What should new USPS mail trucks look like?: Morning Report
Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.
1. Mail truck teasing
The Gawker Media site Jalopnik had a little fun with the news that the U.S. Postal Service is looking into a new truck fleet.
Ten vehicles that should be America's next mail truck http://t.co/i58RfBqjno pic.twitter.com/k0xDJBNOHi— Jalopnik (@Jalopnik) February 17, 2015
Suggestions ranged from a self-driving car, to a drone, to a Mercedes Unimong.
2. APWU's Hollywood endorsement
"Actor Danny Glover, the son of two postal workers and the face in videos promoting a new postal advocacy group, will join union leaders when the [wage talks with the U.S. Postal Service] open, the APWU announced."
3. This is Jeopardy!
"As it does from time to time, the long-running television game show Jeopardy! introduced a new stamp category for the episode broadcast Feb. 17: 'Singers on Postage Stamps.'"
4. Yesterday's most-viewed post
The 'Strange Stamp Squad': Which country issued this one?
5. Being social
‘Strange Stamp Squad' investigates migraine-inducing new issue
35 rare 5c China Imperial Dragons found in attic in UK
Many stamp societies make their journals available online
Is this 1999 registered cover commercial or philatelic?
Brigham auction March 6-7 offers Admirals
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