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... Bleach-friendly strawberries ?! | BBC's Weird & odd pictures

... Bleach-friendly strawberries ?! | BBC's Weird & odd pictures | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
The best weird and odd pictures from around the world
Monica MIRZA's insight:

At first I thought the pic had been 'photoshopped', but it hadn't...

These genetically modified strawberries are "pineberries" that look like strawberries as far as shape is concerned. Yet, their red has turned to white and  their pips' yellow-green... to red ! Besides, they're said to taste like pineapples.

Such ice-age faded colour definitely contrasts with the 'classic' strawberry's red -guess which I'd rather crunch ? :o).

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You're welcome : I'm glad this scoop has you discover the "ET-strawberry" :-)
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A journey into Utah’s red rock country | BBC - Travel

A journey into Utah’s red rock country | BBC - Travel | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

Pheeew...

"Utah’s massive, 1.9 million acre Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of the largest untouched landscapes in the lower 48 states."

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BBC | Your Paintings

BBC | Your Paintings | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Thousands of paintings from the UK's national art collection, the stories behind them, and where to see them for real.

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Colours : Differing points of hue

Colours : Differing points of hue | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

"A computer model reveals how the way we agree on names for colours is more complex than meets the eye.We do not always agree about colour. Your red might be my pink or orange. Vietnamese and Korean people do not differentiate blue from green – leaves and sky are both coloured xanh in Vietnam. The late English artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman once met a friend on London’s Oxford Street and complimented him on his beautiful yellow coat. His friend replied that he had bought it in Tokyo, where it was not considered yellow at all, but green. [...]"

 

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