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Where dogs go postal

Here’s the 2014 list of the cities with the most postal carrier dog bites. Initially, it appears that Houston sits atop the list as the bad doggy capital of America. But, when the numbers provided below are calculated in terms … Continue reading

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Airmail dAIRdevils – one ‘first-class’ read

Most of us have become accustomed to the benefits of overnight air delivery of mail, packages, and freight in the past three or four decades. The onset of corporate giants like Fedex and UPS have made these services largely routine. … Continue reading

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Designer mailboxes on steroids

I was wondering if anybody else has noticed the trend over the past decade or so of extravagant mailboxes becoming a statement of wealth in well-to-do residential neighborhoods? They are most often built out of brick or stone and even at … Continue reading

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