Unwrapping Our Fascination with Apple's Packaging

Mac and iPod users alike are known for hanging on to the boxes in which their Apple products were packaged, but for those wondering about the phenomenon, Wired News published an article looking more closely at it.

From photo galleries of Apple products being unpacked for the first time to college students who display their empty boxes in their bedrooms, the article shows what many of have experienced in our homes for years.

"I canit imagine throwing them away," Ryan Harne, a 20-year-old engineering student at Virginia Tech University, told Wired News. "Itis more than a record of a serial number; itis a record of a good event that happened in my life."

There are more examples in the full story.