Last updated on September 2nd, 2019
Even if you’re a workaholic, you need some way to release the pressure from time to time. And sure, sitting around all night long, watching shows on Netflix and playing games on your couch might be fun for a while. But you should take the time to explore what else the world has to offer.
It’s 2019 – technology is in a state that makes some sci-fi books look modest with their predictions, and you have tons of options for keeping your mind entertained! Some of those will even help you develop additional skills that can come in real handy in your daily life as well.
Ever wanted to set up your own sports team and take it through the leagues from start to finish? This is not only possible today, but it’s actually a major hobby for a large number of people. Sports simulators can be found in all shapes and sizes, and some of them are very advanced in their features.
From a baseball simulator to one for any sport you might be interested in, the market is quite rich and diverse. And if you have friends to bring along, this can make the experience an even more unforgettable one!
If you can afford it, zipping around with a drone can be one of the most fun additions to your life. It takes a lot of skill to do it well though – so it’s a good idea to start out with a cheaper drone that you don’t mind seeing broken into pieces. You should also make sure that you’re not violating any local laws – some places prohibit flying a drone with a live camera feed, for example.
On that note, adding a pair of VR goggles to the setup can take it to the next level. This is the closest you can currently get to soaring through the skies like a bird and watching everyone from above. It can get a bit disorienting though.
And while we’re on the topic of virtual reality, you should check out what that field has to offer as well. Modern VR sets can be surprisingly cheap for what they offer. However, you’re going to need a moderately powerful computer to run the best games available right now.
Also, keep in mind that this is not for everyone. If you’re prone to nausea when riding in vehicles, VR might not be a good fit for you. The disconnect between watching your virtual character move through their eyes, while you feel your own body standing still, can lead to some very unpleasant sensations in the unprepared.
As technology keeps improving, we’ll keep getting access to better and more interesting ways to keep ourselves entertained. It’s a good idea to follow those developments and know what’s available around you because it’s easy to fall into a fall sense of feeling bored otherwise. The truth is, as long as you have at least some disposable income, you should have no excuse for being bored on your average day.