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How We Make Pencils

The familiar No. 2 pencil is a seemingly simple object, but it’s actually an exceedingly complex thing to make. It involves parts from around the world, and precision machinery to combine the parts into a smooth writing instrument. To understand how pencils are made, check out this five-minute video shot inside a German [...]

CrocoGator Pen

CrocoGator Pen – $7.95 Are you looking for a fun way to deter pen thieves? You need the ferociously fabulous CrocoGator Pen from the NeatoShop. This camouflaged pen is the perfect way to hide your favorite writing utensil in plain sight. Just pull off the CrocoGator’s tail to reveal a pen.  Be sure to check out the [...]

Keep Calm and Carry On Pencils

Keep Calm and Carry On Pencils – $9.95 Are you at war with a project at work? Strengthen your morale and resolve with the Keep Calm and Carry On Pencils from the NeatoShop. This brilliant set includes 12 pencils and a tin pencil case.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Pens & Pencils and [...]

Yummy Pockets Ice Cream Sandwich

Yummy Pockets Ice Cream Sandwich – $4.95 School is just around the corner! Are you looking for a deliciously fun way to store your favorite Pens & Pencils? Treat yourself to the very cool Yummy Pockets Ice Cream Sandwich from the NeatoShop. This sweet pouch is shaped like a delightfully large frozen confection. Be sure to check [...]

Tyrannosaurus Pen

Tyrannosaurus Pen – $11.95 Are you tired of coworkers walking off with your favorite pen? It is time to invest in a pen that will frighten people away from your space.  You need the fierce, and camouflaged, Tyrannosaurus Pen from the NeatoShop. This king of office supplies hides a full sized pen in his tail. Be sure [...]

I Was Told There Would Be No Math

The correct answer is “An African or a European swallow?” Or, for partial credit, “blue”. Pencils down. Link -via Blame It on the Voices

Toes Toothbrush Holder

Toes Toothbrush Holder – $2.95 Is your bathroom counter a mess. Get yourself organized with the Toes Toothbrush Holder from the NeatoShop.  These five little piggies will help you keep your toothbrush within reach. The Toes Toothbrush Holder is also great for holding pens or pencils. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fabulous Bath Accessories. Link

Mega Man in Pencils

I really like the colored frames that Ghostpatrol, an artist who lives in Melbourne, creates by carving surfaces into pencils and the illustrating them. They give the impression that Ghostpatrol simply excavates them from the wood. Gallery and Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Nose Pencil Sharpener

Nose Pencil Sharpener – $1.95 Back to school is nearly here. Are you still looking for that perfect back to school item? You need the practical, yet highly amusing, Nose Pencil Sharpener from the NeatoShop. Be sure to tell all your friends how much fun it is to stick pencils up your nose. Don’t forget to check [...]

Graduation Pen

Graduation Pen – $2.95 Is your favorite student about to graduate? They need the Graduation Pen from the NeatoShop. The Graduation Pen might come in handy when they have to start writing all those checks to that student loan corporation. Yikes!! When exactly did tuition start getting so high? Be sure to check out all the neat [...]