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Diabolo Chinese Yoyo Toy Professional Review

Yo-Yo (悠悠球, yoyo Chinese pinyin youyou), also called diabolo, is a kind of toy as well as sport equipment. Its earliest record of history books appeared in Greece 500 AD. According to legend, in the 16th century, a weapon of rope with yoyo-like heavy staff tied on the front was among the appliances for fighting and hunting by Philippine hunters. In 1700 AD, yoyo spread eastward from China to Nagasaki, Japan, traveled westward to India and spread from India to Europe. In Japan, Yoyo is vividly called the "wheelbarrow" or "money wheel" and it is very popular among young Asians. At the beginning of the 18th century, it was popular in the UK with name of "The Treasure of the Prince" and in France in the name of "Norman Yoyo", especially in the upper society in France and the United Kingdom. Since then, this Chinese yoyo toy and the Chinese yoyo name "yoyo" has spread from France to the rest of the world.

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Traditional Chinese Spinning Top Toys

Chinese Spinning Top General Introduction Top (Tuoluo, 陀螺 [Chinese spinning top names/ spinning top in Chinese word], literally mean gyro/gyroscopic) is a traditional Chinese folk sports game that has spread widely. It is called differently in different areas like "Dihuangniu, 地黄牛, Yellow cattle", "Laohuangniu, 老黄牛, Old cattle", "Niuniu, 牛牛, Cattle cattle" and "Lingjiao, 菱角, Pyramid". They are made of wood (usual), pottery, bamboo, stone or tile. The wooden top is in conical shape with large tip, often with iron nail or small steel ball on the tip to reduce friction. In order to make top looks beautiful when it spins, you can draw several rings with different colors on top’s body. And, you need to make a whip, that is, use a small wooden stick about two feet long, and attach a rope, fine leather strip or cloth strip to one end of the stick.


When play with Chinese spinning tops, bring the tip to the ground and wind the rope around the screw bod…