We may be living in the age of the computer, email, and the ebook, but we?re still using a lot of paper. Here are some weird facts about paper and its usage that you may not know:
- Paper Brightness: How do you know how bright a piece of paper will appear? We measure the brightness of paper by how well it reflects a particular blue light wavelength. The higher the number, the brighter the paper appears to the human eye.
- Machines Use Most of our Paper Now: We don?t write on paper by hand much anymore, but our machines use a ton. Plotter paper rolls are used by machines that print vector-type graphics, which is is especially useful for engineering projects. But our machines are s