Have you ever wondered where color comes from? In items like cosmetics, textiles, paints and medicine, there is a complex chemistry that makes up the colorants we use in almost everything. From the consistency of printing ink to dyes derived from natural resources, tap into your inner scientist and learn just how the colorful world around us is made possible. Continue reading “The Chemistry of Color” »
Have you seen the headlines that print is dead? What about the print media we carry around in our wallets and purses in the form of paper bills? Have you ever wondered who prints our U.S. currency? If it’s true that “lack of money is the root of all evil” then it’s even more important that someone keeps printing it! Read on as we explore who prints our money, and what a daunting task it really is.
Of the DIY variety, that is. We’re not going to pontificate on commercialism or anything like that, it’s not our style.
But we do want to introduce you to a few ideas we thought were pretty cool for making a new kind of memory this year. It requires a little bit of elbow grease and some thought…but that’s kind of how we think gift giving should be.