Friday, 6 November 2015

The Strangely Successful History Of People Mailing Themselves In Boxes

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Like stowaways on ships, trains, and planes, people have attempted (and sometimes succeeded) in mailing themselves as recently as just a few years ago. It's not easy, nor legal, nor permitted by any major shipping company, but that hasn't stopped a very special group of people from trying.

Whether to escape slavery or merely the cost of a plane ticket, people have been trying for over a century and a half to package themselves like so many rolls of toilet paper from Amazon.

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