Obama Kicks Around A “Socket Ball,” Generated A Little Bit Of Power

Touring a power plant in Tanzania, the President kicked around a Sockett soccer ball - an invention that’s aimed at bringing easily accessible power to remote regions. The soccer ball has an internal pendulum that generates power; if it’s kicked around for 30 minutes, it can power a lamp for several hours.

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