Why the Pencil is Perfect

I thought I would share a short video from a new series, Samll Thing Big Idea, by TED. This series  takes a look at small things that have had big impacts on the world we live in. This particular episode is interesting to me as it looks at the humble but wonderful pencil. The narrator for this episode is none other that Caroline Weaver, the owner and proprietor of CW Pencil in New York City. CW Pencil is a store completely dedicated to pencils, especially wooden ones. She takes us through a short history of the pencil and how it