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iCandy: December 2009

Spectrum's monthly slideshow proves that a picture is worth a thousand bytes

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Neighbors commonly compete over who has the greener lawn. But for Don Wales, who intends to break the current lawnmower land speed record of 130 kilometers per hour (80.7 miles per hour) in February, he who cuts fastest wins. Wales’s machine, dubbed Project Runningblade, will make the high-speed dash on sand but must then prove capable of actually cutting grass.
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