The Weird, Weird History of Shipping: Part I

A 1960 stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Pony Express. U.S. Post Office / Smithsonian National Postal Museum

<p>How far did the components of your phone travel to land in the palm of your hand? Nowadays, even the most mundane items can come from half a world away. This wasn't always the case -- join the guys as they explore the weird, weird world of shipping in this special two-part episode.</p>