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If I had the chance and great mind to help me make energy while running I would. Everyday we walk. That is a rhetorical statement. Now, what if you could make your daily habit into an energy-making habit? This concept came up to me when I read about s0ccket. Socckets are soccer balls that store energy. How? Everytime you kick,dribble, throw the ball it stores energy and can be used for later. It may sound interesting and it is.

Think about it! You get to be healthy , have fun , save money on electricity playing soccer! Now, I'm sure someone will agree on me that making energy might be possible while walking. Everytime you walk it makes more force than a soccer ball when it hits the ground (different outcomes might occur). What I am thinking is a removable energy shoe sole for everyone to use. Why shoe sole? Soles of the feet produce the force when walking and it makes sense!

This invention might help only little. There is a saying that little things make the big thing matter. You can charge your mobile phone with this. Use the energy for light and all those little things will add up to a big change! You do not have to think about walking with those energy making shoe soles! Lastly, we humans are evolving everyday, innovation, technology and sustainability will soon be a way of life and you wouldn't even tell the difference.

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Comment by Emma Marie on March 19, 2010 at 4:21am
"This invention might help only little" Every little helps!!
Comment by James Ream on March 19, 2010 at 4:23am
This is really cool, thanks for sharing. How would someone obtain one of these soccer balls. Do you think you could introduce them into your community in Fresno?
Comment by Carlo Delantar on March 19, 2010 at 4:24am
the soccer balls are called soccket. check their website www.soccket.com
Comment by Nick Heyming on March 19, 2010 at 4:40am
Not a bad idea, worth making a prototype at least!
Comment by Nathaniel Fruchter on March 19, 2010 at 4:44am
An awesome idea! In fact, someone already came up with one (prototypes, at least). Alberto Villarreal's BrightWalk shoes use energy generated from your motion to light up your path. While they might only power lights now, it's not much of a stretch to get them to power your personal devices.
Comment by Carlo Delantar on March 19, 2010 at 4:47am
Thank you for the information! That is invigorating to know someone already in the verge of making these things one step at a time!
Comment by Sylvain Ratelle on March 20, 2010 at 12:48am
Thank you for becoming an Evoke friend Carlo, now let's look at the feasability, When you get a minute, please try to have a look at my blog, and don't hesitate to comment and support, talk to you soon,
Comment by Sayel Cortes on March 21, 2010 at 9:43pm
I'm sure I saw something about shoes that generate energy for the military. I'm sorry that was months (maybe a few years?) ago so I'm not sure if I can find the reference, but I 'll let you know if I do.

Would be great to bring this to the ma**** tho! I would love to listen to more music without having my cellphone run out of battery =)
Comment by Sayel Cortes on March 21, 2010 at 9:44pm
just thought... wouldn't it be better to be able to attach the energy generating system to any shoe? In this way you can use the shoes you already have instead of buying new green shoes (which would actually require more resources)
Comment by Carlo Delantar on March 21, 2010 at 9:50pm
EXACTLY my point man.! making it more sustainable and efficient!

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