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Scientists create trillion-frame-per-second camera

Radiologists at the University of Tokyo have created one of the fastest cameras ever, capable of photographing events happening at one-sixth the speed of light.

World’s most valuable stamp goes up for auction Commissioned

Thanks to the advent of electronic communication, snail-mailing is rapidly turning into a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean stamp collecting is vanishing. Many in the stamp-collecting world are hoping to cash in big on their tiny paper treasures

US food stamps use hit a record 42.2 million in Thanksgiving

According to statistics released by the Economic Policy Institute, about 42.2 million Americans used food stamps this Thanksgiving. This is a new record high, according to nonprofit government watchdog group, The Sunlight Foundation.

First Olympic Winter Games Stamp Issued from US Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has issued their first stamp marking the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The stamp features an illustration of a snowboarder.

Nancy Pelosi says no to proposed Michael Jackson resolution

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said today that the House will not take up a resolution meant to honor the late Michael Jackson.

Rare 'Jenny' stamp sells at auction for $825,000

A misprinted rare stamp worth 24 cents in 1918 sold for a record $825,000 at an auction house to an unidentified collector. An entire block of 100 remaining misprint stamps were collected by William Robey in 1918 and sold separately.

Star Wars' Yoda gets his own stamp

The U.S. Postal Service was using the force on Thursday, releasing a new postage stamp that features Star Wars' Jedi Master Yoda, known for his odd syntax as well as his wisdom.

Philly Site Chosen For Scene Of 'Forever' Stamp

An image of the Liberty Bell was selected to adorn the Postal Service's new forever stamp.

Post Office May Issue Forever Stamp

The US Postal Service is now considering issuing a forever stamp.

What happens when you mail a Letter with 39 Cents Coin instead of a 39 Cents Stamp

A Guy sends a letter to his girlfriend with 39 cents coins attached instead of a stamp, and has the letter delivered to his girlfriend by the USPS.

most expensive stamp in the world

$2.3 Million!!!!!!!

'Inverted Jenny' Stamp Found on Absentee Ballot Likely a Fake

A stamp thought to be rare and valuable that was used to mail an absentee ballot now appears to be a fake

U.S. Postal Service Unveils ''United We Stand'' Stamp

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Postal Service unveiled in Washington, D.C. a 34 cent "United We Stand" stamp with a new image of the U.S. flag. Postmaster General John Potter says the stamp is a symbol of freedom and is meant to send a message of uni...

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The famous British Guiana 1c magenta stamp
The famous British Guiana 1c magenta stamp
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REMEMBER WHEN: The price of a first-class postage stamp was 8 cents in 1973.
REMEMBER WHEN: The price of a first-class postage stamp was 8 cents in 1973.
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Stamp to be issued Aug. 12  2015  as part of Elvis Week.
Stamp to be issued Aug. 12, 2015, as part of Elvis Week.

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