13 Facts About Yellow


Yellow is the color between green and orange on the spectrum of light.

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Yellow is found between green and red on the spectrum of visible light.

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Yellow ochre was often used in wall paintings in Ancient Roman villas and towns.

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Yellow's painting Rain, Steam, and Speed – the Great Central Railway was dominated by glowing yellow clouds.

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Yellow gave his name to the whole genre of popular, sensational journalism, which became known as "yellow journalism".

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Yellow did not know that the paint would quickly deteriorate and turn brown.

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Yellow gave his name to type of sensational reporting called Yellow Journalism.

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Yellow was particularly valued in the 20th century because of its high visibility.

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Yellow is the color of ambivalence and contradiction; the color associated with optimism and amusement; but with betrayal, duplicity, and jealousy.

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Yellow has strong historical and cultural associations in China, where it is the color of happiness, glory, and wisdom.

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Yellow is the most visible color from a distance, so it is often used for objects that need to be seen, such as fire engines, road maintenance equipment, school buses and taxicabs.

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Yellow was the color of the early postal service in the Habsburg Empire.

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Yellow is the color most associated with optimism and pleasure; it is a color designed to attract attention, and is used for amusement.

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