Gif of the Day: A Compact Printer That Moves Itself Across the Page

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The Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is a product created by ZUtA Labs Ltd. Right now it is on Kickstarter and has already raised $250,000 of their $400,000 goal.

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Kickstarter of The Day: Misery Loves Comedy

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Kickstarter of The Day: Misery Loves Comedy
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Actor and comedian Kevin Pollak personally reached out to The Daily What about his Kickstarter project. Here is all about the project in his own words:

Hi, I'm Kevin Pollak. If you love comedy or if it's ever made your life just a little funnier, then I need your help telling an important story. While funny people enrich all of our lives, a staggering number of comedians are truly miserable. Why do so many talented comedians who beam with life and energy on stage suffer from depression, addiction and suicidal thoughts in their private life?

I'm directing a documentary called "Misery Loves Comedy" to shed light on this bizarre dichotomy. I want to let the public into the private lives and the personal stories of great comedians. So far, the comedians listed in the image above have agreed to appear on film. We've already shot some of these interviews and let me tell you, the conversations are incredible.

However, the original 25 famous funny f**kers who agreed to talk with us have now turned into over 60, and we need more funds to finish the film. There are 24 hours left in our Kickstarter campaign, and anything you can do to promote or participate helps. Thanks everyone.

Parody Ad of the Day: Tiny Diapers

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NYC-based sketch comedy group The Bilderbergers kick off their new Kickstarter satire comedy series "Thingstarter" with an absurd proposal to create miniature diapers for "the tip."

Shut Up and Take My Money of the Day

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Memoto is a mini portable "life-logging" camera that automatically takes two geotagged snapshots a minute everywhere you go. The 5-megapixel camera is GPS-enabled, weather protected and accessible via smartphone, thus serving as a virtual diary of your photographic memory that is searchable and sharable. The product is available for pre-order and free shipping on Kickstarter ($279), estimated for its first delivery in April 2013.

Badass Dad of the Day

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Badass Dad of the Day
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Dave Engledow, a dad and photographer in Washington, D.C., is creating a "World's Best Father" calendar for his daughter Alice Bee -- but the action shots of the duo have a charming twist:

The character I portray in this series is intended to be a parody of the father I hope I never become -- distracted, self-absorbed, neglectful, clueless, or even occasionally overbearing.

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DeLorean of the Day

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This amphibious DeLorean -- captured on film during a recent San Francisco Giants broadcast -- is the brainchild of Matthew Riese, who launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2010 to obtain the $5,500 needed to achieve his hovercraft dreams.

The play-by-play man speaks for all of us when he says "yeah, I wanna get one of those."

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Marketing Campaign of the Day

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Marketing Campaign of the Day
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A fully funded $14,800 Kickstarter has resulted in an extensive D.C. ad campaign defending Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is charged with "aiding the enemy" for leaking the largest dump of classified information in U.S. history to WikiLeaks. If convicted, Manning faces life in prison, an outcome the series of subway ads -- which hail him as a whistleblower -- seeks to avoid.

The ads, by nonprofit ad firm EpicStep and the Bradley Manning Support Network, are directed at government workers in the capital:

The military has done its best to limit public exposure to Bradley Manning's case by holding the trial at Ft. Meade, a relatively difficult location for the public to attend, and they have not released transcripts of the pretrial hearing, thereby limiting media exposure and making it difficult for laymen to follow the proceedings. Let's bring the case back to Washington! ... These ads will force government workers to remember WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning, remind them that the public is behind Bradley, and explain that what Bradley is accused of doing is a public good.

Bradley's next hearing is June 6.

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