Amazon is putting Sundays back in business. Thanks to a new deal with the e-commerce giant, for the first time in a century, the U.S. Postal Service will be making Sunday deliveries. Atlantic’s Megan Garber looks back at the history of Sunday mail delivery. And on the seventh day, he rested (and waited for his Amazon prime delivery).

+ Think Americans are the only ones praying at the church of online consumerism. Think again. During China’s annual 11-11 shopping event, Alibaba’s payment service logged $5.7 billion in sales.