Why don't we use Rockets to Send Mail Anymore?


Why don't we use Rockets to Send Mail Anymore? deepfuze/iStock/Thinkstock
Why don't we use Rockets to Send Mail Anymore? deepfuze/iStock/Thinkstock

When Ben Franklin took over the US Postal Service, he couldn’t have predicted the crazy ways the institution would evolve. From pneumatic tubes to missiles filled with mail, Will and Mango dig into the post office's weirdest experiments, while discussing why Olympic athletes can no longer mail themselves home when they lose a wallet. Featuring Nancy Pope of the National Postal Museum.