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Energy Generating Soccer Ball Brings Power to Developing Nations

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On June 10, 2010 @ 10:08 am In Design for Health,Kinetic Energy,Renewable Energy | 3 Comments

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As millions of fans await the World Cup tournament, a group of Harvard alums has unveiled an ingenious soccer ball that can store energy generated by play [1]! Dubbed the sOccket [2], this smart toy was invented with kids in developing nations in mind and lets them use the energy captured in the ball from playing an after school game of soccer to power their lamps at night when they get home!

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