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India's Selfie Stamps Remind Mail Recipients You're A Narcissist

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.18.2015 | Weird News

Stamp collectors in India are going to be upset to learn they have to collect 1.28 billion stamps if they want to have a full collection, now th...

How To Make Stamped Menus Using Scraps Of Produce

Food52 | Posted 08.12.2015 | HuffPost Home

Certain produce, like okra and citrus, will make graphic stamps when sliced in half -- and better yet if they're dried out and gnarly like that lemon wedge wasting away in your fridge. Enter the easiest way to make the most of your excess summer bounty.

'Like Sending a Hug in the Mail'

Christine French Cully | Posted 06.08.2015 | Parents
Christine French Cully

The handwritten friendly letter is a dying art form. That saddens me, because I'm amazed and gratified at all the wisdom and support that have been passed on to me via letters.

The Vatican's Spectacular Christmas Stamps

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.25.2014 | Religion

It's easy to forget that while Pope Francis is a renowned religious leader, he's also the ruler of the world's tiniest independent state. Vatican C...

Watch: Going Home With Maya Angelou

Bill Moyers | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In this first of two programs celebrating her extraordinary life and legacy, I revisit an episode from his 1982 series Creativity in which Angelou and I returned to the small town of Stamps, Arkansas, where she spent much of her childhood.

How to Live Wretched and Small

Mark Morford | Posted 06.03.2014 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

There are a number of things you can do. You can walk around the streets looking as though you just smelled something disgusting, your face a permanen...

U.S. Postal Service Gets My Stamp of Approval

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

We need to maintain a vibrant postal service, whether run under the auspices of the federal government or private enterprise. I'm willing to put up with the junk mail.

The Surprising Source Of Some Of Yellen's Wealth

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, a leading contender to replace Ben Bernanke as Fed chairman, holds a mix of big-company stocks ...

Other Things Fetuses Do in the Womb

John Blumenthal | Posted 08.27.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Hell, since you're stuck in there for nine long months you at least have to have some decent bookshelves and a coffee table.

LOOK: American Icon Gets His Own Stamp

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's legacy will come to an end this week with the issue of a new postal stamp and free public ...

Catherine New

How Some Small Companies Are Breathing Life Into A Dying Industry | Catherine New | Posted 04.04.2013 | Small Business

Think no one but your grandmother sends cards anymore? Turns out greeting cards are still popular -- but maybe not in the way you think. Angelica B...

LOOK: The Ridiculous Reason One Landlord Increased Rent By 1 Penny

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.06.2013 | Business

A landlord in Maryland just redefined what it means to be a cheapskate. After the U.S. Postal Service raised the cost of a first-class stamp by a ...

Royal Mail Releases 'Dr. Who' Stamps

Posted 01.02.2013 | TV

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of BBC's "Dr. Who," the Royal Mail is releasing collectible stamps featuring the show's characters. "It's 50...

Ron Dicker

Is This Worth $3 Million? | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.26.2012 | Money

Reinhold Hoffmann, a retiree who told the German newspaper Bild that he found a U.S. stamp worth $3 million, may now have a reason to go postal: The P...

Worrying the Details of Political Campaigns

Susan Orlins | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics
Susan Orlins

While watching the 2012 political campaigns unfold, it reminds me of my ex's 1992 race for U.S. Congress. As a worrywart I multi-minutiae-worried my way through the entire campaign.

Mailing A Letter Will Cost You More Next Year

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 12.11.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — It'll cost another penny to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postag...

U.S. Postal Service Releases 2 New Stamps

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service is releasing two new stamps paying tribute to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, specifically the Battle of...

Can an Edible Stamp Save the U.S. Postal Service?

John Malik | Posted 05.28.2012 | Comedy
John Malik

When I asked about states that do not have official fruits such as Pennsylvania or New Mexico, Mr. Assef assured me that Mr. Cantu has created stamps out of indigenous fruits in those states, so New Mexico gets prickly pear and South Dakota gets gooseberries.

Cherry Blossom Centennial Stamp To Be Introduced

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service on Friday announced the upcoming introduction of its Cherry Blossom Centennial 45-cent Forever stamps. This ...

Things Get Worse For U.S. Postal Service

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

* Postal Service says mail volume down 6 pct * Package business grew due to holiday shopping * Agency lost $5.1 bln last...

WATCH: Postal Worker Caught With Truckloads Of Stolen Mail

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.25.2012 | Business

On top of a financial crisis of devastating proportions, it looks like the U.S. Postal Service has yet another problem on its hands: an employee that'...

My 2011 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This year we turn to the Democrats to find the winner of Destined For Political Stardom. If Elizabeth Warren manages to wrest Teddy Kennedy's old Senate seat away from the Republican usurper, she will indeed be on the road to Democratic stardom.

Living People On Postage Stamps: Who Would You Choose?

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

By HOPE YEN and STACY A. ANDERSON Associated Press WASHINGTON — Who would you put on a stamp? Charlie Sheen? Lady Gaga? Yourself? Hoping to...

Confessions Of A North Korean Stamp Collector...

Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel

Willem van der Bijl, a Dutch tourist who went missing in Pyongyang in July, then had a pro-North Korean government op-ed published in his name last we...

I'm With Stupid: Beauty Is in the Eye of the Coconut Beholder

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

If you're like me, you could care less about the royal wedding, except to note that if William wasn't a prince, Kate would have been way out of his league. Nice work, Willy.