pencil sharpeners

Does This Mean Power Drills Are Allowed In Classrooms Now?

Does This Mean Power Drills Are Allowed In Classrooms Now?

Marketed as the “world’s first chuckable drill powered pencil sharpener”, C.H. Hanson’s $US7 Pro-Sharp Finishing Pencil Carpenter sounds much more scientific than it actually is. Just attach it to where you’d normally screw in the drill bits; whack a pencil in, and zooooooooom, off you go to sharper-pencils nirvana. And…

How Mechanical Pencil Sharpeners Really Work

How Mechanical Pencil Sharpeners Really Work

The mysteries of the universe rarely reveal themselves with such spontaneous clarity. I’m also pretty sure my toaster works the same way, just with tiny flamethrowers. [Tumblr via BuzzFeed]