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Yellow #2

There are thousands of amazing items in our lives that we take for granted every day. Shoe laces and zippers, forks and spoons, even batteries. Perhaps the one item that is overlooked and dismissed daily without so much as a second thought, is the pencil.

Writing has existed for millennia. History records that the first […]

Happy Birthday, Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas on July 24, 1897. Just the 16th woman to be issued a pilot’s license, Amelia Earhart would be 119 years old today if she had survived her around the world flight in 1937.

While Earhart is best known for being the first woman to fly solo across […]

42 Gallons per Barrel

The question I am asked most frequently when people find out I work in the oil industry, is “Why is a barrel of oil 42 gallons and not 55 gallons?” This used to surprise me, as one would think that pollution and climate change would be the hot topic. Amazingly, dirty oil and greenhouse gases […]