The Purple Hue That Changed the World
In 1856, a chemistry student named William Henry Perkin accidentally created a strange substance with a rich purple color, which eventually came to be known as ‘Mauve’. Perkin's ‘accident’ turned out to be much more significant than he thought - he created the world’s first synthetic dye!
Never Cross a Purple Fence, Here’s Why
When you’re hiking or driving down an unfamiliar road, you may notice a fence, post, or even tree painted purple. Make no mistake - this is not an artistic choice. The color purple is actually an important sign for travelers and passers-by.
Scientists Believe This Purple Veg Is the Answer to Cancer
And what else do we need to know about the purple wonder that has long occupied Latin American cuisine? Purple potatoes grow widely in Peru and Bolivia and are quite popular in the South American kitchen.
Eye Test: Can You See in Shades of PURPLE?
Content QUIZ: Can You See in Shades of Purple and Pink? quiz In this eye test, we're bringing up the colors purple and pink to see if you can see their different shades.
These Flowers Capture a Starry Night On Their Petals
Night Sky Petunias, which are a variation of the Petunia cultivar flower, are a deep purple in color. The little white specks that are present on their petals resemble stars in far-off galaxies. These variations in color are a result of the large fluctuations in day and night-time temperatures.
Finding Bruises On Your Body? 7 Reasons Why It's Happening!
After a while, the body begins to break down the blood and the bruise turns black, blue or even purple. Within 5-10 days it will become yellow, and at its final stage, 10-14 days after the injury, it will begin to disappear.
Vegetables Come in Many Colors - But Which are Healthiest?
Onions Onions comes in many varieties and colors, the most common being white, yellow, purple and green. Most of us use the yellow onion, but you may want to start adding more purple onions to your diet.
Improve Your Health and Lose Weight With the Rainbow Diet
The rules are very simple – Eat five cups of fruit and veggies in five colors (red, yellow and orange, white, green, blue and purple). Red Red food options include watermelon, pink grapefruit, strawberries, raspberries, beetroot, redcurrants, red onions, tomato, red grapes, and radishes.
Learn How to Make Natural and Healthy Food Coloring at Home
Purple food coloring - cabbage All you need to make purple food coloring is purple cabbage. First, cut the cabbage into chunks and place in a pot. Fill the pot with enough water to cover the pieces of cabbage and bring to a boil.
Geography QUIZ: Identify the Country on a Map
Content Geography QUIZ: Identify the Country on a Map quiz Look for the purple NAV symbol and then tell us - which country IS IT?
The Colors of Nature Are Truly Spectacular
From a snow-white humpback whale to a toad of purple hues, nature has blessed these animals and plants with the brightest, most eye-catching colors. 1. Shiny Black Cockatoo 2. The Blue Java Banana Taste Like Vanilla Ice-Cream 3.
These Photos of a Golden World are Mesmerizing!
The sky becomes golden, orange, purple and pink. The shadows lengthen and every edge seems softer, the world less harsh. It is a time of great beauty and of course, great photography.
Do Colors Have the Same Meanings All Across the Globe?
A purple scarf would be the perfect gift in America but in Brazil, it could be deeply offensive! Let's take a quick ride around the globe and see what pictures different cultures paint with all the different colors! 1.
Beautiful! The Color of a Rose Conveys a Special Message
Purple Rose A purple rose is a royal rose, a message of richness and dignity, and also deep love, usually, symbolizing love at first sight. A Single Rose A single rose, regardless of color, is a message of simple gratitude.
Save Money on Watering with These Drought Tolerant Plants
The flowers also come in shades of orange, pink, red, purple and blue, giving you a wide variety to choose from. 3. Coreopsis While it may not need much care and water, this perennial does love the sun.
These Halloween Cupcakes Are Simply the Best!
For the decorations, you’ll need: • Your favorite buttercream frosting (homemade or store-bought), colored green, purple and orange • Orange, purple and green sugar sprinkles (you can buy it or make your own) • Green and black jelly beans • Oreos • White M&Ms, Smarties or chocolate buttons • Melted Chocolate
Behold, 10 of the Most Beautiful Flowers in the World!
The passion flower pictured here, is a purple and white variety which consists of ten sepals and petals and is around 10cm wide. What we like most about the passion flower is its unique form. They are also exceptionally pretty. To top it off, this exotic flower has high medicinal value. 2.
Expect to See Lots of Butterflies with These Flowers
The Butterfly Bush Also known as Buddleja, these colorful flowers range from white to pink, orange and purple. They attract many varieties of butterflies including commas, mourning cloaks, sulphurs, monarchs as well as several species of swallowtail. 2.
Experience Iceland's Stunning Beauty of the Midnight Sun
Hues of pinks, purples, reds and oranges that you may be lucky enough to witness during a normal sunrise or sunset can explode for hours at this time. The incredible footage you are about to see was shot over a two week period in Iceland, during late June through early July.
16 Disastrous Car Designs That Made Us Laugh Our Socks Off
For them, a personalized car is the best car, even if it ends up looking like a UFO or a fuzzy purple monster. And we must say, looking at these wacky cars is quite entertaining, even though they’re all completely outrageous! 1.
The Fascinating Ways Our Fruits and Veggies Are Grown...
Brussels sprouts grow on stalks Pineapples grow on the ground Cashews are the brown part at the end of this fruit Artichokes have beautiful purple flowers Pomegranates grow on small trees Asparagus grow straight out of the ground Kiwis grow on vines Leeks also have a beautiful purple flower Persimmons
Let's Play: Can You Fill The Polygons Using Just One Move?
You might have to mix colors as you go, such as blue and red to make purple, red and yellow to mix orange, and so on. See if you can fill the polygons in just one move! How to play: All you have to do is hit the big, red Play button in order to begin!
Did You Know These Interesting Facts About Colors?
This is also true for purple stars. The purple will always be overshadowed by the closest dominant color - blue - and so, we will always see purple stars as blue. [related_articles] Why Are Taxis Yellow? John Hertz’s Yellow Cab Company started in Chicago in 1915.
If These Stunning Flowers Don't Amaze You, Nothing Will!
This ornamental pea species go by the botanical name Lathyrus odoratus , and are mostly available in red, pink, purple or white. [related_articles] 2. Stargazer Lily This plant, also called the oriental lily, is known for its large star-shaped blooms that give off a very sweet perfume.