Sometimes the internet is a pretty cool thing. It was just last week that someone suggested to the mayor of Detroit that the city build a statue of Robocop. He declined, but there was such response to the idea that other people picked up the idea. The Imagination Station offered a place for the statue, and a Kickstarter campaign was created to collect donations to cast a big metal Robocop.
The financial goal? $50,000, which was reached today. It took just a week to raise that money, thanks in part to a big donation from Pete Hottelet at Omni Consumer Products Corporation (yeah, that’s right) and more than 1700 other people who pledged cash. Read More »