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How can I see what the fastest driving route is that goes through n places?

The Android application Wanderlog has a paid feature to view the fastest driving route is that goes through all these n places: Reddit user quatrotires pointed me to it. Roadtrippers also has this ...
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How can I see what the fastest driving route is that goes through n places?

As pointed out in the comments, this is the classical Travelling Salesman problem. It's mathematically tricky to solve. You can always brute force by trying all possible routes but the number of ...
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Which pairs of countries are connected by land but can't be connected by car?

Canada and Denmark have recently announced that they will divide Hans Island between them. Hans Island is a small uninhabited island in the middle of the Nares Strait between Greenland and Ellesmere ...
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Auto/Manual transmissions in Europe

Many people think an automatic gearbox is detrimental to the pleasure of driving in Europe. This attitude is (slowly) changing now with the introduction of faster sequential automatic gearboxes with ...
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Auto/Manual transmissions in Europe

High gasoline prices in Europe, compared to the United States, made the small improvement in mileage worth staying with more efficient manual transmissions. Recent automatic transmissions have a much ...
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Auto/Manual transmissions in Europe

Same in the whole Eastern Europe from Greece and Turkey all the way to Estonia and Finland. The prevalence of manuals is even more pronounced in ex-socialist countries where the cars are on average ...
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Auto/Manual transmissions in Europe

Is that the case in the rest of EU, or just a Spanish thing? Percentage of cars with automatic transmission among 2018 sales (sales, not current fleet, and EVs are regarded as having automatic ...
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Auto/Manual transmissions in Europe

As a European, I would say that we definitely tend to drive manual cars way more than automatic, although automatic cars are becoming more common especially in city settings. Compared to, let's say 10 ...
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Who has priority in this Netherlands road junction?

There are indeed a few scenarios which are not resolved by priority rules on unmarked intersections. Assuming brown wants to go straight on this is one of them, because there is an additional rule ...
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