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Pencils are displayed in the back-to-school section of a Target store. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Teachers Fill Classrooms By ‘Crowdfunding’

Some public school teachers have resorted to an unconventional method of gaining funds to stock their classrooms with supplies.

08/25/2014

Vanilla Ice performs. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Texas Man “Crowdfunds” $90,000 Birthday Party

If it was a part of pop culture in the late 80s and 90s, there’s a good chance it was a part of Jared Guynes 30th birthday party. The Rockwall kid-at-heart threw himself an over-the-top birthday party featuring Vanilla Ice and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

(courtesy: Kickstarter.com)

Crowdfunding Website Kickstarter.com Hacked

Users are being advised to change their passwords after crowdfunding platform website Kickstarter.com was recently hacked.

02/15/2014

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Student Online Fundraising Effort Saves North Texas College

A lack of funding at one North Texas college meant possibly shuttering the doors, but a group of students were able to raise enough money to keep their school open.

CBS 11–01/21/2014