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The History of Pencil Lead, Told From the Dawn of the Universe

NPR‘s Skunk Bear explained the history of pencil lead from the beginning of the universe to a modern pencil factory in Jersey City, New Jersey. images via Skunk Bear Related Laughing Squid PostsHow to Make a Matchbox Microphone Out of a Matchbox and Pencil LeadsNew Exquisitely Detailed Sculptures Carved Onto the Protruding Lead at the […]
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