Jerk Mails Fifteen Baby Chicks to Ex, Ex Tries to Dump Them in Trash

A mail carrier helped save the lives of fifteen baby chicks after they were shipped by a man to his ex-girlfriend. » 11/11/14 12:30pm 11/11/14 12:30pm

Terrible Mailman Hid More Than 44,000 Pieces of Mail in Mother's Home

A Kentucky mailman is being called "lazy" after police found thousands of undelivered pieces of mail he was hiding. » 4/24/14 11:50pm 4/24/14 11:50pm

This Company Found an Ingenious Way to Get Cat Owners' Attention

Bulk Cat Litter Warehouse puts it this way: "Most direct mail never gets looked at." True! But Vancouver ad agency Rethink Canada came up with a super smart way to make sure cat owners noticed their flyers: They printed them on catnip paper. » 2/20/14 5:15pm 2/20/14 5:15pm

Reader Email Haiku: Fifty Shades of Grey Edition

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we… » 11/12/12 6:40pm 11/12/12 6:40pm

Adorable Dog Flips Its Shit Over Mail Delivery

Mail time can be the most exciting time of day, especially if you're expecting the latest issue of Ranger Rick or a million-dollar inheritance check that your long lost Habsburg relative should be sending any day now... This dog, though, takes epistolary excitement to a whole new level when, squeaky toy in mouth, he… » 9/05/12 9:45pm 9/05/12 9:45pm

These Intrepid Duck Mail-Carriers Will Make Your Day

At a the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Minnesota, Piper and the Pipettes — who are ducklings — help deliver mail, which sounds both adorable and remarkably inefficient, since every time they stop in someone's room, they demand to be petted. Still, it's not a bad impulse to have civic-minded animals help out with different… » 6/24/12 4:00pm 6/24/12 4:00pm

Reader Email Haiku: You Stupid Slimeballs

The Jezebel inbox receives all sorts of interesting messages, from helpful tips to furious gibberish. Often, the missives strike us as poetic — in the chaos of the mailbag, we can find a sense of peace. As such, we have taken it upon ourselves to let some messages grow into the poetry they are meant to be. And we will… » 6/20/12 6:30pm 6/20/12 6:30pm

Post Office Responds To Internet Threat By Getting Even Slower

The U.S. Postal Service is going bankrupt thanks in part to people paying bills instantly online and conveying important news in Facebook posts rather than letters, and ironically, the proposed solution to the problem may drive more people onto the internet. The agency announced today that it's closing about half of… » 12/05/11 9:18pm 12/05/11 9:18pm

Beleaguered Post Office Demands Extra Penny For Stamps

It's time to hoard those "forever" stamps, or just budget an extra three cents for all the letters you'll be mailing next year. In the first price increase in more than two years, stamps will cost 45 cents as of January 22. Postcards will go up three cents, and there are some other small increases that will amount to… » 10/19/11 11:15am 10/19/11 11:15am

How To Get Along With Your Neighbors

Neighbors are like roommates you only see every once in a while, and don't have to share a bathroom with. But even the occasional encounter with someone who kind of shares your living space can bring up challenges — and our tips will help you deal with them. » 3/10/11 5:20pm 3/10/11 5:20pm

"Take Your Workaholism and Shove It," Say Dutch Women—Can We Do This,…

Fewer than 10% of Dutch women work full-time, and face one of the highest wage gaps in Europe—"and they like it this way," says Slate writer Jessica Olien. American women, put down those Blackberries and take note. » 11/15/10 6:30pm 11/15/10 6:30pm

Postmen Scared Off By Cat

Mail deliveries to a home in Farsley, U.K. have been stopped after a 19-year-old cat attacked three postmen. Tiger's owner doubts their story because, "If he climbs up a tree he's done for the rest of the week." [Daily Express] » 4/09/10 9:20am 4/09/10 9:20am

And, Yes, She Did Call Him!

When a London woman's 32JJ bra arrived in the mail, it was accompanied by the note, "Hey gorgeous, nice stuff! If you fancy giving me a private show, call me." Bravissimo says the anonymous lecher isn't an employee. [Sun] » 10/27/09 5:30pm 10/27/09 5:30pm