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The Perfect Road Trip

The Perfect Road Trip

This is the “perfect road trip”, mathematically engineered by Randal S. Olson. Perfect as in it is optimised to go via all 48 states, and take in 50 of the most major landmarks chosen by Tracy Staedter.

It’s created using genetic algorithms.

Car passing over a motorway marked with blue snowflakes painted in temperature sensitive paint.

Reactive Paint Keeps Drivers Informed

Daan Roosegaarde plans to work with Dutch civil engineers to implement a bunch of new, creative safety devices on the country’s roads – including LED lights powered by the wind created by passing cars and glow in the dark paint that tells you when the road is icy.…