Google now lets you personalized your homepage with themes. The bus stop theme (shown above) gives the option of entering in a zip code to anywhere in the US. The weather, background, and dress of the characters in the theme will change to reflect the weather to the location you choose. A nice way to keep up with that “daggon rain” grandma keeps talking about no matter where in the world you are.

Of course foXnoMad can be added to Google pages (and Yahoo, AOL, and Bloglines) pages too. Google also comes in hand for some nifty vacation hacking, traffic reports, and even resumes.

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