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The Dark Side of Food Colors

The next time you’re at a child’s birthday party, notice the beautiful array of cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, all showcasing a rainbow assortment of artificial colors.  While they may make these sweet…

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6 Bright Ways to Use Color in Your Home

If you need a boost in energy and/or confidence, wear something Red. This vibrant color stimulates the nervous system and generates energy. But stay away from red if you have high blood pressure or ge…

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7 Beautiful Ideas for Using Blue

I recently painted my front door blue. On it, I nailed a white 'Welcome' sign. Ever since, I've been walking about with a spring in my step. The sight of the electric blue as soon as I enter my home f…

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Your Birth Color: What it Says About You

The "Color Wheel of Life" follows the progression of the seasons, showing what colors they're associated with and what qualities they bring to life. Whether you're picking inspiring colors for the o…

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Amazing Iridescent Fruit: World’s Most Intense Color?

Here's yet another item to add to your list of "Phenomenons of Nature That Seem Too Extraordinary to Be Real." Pollia condensata, sometimes called marble berry, is a wild plant that grows in forest…

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8 Colorful Garden Flowers to Sow in Summer

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger By late summer, many of your favorite annual flowers start to burn out as the plants complete their lifecycle and go to seed. But you can extend the parade of color …

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Feng Shui for Winter Nights

Red is not just for Christmas! Red is the color of warmth, of fire, of yang. It is the antidote for the cold yin nights of winter. Warm your nights with just the right chi by practicing these feng shu…

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Your Favorite Color: What it Says About You

Whether we’re a vibrant Orange, or a peaceful Blue, our color preferences are a key to understanding our personalities. Find out what this color expert has to say about your favorite color. What does …

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Easy Decor: Books Arranged by Color

Here's a roundup of an idea we love: bookshelves with books arranged by color, in both private homes and public spaces. Use what you already have to create a whole new look for a room. Above: Chris…

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Color Palette: Blue and White

One of the time-honored color combinations: blue and white. Cool and calming, a blue and white room always looks sophisticated and is easy to recreate at home. Above: A bath by New York firm Murphy…

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