The U.S. Postal Service provided new service performance data today for the week of May 29 through June 4, 2021. During the seven-day period, First-Class Mail and Periodicals experienced positive improvement in service delivery, while Marketing Mail saw a slight decline. Key performance indicators for the week of May 29th include: *First-Class Mail: 89.95 percent of First-Class Mail was delivered on time, a 1.06 percent increase from the week of May 22. *Marketing Mail: 90.67 percent of Marketing Mail was delivered on time, a 1.29 percent decline from week of May 22. *Periodicals: 80.70 percent of Periodicals were delivered on time, a 1.31 percent increase from the week of May 22.
According to a recent article on the Good website, there are many reasons why you should keep reading paper books over e-books including:
•print books help you sleep
•print books are more powerful tools for developing children and teaching them to read
•we just don’t read as well when we’re looking at screens.
In addition, a 2016 study by University of Sussex psychologists in the UK revealed that reading physical books to kids makes parents more affectionate, and that “the parent-child relationship benefits more from story time with a paper book than with a tablet, because the interaction is warmer and friendlier.”
more at: http://www.twosidesna.org/US/Science-says-you-should-still-keep-reading-print-books-over-e-books