Out of Nowhere

Tropical Storm Humberto suddenly materialized off the coast, and will be visiting us tonight. Update: He’s gone to the east of us. We’re high and dry. Further Update: He was officially upgraded to a hurricane. Wow.

North Carolina School Bans US Flag

Students at a North Carolina school are forbidden to wear any item of clothing featuring a flag. Not even the US flag. Not on any patriotic holiday. Not on 9-11. Update: School district wipes egg from face, rescinds ban.

Google Maps Street View

Google Maps has this new “Street View” feature whereby you can click on a street and get the few from the ground. They have a fleet of vehicles with multiple cameras atop that give 360 views, and they drive these up and down the streets of major cities. They’ve caught some interesting pictures, to the…