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Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Colors

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Take a trip down the Red, Yellow, and Blue Brick Road

For those of us who have full use of our vision, we see colors of every kind wherever we go, like the green of leaves and grass, the blue of the sky, the bland colors of office furniture, or the brown of coffee.

Natural or synthetic, the Earth is an incredible pallet of color. But the world didn’t always look like this, and colors, especially bright, vibrant ones, weren’t so easy to come by. Read on to find out how our ancestors dyed their dresses.

glass marbles colors

Source: flickr/Christian Schnettelker

"The world is a carousel of colors. Wonderful, wonderful colors"