Tag Archives: colors

  • Ultra Violet is the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year

    Ultra Violet is the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year

    Nobody knows what fresh horrors 2018 holds for us all, but the color wizards at Pantone have generously decided what its color will be. Pantone 18-3838, also known as Ultra Violet, ended up taking the honor, after meticulous consideration by the members of the Pantone Color Institute. PCI’s executive director Lee Eiseman described the color’s […]

  • YInMn Blue: Newly Discovered Shade of Blue Made Commercially Available

    YInMn Blue: Newly Discovered Shade of Blue Made Commercially Available

    Many of science‘s greatest discoveries have been accidental in nature—take the one stumbled upon by Mas Subramanian in 2009, when he was working on a series of experiments toward developing new materials for use in electronic equipment. He and his team of scientists accidentally created a new shade of blue—one that doesn’t fade in oil […]

  • ‘Memories of Paintings': Enjoy Some Swirling Colors (Video)

    ‘Memories of Paintings': Enjoy Some Swirling Colors (Video)

    It’s Friday afternoon as I write this, and that means it’s time to enjoy some swirling colors, courtesy of that wondrous invention known as the Friday Internet. This week’s batch of swirling colors is especially swirly and colorful, thanks to artist Thomas Blanchard, who’s used a variety of liquids for his Memories of Paintings. Those […]

  • Study Shows Humans Sexually Attracted to Red Clothes

    Study Shows Humans Sexually Attracted to Red Clothes

    Scientists are usually focused on pointless stuff like global warming, world hunger, and medical research, but every once in a while they come out with something that’s actually important – like which color you should be wearing for maximum sexual attraction. According to a recently published study from China’s Wuhan University, both men and women […]