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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.

The Push activity tracker asks: Do you even lift?

Your workout shouldn't consist of just cardio, likewise, your activity tracker shouldn't consist of just a step count.

Let the Hammerhead bike navigation system light your way

Cyclists of all stripes can now get turn-by-turn directions right on their handlebars.

Ease your guilty conscience with GiveGab, a social network for volunteers

GiveGab aims to do for charities what Waze has done for traffic reports.

Don't get 'catfished:' Tips for vetting a stranger's online identity

All you need is a little prowess and search knowhow to expose someone online. It's not creepy, it's for your own safety.

Weather or not: Minutely can tell you if you'll need a sweater

Because "it's 65 degrees" doesn't always tell the whole story.