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(Crayola) 64 (Box)

In 1903, Binney & Smith offered Crayola crayons in the following 8 colors (10+ 1):  Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Red, Violet and Yellow.  In Crayola Chronology, you can see how the number of colors have increased, how the names of some colors have changed, and how some colors are voted out of the box [...]

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Tons of Color

Crayons–what happens to them once they become teeny bits of their former selves? Yesterday, Daily Grommet posted a video about Earthling Crayons which has recycled 55,000 pounds of crayons–that’s about 27 tons of used crayons! Sounds like a lot until you hear that 12 million (10+07) crayons are made each day in the U.S.! Really, 60 [...]

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