Life in color

Color kaleidoscope

Scarlet Ibis

Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)

Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)

Red, or Scarlet Ibis (Latin Eudocimus ruber) is the only one among wading birds, which has such a magnificent bright red plumage. Its wonderful bright plumage red ibises do not acquire immediately: grayish-brown and white youth begins to acquire a reddish hue with the onset of the second molt, parallel learning the tricks of the flight. It is noteworthy that their bright red plumage has the same tone throughout the body, and occasionally ends colored in black or dark blue on the wings edges. Flocks of scarlet ibises soar over the vast expanses of South America, migrating between marshes, ocean coast and tropical forests. These birds are very hardy, excellently fly and easily travel long distances, despite the fact that most of life spend on the feet or in the water. In Egyptian mythology the ibis was associated with Thoth. The ancient Greeks believed it was the natural enemy of snakes.
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Spring Green Color

Pleasant to the eye Spring Green Color, balancing bright hues of spring flowers

Pleasant to the eye Spring Green Color, balancing bright hues of spring flowers

The combination of two pleasant to ear words – spring and green brings to our mind young emerald green leaves, shimmering in the sunlight on the trees. A beady yellow mimosa, gentle pink petals of tulips, blue sky with fluffy white clouds, the color of the dew on the first grass of early spring. Spring Green Color is a combination of cyan, the color of water, and green, the color of plants. Spring green color was first mentioned in 1766, as it was recorded in English. Spring Green is located between cyan and green color on the color wheel. The complementary color of spring green is rose color.
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Saint Petersburg White Nights

Saint Petersburg White Nights

Saint Petersburg White Nights

Saint Petersburg White Nights is a big cultural event in Russia. The time of year from late May to mid-July, when the nights are so short that the sky appears white, or light grey, and twilight lasts only 30 or 40 minutes. The city, with its many buildings painted in pastel shades of lavender, green, pink and yellow, has a particularly beautiful charm during the white nights. White Nights – a kind of symbol of St. Petersburg: at this time of year the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts and performances. The period of white nights preceded by the celebration of the city’s foundation Day on 27 May.
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Green tea fields pink landscape

Amazing Green tea fields pink landscape

Amazing Green tea fields pink landscape

Green tea fields pink landscape
Unique for urban residents, endless green and pink landscape is nothing else but the tea plantations on the slopes of the hills with planted at a certain distance cherry trees. Meanwhile, cherry trees are not for decoration of green fields with bright pink flowers, but to prevent soil erosion and provide shade for delicate tea plants. In fact, the tea industry is one of the most lucrative businesses in China and in the whole world. And the green tea growing in the shade of pink trees – “Yunnan Green” is one of the best teas. Besides, such stunningly beautiful hills are in many rural areas of China.
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Spruce Cones colors

Spruce Cones colors. Korean spruce cones are blue, and only to mature color thickens, becoming almost black

Spruce Cones colors. Korean spruce cones are blue, and only to mature color thickens, becoming almost black

Spruce Cones colors. Korean Spruce medium-sized evergreen young tree has thin, yellow, yellowish-red or yellowish-brown cones; as they grow they become darker, up to three years – a reddish-brown or gray-brown. Winter conical buds are reddish-brown, conical-ovoid, slightly resinous. Needles are green, with a bluish tinge, tetrahedral, 1.2-2.2 cm long, 1.5-1.8 mm wide, with sharp or blunt ends, with two – four white strips. Korean spruce cones are blue, but the official biological reference stipulate that its cones are black, but the young plants cones have blue and blue-violet colors, and only to mature color thickens, becoming almost black.
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Twelve colors of rainbow

Twelve colors of rainbow. Photo vokrugsveta.ru

Life in color. Twelve colors of rainbow. Photo vokrugsveta.ru

Twelve colors of rainbow
First of all, nothing affects the human mind more dramatically than the apparition of a gigantic color corona in the heavens. Indeed, thunder and lightning frighten us; but the colors of the rainbow and the northern lights soothe and elevate the soul. Besides, the rainbow is a symbol of peace. However, a new study shows there are actually twelve colors of rainbow. In particular, scientists from the National Meteorological Research Centre in France found: seemingly familiar rainbow can have 12 different versions, each of which has specific characteristics. Also, experts studying atmospheric phenomena explain why sometimes you can see in the sky not one, but two, three or even four identical rainbows. In fact, they are different and become visible due to the fact that the rain drops, which refract and reflect the sunlight moves. Therefore, after watching for a while, you can see how the rainbow is changing.
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Eye color reveals hidden

Life in color. Eye color reveals hidden

Elizabeth Taylor’s beautiful eyes. Eye color reveals hidden

According to Brazilian lyricist and novelist Paulo Coelho, Eye color reveals hidden. He stated: “The eyes are the mirror to the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden”. Besides, the genius of humanity Leonardo Da Vinci stated that the eyes are the windows to the mind, and expressed this idea in his portrait of Mona Lisa. Meanwhile, we always want to know more about a person just by looking at him/her, especially if our counterparts are in no hurry to talk about himself. We pay attention to some details that can characterize him – what clothes he wears, how he speaks, and what gestures he makes. Really, many believe that the color of the iris can also tell a lot about the personality, as the eye color and character have some connection between them.
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