The UN Has Its Own Postal System And You Can Buy Its Awesome Stamps

One of the UN's many delightful eccentricities is its internal United Nations Postal Administration, which was founded in 1951 and issues stamps than can only be used within the UN—even though, intriguingly, they're hugely popular outside of it. The UN recently issued its latest batch of designs, and they're great. » 11/17/14 5:08pm 11/17/14 5:08pm

Scrapbookers Rejoice! Casio's Pomrie Prints Adorable Rubber Stamps

If you've ever been dragged into a craft store you'll know that—for whatever reason—scrapbooking is a booming business. And Casio has decided it wants a piece of that glitter-covered pie with the introduction of a printer called the Pomrie that can actually churn out custom rubber stamps. » 1/07/14 9:00pm 1/07/14 9:00pm

The US Postal Service Could Easily Turn Things Around With Belgian…

It can't just be the United States Postal Service that's having a hard time staying afloat. Email and social networking is available all around the world, but maybe the USPS should take a hint from the clever Belgians who've created a collection of stamps that celebrate—and actually smell and taste like—chocolate. » 2/26/13 4:40pm 2/26/13 4:40pm

Stampler: The Stapler and the Stamp Had an Adorable Baby

Attaching pieces of paper together is pretty humdrum as far as office activities go, but what if your every staple could be magically transformed into a day-brightening Smiley Face stamp? For £12.00, that's just what the Stampler, an ingenious new stapler and stamp hybrid, will do! Well, that's what it hopes to do.… » 4/05/11 9:20am 4/05/11 9:20am

Keyboard Made With Hundreds of Postage Stamps

Stamp collecting or "philately" (as nerds in the know insist on calling it) has never really been all that interesting to me. In fact, I always considered it to be extremely boring. But one look at this beautiful stamp keyboard has changed my mind. There are actually 10 of these keyboards in existence, with each one… » 11/06/07 3:45pm 11/06/07 3:45pm