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Meaning and use of the AM / PM time format in the USA

AM is the abbreviation for "ante meridiem", i.e. "before noon". Consequently, PM stands for "post meridiem",  i.e. "after noon". Every time before 12 noon is an...

United States — Security Screening at the Airport, 3-1-1 Carry-on luggage rules, guidelines

When you arrive at a screening security station at a U.S. airport you need to have following rules and guidelines in mind to avoid...

The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Keenesburg, Colorado, USA

Address: 1946 County Road 53, Keenesburg, CO 80643 (near Denver and Boulder).See details on the official website, see further below.Roughly ca. 30 mi /...

United States Weather Phenomena: Hurricanes and up-to-date forecasts

Latest Information The National Hurricane Center (NOAA) offers the most-up-to-date information on their website: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Hurricane Definition, Introduction A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone -...

United States Weather Phenomena: Tornadoes

A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable...

Woodstock Festival — the summer of 69 — 50th anniversary concert in 2019

July 2019: Woodstock 50 Festival has been cancelled.The 50th anniversary Woodstock Festival was scheduled for August 16-18, 2019 on the original Woodstock site. Website:...

Electricity in the USA / Travel adapters

USA: 110/120 Volt AC, 60 Hz Line voltage in the USA is 110/120 Volt AC, 60Hz. If you intend to bring your own devices and appliances...

Conversions from US Standard to Metric and vice versa

  Conversion ...Metric to US-Standard Linear dimensions 1 cm 0,3937 inch 1 meter 39.36 inch 1 meter 1,0936 yard 1 meter 3,2808 feet 1 km 0,621388 miles Area / Surface 1 square meter 10,7637 sq.ft 1 sq. km 0,3861 sq. miles 1 sq....

Conversion Fahrenheit – Celsius

First things first: the formulas From Fahrenheit to Celsius You have x Degrees Fahrenheit:Celsius = (x Degree FAHRENHEIT -32) multiplied by (5/9) From Celsius to Fahrenheit You have...

Travel to the USA — entry requirements and arrival (Visa, VWP, Customs)

  Travel to the United States of America This article gives you a brief summary of the process and provides weblinks to the official websites of...

America the Beautiful is the name of the U.S. Annual National Park Pass for all parks

Annual National Park Pass (includes Federal Recreational Lands) If you're visiting ca. 3-4 National Parks or several Federal Recreation Areas per year the Annual Park...

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Porsche in Leipzig, Germany

The architecture of the widely visible customer center (GMP: 51.405620,12.296760) in the form of a 32 m high gyro scope at the top associates...

Custer State Park, Black Hills Region, South Dakota, USA

Custer State Park Custer State Park in the Black Hills encompasses 295 qkm (73,000 acres) of spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife.Favorite outdoor activities...

German Bread Specialties

Bread is an essential part of the diet of Germans. Regional German Bread Specialties add to the anyway huge variety of common bread recipes. Germany...

Wittenberg, Germany — Travel Guide for the LutherStadt and the dawn of the Protestant Reformation

Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Wittenberg, officially Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Germany in the Bundesland Saxony-Anhalt, on the river Elbe. It draws its importance in...