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October 25, 2017

2 Things You Might Not Know About Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso. That name continues to ring through history. We read about Pablo Picasso in art history textbooks, see him portrayed in film and novels, and hang prints of his artwork on our living room walls. The world loves Picasso, but few individuals know the details of his life. They understand that he was a fantastic artist, but that’s the extent of many people’s knowledge of him.

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January 27, 2017

But will blue always be for boys? And will pink forever be a girl’s color?

Whoever said blue is for boys and pink is for girls?

Even though it is true today, color has not always perceived this way. Before the middle of the 20th century, children were not assigned gender specific colors. But will blue always be for boys?

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March 14, 2016

What Your Favorite Color Reveals About Your Personality

This list of personality traits could go on and on. One way to discover more about your unique personality traits and how they work together to make you, you is to take a personality test. However, a quicker way to make determinations about your personality is to identify your favorite color. Your favorite color reveals an awful lot about who you are as a person.

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December 28, 2015

What Is Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2016?

Color of the Year. Aren’t pale pink and light blue sort of…well…nursery colors? Is there an unusually high number of women expecting children to be born in 2016? What made Pantone choose these particular hues to comprise 2016’s color of the year? Pantone said that the choice is symbolic, “a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.” The color choice was made after Pantone surveyed a healthy amount of pop culture and fashion, reports Leopold.

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November 18, 2015

Evolution of Artists Colors

Up until the past few centuries, the colors that artists used were limited to those made from earth and mineral pigments. Pigments were made from bugs, plants, animals and animal waste, mollusks and the ink from squids, and many other natural sources. Some colors were made from materials that were so rare that they were extremely expensive and therefore used only sparingly. Examples include Ultramarine Blue, which was made from lapis lazuli, and Tyrian Purple, which was made from the mucus of a snail.

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December 21, 2014

What Is True About The Color Blue?

Blue is a color of speculation; the color means different things to different people. What does blue mean to you? Knowing the history of the color blue can help us understand how this color influences the world we live in today.

Do you have a strong connection to the color blue? If so, what shade speaks to you? And how do you use this color to brighten up your world?

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November 21, 2014

Fun Facts About Familiar Colors

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 Goethe

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November 14, 2014

Color of the Year, 2015

Have you noticed that certain colors are trendy? What will the ‘It’ color be for 2015? In 2015, homeowners are expected to favor vibrant, expressive hues that represent their hopes and dreams. Growth of global connections may impact our decor decisions, encouraging us to adopt colors of natural surroundings.

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November 12, 2014

Can Changing Your Diet Alter Eye, Skin Color?

Some people are claiming that over time, their eye and skin color change. How can this be? A running joke says snacking on too many carrot sticks will turn your skin orange. Is there merit behind this myth? Isabel Marant, the French fashion designer, says that she drinks carrot juice to give her skin a healthy tan glow.

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October 23, 2014

Crisp Imagery through Color Enhancing Technology

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.

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Test Your Knowledge of America’s Flag

July 7, 2014

American Flag Trivia – Happy Fourth of July!

Beyond the celebration lies the true reason why people gather. The Fourth of July is a time to remember the sacrifices that were made to ensure America’s independence and honor the men and women who keep the country free. To symbolize this reality, the vast majority of Americans fly the American flag for all to see. But what exactly does the American flag mean?

The Fourth of July is a holiday most people understand, but when it comes to the American flag, a larger number of people misinterpret its meaning.

How much do you know about the American flag? Test your knowledge with these trivia questions.

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April 15, 2014

Colors of Cancun

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.

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Blue is for Boys and Pink is for Girls

October 23, 2013

Blue is for Boys, Pink is for Girls

Many expecting parents are going with a new trend; they are painting nurseries neutral colors. Are people trying to get away from common childhood stereotypes? Whoever said blue is for boys and pink is for girls?

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August 7, 2013

The World’s Favorite Color

Every country has unique colors that travelers seek and citizens delight in. Plush green hills line Germany. Vibrant reds decorate China. Blue waters surround Greece. White sands dust the United States.

With an endless array of varying shades, it is hard to list the world’s color preferences. Still, every person has an answer to the question, “What is your favorite color.” Therefore, is it too much to ask, “What is the world’s favorite color?” www.segmation.com

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May 20, 2013

Choosing a Color for Your Business Brand

When it comes to business brands, color is extremely important. This is because certain hues can increase positive feelings, whereas other shades can cause a consumer to feel overwhelmed. The right color will help you grow your business.

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