Just a Reminder That FedEx Doesn't Give a Crap About Your Packages

It can be FedEx. It can be UPS. It can be any shipping service, really. They all promise to get your packages to where you want them to go but there's no guarantee they'll treat your packages with any sort of tender, love or care. Most likely, they'll be thrown around, banged around and destroyed in the process. Just… »7/26/13 9:13pm7/26/13 9:13pm


Watch a Package's Entire Shipping Journey from the Package's Point of View

Few things are more fun in life than tracking shipments and then seeing how it'll eventually reach your front door. But what happens in the in between process? This video shows you what happens when you send something by mail. The drop off locations, the sorting facilities, the delivery process and everything in… »4/03/13 10:30pm4/03/13 10:30pm

Sony, Microsoft, and Best Buy Join in the Fight Against Tough Packaging: Clamshell's Days are Numbered

Electronics manufacturers are finally coming together for a cause I think we can all support: getting rid of the impossible-to-open, finger-slicing, dangerous-sharp-tool-requiring plastic prisons for our gadgets known as the clamshell package. Amazon started the struggle »11/15/08 2:15pm11/15/08 2:15pm, and Sony, Microsoft, and Best Buy are jumping…

The Plastic Surgeon Opens Plastic Blister Packs, Saves Fingers

Plastic clamshell openers like the OpenX have been around for a while, but despite all that development and marketing, they still lose out in pure usefulness to box cutters or even a pair of scissors. The Plastic Surgeon, on the other hand, looks like it has all the functionality of a box cutter but without all the… »12/05/07 3:00pm12/05/07 3:00pm