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Four Eyes: Kickstarter Cheat Sheet 04/18/14

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GoPlug
Price: $90+
Status: $9,865 of $65,000 goal
Estimated delivery: August 2014
Perfect for extra long flights or anyone with an unpredictable on-the-run career, GoPlug makes a range of bags with built-in battery packs connected to a rotating AC outlet and two USB ports. You can juice up your gadgets without having to camp next to a wall outlet whenever you're running low.

Nerdwax
Price: $10
Status: $39,465 of $5,000 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: August 2014
We've all been there: wearing a pair of too-big eyeglasses or shades that require a regular lift to keep them from slipping down your nose. That's where this stick of specially formulated wax comes in — simply apply it to the bridge or nosepads to create friction and go about your day without pushing up those lenses like the ultimate poindexter.

Tuckaway Stand
Price: $175
Status: $10,719 of $30,000 goal
Estimated delivery: July 2014
A fairly simple fix for the rat's nest of cables, wires, and whatever else you keep plugged into your television, this minimalist flatscreen stand comes with built-in storage panels along the back to tidily tuck the mess out of sight while keeping it flush against the wall.

Mini Mobile Robotic Printer
Price: $200
Status: $392,201 of $400,000 goal
Estimated delivery: January 2015
When you desperately need to print something but desperately don't want to subject yourself to the hellscape that is Kinkos, this handy gizmo syncs with your smartphone or laptop and rolls around leaving words or designs of your choosing in its wake. [More...]

Woodies Clothing
Price: $68
Status: $22,609 of $10,000 goal — FUNDED
Estimated delivery: June 2014
Started by a dude eager to disrupt the dress shirt game after working in merchandising for major retailers, Woodies turns out top-notch buttondowns manufactured to your individual fit profile. Significantly more affordable than similar bespoke outfits, they let you pick your fabric, collar type, and various other custom options, and they come finished with a special touch: a label stitched with your initials.


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He wants to know how well the mobile printer works on human skin.