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The worst Kickstarter projects of all time according to 2 podcasters who call out the most egregious

Here are some of the Kickstarter projects from recent years that stand out for their tastelessness, dubious financials, or mere bad ideas.

Singapore singer Taufik Batisah makes online plea for donations to bring home niece ‘trapped’ in Lebanon

The girl was first forcefully taken from her mother, and fresh accusations are now preventing them both from coming back to Singapore, he said.
Vi is an earphone set and personal trainer that raised $1.688 million on Kickstarter.

25 tech products that raised over $1 million on Kickstarter — and where to buy them

Each of these 25 tech projects will go down in Kickstarter history for raising more than $1 million, and they're actually worth your money.

This London firm with VC backing just crowdfunded the most ever for an African solar project

"This deal really puts pressure on traditional investment methods for projects like this, and gives more power to retail investors."
Rite Press is either a massive Kickstarter success story of the "Fyre Festival" of coffee.

Disappointed backers who raised more than $1 million to fund a buzzy coffee startup are revolting and calling it the ‘Fyre Festival’ of Fr...

Rite Press' backers are complaining, calling Rite Press the "Fyre Festival" of French presses, and vowing never to use Kickstarter again.
Candice Payne.

The woman who booked hotel rooms for 70 homeless people in Chicago during the polar vortex says she impulsively rented rooms on her credit card before...

Candice Payne said she impulsively charged 20 hotel rooms on her credit card after hearing that 70 homeless people were stranded with no heat.
A patient receives chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer at the Antoine-Lacassagne Cancer Center in Nice on July 26, 2012.

At least 13,000 people have donated money on GoFundMe for unproven cancer treatments, and it could be dangerous

Thousands of people are donating to GoFundMe campaigns that are raising money for unproven cancer treatments, such as herbal remedies and juicing.
"Star Citizen" is already one of the most expensive video games ever made, and it wont be out until 2020 at the earliest.

Fans and investors have thrown over $250 million at this gorgeous, expansive video game. But it won’t hit store shelves until at least 2020

"Star Citizen" has been in development for seven years, but backers will need to wait til at least 2020 for the finished project.
Not all GoFundMe campaigns are trustworthy.

5 GoFundMe campaigns that weren’t what they claimed to be

While GoFundMe crowdfunding campaigns have raised millions of dollars for worthy causes, not all crowdfunders have had pure intentions.

A 22-year-old Singaporean who sold over 10,000 self-designed bags learned to do business by asking strangers on the street for advice

Chan even sought solace from random insurance agents (believe it or not) by asking for advice on dealing with rejection.