An Adorable Ride-on Combine That Actually Harvests Toys

The combine harvester looks like one of the more terrifying tools a farmer has at their disposal. But when shrunk to the size of a toddler, suddenly it becomes an adorable way for kids to scoot around their play room while sucking up bright yellow balls. » 2/24/15 3:12pm 2/24/15 3:12pm

John Deere's New Ride-On Mower Is One of the First To Have Airless Tires

Michelin and Bridgestone have been racing to take the air out of everyone's tires—but in a good way. Both companies have been developing open-air wheels that will never puncture or deflate, and while they've mostly seen use in research and military vehicles to date, John Deere will finally offer a ride-on mower that… » 1/27/15 4:10pm 1/27/15 4:10pm

These Machines Eat Forests

At the turn of the 20th century, the logging industry relied on armies of lumberjacks swinging axes and band saws to fell a forest. These days, we just send in Harvesters. » 12/24/12 11:30am 12/24/12 11:30am

The Digger D-3 Eats Landmines for Breakfast (Literally)

Landmines are simple but ridiculously effective and obnoxiously long-lived devices— often killing and maiming civilians long after the end of conflict. The Digger D-3 aims to clear the world's war-zones one mine at a time. » 7/27/11 11:30am 7/27/11 11:30am

King of the Cotton Pickers

You're probably wearing something cotton-y right now. Cotton is fairly annoying to harvest. Mechanization was a quantum leap for the cotton industry, moving it away from archaic methods used since the days of slavery. This machine is the next step forward. » 7/21/11 11:30am 7/21/11 11:30am