad? 10 of the most ridiculous Kickstarter projects

If you think pledging to help a guy make potato salad is a waste of money, wait until you get a load of these projects that sought backing from the crowd.

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Clippers fans look for a hand from the crowd to buy NBA team

It's certainly no slam dunk, but a group of Clipper fans are using a crowdfunding campaign to try and take control of the team, turning it into a publicly owned, non-profit operation.

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Indiegogo CEO responds to backers demanding refunds for scammy Healbe wristband

In a Friday blog post, co-founder Slava Rubin writes "nurturing a trusted open platform is our top priority," but the Healbe campaign continues apace.

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Move over Veronica Mars: These crowdfunded projects also raked in big bucks

Veronica Mars hits theaters today, thanks to fans who helped fund the movie via Kickstarter. We look at ten other crowdfunding success stories.