Violet and purple are not the same color. Crayola perpetuates the confusion by labeling violet as "Violet (purple)" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
When Harold Fairweather died at 97 he set the record of the oldest person with a living parent, as his mother, Violet Brown was at the time the worlds oldest person at 117 theguardian.com/society/2…
Violet Bonham Carter, friend of Winston Churchill and grandmother of actress Helena Honham Carter, actively spoke at anti-fascist gatherings in efforts to inform the public about the dangers of fascism growing in Europe. wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet…
The early 20th century Marquess of Anglesey, Henry Cyril Paget, led an extremely lavish lifestyle. He travelled in a custom car with leather furniture, wooden fixtures, and a baroque carved ceiling. The exhaust pipe sprayed scent: sometimes violet, sometimes patchouli, sometimes l’eau d’Espagne thechap.co.uk/2013/12/18/…
Most of the sun's rays are actually green. It appears yellow to us because the sun emits rays of all colors, which make white light, but our atmosphere filters out slightly more blue and violet light. wtamu.edu/%7Ecbaird/sq/20…
The color magenta does not appear on the visible spectrum of light and is the only non-monochromatic secondary color. It should be midway between red and violet on the light spectrum (approx 530 nm), but that position is occupied by green (magenta's complementary color). biotele.com/magenta.html
The last known subject of Queen Victoria was Violet Brown of Jamaica, who was born in 1900 and died in 2017 at the age of 117. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
While violets and purples look similar, but violets are a single wavelength and purples are a mix of red and blue or violet wavelengths. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Today I Learned: The famous "Blue Waffle" shock image/hoax likely shows the application of gentian violet antifungal medication to treat a yeast infection verywellhealth.com/is-blu…
Infrared is called infrared because it's below the red on the light color spectrum. Also ultraviolet is called ultraviolet because it's beyond the violet on the light color spectrum. youtube.com/watch?v=AyAK3…
Some humans can see some frequencies of ultraviolet light, with it appearing as a whitish-blue or violet. This is because they have no lens in their eye, due to surgical removal. wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrac…
In 1926 Anglo-Irish woman Violet Gibson attempted to assassinate Benito Mussolini. However, the first shot only hit his nose and the gun misfired when the attempted a second. She was released without charge, deported to the Britain and spent the rest of her life in a mental asylum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Infrared is called that because it has less energy than the color red which is one side of the visible spectrum and ultraviolet is called that because it has higher energy than violet which is on the other side of the spectrum science.nasa.gov/ems/09_v…
The colour Magenta, does not exist on the visible spectrum. Our brain apparently constructs the colour Magents to bridge the gap between red and violet. biotele.com/magenta.html
Violets represented a secret code between lesbians, identifying them among heterosexual peers, and in films. The tradition originated from Sappho’s poetry in 600 BC lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/vi…
Singer Lorde has sound-to-color synesthesia, a unique condition where sound blends with sight to create certain colors. This greatly contributed to the creative process on "Melodrama", where she wrote music to the "violets and blues" that appear on the album's cover npr.org/2017/06/15/532599…
Barbra Streisand had two of her dogs, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett, cloned from her 14-year-old Coton du Tulear Samantha, who died in 2017. variety.com/2018/film/new…
Our sky is actually violet, but it appears blue because the cones in the human eye aren’t as sensitive to violet. nbcnews.com/id/8631798/ns…
The human eye is capable of seeing some ultra-violet light but it is filtered out by the lenses in our eye. Painter Claude Monet had that lens removed due to cataracts and may have been able to see ultra-violet in his right eye. downloadtheuniverse.com/d…
β€˜violet’ and β€˜purple’ are fundamentally different, and most animals see them as completely different colors. jakubmarian.com/differenc…
A French man invented a pill that perfumes your farts to smell like roses, violets, or chocolate. 60 pills sell for around $22.00 and he has also developed scented fart pills for flatulent dogs. vice.com/en_us/article/av…
The reason there are supposedly 7 colors in the rainbow is because Isaac Newton felt there should be 7 colors, and so he separated indigo and violet in his descriptions. Most modern representations have 6 colors. nationalpost.com/news/why…
Today I learned about Violet Hilton, a conjoined twin who suffered the gruesome fate of dying of the flu 2-4 days after her twin Daisy had already succumbed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Purple and violet aren't the same thing. While violet is the name for the colour at the end of the light spectrum, purple is just the name for the combination of red and blue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pur…
The fifth oldest person in history Jamaican Violet Brown who had lived to 115 years had a son who was 97 years old who was still alive when she was. Making him the oldest person ever with a parent. They both died in 2017. rjrnewsonline.com/local/9…
Purple as a color is similar to violet, but violet is a spectral color with its own wavelength on the visible spectrum of light whereas purple is a composite color, made by combining red and blue. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pur…
Denise Nickerson, the girl who played Violet, chewed so much gum on the set of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory that she ended up with 13 cavities after filming. rollingstone.com/movies/n…
That Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who died at the age of 101 in 2002, had an older sister, Violet, who sadly died at the age of eleven, eight years before the Queen Mother's own birth. Which means that one sister died in the 19th century while the other died in the 21st century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Most of the 30 killed in the sinking of the Britannic were dismembered when their lifeboats were pulled into the propellers when the captain attempted to beach the ship. One person survived the propellers- Violet Jessop, who had also survived the sinking of Britannic's sister ship, Titanic. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMH…
Chameleon bones glow in the dark, under ultra-violet light, even through skin news.nationalgeographic.c…
"Roses are red/Violets are blue" dates back to 1590 with the lines: "In a fresh fountaine, farre from all mens vew//She bath'd her brest, the boyling heat t'allay;// She bath'd with roses red, and violets blew,// And all the sweetest flowres, that in the forrest grew." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ros…
Today I learned about Violet Hilton, a conjoined twin who suffered the gruesome fate of dying of the flu 2-4 days after her twin Daisy had already succumbed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Chinese bishops use a violet hat instead of green hat like the rest of the world because in China green hats are associated with infidelity and used as a symbol for a cuckold. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
Although violet and purple look very similar, violet is a true color with its own set of wavelengths on the spectrum of visible light, while purple is a composite color made by combining blue and red en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Jessop survived the sinking of the Titanic and both of her sister ships, the Olympia and Britannia. encyclopedia-titanica.org…
Humans empathetically experience pain when they see someone of the same race experience pain, but not someone of another race. All races felt pain when shown a "violet" person experiencing pain suggesting that lack of empathy for other races is learned and not innate. livescience.com/8299-feel…
Green eyes make up only 1-2% of the entire human population, and natural occurring Violet colored eyes exist. youreyecolour.blogspot.co…
Sarah Vowell, the voice of Violet Parr in Pixar's "The Incredibles", is predominantly a political commentator and bestselling author of historical nonfiction, with few other acting credits to her name. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
That, despite people complaining about the Roses are Red poem being inaccurate, there are actually several species of blue violets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Constance Jessop β€œMiss Unsinkable” who is known for surviving the disastrous sinking of both the RMS Titanic and her sister ship, the HMHS Britannic, in 1912 and 1916, respectively. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Jessop, a stewardess was aboard both the Titanic and Olympic when they sank, and managed to survive through both sinkings. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Domestic dogs and cats possess a gland that secretes the same kind of compounds that contribute to the distinctive smell of violets. Despite this, the animals produce the compounds in much greater quantities, resulting in a less pleasant aroma. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
In 1914 Karl von Frisch was the first to demonstrate that bees could see in colour, suggesting that bees see colour like humans, but shifted towards Ultra-Violet light. Finding that bees can see white, yellow, blue and violet. Before this it was thought that all insects were colourblind. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
Today I learned of 96 year old Harold Fairweather, widely believed to be the oldest person with a living parent. His mother is Violet Brown and is of 116 years of age. jamaicaobserver.com/colum…
Today I learned about Violet Jessop, a nurse and stewardess who survived the sinkings of both the RMS Titanic and its sister ship, HMHS Britannic. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Jessop, who survived the sinking of the Titanic, also survived the sinking of Titanic's sister ship the Britannic, as well as a collision on their third sister ship the Olympic. titanicuniverse.com/titan…
Today I learned of Violet Jessop - a stewardess and a nurse - who was aboard the oceanliner Olympic when it collided with a warship in 1911. She was also aboard Titanic (1912) and the Britannic (1916) when they sank. She survived all three events. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Today I learned of a conjoined twin, Violet Hilton, that was attached to her dead sister, Daisy, for 2-4 days before passing away herself allthatsinteresting.com/h…

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