Duolingo’s CEO on how he built a $700 million company and why he gave away his first invention to Yahoo for free

You may never have heard of Luis von Ahn. But if you’ve ever verified that you’re not a robot online, you’ve probably used something he created. And that’s fine by him. He doesn’t read stories about himself, and when he says he’s not motivated by money, he …
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Invention: Think Different; Break Free From the Culture Hell-bent on Holding You Back

The universe's Inventor designed us like he did the world: with passion and precision and purpose. He made us for confidence and significance, joy and relationship. He made us to be part of something massive and majestic―to contribute to his work of remaking this world and to play vital parts in his Kingdom. But we have a vicious enemy, hell-bent on thwarting us. Our enemy spins lies that convince us into distraction and dependence―on alcohol, drugs, pornography, success-at-all-cost.

Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention’s ‘Absolutely Free’ Celebrates 50th With Newly Expanded 2 LP

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, it’s hard to believe what a great breadth of amazing music was created in the span of just one year. One of the most revolutionary releases of that year was Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention …
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Invention Of The Week? Free Electric: A Bicycle That Will Power Millions Of Homes

Manoj Bhargava is the brainchild of the 5-Hour Energy drink and he has plenty of money in the bank, like around $ 4 billion. But instead of buying lavish yachts, private jets, and showstopper beachfront homes, and maybe a professional sports team or two …
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Record year for inventions at Y-12 plant – Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Record year for inventions at Y-12 plant
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Another 74 workers were honored for submitting invention disclosures. Nine-year Y-12 employee Paul Vanatta said he and Rusty Hallman began working on a moisture blending system in 2007 to fulfill a need at the government weapons plant. Vanatta said

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New invention turns an Apple iTouch into an iPhone with free 4G for only $99 – Examiner

A new start-up company named FreedomPop is offering up a new product that will allow owners of the Apple iTouch to transform it into a working iPhone with free 4G connectivity. It’s called the Freedom Sleeve for iTouch and costs $ 99.
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