Full of (Cold) Air

January 13, 2006 2:40 PM

The other day I ordered upgrades for iLife and iWork, on the grounds that I'd end up buying them anyway and there was no point putting off the inevitable.

I ordered them together, but they arrived (at the same time) in separate boxes, like so:

I wonder, since online shopping really started taking off, how much money and effort has been expended shipping plastic bladders full of air around the world?

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