For most of us, it’s hard to make choices.

Because our brains get tired.

And yet we have more and more and more choices all the time. Uninvited, unneeded, unwelcome. But what’s to be done?

Case in point: crayons.

This graph traces the increase in Crayola options from 1903 to 2010:

Read the rest of this article from NPR here.

I mean, the “Mac & Cheese” color option is cool but personally, I dig the old school 8-16 color crayon boxes. You know, the ones that can fit in your back pocket! Although I’ll admit, when I was a kid, that giant box with the sharpener on the back was key.