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The Hottest Kickstarter Campaigns, 09/26/14

Oh hey, Friday, you beautiful, tall drink of water. 

Salvedge Denim

Price:$35+
Status: $1,721 of $20,000 goal
Estimated delivery: February 2015
Who says the best folios and wallets are made of leather? There's certainly room for some less conventional options, and Salvedge has heeded the call with this small collection of everyday carry options—tablet folio, zip wallet, and billfold—fashioned from dark-dyed, sustainably sourced denim. And like a good pair of jeans, they're designed to wear in and get even more comfortable with age.

Collar Perfect

Price:$20
Status: $21,830 of $40,000 goal
Estimated delivery: April 2015
Is there a more loathsome chore than ironing? No, there isn't. That's why we're truly excited by this portable mini iron, which is designed to erase wrinkles in a flash, board not required. It seamlessly switches between iron and press modes, making it easier than ever to keep your dress duds looking crisp in-between dry cleanings.

Nope

Price:$5
Status: $12,275 of $500 goal—FUNDED
Estimated delivery: December 2014
Considering the surge in hacking of late, it's wise to protect yourself in every way possible. These tiny magnetic "privacy shields" elegantly secure to your computer's webcam (tape is for amateurs) to foil the plans of any creepy hacker spies. 

Mighty Mug

Price:$20+
Status: $95,578 of $10,000 goal—FUNDED
Estimated delivery: October 2014
Thwarting any day-ruining beverage spillage, these innovative insulated mugs feature a powerful proprietary airlock on the bottom that prevents them from being knocked over, even when hit with force. Though when you want to take a sip, you aren't forced to wrestle it free because lifts without any resistance. Magic? Magic.

Pit & Paddock

Price:$50+
Status: $7,755 of $24,500 goal
Estimated delivery: February 2015
Spearheaded by Colorado's Auto-Archives Automotive & Motor Sport Library and Research Center, this coffee table book would feature over 240 never-before-seen black and white images of the life, cars, and people in and around the paddock at 10 race circuits during the '60s and '70s to show how racing really was back then. Get into it, gearheads.


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor and oh, God, just spilled coffee all over his keyboasrrrrrrrdddddddd.