Since we're so many different nationalities here, I thought I'd post a few useful links, like conversions and time zones. In the first link, there are quite a few different conversions.
World clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
Today's fronpages: http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
Abbrevations of Countries and USA states - I'll add them here for my own convenience.
States and Abbreviations
US States AL Alabama MT Montana AK Alaska NE Nebraska AZ Arizona NV Nevada AR Arkansas NH New Hampshire CA California NJ New Jersey CO Colorado NM New Mexico CT Connecticut NY New York DE Delaware NC North Carolina FL Florida ND North Dakota GA Georgia OH Ohio HI Hawaii OK Oklahoma ID Idaho OR Oregon IL Illinois PA Pennsylvania IN Indiana RI Rhode Island IA Iowa SC South Carolina KS Kansas SD South Dakota KY Kentucky TN Tennessee LA Louisiana TX Texas ME Maine UT Utah MD Maryland VT Vermont MA Massachusetts VA Virginia MI Michigan WA Washington MN Minnesota WV West Virginia MS Mississippi WI Wisconsin MO Missouri WY Wyoming
If you can think of any more useful ones, please post them here.