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Heavy equipment instructor Ruben Segura directs Daniel De La Garza of Austin, Texas, at picking up a basketball with an excavator, Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 in Las Vegas. For a few hundred dollars, tourists spend a few hours at Dig This pushing around dirt, 1-ton tires and rocks that don’t move when you kick them. All it takes is a 10-minute classroom lesson and guidance from trainers through headsets. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Adults get life-sized sandbox near Las Vegas Strip

A business owner has created what amounts to a life-sized sandbox for adults who pay up to $750 each to push around dirt, rock and huge tires with the earth-moving construction equipment. (AP)