The popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter has given the world some incredible things, like the Pebble smartwatch and The Oatmeal's card game "Exploding Kittens." At the same time, Kickstarter was also responsible for projects like the Ouya, the ill-fated Android console, and the Peachy Printer, a 3D printer that never came to be, due to massive embezzlement. When it comes to an intriguing mix of surefire ideas, iffy promises and outright snake oil, few sites provide as much entertainment as does Kickstarter.
If a Kickstarter campaign isn't a sure thing, it can at least be a fun thing. Here are some projects that we're most excited about.