On the occasion of Science Day, several college students had the opportunity to visit the White House to present their inventions. Barack Obama is especially focused on one of them: a marshmallow gun!
Scientific innovation seems to be a priority for Barack Obama. This last Tuesday received college students presented their inventions to the White House. Several of them, like the robot to videophone, deserve the detour. But Obama has preferred to dwell on a marshmallow gun manufactured by Hudy Joey, a boy aged 14 … to the chagrin of the security services. Barack Obama did not fail to make fun of his kindly bodyguards – “they’ll be very angry against me” – before operating the pump of the gun and shoot a marshmallow through the dining room of the White House.
The head of state has not missed an opportunity to salute the ingenuity of the American people. “We are a country where we experiment, we dream and where people believe in a better future”, adding this by speaking to college students : “The young people I met today, the young people behind me — you guys inspire me,”
Already campaigning for the next presidential election Barack Obama calls for “giving more money to teachers” and wants to develop the scientific training to achieve an ambitious goal ” “One million more American graduates in science, technology, engineering and math over the next 10 years,” he said.