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Green symbolizes life, health, regeneration, nature and harmony. That maybe the reason why games usually depict life regen with a green color and the color of the U.S Dollar is green. (Regenerates your wallet.)
We’re here today to give you all the amazing facts you need to know about this color.
Facts About the Color Green
Why Money is Green (In the U.S)
Ever wonder why ATM’s doesn’t give out black or yellow dollar bills?
The answer is really simple. The green pigment used in the American Dollar bills is more resistant to physical and chemical change making it the best choice for the job. It’s also easy to mass-produce and we all know how many dollar bills are the in circulation.
Night Vision Goggles
Have you ever played Counter Strike? Maybe you tried buying the night vision goggles out of curiosity but you soon get nauseated with its super bright green color.
Why? Why is it green and not red or any color in the spectrum?
The answer: Humans are sensitive to this color and we recognize more shades of green than any other color. I haven’t got the chance to use one of these bad boys but if the military uses it in times of war and they managed to get off a headshot, it must be true.
Santa’s Original Costume
Did you know that Santa Claus’ original suit is color green? Thomas Nast was the first one to draw the Santa that we know and love today. Because Coca-Cola bought the rights to this image, they decided to stick the with color red and the rest is history.
Go is Green
The color green is used worldwide as the sign for “Go” on traffic signals. Green is attributed to safety. Fire exits on other countries are usually colored green but on other countries it’s red.
First aid equipment on some countries also uses the color green.
It’s not easy being Green
A lot of people would say “Kermit the Frog” when you ask them to name a green cartoon character.
But did you know that Kermit was not actually identified as a frog in the early TV shows of the Muppets?
Johnny Carson, the creator of the Kermit character, just identified him as a frog after 10 years of his creation.
Was Kermit considered by the viewers as a salamander or newt before that “suprising” news?
We will never know.
Green Wallpapers and Screensavers
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