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 9:13pm 7/26/13 9:13pm

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

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 10:30pm 4/03/13 10:30pm

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 3:00pm 12/05/07 3:00pm

iSlice Opens Packages Like Scissors, Box Cutters

Similar to the OpenX package cutters—which don't actually work very well at all—the iSlice is supposed to make opening blister packs and shrink-wrap much easier than with regular scissors. It's true that CDs, DVDs and all the blister-pack packaging are a bitch to open, but we've usually had decent luck with just a… » 4/04/07 9:10pm 4/04/07 9:10pm