McDonald’s raises flag after customer complaint. McDonald’s official said Wednesday that the company erred when it asked its restaurant operators to fly flags at half-staff to honor James R. Cantalupo, 60, who died April 19. “I got to work and said, ‘I just can’t let this go,’ ” said King,… Continue Reading McDonald’s Flag Etiquette Error
The 20 foot-by-30 foot American flag flying outside the Red Rocket Shell gas station in Brown County was a can’t-miss sight for highway drivers. But now it’s gone…stolen either late Saturday night or early Sunday morning. WBAY Action 2 news – Greenbay Wisonsin
In just another episode in an ongoing quest to seek excellence in the field of angering the greatest number of Iraqis in the shortest possible time, the Iraqi Governing Council yesterday announced the abandonment of the existing national flag and the adoption of a new one. “The old flag didn’t… Continue Reading Iraqis Say Council-Approved National Flag Won’t Fly
What do you get when you combine 16,828 photos of Greek people? Answer: the title of the largest photo exhibition ever created (courtesy of Guiness Book of World Records) and a big Mediterranean smile. To help celebrate the return of the Olympic Games to Athens this year, Kodak compiled more… Continue Reading Olympic Games Return to Athens Celebrated with Largest Photo Exhibition
Americans woke up today to something that’s been hidden from view during the war in Iraq — flag-draped caskets of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq. A policy dating back to the first Bush administration bans media coverage of caskets arriving at military bases. The photographs were released to First Amendment… Continue Reading Russ Kick & Freedom of Information Act
The nanofabricated American flags were created by Cornell research associates Scott Stelick and Madanagopal Kunnavakkam. The chip was made to honor the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act, which authorizes four-year funding for nanotechnology research starting in 2005.
Little Rock’s history comes alive in Berna Love’s new release. Local author Berna J. Love documents the vivid history of downtown in END OF THE LINE: A History of Little Rock’s West Ninth Street. From an emancipation shantytown and lynching through the heyday of “little Harlem” and the death knell… Continue Reading Book Signing in Historical Downtown Little Rock