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Science explains why blue and green colors are so bright

Throughout the natural world the colors of blue and green are typically the brightest and most intense, as well as symbolizing the wonder of nature. Why is this? Computational biology provides an answer.

Review: Davis Mallory releases refreshing club mix of Eiffel65's 'Blue' Special

Artist Davis Mallory is able to dust off Eiffel65's classic 90s hit "Blue," and he is able to breathe fresh life with a new club mix.

Essential Science: Nano-science promises toxic-free cosmetics

Many of the pigments used in packaging, textiles and cosmetics are toxic and generate pollutants. Nanoscience offers an alternative way of producing non-toxic and robust colors. The inspiration comes from blue tarantulas.

Op-Ed: LeAnn Rimes' top 5 vocal performances

Country darling LeAnn Rimes has a voice that is an eighth world wonder. Digital Journal ranks her 5 greatest vocal performances.

Blue is the color for wiping out sleeping sickness

Scientists have found that the color blue is attractive to the tsetse fly. Knowing this could help in the battle against sleeping sickness.

#thedress web sensation becomes powerful Salvation Army campaign

The furious Internet debate late last month around the perceived colour of a dress is now being used by charity the Salvation Army in a powerful new campaign about violence against women, saying "Why is it so hard to see black and blue?"

Blue Monster has golfers seeing red

The Blue Monster had some players seeing red after a tough day at the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Friday left only four golfers below par at the midway point of the $9 million event.

Case of the Mondays: Leafs drop third straight to Blue Jackets Special

Toronto - James Reimer made 31 saves in a 2-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets Monday night at the Air Canada Centre. The loss brought the teams streak of 7 consecutive wins at home to an end as the Maple Leafs failed to put together a complete game.

Video: Vauxhall Corsa driver must be contender for world’s worst

A video showing the driver of a blue Vauxhall Corsa trying to reverse out of a car parking space has gone viral with over 1.5 million views since it was uploaded on October 11.

FDA warns about medicine 'turning skin blue'

The U.S. FDA is warning the public that the anti-seizure medication Potiga (Ezogabine) can cause blue skin discoloration and eye abnormalities characterized by pigment changes in the retina

Sydney Opera House lit up in blue for World Autism Awareness Day Special

Sydney - On 2 April the Sydney Opera House was lit up in blue to mark the sixth annual United Nations World Autism Awareness Day.

Study: Red ink makes students anxious

Two University of Colorado professors claimed they have demonstrated that teachers' customary use of red pens in marking corrections and grading papers often impacts students negatively and erodes teacher-student relationships, decreasing learning.

Spanish town painted blue for Smurf Movie

The small Spanish town of Juzcar (near Malaga), Spain, has been painted blue in preparation for the upcoming Smurf movie.

Op-Ed: A blue Christmas for those affected by recession

It's almost that time of year when we hear the familiar Christmas songs. The Elvis Presley song 'Blue Christmas' is one of those. This year will most certainly be a blue Christmas for many people.

Worldwide movement against genetically modified wheat grows

After Monsanto announced its plan to revisit GM wheat last year, having received the support of an international farmer's coalition, a worldwide movement opposing the yet-to-be developed grain product is growing.

Blue Whales Suffering From Hearing Loss

New research shows that blue whales have to 'sing' and 'chatter' longer and more often in order to compete with noise from ships, oil drilling and other forms of noise pollution.

Raw and Real, The Stoney Curtis Band jams the blues in Vegas Special

Musician Stoney Curtis takes time with Digital Journal to sit and talk about his new CD 'Raw and Real', the blues, and playing live.

Op-Ed: It's opening night, baseball is back in Toronto

It has proven difficult to escape the copious amounts of negativity - whether in print, on blogs, on radio, and on television - that surrounds the 2009 edition of our Toronto Blue Jays. It is in abundance. And I'm tired of it. Done with it, actually.

Scottish Fisherman Discovers Blue and Orange Lobsters

A Scottish fisherman found strange-colored lobsters in his catch and saved them for a local aquarium. The blue- and orange-colored lobsters are a hit with the visitors.

MySpace Photos Make For A Girlfriend for Singer Lee Ryan

Lee Ryan has found love after a fan sent him sexy photos of herself. Samantha Miller posted a number of revealing photos on Ryan's Myspace page, enough for the singer to ask her out on a date.

Blue roses for Valentine's?

Lovers will now have the option of giving blue-colored roses to their partners in Japan. The Japanese company that produced these blue roses after 14 years of research will offer them to the public next year.

Brazilian blue parrot makes a comeback

The Lear's Macaw has come back from the brink of extinction. They recently counted more then 750 of them in a survey. That is more then ten times what the numbers were in the 1980's.

Blue Cross Employees Should NEVER Leave Social Security Numbers In Their Cars!

Ok, seriously -- if you work for an insurance company in any capacity, you need to not leave any personal information for the people who pay for insurance at your company in your car, ready to be stolen.

Why is the Sky Blue?

While on the plane, do you ever wonder what makes our sky blue? I mean, during the night, the sky is usually pitch black and the only thing you can see are the stars (if it is not cloudy). Here's a try at explaining this phenomenon.

Whale-speak, different accents

Yes they communicate in song and they have different accents a study shows.

Elvis Presley Statue Going Up in Hawaii

Elvis Presley fans will soon have a place in the islands to fondly remember why they couldn't help falling in love with the star of "Blue Hawaii."

Real Life vs Internet

Older video from the red vs blue series.

Blue Mountain Lays Off 1,300 Workers due to Warm temperatures

Blue Mountain Lays Off 1,300 Workers As Warm Temperatures Continue To Melt Profits

Everyone needs more cowbell to ring in the New Year!

Thought you guys would enjoy this classic SNL skit featuring Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken.

Big Blue to help decode the Big Bang?

IBM and European astronomy organization Astron are collaborating on designing a microprocessor that will help antennas collect weak radio signals from deep space, in an attempt to learn what happened at the time of the Big Bang.
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