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30 Crazy Facts About Colors That Will Blow Your Mind

Best Life Logo By Alex Daniel of Best Life | Slide 1 of 31: We're immersed in color. Right from the get go (color-in-the-lines lessons in pre-school), the color spectrum surrounds and informs everything we do. And yet, for most of us, color remains, by and large, an unknown. Sure, you may know that red mixed with blue makes purple—and that orange clashes with just about everything—but that's all 101-level knowledge. A deeper dive into the Crayola box will reveal troves of astonishing information—from fascinating history about broad color groups to how certain hues have bona fide effects on your psyche. Here, we've rounded up the most fascinating facts about the wide wheel of color you may have thought you knew so well. And for more fascinating insight into the world at large, check out these 50 Mind-Blowing Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know.

30 Crazy Facts About Colors That Will Blow Your Mind

We're immersed in color. Right from the get go (color-in-the-lines lessons in pre-school), the color spectrum surrounds and informs everything we do. And yet, for most of us, color remains, by and large, an unknown.

Sure, you may know that red mixed with blue makes purple—and that orange clashes with just about everything—but that's all 101-level knowledge. A deeper dive into the Crayola box will reveal troves of astonishing information—from fascinating history about broad color groups to how certain hues have bona fide effects on your psyche. Here, we've rounded up the most fascinating facts about the wide wheel of color you may have thought you knew so well. And for more fascinating insight into the world at large, check out these 50 Mind-Blowing Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know.

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