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Kugel Balls
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Description:
A Kugel is a heavy ball perfectly balanced on a base that matches its curvature. Kids (and adults!) love to shove these balls around and see if they can stop them from spinning. This category is dedicated to seeking out these interesting structures.
Expanded Description:
A Kugel is a heavy ball perfectly balanced on a base that matches its curvature. A water source creates a thin film of water beneath the ball. This water acts as a lubricant allowing a small child to spin a several thousand pound ball of stone. They can be typically found at Science Museums or public places. People gather around and either spin or try to stop the sphere. Sometimes they will keep spinning even without anybody pushing on them because of their mass and balance. Finding a Kugel can be a challenge because they are not the most common things in the world!

Kugel Ball in Lansdale, PA

Instructions for Posting a Kugel Balls Waymark:
To qualify for this category the kugel must be big enough so that you can't pick it up. No tiny kugels that you can find in the garden store.

A clear photo of the Kugel is required for the waymark. Additional photos are encouraged but not required. You may have yourself and/or your GPS in the photo. Just so long it’s not the default photo.

The name of the waymark should include the city and state it is in.


Example: Title – City, State

A description of the Kugel would be nice as well. Tell us about the area the Kugel is located or the history of it!

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
Describe your experience at the Kugel. Attempt to include a photograph of it.
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Image for East Tennessee State University Kugel Ball 2, Johnson City, Tennesseeview gallery

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Kugel BallsEast Tennessee State University Kugel Ball 2, Johnson City, Tennessee

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A large black granite Kugel ball is found on the campus of East Tennessee State University. This Kugel ball is the second of a matched set that are set on opposite ends of the ETSU Alumni Plaza.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: 6/14/2011

Image for East Tennessee State University Kugel Ball,  Johnson City, Tennesseeview gallery

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Kugel BallsEast Tennessee State University Kugel Ball, Johnson City, Tennessee

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A 2.5 ton sculpture located on the grounds of East Tennessee State University. Dedicated in in honor of Mr. Kenneth W. Bates on October 20, 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/9/2009

last visited: 1/2/2010

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Kugel BallsKugel Ball, Gatlinburg, TN

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This Kugel Ball is located in Gatlinburg, TN on the Parkway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bamagirl

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/10/2008

last visited: 8/19/2019

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