Robyn Has Her Own Stamp in Sweden, Let's All Move to Sweden

Start planning your move to Sweden, at which time you will give up on email and return exclusively to sending letters, because starting January 15 you can stamp them all with Robyn's face. » 11/07/14 11:50am 11/07/14 11:50am

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

Postage Stamps To Honor The Living

As part of its desperate attempt to save itself from bankruptcy, the U.S. Postal Service announced yesterday that it will throw out its ban on putting living people's pictures on stamps. The postal service is accepting suggestions for people who should be honored with a stamp, and Lady Gaga, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and… » 9/27/11 6:20pm 9/27/11 6:20pm

Russia Prepares For Armageddon • Glenn Beck More Admired Than The Pope

• Russia's space agency chief says he's entertaining the idea of sending out a spacecraft to blast an asteroid that may be headed for the earth. But relax: NASA puts the chance of impact at just 1 in 2500. • » 12/30/09 5:30pm 12/30/09 5:30pm

Bette Davis Gets Stamp'd • Rwanda Women Dominate The Parliament

• A 42-cent commemorative stamp » 9/17/08 5:30pm 9/17/08 5:30pm will be released tomorrow in Boston featuring a portrait of real-life and fictional , Bette Davis. Think the mail her stamps are on will have a bumpy ride? • According the preliminary election results, Rwanda will be the first country where ; females have taken 44 of the 80 seats. •…

Arts & Letters

The U.S. Postal service will issue a series of stamps "highlighting the African-American cultural experience." Entertainment icons like Duke Ellington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Louis Jordan, Daniel L. Haynes will be featured. And it's not just men: Fredi Washington, Victoria Spivey and personal favorite Josephine Baker » 7/16/08 2:40pm 7/16/08 2:40pm

P.O. Box

A reader writes: "I'm not sure if this is a coincidence but the majority of the new postcard stamps resemble vaginas. I have been putting stamps on RSVPs for my upcoming wedding and I'm not sure if it's because I've been staring at these for hours or if they really do resemble my goodies. I checked out the artist's… » 6/13/08 2:45pm 6/13/08 2:45pm