Me, driving on an endless Slowroads road

Slowroads is an entertaining and relaxing (to a certain point) browser game where you drive through endless roads choosing from several, customizable landscapes and seasons. You can drive a car, a coach or a bike, and driving is supposed to give you a zen experience, although you can still go as fast as you want, because, according to the author, anslo, the idea of a slow road is about taking the longer scenic route instead of the highway, not about how fast you drive.

NAS Daily has published a short, less than four minute video on Jimmy Wales, and how he started Wikipedia, the world’s 6th most accessed website, and the only one among the top 10 that is non-commercial. It was meant to be subscription based and to display ads like many others currently do, but Jimmy decided to abandon the idea and open access to the whole site for free — on an endless mission to offer all the knowledge in the world for free.

I’ve been following Brazilian YouTube influencers couple Leon and Nilce for many years now, along with my children. On April 15th they’ve posted a video recollecting the trip they took to the Nintendo Park in Los Angeles on March, 10, 2023 (a.k.a MAR1O Day). This is one of the places I’d like to know and visit, and seeing their video only contributed to increasing this desire.

Two Boeing engineers, Dillon Ruble and Garrett Jensen, with the help of Nathaniel Erickson, won the Guinness World Record for “the farthest flight by a paper aircraft” last December, after making one that flew approximately 88.31 meters — almost the entire length of a football field. To beat the previous record (77 meters), achieved by a trio from Malaysia and South Korea in April 2022, they studied origami and aerodynamics, spending 400 to 500 hours building and testing prototypes.

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