Inside the mind of a crazy (rich) entrepreneur

Scott Jones thinks up more ideas in a month than most folks do in a lifetime. Find out how he makes them pay. Photographs by Chris Mueller/Redux.

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Jones's stuff gives him ideas. Clockwise from top left: an acupuncture model, TV wiring, owl vomit, vacuum tubes, a solar system, and a microscope. For reasons he can't determine, creative moments often happen on airplanes. "A lot of the ideas in my file cabinet were written on the backs of barf bags," he says.

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