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An Urban's Rural View
Urban C. Lehner Editor Emeritus
Mon Aug 18, 2014 01:37 PM CDT

Texting while driving, watching television while ironing, trying to hit 98 mile-per-hour fastballs while blowing bubblegum bubbles -- multitasking, it seems, comes naturally to human beings. We bore easily. We love to think we're being efficient. Of course we succumb to the temptation to try to do more than one thing at a time.

As that admittedly banal thought drifted through my daydreaming mind, a brainstorm struck: Why not put a treadmill inside the tractor?

OK, sounds silly. But think about it for a minute. Tractor cabs are getting so big they'll soon be able to hold a treadmill. And ...

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