Video of the Day: How Crayons Are Made


May we suggest a soothing way to spend the next five minutes of your day? Take a virtual field trip to the factory and learn how crayons are made from a British Mister Rogers-type. Spoiler alert: It involves a slightly sinister sounding “secret powder.”

Note, if you want to know more, it’s worth checking out this McSweeney’s interview with someone who worked in a crayon pigment factory.

[via Boing Boing]