Wednesday, February 20, 2019

GoFundMe Is Still Enabling ‘Garbage’ Cancer Treatment Scams, Study Finds- GIZMODO

Vials of homeopathic pills.Photo: Peter Macdiarmid (Getty)Medical crowdfunding has become a billion-dollar industry practically overnight, led by sites like GoFundMe. But yet another new study shows a dark side...

Viral crowdfunding campaigns took on new meaning in 2018- MASHABLE

When James Shaw Jr. decided to launch a GoFundMe in honor of victims of a deadly shooting at a Waffle House in Nashville earlier this year, he set a modest...

There’s now a hilarious GoFundMe to build escalators over Trump’s border wall- MASHABLE

One sharp-minded denizen of the world wide web has stepped up to meet the furor over the GoFundMe campaign to fund President Trump's long-sought border wall with one of his...

Trump’s border wall gets a GoFundMe campaign that’s trying to raise $1 billion- MASHABLE

President Trump has so far failed to secure funding for his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, so now his most ardent supporters are trying to pay for it themselves. Earlier...

Europa Excursion Has Sci-Fi and Science- GIZMODO

Image: Galen Frazer/Andrew RaderHumans have long been warned about Europa, from HAL 9000's infamous “ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE” in 2010: Odyssey Two to the more recent indie film Europa...

This Stick-On Robotic Arm Promises to Put the Damn Toilet Seat Down For You-...

I’m just going to come right out and say it: Urinating while standing is a terrible idea. It creates a host of messes including splash back and disgusting drips, and...

We want Chinese entrepreneurs, not knock-off peddlers- MASHABLE

Ten years ago, launched the modern era of crowdfunding by creating a place where anyone could pitch their idea, product, or creative endeavor to the entire world, asking for...

Indiegogo CEO David Mandelbrot on the future of crowdfunding- MASHABLE

Ten years ago, launched the modern era of crowdfunding by creating a place where anyone could pitch their idea, product, or creative endeavor to the entire world, asking for...