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Interesting Facts About Color

This section of the webpage contains some best and interesting facts about colors. Though we all love colors, and though we all love different colors, but still there could be hundreds of facts that we do not know about colors. Do you know that Blue, Red and Yellow are the primary colors? They are known as pure colors and they have no component other than themselves. We have gathered here some astonishing facts about colors for you to learn more about colors and to share with your friends and dear ones. Scroll down and enjoy learning colors.

Black is the absence of color and is therefore not a color. White is the blending of all colors and is a color.
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Most people can see color very clearly, but there are some people who are color-blind. They see the world as a blend of blues, yellows, and greys.
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Approximately seven million different colors can be seen by the human eye.
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Hue is another name for the word color, and value describes the darkness or lightness of a color.

Tertiary colors are orange-red, orange-yellow, yellow-green, blue-green, blue-purple, and red-purple. Tertiary colors have more of one color than the other.

The reddish colors are the long wavelengths. The greenish colors are the mid-size wavelengths. The bluish color are the short wavelengths.

It is a simple fact that White is the combination of all colors and Black is the result of removal of all colors or simply, white is "all colors" and black is "no color". But how many of us do know about this. Just scroll down to know many more interesting facts about colors like "colors you see in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.", "Red, orange and yellow are warm colors, while violet and blue are cool colors. Green is said to be the most neutral color.", etc.

The world is full of light. Visible light is made of seven wavelength groups. These are the colors you see in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.

Your veins look blue because subcutaneous fat only allows blue light to penetrate skin all the way to veins, so this is the color that is reflected back.

Most people dream in color, but those who grew up watching a monochrome television, there is a good chance that they dream also in black and white.

The colors of fire hydrants give a reasonably accurate picture as to how much water flow and pressure they can provide.

There are colors that are too complex for the human eye called “Impossible Colors.”

The most common color for highlighters is yellow because it doesn't leave a shadow on the page when photocopied.

Crayola’s “Flesh” color was renamed Peach in 1962, reflecting the fact that flesh comes in many different colors. It was considered racist to imply that flesh is or should be of that color.

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