CleverPet Price: $159 Status: $79,537 of $100,000 goal Estimated delivery: February 2015 Changing how your dog experiences being home all alone (and distracting them from ravaging your trash cans/shoes), this device is essentially a low-tech Dance Dance Revolution that helps expand their intelligence. Using a series of three light-up touch-sensitive pads, the system rewards them with food when they "learn" something new, e.g., a change in the lighting color, sequencing, or even sounds.
The ColdCan Price: $35 Status: $10,350 of $80,000 goal Estimated delivery: September 2014 Get ready for sweltering summer day-drinking with these super-coozies, which are made from the same thermal insulating material as space suits and keep your beer icy for wayyyyy longer than it will take you to finish one. And for rampant spillers, the modular system (which fits both 12-ounce and 16-ounce cans) comes with a lid to keep you from fouling the party.
Slimbs Price: $98 Status: $16,710 of $10,000 goal — FUNDED Estimated delivery: September 2014 In an effort to help guys rock slim fit jeans without suffering from not-so-trendy package-squishage, Slimbs is cutting their denim in an innovative "American Slim Fit," which provides extra breathing room for your manhood with a slight drop crotch. Progress, people!
The Beer Blizzard Price: $10 Status: $18,855 of $5,000 goal — FUNDED Estimated delivery: June 2014 Yet another ingenious solution to the plight of the warm beer can, these thin reusable plastic ice cubes are designed to fit onto the bottom of traditional aluminum vessels in any regular old koozie. Hallelujah! [More...]
Legion Meter Price: $44 Status: $80,507 of $10,000 goal — FUNDED Estimated delivery: October 2014 Tired of aimlessly waiting for your phone or tablet battery to fully charge? The struggle is real. But things could be different if you pick up one of these USB multimeters, which can safely accelerate charging speed up to 92% faster. Plug it in directly to your computer or charger adapter and it'll work its magic, displaying stats on voltage, current, power, and milliwatt hours.
Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He'd also like to be rewarded with food for learning things.