We've all received weird "shipping-delayed" notifications. Usually they're something inane like "address does not exist" even though you're standing right there. The one I got just now from UPS, however, is rather special. I'm sorry, did you say train derailment!?
I can safely say that no package company has pissed me off more times than UPS. But now they're going to text me with a smaller delivery window and let me respond in kind? Come back to me, baby!
It's a question that might have crossed your mind before: Why not ship a DVD in a square envelope? But, it turns out, Netflix would actually lose money if they went the more logical, greener route. Square envelopes cost an extra 20 cents because they're harder to process. And when Netflix already pays up to $700…
The postage stamps of the 1950s and 1960s, from all over the world, are full of hope for the future. There are Soviet rockets, Nigerian stamps showing "the peaceful use of outer space," and Israeli paeans to industry.