How to Score a Baseball Game

Filling out a scorecard by hand allows for a more engaging and personalized baseball experience.  Using each team’s batting lineup and a shorthand code for the defense positions, you can learn how to quickly record a game’s happenings. Read on to learn how to score a baseball game. What you’ll need: A baseball scorecard The […]

Drawings by NakuNakuTenshi

Pencil Artist of the Week: NakuNakuTenshi

This week’s featured artist is a pencil artist from Poland who goes by the handle “NakuNakuTenshi” on DeviantArt. NakuNakuTenshi’s gallery is filled with drawings of the Enneagram, a series of nine interconnected character drawings with each representing a different archetype of the human personality. The Enneagram was derived from the teachings of Oscar Ichazo and […]

Pencil Patent

Happy Pencil Day 2015!

157 years ago today, Hymen Lipman received the first patent for a pencil with an attached eraser. Mr. Lipman’s pencil featured graphite throughout three-fourths of the pencil and India rubber (natural rubber) in the remaining one-fourth of the pencil. The user would sharpen away the wood on one end of the pencil to reveal the graphite […]

PDC20 20 Year Celebration

Today is a very special day in Pencilnalia (If you get that reference, thank you. You’re the reason we’re here in the first place.). March 20, 2015 marks the start of’s 20th year in existence and we’re ready to celebrate. “How?” you ask? Read on to find out. 20 Years in the Making At exactly 12 noon on […]