Holiday Direct Mail

Another great post from our friend Summer Gould. Read more here Target marketing I always like this time of year — not just because of the fun I have at the holidays, but also because of the really fun direct mail...

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An Offbeat History of Wrapping Paper

Here’s a holiday statistic that’ll blow your hair back: The Guardian reports that we collectively use 8,000 metric tons of wrapping paper at Christmas alone—and that was way back in 2006. It prompts the question: Who invented all this evil,...

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Why one reader returns to print

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — You can take shallow web news, “fake news,” click bait, intrusive advertising and shove it into the trash folder, as far as this citizen is concerned. I’m going back to print – with eyes wide...

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Secret Service Makes Counterfeit Bust in Peru

LIMA, Peru — President Obama was on his way to Peru for a meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders. But not all of the Secret Service agents there were for his protection. Overnight Tuesday, agents staged the largest raid of counterfeit currency in...

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USPS Gets PRC OK for a 2017 Price Rise

USPS prices are going up in 2017. First Class mail goes from 47 to 49 cents on Jan. 22, with other products seeing varying price increases. On Tuesday, the PRC approved all postage raises USPS requested, except for Special Services...

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This New Apple Product is ALL Paper

Every time I purchase a new Apple product the packaging is a thing of beauty.  I have a feeling their latest product will have that same feel to it.  This new book is a history of Apple products, containing over 450...

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How to 3D Print Your Own Baby Universe

Researchers at Imperial College London have created a 3D printable model of a cosmic microwave background (CMB). Being a generous gang of academics, they’ve also shared the files so you can make one at home. If you’re unsure what exactly a...

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