The Half-Life Hourglass

A project in Forest Park, GA by Curieous

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Inspired by science to spark curiosity.
Backers: 201
Average Pledge Per Backer: $106

Funded: $21,348 of $280
Dates: Nov 1st -> Dec 28th (58 days)
Project By: Curieous
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Latest News

Some shots from our lab before we reach the final stage!

December 27th - via:
Dear backers! As we enter the final week of this incredible journey, we want to start this post by expressing our deepest gratitude for your brilliant support. Thank you so much! All of you, our amazing backers, have been the catalyst behind the... (Read More)

Curieous Add-On #4 — A Chance to Get the Isotope Die!

December 19th - via:
Hey backers! We hope you had an amazing weekend! As we head toward the final days of our Kickstarter campaign, we want to express our gratitude for the brilliant support you've been showing! In today's post, we'd like to announce our final... (Read More)

A Journey Through Time: The History of Timekeeping

December 14th - via:
Hi backers! Happy Thursday! Thanks to your dazzling support, the Half-Life Hourglass is a marvelous success! Your belief in our project has been a beacon, illuminating our path in this adventurous endeavor, so THANK YOU so much for being such an... (Read More)

Curieous Add-On #3 — The Electron Lighter is Available!

December 6th - via:
Hey backers! Happy Wednesday, everyone! We are absolutely thrilled and deeply grateful to see the incredible milestone our campaign achieved thanks to YOUR brilliant support! The +$15k mark is something we hadn't been hitting since the Pen~ project!... (Read More)

Strontium Aluminate — The Alchemy Behind Our Creations!

November 30th - via:
Hello, backers! Warm greetings from the Curieous team! Once again, we find ourselves immensely grateful for your support and enthusiasm. Without you, our journey towards creating the extraordinary would simply not be possible. Today, we're excited to... (Read More)

A Chance to Get The Ion Canister! Curieous Add-On#2!

November 28th - via:
Hey, backers! It's always a good time to express our deepest gratitude for the amazing support you've been showing, so THANK YOU! What a brilliant experience we've been having thanks to all of you :) Today, we're here to announce our Kickstarter... (Read More)

UNLOCKED – $10k Stretch Goal!

November 22nd - via:
Hey backers! Happy Wednesday! We're over the moon to announce a quantum leap in our journey: thanks to your brilliant support, Stretch Goal #3 has been UNLOCKED! Your trust in the Half-Life Hourglass has catalyzed this incredible milestone, and for... (Read More)

Curieous Add-On #1: Meet the Pen~

November 16th - via:
Hello, backers! Thank you so much for this brilliant experience! You never stop surprising us with your dazzling support on each journey we share. As a way of celebrating the success of our campaign, we'd like to make an exciting announcement: Our... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #2 UNLOCKED!!!

November 13th - via:
Dear backers, Our journey through time has been nothing short of extraordinary, and your enthusiasm is the catalyst for the success of this project. Today we're here to tell you that you never stop surprising us — we hadn't even started celebrating... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 UNLOCKED!

November 9th - via:
Hi backers! What a wonderful start we had! All we can say is 'THANK YOU'; with your enthusiasm and support, this campaign has been nothing but brilliant — and we have just started. Today we're here to announce, with great honor, that Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Honoring Marie Curie: A Celebration of Perseverance!

November 7th - via:
Hi there! Happy Tuesday, backers, we hope you have enjoyed your weekend! Before we dive into today's update post, we’d like to announce that Stretch Goal #1 has been UNLOCKED — we'll give more details in another update post later this week, so... (Read More)

We Are FUNDED, Thank You!

November 2nd - via:
Dear backers, Happy Thursday to you all! You never stop amazing us; we are so grateful for having you in our community. We are here to say that, with your brilliant support, our funding goal was reached in only one hour — we are funded!  From... (Read More)

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