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The color of courage, valor and hardiness

  • Red, along with Green is the most commonly confused colours among colour blind people.
  • Red's complimentary color is green.
  • 'Red', in Russian means "Beautiful".
  • The word "ruby" comes from the Latin word rubens, meaning "red".
  • Seeing the color red brings faster heart beat and breathing in human.
  • Bulls are actually color blind and the red color dosent make them angry.
  • There are at least 23 different shades of red crayons.
  • The red stripes on the United States Flag stand for courage, valor and hardiness.
  • As few as two percent of people in the United States have red hair.
  • Chinese brides traditionally wear red wedding dresses for good luck.
  • In England, red phone booths and red double decker buses , are national icons.
  • In India, a red mark called Sindhoor is put on the forehead is said to bring good luck.
  • In general, red color more personal associations than any color in human life.
  • It has the longest wavelengths discernible by the human eye,
  • Red is a color of antiquity.
  • The Red Belt in Judo symbolizes the color of the Sun.
  • Mars is called the Red Planet because of the reddish color imparted to its surface by the abundant iron oxide present there.
  • Blood is red due to the presence of oxygenated hemoglobin.
  • Dogs can’t see the difference between the colours red and green.
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