pencils

This Sharpener Turns Tiny Stubs Into Longer Pencils

This Sharpener Turns Tiny Stubs Into Longer Pencils

If you stop and think about it, it’s almost impossible to use an entire pencil, because, after repeated sharpening, you eventually end up with a tiny unusable stub. What a ripoff. There’s a solution to that problem though: a clever new sharpener with multiple blades that lets you stack a…

Shock Absorbers And Shields Stop The Lead In This Pencil From Breaking

Shock Absorbers And Shields Stop The Lead In This Pencil From Breaking

It might seem like a case of over-engineering, but there’s no denying the thin pieces of lead used in mechanical pencils are prone to easily breaking. So instead of rolling our eyes at Zebra Co’s new DelGuard pencils, which actually feature shock absorbers and retractable shields to prevent lead from…