Incredible Close-Up Video Shows How a Ballpoint Pen Works

By Casey Chan on at

At the very tip of a ballpoint pen is, you guessed it, a ball that rolls around and basically stains the paper with ink.

Here’s an incredibly up close angle of a ballpoint pen writing from NRK showing you just how it works – it's beautiful.

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