Source: Rebecca Spear / iMore Best Answer: Yes, but not very well. These Mario RC cars can work on really low-pile carpet and rugs relatively easily. But while on thick carpet, they can easily get stuck or get hair wrapped around the wheels, which can lead to motor burn out. If you don't have a large hard floor area in your home, you can rectify this by putting down a kid's play mat for a harder racing surface. Temporary hardfloor: ProSource Kids Play Mat ($33 at Amazon) Mario Kart Live carpet What is Mario Kart Live? How well do the karts work on carpets and rugs? How much space do you need? Can you play outside? What is Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit? Mario Kart Live is an augmented reality game where players use their Nintendo Switch to control a real-world RC car that has a camera attached to it. The kart comes with a set of cardboard gates. Players put these gates down on the ground to mark the track then the software overlays … [Read more...] about Does Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit work on carpet?
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THE funeral service for the Duke of Edinburgh has taken place, with the final farewell "the saddest day" for Her Majesty, the Queen. Due to Covid restrictions the Queen was forced to sit alone inside Windsor Castle's St George's Chapel as she lead the Royal Family in mourning at the funeral of her beloved husband, the Duke of Edinburgh . Dressed in a face mask and in sombre black, it was the first time the monarch, grieving for her devoted companion of 73 years, has been officially seen in public since Philip died eight days ago. And the Duke's coffin was lowered into the Royal Vault at St George's Chapel - and was broadcast live for the first time in history. Accompanied by her loyal lady-in-waiting Lady Susan Hussey, the Queen made her way from the Sovereign's Entrance in the State Bentley, as the national anthem was played, to join the solemn funeral procession. Philip's coffin, draped in his striking 12ft personal standard and decorated with a wreath of flowers … [Read more...] about Duke of Edinburgh funeral updates LIVE: Queen leaves service followed by Charles, William and Harry after ‘saddest day’
Source: Rebecca Spear / iMore Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit changes up Nintendo's classic racing game by bringing the racetrack and karts into the real world. Up to four players can race against each other. The thing is, if you want to play against real people and not just the virtual opponents in the game, each player will need to have their own Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite and their own kart. As you can imagine, this can get pretty expensive. But is it worth buying more than one Mario Kart Live kart to play multiplayer? That really depends on who you are and how you like to play. Here are some things to consider to help you determine whether or not it's worth buying multiple Mario Kart Live cars. Mario Kart Live multiple cars Do you need multiple cars to enjoy it? One car versus multiple cars Consider the cost Do you have the space? Can you play outside? Who will get the most out of it? It's-a me, Mario! Mario Kart Live: Home … [Read more...] about Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit — Is it worth buying two or more karts?
FRIENDS fans can live out their dreams with an Airbnb based on the popular TV show - complete with a mini Central Perk. The flat's living area has the iconic orange sofa, with a huge Central Perk mirror and coffee table. Guests can also use the guitar in the corner and play some of Phoebe's iconic songs including Smelly Cat. The kitchen is similar to Monica's apartment with bright blue cupboards, while a football table from Joey and Chandler's apartment is also included. Avid fans will be able to spot the smaller details of the show scattered throughout the apartment - a copy of the Shining can be found in the fridge, while the Hugsy penguin toy is in the bedroom. Even the purple front door has the yellow photo frame around the peephole, along with an Etch-a-Sketch on the wall. A replica of the show's pilot episode script is also available with a scene which was never aired. Book the Friend's apartment here To pass the evenings, there are Friends board games … [Read more...] about Friends-themed Airbnb with the famous Central Perk sofa and football table opens – and you can rent it for the night
RNZ Consumer NZ is calling for urgent reform after it discovered retirement village contracts it says unfairly favour villages and leave residents out of pocket. OPINION: A housing crisis is gripping the country and every day we hear reports of New Zealanders losing out on their dream home, queues at open homes and standing room only at auctions. Owning your own home is seen by many Kiwis as a birthright, and despite recent Government announcements, property remains a popular investment choice for many people. Retirement village living is also riding a wave of popularity with 100 people moving into a village across the country every week. However, in most cases, residents are choosing to sell their homes, release the equity and forgo homeownership in favour of a different model. The most common model is called “licence to occupy”. READ MORE: Corporate retirement villages dish out $200m dividends, keep capital gains Capital gains are a 'significant chunk' of … [Read more...] about Let’s not confuse retirement village living with homeownership