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  • Postable Offers An Alternative To The Handwritten “Thank You” Card, With Results That May Fool Your Nana

    Postable Offers An Alternative To The Handwritten “Thank You” Card, With Results That May Fool Your Nana

    A handwritten note is becoming a lost art in the age of email, Facebook, SMS, and more messaging apps than you can count. But if anything, that rarity has only led to increase its value and perceived thoughtfulness, even as our penmanship skills decline. Today, a startup called Postable is bringing back the "handwritten" note with a service that allows you to type in handwriting fonts, then print… Read More

  • Mailround goes electronic as Finland tries scanning its post

    Mailround goes electronic as Finland tries scanning its post

    Would you like to read the regular postal mail that comes through your letterbox on a PC, e-reader or mobile over breakfast? Then move to Finland. Within two weeks, the state-owned national mail enterprise, Itella, will begin opening, scanning and distributing letters electronically to some Finnish households and companies. Yes, you read that right. Postal workers will be opening your… Read More

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup mob tries to take down our own Doug Aamoth

    High Fructose Corn Syrup mob tries to take down our own Doug Aamoth

    Our writer Doug Aamoth is currently in protective custody after the High Fructose Corn Syrup Council sent an email to us informing us of “incorrect” “facts” about “deadly” and “obesity-causing” high fructose corn syrup. Their beef? He wrote: If you drink a fair amount of soda, carbonated water, tonic, and the like, then the Home Soda Maker is a… Read More

  • An Open Letter to Microsoft Re: Zune

    An Open Letter to Microsoft Re: Zune

    Dear Microsoft, Blake Robinson here. I’ve been a Zune user from the beginning despite resounding clamor railing against my support. It’s a decent device that gets the job done as well as anything else out there. So what if you put too much stock into the wireless sharing function. It might be useless and I’ve still yet to “squirt” a single track at anyone, but I did… Read More