A Power Football (The Soccket)
Soccer fans or not, you are welcome to buy people in the poor countries a power football, the sOccket, to give them light and improve their life.
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Are you a soccer fan? Soccer may be your favorite sports, as a player or an audience, or both. For the non-soccer fans, you may notice Euro Cup, a famous sport event, is ongoing now. Many audiences are watching the matches and wondering who the champion will be. Do you know a football can mean more than that? This article will introduce a fantastic football that can brighten the world. The purchase is a donation to help others.
Five female students of the Harvard University in the United States invented a power football, named the sOccket. Kick it for 15 minutes, energy will be generated and stored, enough for three hours small-scale LED lighting. This is great news to children in the poor countries because they will have inexpensive light to facilitate their study.
The power football has the same outlook as the usual one. However, the interior was modified to add several devices. The inductance coil produces electric current from swings or swirls by kicking the sOccket. The electric current will be absorbed by the magnet and stored in the battery. To supply energy for cell phone, LED lighting, and other small home appliances, etc., all you need to do is connect the electric wire of the appliance with the inbuilt plug of the sOccket.
The power football is waterproof and durable. It is just a little bit more expensive than the normal football. Make purchase from the sOccket web site (http://us.soccket.org) by paying 10 US Dollars for each modified football, and then the children in the poor countries will get one sOccket to improve their life.
The inventors believed that the sOccket could help 75% Africans to attain clean and safe energy. Frankly, I hope the sOccket can be used in every corner of the world due to six reasons, listed in random order.
1. As a new energy source.
2. As a means to cut some energy expenses.
3. As a means to go green.
4. As a keep fit tool, especially for the rich countries that are having more obese kids nowadays.
5. As a family activity. Parents can play the sOccket with their kids not only for fun, but also give the young guns an opportunity to make contribution to the family.
6. As a promotion to Soccer. More participants will arouse more interests in this sport. The related businesses will benefit and provide more job opportunities.
Whenever you want to help others and can afford a small donation, give the sOccket a try. You can brighten the world and warm hearts easier than you expected.
Source: From newspaper, Ming Pao, dated the 19th of June, 2012.
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