For his middle school science fair, reported Suvir Mirchandani,  a 14-year-old in Pittsburgh analyzed different fonts people use when they print stuff out.  And he discovered that his school district could save $21,000 a year in printer ink if they switched from Times New Roman to a slimmer font like Garamond.  And if the state and federal government did it . . . it could save $370 MILLION a year in taxpayer money.


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