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San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds

San Francisco Bay Multicolored ponds


On the coast of San Francisco Bay there are numerous colorful ponds, coloring varies from purple to bright green. To rate all the scale and splendor of this phenomenon is possible only from the plane window. From this height ponds resemble the giant stained glass, or an exhibition of abstract art. The phenomenon of the bright color palette of evaporation ponds in San Francisco is not man-made, but completely natural. Such a variety of shades appears to vigorous activity of micro-organisms living in the water.
And all these colorful ponds owned by Cargill, Inc., one of the world leaders in the food industry, and are used for extraction of salt from the sea or ocean water. Under the influence of the sun the moisture in the ponds evaporates, and the salt is deposited. Within five years of distilled water transfers from one reservoir to another, until all the minerals are rinsed side and salt layer is 15-20 centimeters thick does not remain on the bottom.
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Red river phenomenon

Red river phenomenon

Red river phenomenon. The Yangtze River – the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world


Red river phenomenon has been seen repeatedly – in Canada, China, the US, and in other places of our planet. Rivers, rains, lakes and seas spontaneously turn blood-red, like in the above photo – when abundant rains painted Cameron Falls River red. The phenomenon was captured by a couple of tourists who arrived in the Canadian province of Alberta. Precipitation washed natural pigment of the river in the rocks where the river originates, which gave the water a rich red color. Within two hours, the water flow changed its color.
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Orange color inspiration

Orange color inspiration

Orange color inspiration


Orange color inspiration is an excellent antidepressant. It promotes good mood. Pastel shades of orange (peach, apricot) reduce nerve costs. It increases concentration. Orange color is particularly suitable for important meetings or interviews. It promotes rapid decision-making. Negative characteristics: can influence spontaneous decision-making. Emotionally very overloads.
Orange color helps beat fatigue, melancholy, depression, insecurity, anxiety and fear. Orange is useful for any violations in the activity of the esophagus, heals the kidneys and bladder, it stimulates the adrenal glands.
Orange – the color of the crop, the fruits of the earth, that grew up in the sun. It stimulates the appetite.
It is the color of action, enthusiasm and freedom that will help you build a new life when seemingly all shattered: you are experiencing grief, divorce, bereavement, shock.
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Mysterious black color

Mysterious black color

Mysterious black color


In fact, different cultures have different perceptions of color objects. And the most ancient colors first appeared in human culture, are white, black and red. However, Black color is “the absence of color”: completely absorbs all colors, without releasing them into the outside world. The black color is paradoxical: associated with infinity, with silence, with the women’s vitality, evokes a sense of mystery, security and comfort. Indeed, Black – is something special. It is a synthesis of all the colors, and this fact gives the black color special, magical powers, the ability to dominate and aggressive power.
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Most Popular Color in Different Countries

Most Popular Color in Different Countries

Most Popular Color in Different Countries. Blue City Chefchaouen in Morocco


Whatever the Most Popular Color in Different Countries is, one color is determined as the most favorite in all countries – BLUE. According to the international survey of service YouGov (2015), Blue is most popular color in 10 countries of the world, on four continents. Most lovers of blue live in the United Kingdom (33%), less – in Indonesia (23%). In addition, each respondent rates the blue 8-18 points more than any other color. Interestingly, the blue has become the winner even in such countries as China, where red, yellow and green are the colors of prosperity and good luck. In fact, in the Chinese language only recently have appeared different words for blue and green.
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Charming pink heather

Charming pink heather

Charming Pink Heather. Wicklow Mountains, Great Britain


Charming pink heather in the house – the happiness for the whole year, the British say. In Celtic folklore, heather is a symbolic plant. Common in Ireland and Britain, the low-growing heath or heather is a tough bog plant that blooms with charming pink or purplish flowers that carpet wild areas in summer. Bees love heather and make from it a honey that is a favorite food in parts of Scotland. In Ireland heather was classed as a “peasant” tree, but it nonetheless is included in the tree alphabet.
In England, heather grows in the vicinity of windy ocean coast. It is said that the sight of blooming, billowing in the wind and the sun shimmering on the heath helps get rid of depression and bad mood.
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Blue flowers inspiration

Blue flowers inspiration

Blue flowers inspiration


First of all, flowers of all colors affect our state of mind, but for each of us – differently. That’s why, we like different flowers. Some of us love flowers of red or pink color, while others prefer flowers of yellow or orange color. As for the blue color of flowers, it depends on the depth of the color how it influences us. Besides, this amazing shade plunges us into sweet dreams, tenderness, and gives a feeling of peace and tranquility. Meanwhile, Blue is a mix of two primary colors – crystal white and deep blue. Therefore, interpretation of blue hue depends on which of the two colors prevails therein. And the lighter shade of blue, that is, when white color dominates, the more easily we perceive it and it has a positive effect on us.
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