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How Crayola Crayons Are Made

There are 120 different colors of Crayola Crayons.<p>23 shades of red, 20 greens, 19 blues, 16 purples, 14 oranges, 11 browns, 8 yellows, 2 grays, 2 coppers, 2 blacks, 1 white, 1 gold and 1 silver. The Crayola factory in Easton, Pennsylvania makes 12 million crayons a day in a variety of the shades we …

Senior citizens owe $18 billion in student loans

When they should be worrying about affording retirement, a growing number of seniors are drowning in student loan debt instead.<p>Between 2005 and 2013, student loan debt among seniors 65 and older rose by more than 600% from $2.8 billion to $18 billion, according to a new report from the Government …

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

There’s a name for uncomfortable benches, hard-to-reach parks, and ubiquitous surveillance: disciplinary architecture.<p>A few weeks ago, news emerged that a New York building was planning a separate entrance for residents of its low-income units–“poor doors.” Outrage ensued, but the truth is, urban …

Articles about imaginative round homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

After generations of renown as an iconic hotel, a popular Denver landmark gets new life.<p>A Bluetooth speaker’s cylindrical packaging communicates a 360-degree design message.<p>Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs.<p>After noticing a …

Los Angeles

Impoverished Individuals Defy The Laws Of Physics To Survive

In 3rd world countries around the world, transporting goods via freight just isn't an option or a luxury the vast majority of traders can afford.<p>Many …

The best science and technology podcasts

The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton<p><b>SCIENCE</b><p><b>Hubblecast</b><br>Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational time machine are just a few of the stranger-than-science-fiction topics touched upon in this …

Al Gore

WW1 women at work: In pictures

World History

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

EBay Users Still at Risk After Cyberattack, Even If They Change Passwords

When eBay admitted Wednesday that it had been the victim of a cyberattack, the company asked all of its 145 million active users to change their …

Visual Translation App Waygo Launches Japanese Support

Waygo, an app that lets you translate Chinese by hovering your phone over text, just added support for Japanese. Waygo recently won the SXSW 2014 Accelerator program and is also a 500 Startups alum.<p>The Waygo app works even if your smartphone isn’t connected to the Internet by using proprietary …

Tencent Is Building A Stunning New 'Vertical Campus' In China

The "vertical campus" that architectural firm NBBJ designed for the Shenzhen, China-based company involves two towers that will stand at heights of more than 800 feet, connected by three bridges spanning the street below. It will house the Internet portals 12,000+ employees.<p>"The Tencent building …

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