Crayola Crayons, 1903 by Binney & Smith: Inspired by her students who longed for color, Alice Binney and Harold Smith mixed small batches of hand-mixed pigments, paraffin, talc and other waxes. Paper labels were rolled by hand and pasted onto each crayon which were then hand packed into individual boxes and shipped in wooden crates. Eight Crayons sold for 5 cents: red, yellow, orange, green, blue, violet, black, and brown. 'Crayon' came from 'craie' (chalk ) and, oleaginous (oily). aoghs…

Vintage Crayola - The box and paper wrappers around the crayons are so much more charming (in my opinion) than the ones made today. I think if this box were remade, Crayola would see great results.

Colony collapse and neonicotinoid insecticides by ferrebeekeeper: 2 studies in Science Magazine link CCD to the use of these insecticides which are felt to impair homing abilities and reducing the number of queen bees.  Pictured is an illustration of Imidacloprid 's effect on insect nerves from Bayer, the inventor/patent holder of the compound.  #Bees #CCD #Imidacloprid #Insecticides #ferrebeekeeper

Colony Collapse and Bees: An illustration of Imidacloprid acting on insect nerves from Bayer (the original inventor/patent holder of the compound)

HandpaintedType is a project that is dedicated to preserving the typographic  practice of street painters around India by  digitizing it so that it serves as a resource for present and future generations. #Typography #India #handpaintedtype

Original Indian Sign Painters - Kureshi by hanif kureshi. Handpainted Type is a project that is dedicated to preserving the typographic practice.