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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

CBSnews: Soccket, an energy-storing soccer ball that creates enough power after 30 minutes of play it can power a light for three hours.

With soccer being the most popular sport in the world, (there are estimates that over 3 billion people worldwide enjoy the game), and close to that same number living without 24-hour electricity; what started off as a college project has turned into a full-time job for Matthews, who co-designed the ball.

 

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