Month: August 2016

First, don’t be nervous. If it’s already booked, there’s no point in worrying. So, it’s a ~45 ride from DCA to IAD in ‘average’ conditions. So, 4hrs 45min is plenty of time. However, given the date, this itinerary is ‘weather permitting’ on both ends. I would take Uber. $30 maybe, give or take. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Transfer from Washington National (DCA) to Dulles(IAD)

I’m worried about the time between my connection flights. I’ll be flying from Rochester ROC to Washington DCA and then I’ll have to change airport and go to IAD Dulles to grab my connection flight to London Heathrow on the 27th of December 2016. So I’ll be landing at 1:15pm in DCA and my flight […]

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From the official VFS website for Hungary visa in India, normally the embassy makes a decision within 15 days after complete visa application submission. The days would be start counting when embassy had received an application from VFS. In this regard you Will have to look exactly in which date and day you submitted your […]

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Is there a ranking of US national parks based on their Google Review rating?

While planning a holiday in the US and intending to visit national parks, it would be nice to see a ranking of US national parks based on their Google Review rating. That way one could decide on which park to visit. Does such a ranking exist? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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It is easier to help someone else while conscious. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Smarter Everyday did a video on the subject. It doesn’t add much to the other answers, but it’s fun to see what actually happens when you lack oxygen. Why You Should Put YOUR MASK On First (My Brain Without Oxygen) – Smarter Every Day 157 (YouTube) Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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The best practice is not to store the key in the first place. EG use a combination lock! You can’t lose a key you don’t have. And as has been previously mentioned a lock will only keep out honest people. And for peoples edification .. Opening a key pad lock by tapping it with a […]

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United and Delta are definitely using a more ordered method of boarding aircraft. They have (in most places that I travelled YMMV) physically separate queues for different groups of boarding passengers and will turn a passenger away if they attempt to board at the wrong time. For example with United (the last airline I flew […]

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The key concept here is time of useful consciousness: how long you can take meaningful actions in a low-oxygen environment. At 35,000 feet (the typical altitude for a long-distance flight), that’s about 30 seconds. If you help someone else put on their mask first, you probably won’t have enough time left to put on your […]

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Detailed topographic maps of Samos (Greece)

I am looking for as detailed topographic maps for the island Samos in Greece as possible. The most detailed I could find is 331 Samos 1:50,000, which is already good, but I hope for something in the 1:25,000 range. Are there any maps for Samos printed or digital that are so detailed? Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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