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Many of the techniques found in contact juggling, such as balancing or rolling a single ball or palm spinning (see " Baoding Balls "), have been performed for centuries. More variations were introduced by vaudevillians such as Paul Cinquevalli . In 1986, American juggler Tony Duncan was reported

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insulated brackets, typically at intervals of 10 feet (3.0 metres) or so. The trains have metal contact blocks called "shoes" which make contact with the conductor rail. The traction current is returned to the generating station through the running rails. The conductor rail is usually made

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Approximately late medieval Scotland Registered players 1,200,000 Characteristics Contact No Team members 4 per team (2 in Mixed Doubles ) Mixed gender See mixed curling Categorization Precision and accuracy Equipment Curling brooms, stones (rocks), curling shoes

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was occupied by various cultures of indigenous peoples for thousands of years before European contact . The most complex and last was that of the Mississippian culture , which built the complex mounds and plaza at the Kincaid Site (now a National Historic Landmark ). They abandoned the site

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ground towards goal or to stop them from carrying out what they intend. The word is used in some contact variations of football to describe the act of physically holding or wrestling a player to the ground. In others, it simply describes one or more methods of contesting for possession of

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electrification. A company called Pacific Amusements in Los Angeles, California , USA produced a game called Contact in 1933. Contact had an electrically powered solenoid to propel the ball out of a bonus hole in the middle of the playfield. Another solenoid rang a bell to reward the player

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The phonograph record player , or gramophone (letter + sound) is a device introduced in 1877 that continued common use until the 1980s for reproducing (playing) sound recordings , although when first developed, the phonograph was used to both record and reproduce sounds. The recordings played

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performance by providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock while keeping the wheel in close contact with the ground. The word itself may be derived from the word "tie," which refers to the outer steel ring part of a wooden cart wheel that ties the wood segments together (see Etymology

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In recent decades, nine-ball has become the dominant tournament game in professional pool, in the World Pool-Billiard Association , Women's Professional Billiard Association and United States Professional Poolplayers Association . Matches proceed quickly, suitable for the time constraints

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The vibraphone , sometimes called the vibraharp or simply the vibes , is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family. The vibraphone is similar in appearance to the xylophone , marimba and glockenspiel but uses aluminum bars; not wooden bars like