Earlier this month a prototype mower in Germany set a new world record by going from zero to 100 miles an hour in 6.29 seconds… while still cutting grass! Not bad for an invention that’s not even 200 years old. Plus: this weekend is the grand finale of the annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest in New York City, which is… exactly what its name suggests.
The History Of The American Lawnmower (CBS News)
A Brief History of the Lawnmower (Popular Mechanics)