Here is Daisuke Inoue, the inventor of karaoke. He chose not to patent the machine because he wanted to "teach the world to sing" and never regretted it, despite the billion dollar industry his machine birthed. Photo of him and the very first karaoke machine ever made.
FOUND: Cat was at my front door this evening with no collar. He ate 5 cans of tuna, so he must have been lost a while. He was covered in dirt and leaves, so I gave him a bath. I've been checking with neighbors, but no one seems to be missing a