The Color of Water and American Born Chinese

Being American to Jin meant being able to speak English or the language of the people and not speaking Chinese when in America. In the book, American born Chinese, Jin tells the new Chinese boy Wei-Chen Sun, in school to speak Chinese because he is in America (Gene Yuang) 37. It also meant not having […]

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The Psychology of Color

The brain receives signals from three different color channels: red, blue, and green. When the brain receives a mix of these signals, we perceive colors that are mixtures of these three primary colors through a process called color addition (Think Quest “Color Psychology”). All colored visible light can be expressed as either mixtures or consistencies […]

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Hair Color

Hair coloring or lightening is the practice of changing the color of hair. During lightening, hair goes through various stages until it reaches the ideal orange/gold color. Lightening time varies, depending on natural hair color. The darker the hair, the longer the lightening time needed. Medium brown hair on average takes somewhere around 40 minutes […]

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How to: Tie Dye

What do you think of when you think of tie dye? I know I automatically think of hippie’s in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Today, many of us who wear tie dye feel some connection with that peace loving hippie spirit! Ironically, did you know that the first tie dye was worn by Japanese warriors as […]

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Interior Decoration

Green is a fantastic color for interior decorating because it’s like a neutral color that can work with soft subtle colors, but can also overpower them. Because the eye focuses green exactly on the retina, it is considered the most restful color to the eye. Getting the correct color balance into your bedroom, living room […]

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Descriptive essay of market place

It’s dusk outside: the normally bright, azure sky has turned the colour of charcoal, peppered with specs of iridescent silver, and the clearly cheap, and discoloured old lanterns littering the dusty surroundings of the ancient Bagajor market, give off a soft, and gentle dappled glow to the busy, cobbled streets below. A myriad of spices […]

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