Monthly Archives: May 2019

The USPS Tests Out Self-Driving Trucks for Hauling Mail

The United States Postal Service has a lot of ways to move the 484.8 million pieces of mail it handles every day. In rural Alaska, postal workers run hovercraft, prop planes, and the occasional parachute. They pilot boats in the Louisiana bayou and snowmobiles in Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, Utah, and Wisconsin. To reach the Havasupai Indian Reservation town of Supai at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, they go by mule train. And...

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Who gets hurt by China’s new tariffs on American goods? Farmers and chemical makers

China’s announcement Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion of American goods compounds the pain in what is fast becoming all-out trade war between the two countries as U.S. farmers, chemical makers and others brace for a further hit to revenue.

“Effectively, that market (China) is closed to U.S. exporters,” says Ed Brzytwa, director of trade for the American Chemistry Council. Read more

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Retweet To Recycle

Sure has created the world’s first recyclable tweet – #RTtoRecycle – to highlight the fact that deodorant cans are recyclable.

In partnership with Twitter, the activation will start with a simple tweet of a Sure can, which, when retweeted, will reveal a reimagined aluminium item. Read More

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