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…
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…
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…
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…
A 50 year old woman, Violet Gibson, attempted to assassinate Mussolini in 1927. She fired a gun once, but Mussolini moved his head and the shot hit his nose; she tried again, but the gun misfired. She was almost lynched by the crowd but was rescued by police and taken away for questioning. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
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
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…
Violets can be smelled for only a few moments at a time because they get their scent from ionine which shuts the smell receptors off after simulating them. After a few breaths the scent pops up again but the brain registers it as a new stimulus. So everytime you smell a violet is a first time. io9.gizmodo.com/5913813/t…
β€˜violet’ and β€˜purple’ are fundamentally different, and most animals see them as completely different colors. jakubmarian.com/differenc…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Octopuses have blue blood, beetles yellow, earth worms green and sea worms violet businessinsider.com/anima…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Chameleon bones glow in the dark, under ultra-violet light, even through skin news.nationalgeographic.c…
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…
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…
"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…
Violet Jessop survived the sinking of the Titanic and both of her sister ships, the Olympia and Britannia. encyclopedia-titanica.org…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
African violets, some of the most common houseplants in the world, are among some of the most endangered plants in Africa indefenseofplants.com/blo…
Hawks can see ultra violet colors, have an indented fovea, which magnifies the center of their visual field. And adaptations to detect polarised light and magnetic fields! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haw…
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…
Harold Fairweather, age 96, is believed to be the oldest person to still have a living parent. His mother Violet Brown is 116 years old and her age is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records. jamaicaobserver.com/colum…
Scottish distiller Ardbeg sent a vial of whiskey into space for 3 years to see how it would age. The sample had β€œhints of antiseptic smoke, rubber and smoked fish, along with a perfumed note, like violet or cassis, and powerful woody tones, leading to a meaty aroma.” bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-…
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…
When siamese twin Daisy Hilton died, her sister Violet remained alive and attached to her for several days before they were both found dead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Violet Brown, at 117 years old, is the last living subject of Queen Victoria en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
When Newton first labeled the colors light split by a prism (ROYGBV) what he called Blue is what we call Cyan and what he called Violet is what we call Blue youtube.com/watch?v=9udYi…
The sky can appear to be any color of the rainbow; Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo and Violet as well as shades of Gray, Black and White. Green is the rarest and is usually only seen in extreme weather (i.e. tornados). youtube.com/watch?v=isrHU…
Elizabeth Taylor did not have Violet eyes, but had Blue eyes. Thought she may have had violet hues, camera tricks and makeup were used to show that her eyes were purple in photographs. everythingaudrey.com/eliz…
Today I learned of Violet Jessop, a nurse who survived the Titanic disaster, as well as accidents on the Titanic's sister ships, Olympic and Britannic en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violets can only be smelled once at a time io9.gizmodo.com/5913813/t…
The Nazis had a "Black Book" of notables they wanted rounded up in England after they invaded and conqured that country. Some people included: Sigmund Freud, Virginia Woolf, Bertrand Russell and Violet Bonham Carter, grandmother of actress Helena Bonham Carter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Occasionally people who are born without a lens in their eye can see some of the Ultra-Violet spectrum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con…
The function of stabilimenta (intricate web-decorations) made by orb-weaver spiders may be to attract ultra-violet sensitive insect prey. Their purpose is still subject to debate in the scientific community. Suggestions include bird scarers, mating signs, sun shades, camouflage & stabilisers. bbc.co.uk/nature/19639387
Violet Jessop, who survived the sinking of the Titanic, also survived the sinking of it's sister ship, the Britanic, and a collision on it's third sister ship, the Olympic. wikipedia.org/wiki/Violet…
The Academy award nominated actress Helena Bonham Carter is the great-granddaughter of British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, whom she is related to through her grandmother Violet Bonham Carter. Violet was also a lifelong friend of Winston Churchill, and helped advance his political career. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Magenta is not in the spectrum of light so our brains decide what combining red with blue/violet would look like. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/M…
Violet Jessop, β€œMiss Unsinkable,” the woman who survived the sinking of the sister ships the Titanic and the Britannic, and was also aboard the third of the trio of Olympic class vessels, the Olympic, when it had a major accident. todayifoundout.com/index.…
Gene Wilder's acting during the boat ride sequence in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, was so convincing that it frightened some of the other actors, including Denise Nickerson (Violet). They thought that Wilder really was going mad from being in the tunnel. m.imdb.com/title/tt006799…
Sarah Vowell has written several best-selling books about US history, was editor for the radio program This American Life, and voiced Violet Parr on the Incredibles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sar…
When conjoined twin Daisy Hilton died, her sister Violet remained alive and attached to her for several days before they were both found dead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dai…
Fred Gwynne's (Herman Munster) face was painted bright violet because "...it captured the most light on the black-and-white film." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
The difference between Purple and Violet. Violet is a real color, while Purple is a combination of red and blue. A blue screen in front of purple light would let blue through, while no violet light would go through. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pur…
Elizabeth Taylor had not only violet tinted irises, but also a mutation causing her to have double the amount of eyelashes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eli…
In Ancient Rome women would drink turpentine to make their urine smell sweet, like roses or violets. neatorama.com/2010/04/08/…
A man who cut his finger with a chicken bone in '91 had a "putrid smell" emanating from that finger for five years. Doctors tried everything from antibiotics to ultra-violet light to fix the smell with no success. theguardian.com/education…
Violets actually were blue because the colour we call blue was originally called violet. youtu.be/9udYi7exojk
Magenta (pink) is merely a color constructed by our brains to "fill the gap" between red and violet. It has no wavelength attributed to it, and it is not present in the light spectrum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
115-year-old Violet Brown is the last living former subject of Queen Victoria en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Jessop, a ship nurse served on the Titanic, Britannic and Olympic. The Olympic collided with a war ship and almost sank, the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank and the Britannic hit an underwater mine and sank. She survived all 3. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/V…
Today I learned of Violet Jessop, who survived the sinking of both the Titanic and her sister ship. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Today I learned of Violet Brown, born 1900 on Jamaica, the second-oldest living person. She is the last surviving former subject of Queen Victoria. Her oldest son, Harold Fairweather, born 1920, is believed to be the oldest person ever with a living parent. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The sky isnt blue but it is violet, our eyes just filter out the violet. So we see blue because its wave lengths spread more radically then violet. So we see blue not violet. physics.org/article-quest…
Violet Jessop, an ocean liner stewardess, survived the disastrous sinkings of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic. She had also been on board another ship when an accident happened. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet is a spectral color with wavelengths between 380-420 nm, whereas purple is just a combination of the colors red and blue. Violet, as it brightens, looks more and more blue. The same effect does not happen with purple. This is the result of what is known as the "Bezold–BrΓΌcke shift". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pur…
After undergoing cataract surgery Claude Monet was able to see ultra violet light, adding a blue tint to his later paintings itsokaytobesmart.com/post…
The Mantis Shrimp has the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom, and they can see 12 color channels, linear and circular polarized light, ultra-violet to infra-red popsci.com/scitech/articl…
Denise Nickerson, who played Violet in "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," was teased in school after the makeup used to turn her purple resurfaced in class, days after filming ended. tor.com/blogs/2013/03/whe…
The "blue violet" flower or the Viola sororia, is also know as the lesbian flower en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
The Titanic had two sister ships: the Olympic, and the Britanic. Two of the Olympic class vessel sank and all three have shared a common passenger named Violet Jessop. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Today I learned of Violet Gibson, an elderly Irish woman who shot part of Mussolini's nose off in an attempt to assassinate him in 1926. rte.ie/radio1/doconone/20…
A nurse/stewardess named Violet Jessop, survived three ship sinkings: The Titanic, the Britannic and the Olympic. biography.com/people/viol…
Plants may have once been violet colored, and they developed chlorophyll to better compete with other plants that were absorbing the green wave-lengths m.livescience.com/1398-ea…
In addition to "White noise" there is also brown, pink, grey, blue, and violet noise - and they all sound unique! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
Violet Jessop, a survivor of the Titanic, worked on it's sister ship, Britannic, years later, which also sank. She survived this too. youtu.be/xg0AzXDcFsc
It is estimated that conjoined twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton, died between 2 and 4 days apart. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Newton originally divided the spectrum into five main colours; red, yellow, green, blue and violet. Later he included orange and indigo, giving seven main colours by analogy to the number of notes in a musical scale. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
Today I learned of Vitelotte Noire, a gourmet French variety of blue-violet potato. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vit…
The sky is blue because air molecules in our atmosphere scatter short wave lengths like blue and violet more than longer wave lengths like red and orange. But the sky isn't blue, it's purple. Our eyes have just evolved to be more sensitive to blue light rather than violet. (Video) youtube.com/watch?v=isrHU…
Conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton died 2 to 4 days aparts from each other from hong kong flu en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/D…
Violet Jessop, A Ship Nurse, She served on each of three "Sisters"; Titanic,Britannic and Olympic, While she was on Board, The Olympic collided with a War Ship and nearly sank, The Titanic Hit an iceberg and sank, The Britannic hit an under water mine and Sank, Violet Survived all three. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Early 1900s sideshow performers and Siamese Twins, Daisy and Violet Hilton once earned up to $5,000 per week. In 2014 that would be equivalent to over $3 million in one year. edgeboston.com/index.php?…
The color violet cannot be reproduced on a computer screen. It fakes it with shades of magenta instead. rottenbrains.com/?p=121
Stewardess and nurse Violet Jessop survived both the sinking of the Titanic (1912) and the sinking of her sister ship Britanic. (1916) She was also onboard when the other sister ship Olympic suffered a collision with another ship en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vio…
Violet Jessop, a woman who not only survived the sinking of the Titanic, but also a collision and sinking of Titanic's sister ships the Britannic and Olympic titanic-whitestarships.co…

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