The Daily Pick

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Improbable Research: Mailing Random Items Through Post Office

Talk about too much time on your hands. These guys mailed over a hundred random items through the U.S. Postal Service. They attached an address, postage, but no packaging, and waited to see what happened. Mailed items included cans of soup, a twenty dollar bill, a football, a ski, an inflated balloon, a coconut, even a large wheel of cheese. The delivery rate? 64%. Not bad.

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