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  • Feeling Blue? Crayola Seeks Help Naming its New Crayon

    07/01/2017 4:10:51 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 55 replies
    Crayola has the blues — five, to be exact. The iconic crayon maker left it to fans to come up with a name for a new blue crayon replacing the recently retired color dandelion. After receiving nearly 90,000 submissions, Crayola narrowed it down to five names for the crayon based on a pigment discovered in 2009.
  • Crayon Color Names For Liberals

    01/08/2013 4:51:36 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 20 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-8-13 | The Looking Spoon
    h/t to John Hawkins of Right Wing News for the tip on the #ProgressiveCrayonColors game at Twitter. Some are mine, but many of these were derived from what I found there.
  • SPACE: First TV Image of Mars Ever Was Made With Crayons

    05/22/2009 12:15:06 PM PDT · by MyTwoCopperCoins · 15 replies · 1,318+ views
    Gizmodo ^ | 21 May, 2009 | Gizmodo
    What you are looking at here is the very first image ever taken of the surface of Mars. It was acquired by NASA's Mariner 4 using a television camera, and rendered using crayons. Look closer: After Mariner 3 failed to take images because of a hardware problem, Mariner 4 became NASA's next big hope to get images of the Red Planet. There were going to be ten Mariner missions, but they wanted these badly.The spacecraft did its first flyby on July 15, 1965, at 00:18:36 UT. It took 21 pictures alternating green and red filters, which were saved to...
  • Crayola Celebrates Colorful Milestone

    04/10/2008 4:37:56 PM PDT · by ShadowDancer · 66 replies · 217+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | April 10, 2008
    Crayola Celebrates Colorful Milestone Company Introduces 8 New 'Kids' Choice' ColorsUPDATED: 12:18 pm EDT April 10, 2008 Crayola celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Crayola 64 Box with the introduction of eight new "Kids' Choice Colors." The iconic box, complete with a built-in sharpener, first debuted on the Captain Kangaroo show in 1958. To celebrate the anniversary, Crayola introduced eight new colors selected by children to tell a story about what's important to today's youth. The new colors include Super Happy, Fun in the Sun, Giving Tree, Bear Hug, Awesome, Happy Ever After, Famous and Best Friends. More than 200...
  • Crayola Skin (Multicultural Crayons)

    10/13/2004 7:18:08 AM PDT · by ChewedGum · 87 replies · 4,102+ views
    King of Fools ^ | 10/12/2004 | ChewedGum (aka King of Fools)
    The lovely Queen (May She Live Forever) and I are now administering the children's ministry at our church. As we were gathering supplies for last week's classes, we discovered a new product by Crayola which I had never seen before: I fondly remember coloring in my early years. My favorite color was always brick red, although I have no idea why. (Possibly because it was one of the few cool colors that came in the 24 pack, which is all my family could ever afford. My choice might have been different if the assortment of 64 had fit within the...
  • Crayola Retires Four Colors, Saves One (Burnt Sienna )

    10/13/2003 2:01:39 PM PDT · by chance33_98 · 17 replies · 208+ views
    Crayola Retires Four Colors, Saves One EASTON, Pa. -- Crayola marked its 100th anniversary with a colorful celebration. A parade and giant cake were part of the festivities at the Crayola Crayon Factory in Easton over the weekend -- along with the unveiling of the world's largest crayon. Mary Lee DeBosh came to mark the occasion. She said as each new grandchild comes, so will the experience of visiting the factory. One young spectator said she enjoyed the molding stations and learning how the sticks of color are made. Crayola held a naming contest for its new colors. Jazzberry...
  • Farmers to Expand Soy Use with Edible Crayons

    08/13/2002 9:19:46 AM PDT · by Tancred · 8 replies · 294+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 13, 2002 | Eric Onstad
    Farmers to Expand Soy Use with Edible Crayons Tue Aug 13, 7:53 AM ET By Eric Onstad ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Your toddlers have just munched and swallowed their crayons. But don't panic, say "bon appetit!" The coloring sticks are made from healthy soybeans. U.S. farming groups are counting on new products such as edible crayons to eat up a bigger proportion of soybean production and boost prices, which are in danger of sagging as global output rises. Soybean output in Latin America is due to surge in coming years, but researchers are busy concocting new uses for soybeans, ranging from...