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snails

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Here's how much it would cost to send snail mail to the Mars rovers

Sure, the idea of a Mars colony is cool, but sending holiday cards to the Red Planet could bankrupt us, as one young boy found out.

By December 7, 2015

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Things get weird when you check your snail mail like your email

What if you obsessively checked your snail mail just like you constantly check your phone for email and social-media updates? This amusing video shows you just how strange things would get.

By December 1, 2015

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Singapore testing drone delivery of snail mail

The country's postal service has delivered a package containing a t-shirt and a letter across 2 kilometers, or about 1.2 miles.

By October 8, 2015

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Newly discovered snail fits into the eye of a needle

Researchers uncover some of the world's tiniest land snails and take a fascinating photo of the little shelled animal tucked into a very tiny space.

By October 1, 2015

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Snail W3D

This is what happens when you take the best features of a Playstation Vita, Nintendo 3DS and an Android smartphone and put them in one device.

By January 7, 2015

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Sea-snail perfume may help save coral reefs

The scent from a giant sea snail may be key to convincing coral-reef-munching starfish to move along and find something else to snack on.

By December 15, 2014

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Holy snail mail, Batman! Caped Crusader nabs his own stamps

Who needs the Bat-Signal when you can send letters using these collectible Batman stamps from the US Postal Service?

By October 10, 2014

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Outbox delivers your snail mail to your iPhone or iPad

This intriguing new service, currently rolling out in San Francisco, collects your physical mail, then opens, scans, and delivers it via app or browser.

By February 27, 2013

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Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050

Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.

By February 23, 2012

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Justin Bieber at snail's pace actually sounds good

Someone very clever on the Internet slowed down one of the teen idol's sugary singles by 800 percent, and it sounds like the score to a trippy movie about outer space.

By August 17, 2010