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!?
Some folks can't embrace this digital world. They cling to snail mail and painstakingly write letters that most netizens don't have the attention span to read, never mind respond. Don't ignore these dinosaurs, use Snail Mail My Email instead.
What's does being shipped sound like? A student at the Royal College of Art in London shoved a dictaphone inside a parcel and sent it off to Helsinki to find out. Here, charmingly animated, is what it heard. [Motherboard.tv]
If you're worried about getting packages from grandma and Amazon when you live in a hovering spacepod floating somewhere off the Pacific Rim, fret no more. You'll have friendly mail carriers with anti-Postal Tendencies (tm) automatic injector systems buzzing by to drop things off. They won't complain about the…