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Noteflare is a free website that users can sign up for to receive free notebooks for school on the bases that they send in their old used notebooks. This works much like Netflix works with movies, only we provide a free service that students could potentially profit off of. We then take notebooks collected, upload it digitally to the web for user’s reference (at any time) and sell off notes to companies that buy them; while sharing the earnings.

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Our idea is to make employers managing shifts easier. We're going to do this by creating a small but concise program that will allow businesses to manage shifts in under 8 clicks.

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Smart Sex Stimulation Device with Video and Audio Remote Control

The present invention is a smart therapeutic sex stimulation device which can be controlled by video and audio media, such as adult movies or stories, played by special designed media player installed on laptops, tablets and smart cell phones. The present invention can change its types of motion, including direction and intensity, in response to the plot of the media synchronously.

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