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These Samurai Sword Letter Openers Are Ready to Take Down Tiny Zombies

These Samurai Sword Letter Openers Are Ready to Take Down Tiny Zombies
If you’ve ever visited Japan, you might have come across some tiny samurai swords being sold as souvenirs. It turns out that some of these are actually designed to be letter openers. Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly reduced tourism throughout the country, so fewer people can get their hands on these tiny katanas.

UK Royal Mail Getting New Star Wars Collectible Stamps

UK Royal Mail Getting New Star Wars Collectible Stamps
Fans of Star Wars in Britain will be excited to see there’s a cool new series of collectible postage stamps coming from the Royal Mail. The series will include new stamps inspired by the Star Wars universe.
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‘Snail Mail My Email: From Inbox to Mailbox

‘Snail Mail My Email: From Inbox to Mailbox
Getting a letter in the mail brings upon a wave of emotion that doesn’t quite compare to what you feel when you get a new message in your inbox. This is something San Francisco artist Ivan Cash is well aware of, so he came up with the Snail Mail My Email project back in 2011 where he basically wrote and sent out emails people sent in to their intended recipients.

Video Stamps Make Letters More Interactive

Video Stamps Make Letters More Interactive
When you think of postal mail, you don’t necessarily think of it as high tech. That’s something Australia Post is changing with their Video Stamps, which makes letters – or more specifically, the stamps on them – more interactive. 

Need to Send a Special Someone a Gift? Then All You Need is Your iPhone and Bond

Need to Send a Special Someone a Gift? Then All You Need is Your iPhone and Bond
Technology has made it a whole lot easier to keep in touch with friends, family, and other loved ones. Unfortunately, it takes a little of the personal aspect away because this same technology lets people do stuff on their phones, instead of doing it in person. 

Missing Kids Stamps Turns Mail into Missing Child Alerts

Missing Kids Stamps Turns Mail into Missing Child Alerts
Every year, hundreds of thousands of kids go missing. Some are eventually found, while others are never seen or heard from again. Missing kids posters and notices on milk cartons help, but there’s another means to get the word out and it’s got a wider reach because it can get the word out to people all over the globe: Missing Kids stamps.

X-Ray Envelope Spray Lets You Peek at the Contents of Sealed Letters

X-Ray Envelope Spray Lets You Peek at the Contents of Sealed Letters
Nobody likes a snoop. But if you’ve somehow managed to come up with a reason to justify why you need to go snooping into someone else’s mail, then this little can of Envelope X-ray Spray might help you out.

Outbox Digitizes Snail Mail and Shreds the Originals

Outbox Digitizes Snail Mail and Shreds the Originals
I’ll admit that this side of something I order from Amazon or a paycheck, I’m not big on getting mail in my mailbox anymore. It seems like I get reams of sales flyers and scams trying to get me to buy extended warranties for my car that I end up throwing in the trash.

Yoda Postage Stamps: Missed These When They Came out, I Did

Yoda Postage Stamps: Missed These When They Came out, I Did
With the advent of E-mail and online bill payment, I don’t find myself buying postal stamps very often. But I guess I should at least keep track of what sort of collectible stamps are being made, since I’ve managed to miss out on some cool designs over the years.

Delivery for Mr. Assange

Delivery for Mr. Assange
Art is rather like beauty – in that it’s always in the eye of the beholder. One of the strangest art projects I’ve heard of in a while has turned up in the form of a cardboard box packed with a hidden camera.

Hate Mail: When You Care Enough to Send the Very Worst

Hate Mail: When You Care Enough to Send the Very Worst
I bet that almost everyone wants to send hate mail at some point in their life, but only a few of us actually go ahead and do it. One day, London-based illustrator Mr. Bingo sent a stranger, Jonathan Hopkins, an offensive postcard.

Doctor Who Stamps: Send Your Mail to Another Time or Dimension

Doctor Who Stamps: Send Your Mail to Another Time or Dimension
Many of us wish that we had some Doctor Who postage stamps to send our Christmas cards out this year. Sadly, there was nothing official available in time for the holidays. That’s about to change in the UK, while we Americans are left out in the cold.

Indiana Jones Gets Mail at the University of Chicago

Indiana Jones Gets Mail at the University of Chicago
Have you ever wanted to write to Indiana Jones? Well, if you did, you would be about 80 years too late. But that didn’t stop one fan from sending him a package to him. A package recently arrived at the University of Chicago addressed to Henry Walton Jones, Jr.

Microsoft Outlook.com: Hands-On Test Drive

Microsoft Outlook.com: Hands-On Test Drive
I’ve been taking some time away from my Gmail box recently to test drive the newly launched Microsoft Outlook.com, and now that I’ve had the chance to really use it, I have to say that I’m tempted to switch.For

Star Trek Bat’leth Letter Opener Will Destroy Junk Mail

Star Trek Bat’leth Letter Opener Will Destroy Junk Mail
If you’re a fan of Star Trek, you’ll undoubtedly recognize this Klingon weapon. The weapon is called a Bat’leth and is a two-handed bladed weapon the Klingon’s use to cleave enemies in twain. This miniaturized version is sharp and designed to rip your mail open.

Snail Mail My Email: Send Email the Old Fashioned Way, or You Could Just Get a Pen and Write a Letter

Snail Mail My Email: Send Email the Old Fashioned Way, or You Could Just Get a Pen and Write a Letter
There have been a few different attempts at sending email via good old snail mail, but this is the first that looks promising to me. Snail Mail My Email sounds like an interesting service, and the big difference from other services is that your email is actually handwritten before being sent off.
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