Obama plays soccer with a robot; Jem gets a movie
President Barack Obama, on a visit to Japan, took some time out on Thursday to play soccer with a robot named ASIMO. The match-up was more diplomatic than rowdy, but it was clear that Obama was nervous about how he would do given that his usual game is basketball.
See how he did for yourself in the video below.
You may have missed the internets burning up earlier today with talk of a Jem and the Holograms movie — it's just the latest in movies based on toy lines.
We've also got cute gorilla babies and ice cream to start the weekend. Dig in!
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Watch President Obama play soccer with a robot during his trip to Japan. More »
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Baby gorillas. Do we need to say more? Just click and watch the video. You're welcome. More »