Life in color

Color kaleidoscope

Harbour Island Pink Sands Beach

Harbour Island Pink Sands Beach

The most beautiful beach in the world Harbour Island Pink Sands Beach

Harbour Island Pink Sands Beach

Located on Harbour Island, the Bahamas Pink Sands Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Harbour island is visited by tropical storms, mainly in summer. The Island is covered with thickets of rare tropical flowers and trees. Feature of the resort – one of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Pink Sands Beach. The beach surface is covered with pink sand. Sand gets a pink color due to the presence of tiny shells of Foraminifera. During the day the pink sand plays different shades: sometimes pale purple, sometimes intense bright color, but always the same beautiful.
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Life in color – Rose inspired festivals

Life in color - Rose inspired festivals. Portland Floral Carnival

Life in color – Rose inspired festivals. Portland Floral Carnival

The queen of flowers, Rose is celebrated in many countries, it is the subject of worship and fervent love. Rose inspired festivals are held in Moldova, Mordovia, Estonia, Spain, Venice, etc. Since ancient times, the rose has been the object of worship and admiration. The earliest information about the rose can be found in ancient legends: it was enjoyed in ancient India at such high level that even existed a law according to which everyone who brought a rose to the king, could ask him for anything he desired. In Bulgaria rose is given in special honor, and it is one of the main symbols of the country.
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Terrorist threat warning color system

Terrorist threat warning color system

‘Homeland Security Advisory System’ color chart – red, orange, yellow, blue and green. Terrorist threat warning color system

Terrorist threat warning color system
To help the nation respond to terrorist threats, American government officials announced a Terrorist threat warning color system — from green for the least serious threat through blue, yellow, orange, and red for the most severe risk. The system created by Homeland Security Presidential Directive 3 on March 11, 2002, was in response to the September 11 attacks. As expected, journalists, late- night comedians, and cartoonists have had a field day with gallows humor. One called it the “Color Wheel of Terror.” National Terrorism Advisory System is a terrorism threat advisory scale used by the United States Department of Homeland Security since April 26, 2011. On December 16, 2015, Secretary Johnson activated the alert for the first time. New York Times journalist David Martin suggested expanding the number of colors in order to define threats more precisely. He would add turquoise, teal, gray, burnt sienna, magenta, rose, and, finally, black, meaning, “It’s too late for panic. Accept the inevitable.”
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Purple Color shades

Life in color. Purple Color shades

Life in color. Purple Color shades

Purple Color shades
A dark color, the closest in value to black, some of its symbolic meaning stems from the fact that purple reflects so little light. However, Purple’s complement, yellow, is the palest of the color wheel hues and the color that reflects the most light. Thus, the two together form something like sunlight and shadow (or perhaps, in emotional terms, joy and sadness). Meanwhile, Purple as a color associated with deep feeling, as in “purple passion” or “purple with rage.” In addition, it is the color of mourning for the death of loved ones.
In early cultures, purple dye was extremely difficult and expensive to produce. Therefore, “royal purple” quickly came to symbolize the ruling class, dignity, and power. That’s why purple clothing was forbidden to those of lower rank.
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Rainbow Eucalyptus Life in color

Rainbow Eucalyptus Life in color

Rainbow Eucalyptus Life in color. The colorful tree grows fairly fast and can reach up to 75 meters in height and 2.4 in diameter

Colorful tree Rainbow Eucalyptus (lat. Eucalyptus deglupta) is one of the most amazing species of trees. The tree got its name for the unusual colors of bark and its properties, due to which it can change the color. In different periods of the year the rainbow eucalyptus tree loses pieces of bark, revealing its bright green layer, which darkens with time and brings an unexpected variety of colors: blue, purple, orange and maroon.
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Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Life in color. The Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Life in color. The Pink mosque symbolizing peace and love, built by Christian workmen in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, the Philippines

Pink mosque symbolizing peace. Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines. Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, was built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines) to the beginning of the month of Ramadan. According to the mayor Samsodin Dimaukom, on whose initiative the mosque was built, the pink color of the building represents peace, love and understanding. Also pink – a favorite color of his wife. The land where the mosque was built was a property of the mayor’s family. The mosque was built by Christian workers, which also intended to symbolize the unity and inter-religious brotherhood. By order of the mayor, in pink have been repainted the mayor’s office, police stations, markets and other buildings.
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Blue tree installations

Blue tree installations by a conceptual and social artist Konstantin Dimopoulos

Life in color. Blue tree installations by a conceptual and social artist Konstantin Dimopoulos

Blue tree installations by a conceptual and social artist Konstantin Dimopoulos turn the landscape into something surreal, something from another world. The blue color brings peace and contentment. It radiates the calmness, steadiness, the need to rest and relax. The blue color represents the highest order of the mind. Its strength is in tranquility and rectitude. Sometimes the desire for blue means thirst for change. But these shocking blue tree installations aim to increase the social consciousness of the people on environmental problems.
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