Each year on March 17th, strange events occur: thousands of people wear green and spend the day pinching one another, even strangers! March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, and most people in the Western world understand that such behavior is par for the course on this holiday. But have you ever wondered why we wear green and pinch each other on St. Patrick’s Day? We can explain the rationale behind these traditions, and then some.Details
All of us are familiar with the primary colors, but this post reveals some little-known facts that may surprise you. Did you know that red capes don’t make bulls angry? Bulls are colorblind. Red lining is meant to conceal any bloodstains. With yellow the eye rejoices, heart expands, spirit is cheered and we immediately feel warmed. – Johann von GoetheDetails
Red means stop and green means go. Now these colors are being used to determine if a human wound is healing or not. Wounds need sufficient amounts of oxygen to fully heal. This “paint-on. It is pretty cool that a translucent, paint-on bandage may change color and help humans heal.Details
It is safe to assume you see images through 3 color sensors. Can you imagine seeing an image through 36 sensors?
Learn about the research leading to a “multispectral imaging system capable of ..[processing].. 36 colour channels.”
If our handheld devices adopt 36 color channels someday, the colors we see onscreen will appear more true to life.Details
Why are the colors of Cancun so enchanting? Some say, aside from beautiful sunsets and white sandy beaches, that Cancun is mainly water and jungle. Even though many visitors only see the tips of textured greens that exist in the jungle, they note how the shade of the jungle is a sharp contrast from the brilliant exposure of the ocean.Details
In its natural form, green is seen in the grass and trees. What about the shades of green that exist in between?
When green is combined with hints of other colors it can be powerful. For instance, green with some blue creates a vibrant shade which is often associated with growth. Here are some other shades of green that evoke strong feelings, too.Details
Green is the unforgettable color that has forever marked Saint Patrick’s Day and made it distinct and memorable. Saint Patrick’s Day, which began being celebrated by Irish immigrants to the U.S. in the 1700’s, was originally linked to the color blue. Green was later adopted as the holiday’s characteristic color.Details
Segmation’s SegPlay® Mobile iTunes Frog Fun pattern (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/segplay-mobile/id395127581?mt=8) collection is a fun, off-beat set of great colorful Frog Fun digital patterns (Simple, Easy, and Medium). We know you’ll enjoy coloring these great patterns! What a great stress reliever as well. SegPlay® Mobile iTunes now available for iPhone and iPad! Gorgeous art painting patterns to color and…Details
Thinking about summer usually evokes thoughts of vibrant colors and warm temperatures. In fact, mental flashes with shades of yellow, sky blue and soft orange can be tormenting during drab winter months. Let’s face it, a 90 degree summer day is the only appropriate time to pull out the yellow linen table cloth, light blue…Details
Does anyone remember a time before color photographs? When photography began to flourish in the early 1900s, the camera produced only black and white images. However, a desire stirred inside many people, like physicist James Clerk Maxwell, who wrote about the first technique used to color photographs in 1855. Through his work, other photography enthusiasts were able…Details