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Long-Distance Ride-Sharing: Uber Cool

Long-Distance Ride-Sharing: Uber Cool

My roommate has almost used up his 20 free Uber rides in Austin, Texas in less than 2 weeks. It seems ridiculous, but the ride-sharing, easy-access lifestyle is really convenient. I believe his words were, “I’m about that Uber lifestyle.” While he loves the ability to be transported on a…Read more

Restoring Classic Cars: 4 Tips For A Successful Facelift

Restoring Classic Cars: 4 Tips For A Successful Facelift

There’s something inherently nostalgic about restoring an old automobile. The smell of motor oil and grease-stained jeans are enough to give any car enthusiast a trip down memory lane, but a complete, self-produced restoration may be the pinnacle for any man or woman who enjoys a piece of classic American…Read more

Going to Coachella? Go Ship Yourself!

Going to Coachella? Go Ship Yourself!

Heading to Coachella this year? Haven’t planned transportation yet? Did you know you can ship YOURSELF with uShip’s help? Simply go to uShip.com and select Passengers and Male, Female, or Other. Fill in your destination and a little personal info (your trip, music taste, etc) and wait for bids on…Read more

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

The Top Shipping Story on uShip – The 9 Lives Drive

Now, the top shipping story of the last 10 years on uShip – uShip partners with PETA to rescue animals from the Louisiana BP oil spill! Let’s face it – who doesn’t love a story about animals being rescued? Here’s the high-level details: 27 Cats 2 Dogs 17 Hours in…Read more

#2 of 10 – Mad Men on the Road

#2 of 10 – Mad Men on the Road

In case you haven’t been following along, we’re celebrating uShip’s ten year anniversary by showcasing the top ten shipments and shipping stories of the last ten years on uShip. Here’s #2 – the furniture from the set of AMC’s Mad Men! Sometimes you do charitable things and they go off…Read more

What Big Mistake Did Walter White Make?

What Big Mistake Did Walter White Make?

Spoiler alert here to those who may be catching up on episodes of Breaking Bad. In the episode “To’hajiilee” we saw Walt speeding towards the coordinates of his buried treasure. While GQ is speculating on whether or not all of his money made it to the Indian Reservation (It looks…Read more

14 Things You Didn’t Know Before Moving Into Your Dorm Room

14 Things You Didn’t Know Before Moving Into Your Dorm Room

It’s a jungle in those residence halls. Be Prepared.

Startup Culture: The Stand Up Desk Phenomenon

Startup Culture: The Stand Up Desk Phenomenon

uShip Office Manager Jamie Gelo  makes it her job to give uShippers everything they could desire in a working environment. In Jamie’s words, her client is everyone in the office. Quite often, Jamie even knows what team members need to be productive and happy even if they don’t. Our fearless Office…Read more

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

Brilliant Roadway Design: Australia’s Water Curtain Stop Signs

The Sydney Harbour Tunnel in Sydney, Australia has seen its fair share of bridge strikes in past years, causing traffic delays, reconstruction delays and injury. In response to these high-cost accidents, the Sydney Transit Authority called upon Australian Laser beam company Laservision to create a brand new driver intervention system called…Read more

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

Throwback Thursday: Ford Model A

A common “throwback” listing we see on the uShip marketplace is the Ford Model A. We see not only the classic Model A Coupe cross the marketplace, but the Model A Sedan, Fordor, Roadster, Phaeton and Pickup. The overwhelming popularity of the Ford Model A began with its debut in…Read more