There's a pink manta ray near Australia. It likely has a genetic mutation causing the unusual coloration. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Farmed salmon is actually naturally white in color. It's reddish pink only because farmers add in a pigmenting compound to the fishes' food that changes the color of their flesh, which is more appealing to consumers. time.com/4790794/farmed-s…
(According to Brent Berlin and Paul Kay's 1969 study Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution) Names for brown, purple, pink, orange, and gray will not emerge in a language until the language has made a distinction between green and blue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bas…
Cats have vision similar to colour-blind humans. Cats can only see shades of blue and green. They may find red and pinks confusing (they may appear greener), while purple may look like another shade of blue. businessinsider.com/pictu…
Pink Floyd's 1968 song "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun" is the only track that features all five members of the band. antimusic.com/news/20/Oct…
You cannot actually get pink eye from farts or someone having farted on a pillow. β€œOur pillow is not a host for bacteria or viruses. Yes, our farts can contain bacteria that can transfer onto our pillow, but this will not stay on our pillow for a long length of time.” sites.psu.edu/siowfa12/20…
In 1963 Barbie introduced a teenaged β€œbabysitter” Barbie which was sold with a doll-sized book titled "How To Lose Weight," and read β€œDon’t Eat.” Babysitter Barbie also came with a pink scale, with the weight permanently reading 110, 35 pounds less than a woman her height should weigh groovyhistory.com/barbie-…
Don Featherstone, creator of the famous plastic Pink Garden Flamingo, also wore matching outfits with his wife every single day for 35 years theatlantic.com/technolog…
Before becoming the familiar yellow bird he is today, Tweety Bird was a naked pink and was called Orson purehistory.org/tweety/
The pig on Pink Floyd's "Animals" was an actual 40ft balloon. A marksman had been initially hired on the 1st day to shoot it down, should it break loose--but he was absent on the 2nd. That day, it broke free and flew into Heathrow Airport's airspace, resulting in all flights being cancelled. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
Today I learned of the "Pink Panthers," an international gang of ex-soldiers reponsible for stealing almost $1 billion in jewelry. They were most active in the 2000s, and have used disguises, tear gas, and even speedboats in their heists. jewellermagazine.com/Arti…
The ZAZ trio (Zucker, Abrahams, Zucker), creators of movies like "Airplane!", "Top Secret" and "The Naked Gun", pulled a prank that cost them 60,000$ and took 4 years, just to have an announcer at a horse racetrack say "all pink on the inside" thelaughbutton.com/creato…
Pink Floyd musician David Gilmour CBE auctioned his guitars for charity. His Black Strat sold for $3,975,000 making it the most expensive guitar sold at auction. Proceeds of the auction, which raised $21,490,750, were donated to ClientEarth environmental charity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav…
Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon album was on the Billboard charts for 741 consecutive weeks from 1973 to 1988, and in total has charted for 950 weeks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Pink Himalayan sea salt is actually mined from mountains in Pakistan from a sea that existed hundreds of millions of years ago loveseasalt.com/himalayan…
Kasier Wilhelm II once had a general called Dietrich von HΓΌlsen-Haeseler dress in a pink tutu and dance for him. Unfortunately for him, at the end of his performance he died of a heart attack. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Die…
The word pinky is derived from the Dutch word "pink", which means "little finger". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
There are 7,500 varieties of apples and this one is called the Pink Pearl. Known to taste like raspberry and smell like grapefruit. atlasobscura.com/foods/pi…
Monty Python and the Holy Grail's $319,000 budget was bankrolled by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Elton John, and Jethro Tull. laist.com/2018/11/28/how_…
The Yorkie bar, a chunkier alternative to Cadbury's Dairy Milk, was aimed at men. Ads had the wrapper tagline It's not for girls! and a special edition that was for girls was sold, wrapped in pink en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yor…
The initial prints of the painting "Under the Wave off Kanagawa" (AKA The Great Wave) had a pink sky, however, due to light exposure damaging many of the prints, the pink has faded away artic.edu/articles/743/se…
Stanley Kubrick wanted to use Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother suite in A Clockwork Orange. Pink Floyd's bassist Roger Waters refused when he found out Kubrick would edit the music to fit the film. Later, Waters asked Kubrick to use sounds from 2001: A Space Odyssey on a record. Kubrick refused. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_C…
When Franken Berry cereal used to contain a pigment that caused kid's poops to turn pink. It was referred to as "Franken Berry Stool". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mon…
If you look closely at Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights, there is a playable song written on a man's butt by a pink monster. thomann.de/blog/en/hieron…
Naomi Watts' father, Peter, was a roadie for Pink Floyd, who died of a heroin overdose when she was 7. Pink Floyd provided financial support to the family. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pet…
Nick Mason from Pink Floyd has raced in the 24 Hours of Le Mans five times. However, he only managed to finish two of these races. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic…
Today I learned about Bobye Hall, a percussionist, who in the year 1971 alone appeared in the Billboard charts 5 times with 4 different artists: Janis Joplin, Bill Withers, Marvin Gaye and Carole King. Other artists she worked with include Stevie Nicks, Pink Floyd, Dolly Parton, Aretha Franklin etc. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
The Philippines has a pink sand beach recognized as one of a handful of Pink Sand Beaches in the World and is the only one in Asia. The color of the sand comes from the pulverized red organ pipe coral from eons of surf erosion mixed with the white sand en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
Guy Pratt from Pink Floyd wrote the bassline for Murder On the Dancefloor (Sophie Ellis-Baxter) youtube.com/watch?v=ZnXVe…
Many chewing gums are pink because the inventor of Double Bubble (the first bubble gum) only had pink food coloring in his factory, and others copied his invention en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dub…
Lake Hiller in Australia is a naturally-occurring neon pink lake. Lake Hiller is the only lake in the world to naturally stay colored all year round and scientists still aren't sure exactly why the salt and bacteria in the lake react this way nowhere else in the world. leisurepro.com/blog/explo…
Eating beets can cause pink urine healthline.com/health/bee…
Pink Himalayan Salt is one of the most expensive salts in the world. People claim it contains more minerals than ordinary table salt. Scientists found the amount of minerals it contains is so miniscule that it makes no measurable difference. businessinsider.com/what-…
"Eclipse" by Pink Floyd has a sample of an orchestral version of "Ticket To Ride" play at the end. This was not intentional; the Beatles cover was simply playing in the background when the O'Driscoll interview part was being recorded. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecl…
Pink flamingos are more aggressive than white ones, as an healthy flamingo that is an efficient feeder, which is demonstrated by its colourful feathers will have more time and energy to be aggressive and dominant when feeding. independent.co.uk/news/sc…
Pink Floyd’s 1977 album β€œAnimals” was loosely based off of George Orwell’s β€œAnimal Farm” but rather than satirizing communism, the album blasts capitalism festivalpeak.com/pink-flo…
Fashionable women have been dying their hair pink as early as the 1910's slate.com/culture/2011/05…
Boom mic operator on the original Star Wars, Ken Nightingall, AKA the 'Pink Shorts Boom Guy', was uncredited for his work on Star Wars and, despite it winning both a BAFTA and an Academy Award for best sound, wasn't included on the award citation either. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
The psychedelic furs song β€œPretty in Pink” inspired the 80’s cult classic of the same name. But, the song is not about a dress, it refers to the beauty of the nude female body. The popularity of the song with young girls alienated the band’s older fan base. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Thai cops that break the rules are punished by having to wear pink Hello Kitty armbands while not being allowed to disclose what they've done to "earn" it, leaving their offense to the imagination news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-…
Vera Lynn, famous for β€œWe’ll Meet Again” and immortalized in Pink Floyd’s β€œThe Wall”, outlived the writer of her New York Times obituary by 4 years. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
Pink Floyd's The Wall is implied to be an endless loop. The final song, Outside the Wall, ends with the words "Isn't this where...", and the album begins with the words "... we came in?" with a continuation of the melody of the last song, hinting at the cyclical nature of Water's theme. wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wa…
Roger Waters', bassist for Pink Floyd, wrote When The Tigers Broke Free about his father who served in the unit he sings about, The Royal Fusiliers and died holding the Anzio Bridgehead with his unit. youtu.be/9KUSl4-GKwQ
Roseate Spoonbills get their pink coloration from the foods they eat. Crustaceans and other aquatic invertebrates contain pigments called carotenoids that help turn their feathers pink. allaboutbirds.org/guide/R…
The pink panther cartoon show was created due to the success of the character in the opening credits of The pink Panther films en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
If the song β€œEmpty Spaces” from Pink Floyd's, β€œThe Wall” is played backwards, you can hear the phrase β€œHello looker. Congratulations. You have just discovered the secret message. Please send your answer to Old Pink, care of the Funny Farm, Chalfont." As well as, "Roger! Carolyne's on the phone" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emp…
Scientists discovered what they think are the world's oldest biological colours - they are bright pink. The pigments were discovered after researchers crushed 1.1billion year old rocks in the marine shale deposit beneath the Sahara desert. theguardian.com/science/2…
Bob Ezrin, the producer of Pink Floyd's The Wall album, was banned from coming to the "Wall tour" shows by Roger Waters β€” he was angry that Ezrin had leaked the concept of the show to a journalist friend (unintendingly acc. to Ezrin). Ezrin bought his own ticket and went anyway. pinkfloydz.com/interviews…
Flamingos aren't born pink and turn that color due to their diet. sciencefocus.com/nature/w…
When the Nick Drake song "Pink Moon" was used in a Volkswagen commercial in 1999, the US sales of his albums went from about 6,000 in 1999 to 74,000 in 2000. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nic…

Please note that this site uses cookies to personalise content and adverts, to provide social media features, and to analyse web traffic. Click here for more information.