Lawn Mowing

How to Care For and Maintain Your Lawn Mower | The Art of Manliness

When your car isn’t starting up on the first turn of the key like it should, it tells you something isn’t quite right. Maybe you have a bad spark …

Home Improvement

Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children

When many middle-aged people think back to their childhood, they remember roaming the streets with their friends during long, hot summers. Our …

The 50 Best Side Businesses for Teachers

For teachers, summer is often full of free time. And that means there’s an opportunity to make some extra money. But you don’t have to resort to …

Farmers' Markets

Book Review: The stories in Akhil Sharma’s ‘A Life of Adventure and Delight’ are funny and gentle

These tales of Indian lives in America get to the core with quiet prose that shows, not tells.<p>An obvious trap when reviewing a short-story collection …

Books

A fridge freezer, a sofa, and a lawn mower among 'weird and wonderful' over-sized luggage

A sofa, a fridge freezer, and a lawn mower are among the "weird and wonderful" items passengers have carried on trains.<p>In amusing footage released by …

Metro man says social media post leads to surprise ending after his lawnmower is stolen

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) - Craig Crissman had just arrived at his house in southeast Oklahoma City.<p>He parked in his driveway and was unloading groceries and changing from work clothes into a swimsuit.<p>He was in and out of his garage and was planning to leave again soon.<p>But, on the last trip to his …

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Green Deals: Sun Joe 14-inch 28V Cordless Electric Lawn Mower $101, more

Amazon offers the Sun Joe 14-inch 28V Cordless Lawn Mower for <b>$101.50 shipped</b>. That’s nearly $70 off the original price, down $65 from Home Depot and an Amazon all-time low. Enjoy mowing your yard without any maintenance, thanks to an oil and gas-free design. The internal 12A and 28V motor powers a …

Shopping

Honda Is Breaking New Ground in the Robotic Lawn Mower Industry

You’ve probably heard of Honda’s self-driving cars or their other autonomous technologies. However, you might have not heard that <b>Honda</b> is trying to …

Landscaping

Solved! What to Do When Your Lawn Mower Starts Smoking

Q: Recently, my mower started billowing smoke when I powered it up, so I shut it off immediately. Why is my lawn mowe...

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Viral Lawnmower Man Stayed True to His Name in Parade Outing

In early June, a photo of a man moving his lawn with a handheld lawnmower went viral. While it may seem like a normal suburban activity for a …

Theunis Wessels, Tornado Lawn Mower Dad, Had His Own Float At Three Hills, Alta. Parade

One Alberta dad has probably received more recognition than anyone for mowing his lawn.Theunis Wessels, who lives in Three Hills, Alta., made …

Canadian News

Northside homeowner fed up with crime; 57 police files since 1990

Since moving into their northeast Edmonton home in 1990, Noel and Jean Sanderson have been the victims of dozens of crimes.“I’ve been hit with a …

Crime

10 Low-Cost Solutions for an Ugly Lawn

Has your lawn seen better days? From overgrown weeds to brown patches, an unkempt yard might be bringing down your curb appeal a few notches. But …

Gardening

Fence dispute leads to Indiana lawnmower shootout

Dean Keller, 49, will not face charges after shooting his neighbour, 59-year-old Jeffrey Weigle, four times in the chest, after authorities said he acted in self-defence.<p>Mr Weigle, who is seen brandishing a pistol while riding a lawnmower before the shootout, could still face charges, according to …

How Much Does Lawn Care Cost? Enough to Turn You Green

How much does lawn care cost? That's a question few home buyers consider as carefully as they should when they first lay eyes on that gorgeous spread …

Home

Mark Pysyk imitates Joe Thornton, signs contract on lawnmower

After watching Joe Thornton sign his newest contract from a tractor, defenseman Mark Pysyk signed his new three-year contract with the Florida …

Ice Hockey

Bad neighbours: Lawn mower shootout caught on security camera determined to be in self-defence [Video]

Authorities say an argument between two Indianapolis-area neighbours, including one riding a lawnmower, escalated into across-the-fence gunfire.

Canadian News

Watch: Neighbors in shootout, one while riding a lawnmower

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say an argument between two Indianapolis-area neighbors, including one riding a lawnmower, escalated into …

Crime

The MakeShift Challenge: Zombie Attack!

<i>[MakeShift was a column and competition, by MacGyver creator Lee Zlotoff, that ran in Make: magazine for its first five years. This challenge appeared in Make: Volume 25, 2011. Read past installments of MakeShift here.]</i><p>The Scenario<p>You’ve noticed a few underground reports on the web of a spreading …

Man drowns on his lawnmower after riding into creek

DALEVILLE, Ind. — A 62-year-old man has been killed after his riding lawn mower rolled over into an Indiana creek.<p>The (Muncie) Star Press reports …

Ambulance Crew Spontaneously Helps 98-Year-Old Gardener In The Heat, Melts Our Hearts

Heroes.<p>An ambulance crew in Waco, Texas, is being celebrated for a spontaneous act of kindness toward an 98-year-old woman.<p>Paramedic Kent Haney and emergency medical technicians Matt Linda and Deanna Covic were between calls Wednesday when they spotted Margaret Durham struggling to mow her lawn in …

Good News

Green Deals: Amazon’s #1 best-selling reel lawn mower now $56, more

Amazon offers the Great States 16-inch Reel Lawn Mower for <b>$55.99 shipped</b>. Also at Walmart with in-store pickup. That’s a $44 savings off the original price and an Amazon all-time low. This is a #1 best-seller in the walk-behind lawn mower category at Amazon with over 1,400 reviewers leaving a 4.2/5 …

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Something To Think About While You’re Mowing The Lawn

Well here we are, we’ve reached that time of year again at which our yearly ritual of resuscitating small internal combustion engines from their …

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Brazen shoplifter caught second time round at The Warehouse

A woman put a lawn mower, curtains and curtain rails in a trolley and walked out the door without paying for them. (File photo)<p>A woman who left The …

Crime

Green Deals: Echo 21-inch 58V Cordless Electric Lawn Mower $299, more

Home Depot offers the Echo 21-inch 58V Lithium-Ion Cordless Electric Lawn Mower for <b>$299 shipped</b>. For comparison, it usually sells for $399 and today’s deal is the best offer available. This brushless 21-inch mower is powered by an included 58V battery. It features mulching capabilities, as well as …

Gear & Gadgets

Man tries not to die while balancing a running lawnmower on his chin

This New Yorker broke the world record for the farthest distance walked while balancing a power lawnmower on the chin. “I feel great. I feel that I …

Man breaks record balancing lawnmower on chin

A man has broke his Guinness World Record for the farthest distance walked balancing a powered lawnmower on his chin.<p>New Yorker Ashrita Furman …

Serial record-breaker misses a close shave with lawnmower feat

Pushing a running electric lawnmower for 71 meters is not a difficult thing to do, but try doing it with a lawnmower balanced on your chin.<p>On Thursday (June 22) New Yorker Ashrita Furman broke, by more than 50 meters, his existing Guinness World Record for “The farthest distance walked balancing a …

Cool Stuff

Man breaks running lawnmower balancing record

A New Yorker has beat his own Guinness World Record for the farthest distance walked balancing a powered lawnmower on the chin.<p>Ashrita Furman carried the appliance for 71m (233ft).

How Did Police Confuse a Murdering Moose With a Lawnmower?

'John Deere' or 'huge deer'? Apparently it's hard to tell.<p>Did a moose kill that woman, or was it a lawnmower? In Sweden, it turns out, that’s a …

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