“Mobile postage is a useful supplement for those in need of a stamp regardless of place and time”
Two European countries are now offering an alternative to the ubiquitous postage stamp: sending the post office a text message.
Digital Photo Stamps
Each holiday as a kid, most of my relatives would whip out their Polaroid instant cameras and take pictures. The cool part was that you got the pics right away and didn’t have to develop them. The bad part was that we often smacked each other around to get the privilege of shaking the pic back and forth to speed up the development process.
A new digital camera concept is sort of like those old Polaroid cameras, but totally different…
The Sagan Appreciation Society is petitioning for the US Postal Service to issue a postage stamp honoring astronomer and science writer Carl Sagan. An article last week in the Ithaca Journal says the petition should be available online at the Society’s site, but it isn’t currently there. This is one of the proposed stamps, illustrated by Skeptics Society founder Pat Linse.
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