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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.

Here's Why You Should Stop Freaking Out About The Postage Stamp Price Hike

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

You may have heard that the Postal Service is raising the price of mailing a letter by three cents on Sunday. Though this is the first time the Postal...

Mailing A Letter Is About To Get More Expensive

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mailing a letter is about to get a little more expensive. Regulators on Tuesday approved a temporary price hike of ...

Historic Gay Icon To Be Featured On Postage Stamp

The Huffington Post | James NIchols | Posted 10.11.2013 | Gay Voices

The Harvey Milk Foundation confirmed Oct. 10 that the U.S. Postal Service would honor gay rights icon Harvey Milk with a stamp in honor of his memory ...

Netflix Is In Trouble With Court

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that Netflix Inc got an unfair advantage from the U.S. Postal...

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...

Seeking A Stamp Of Approval

Sumit Galhotra | Posted 01.13.2013 | Religion
Sumit Galhotra

Stamps commemorating major religious holidays exist for Christmas, Hanukkah and Eid. However, one for Diwali, which is happening now, has yet to come to fruition.

Ron Dicker

Is This Worth $3 Million?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: How Postage Stamps Can Help You Get A Cheaper Gown

Posted 04.17.2012 | Weddings

Most brides pay for their wedding gowns using cash or a credit card. But at the "Bridal Affair" event in Elk Grove, Calif. on Saturday, brides paid...

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.

PHOTOS: Incredible Envelope Portraits

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

London-based artist Mark Powell has produced these striking drawings despite only using the most basic of materials: ink and paper. His recent series ...

No Personal Letters Lately? You're Not Alone

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

WASHINGTON — Mom might get a quick note in the mail. Sister might get a birthday card. But that's about it. For the typical American household t...

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...

How to Save the U.S. Postal Service

Spencer Green | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Put hallucinogens in stamp adhesives to make sending mail fun again.

Paul Needham

The Typewriter That Changed Everything Turns 50

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

Fifty years ago this month, the IBM Selectric typewriter was introduced to the public. In the 25 years that followed, more than 13 million of the t...

Lewis Carroll Turns an Albatross Into a Postage Stamp

Carolyn Vega | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Postage Increases Will Hurt USPS in the Long Run

Linda A. Woolley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Linda A. Woolley

Rather than raising prices at a time when its customers are just beginning to recover from the recession, the Postal Service should be emulating its closest competitors, FedEx and UPS.

Katharine Hepburn Stamp: Actress Honored On Postage Stamp

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Katharine Hepburn, star of such classic movies as "African Queen" and "Little Women," took her place on a U.S. postage stamp Wednes...

Stamp Out Pet Overpopulation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I participated in a press conference Friday afternoon at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles, Calif., with Ellen DeGeneres, who i...

Here's Why Stamps Are a National Treasure

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

As we increasingly communicate by e-mail, we are losing something special that we take for granted--these delightful pieces of miniature artwork that commemorate our American heritage.

Bill Mauldin Stamp

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Richards

Bill Mauldin, the great cartoonist of WWII and many points beyond, finally lands on a stamp. Well, they never could lick him when he was alive....

New U.S. Stamps to Honor America's Pimps

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Bishop Don "Magic" Juan, excited about being on one of the new stamps. The U.S. Postal Service will be issuing a series of five commemorative stamps...

Thanks to Spam, It's Not Junk Mail Anymore

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sarah O'Leary

If you want to reach your consumers in the internet age, tell the youngsters in the office that you're kickin' it old school with USPS.

2010 Olympic Stamp PHOTO: U.S. Commemorative Stamp Debuts

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARK CITY, Utah -- A U.S. postage stamp that commemorates the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, shows an airborne sno...

Liberating the Postal Service

A. Lee Fritschler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
A. Lee Fritschler

What the Postal Service needs is to be free of congressional interventions and allowed to operate as a regulated corporation in a competitive delivery services industry.