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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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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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light emitting diodes (LEDs). A heat sink is physically designed to increase the surface area in contact with the cooling fluid surrounding it, such as the air. Approach air velocity, choice of material, fin (or other protrusion) design and surface treatment are some of the design factors

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In 1962 Everett Rogers , a professor of rural sociology published Diffusion of Innovations . In the book, Rogers synthesized research from over 508 diffusion studies and produced a theory for the adoption of innovations among individuals and organizations. The book proposed 4 main elements

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possibly through radiation shielding in the lining, but more importantly by preventing direct contact with or inhalation of radioactive particles or gas Biological agents through fully sealed systems (often at overpressure to prevent contamination even if the suit is damaged) Fire/high

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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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Snowboard was first invented in the Kaçkar Mountains , northeast of Turkey hundreds of years ago. Some villagers were enjoying on the snow with a piece of wood. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] In Europe and US, the first object that resembled a snowboard was invented by Sherman Poppen in 1968 and was called

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In electronics , a diode is a type of two- terminal electronic component with a nonlinear current–voltage characteristic . A semiconductor diode , the most common type today, is a crystalline piece of semiconductor material connected to two electrical terminals. [ 1 ] A vacuum tube diode

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A unicycle is a human-powered , single-track vehicle with one wheel. Unicycles resemble bicycles , but are less complex. A Torker unicycle Contents 1 History 2 Construction 3 Training aids 4 Types of unicycles 4.1 Freestyle unicycles 4.2 Trials unicycles 4.3

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Throughout the tube era, as technology developed, sometimes differently in different parts of the world, many tube bases and sockets came into use. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Sockets are not universal; different tubes may fit mechanically into the same socket, though they may not work properly and possibly