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  1. One of the reasons a full circle is 'decided' to be 360 degrees (and not a more obvious number, such as 100) because 360 is divisible by 24 different numbers, which makes it easy for math calculations. In contrast, 100 is only divisible by 9 different numbers.

  2. After the publication of 1984, George Orwell sent a copy to his high school French teacher, Aldous Huxley, who responded with a letter commending the book and contrasting it with his own Brave New World.

  3. In 2014, Five Guys generated a billion dollars in revenue with an advertising budget of $0. By contrast, McDonalds spent almost a billion dollars on advertising to generate $25B revenue.

  4. Chimpanzees understand vengeance. Two zookeepers played contrasting roles: one regularly fed the chimpanzees and the other took their food away. When a third person pretended to beat each zookeeper, many chimpanzees made an effort to watch the "disliked" zookeeper being punished.

  5. In Ancient Greece, prostitutes were classified into two classes; the Pornai and the Hetairai. The Pornai served many men at once, and frequently worked on the street. In contrast, Hetarai were educated, had few clients, and provided companionship and intellectual discussion as well as sex.

  6. The Beatles album, 'Revolver' was almost named 'After Geography' (credits to Ringo), to contrast with the Rolling Stones album, 'Aftermath'.

  7. McDonald's in Sedona, Arizona is the only McDonald's with turquoise instead of golden arches, because the government deemed the yellow ones to be contrasting too much with the surrounding area's scenic rock and opted for bluish-green arches instead.

  8. Many ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were overweight and unhealthy, in contrast to their typical depiction. That was likely due to a sugary diet of alcohol, bread and honey.

  9. A Navy shower is a shower were the water is turned on to get wet, turned off while soaping up, and then turned on again just long enough rinse off. A Hollywood shower, by contrast, is a shower with no time limit at whatever temperature you prefer.

  10. Japan has the largest organised crime group in the world called Yamaguchi Gumi that is worth $80bn .By contrast, Sinaloa, Mexico’s largest drug cartel, was worth $3bn.

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My girlfriend and I just moved across the US from Minnesota to North Carolina. Her Fitbit tracked her average heart rate before and after. It steadily climbed until the move date,

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Average Album Cover of all my Likes on SoundCloud (Unedited, Enhanced: Contrast, Enhanced: Shadows) [3*500x500]

What are some fun facts about contrasting?

During depression you see less contrast, making the world really appear greyer

Villagers working in jungle wear face mask behind their heads to save themselves from the Bengal Tigers. Tigers have been seen following people wearing the mask, but they have not attacked. By the contrast 29 people who were not wearing mask were killed in the span of 18months.

A "blind pig" was a lower-class establishment that sold alcohol during Prohibition (in contrast to a higher-class "speakeasy"). The owner would charge customers to see an attraction (such as an animal) and then serve a "complimentary" alcoholic beverage, thus circumventing the law.

Highly educated women react to employment uncertainty by postponing or not having children. In contrast, less-educated women often maintain or increase their fertility.

The set of the original Addams Family was rather colorful as the hues didn't matter as much as saturation & contrast for B&W.

Due to the limitations of arcade hardware in 1981, Mario was clothed in red overalls and blue shirt to contrast his arms, body, and background. The cap was added to avoid drawing his hairstyle, forehead, and eyebrows. The large nose and mustache avoided the need to draw a mouth and expressions

The human brain doesn't perceive total blackness when there is no light present; it instead perceives Eigengrau, a shade of dark gray, because contrast is more important to the visual system than absolute brightness

Roman persecutions didn't kill as many Christians as many people assume -- "no more than a few thousand" over three centuries. Contrast that with the up to 10,000 Christians killed by their Christian brothers in the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in the 1572.

In contrast to the Maya, who liked their chocolate warmed, the Aztecs drank it cold, seasoning it with a broad variety of additives, including the petals of the Cymbopetalum penduliflorum tree, chile pepper, allspice, vanilla, and honey.

Thomas Edison considered sleep a waste of time and got 3-4 hours per night. In contrast, Albert Einstein claimed to need 10 hours and Calvin Coolidge, while president, demanded 11!

Gallaudet in Washington, DC is the only university in the world designed entirely for the deaf. Its open architecture is based on lines of sight, with sliding doors to not interrupt sign language eye contact while walking, and blue walls to provide contrasting backdrops for signing. - fact check

Mr. Rogers was in favor of VCR recording, in contrast to most others in the TV industry at the time.

People who are depressed perceive less visual contrast, literally causing them to see a less vivid more grey world.

The biggest offical NES game ever made was was Dragonquest 4 with a size of 1MB. In contrast some of the systems smallest games took only 8KB up.

Jeff Daniels received a $50,000 paycheck for his role in Dumb and Dumber, in stark contrast to his co-star, Jim Carey, who received $7,000,000

The law requiring American TV news stations to provide viewers with contrasting points of view, called "The Fairness Doctrine", was eliminated in 1987.

The color used for "safety orange" was specifically chosen as it's complimentary contrast color is that of the sky.

The slippers of Dorthy in the Wizard of Oz book are silver but were changed to red for the movie to contrast better with the yellow brick road

Humans are the only mammals with a very distinct and visible iris and pupil in contrast with the rest of the eye (sclera) which is white, probably because we evolved as more cooperative animals so following another person's gaze became important in communications.

The word 'bald' in 'bald eagle' has nothing to do with the definition as a lack of hair. Rather, the term bald eagle is derived in English from the word 'piebald', in reference to their white heads and tail feathers in contrast to the darker color of the rest of their bodies.

The Japanese have a contrasting set of words for the true feelings one has deep down, and the behavior projected as a front that conforms with societal norms, that one can switch between in private and public settings - fact check

Baby's can only see high contrast colors when they are born. When parent's paint the baby's room pastels they can't see it.

The existence of "Ring galaxies" - galaxies in which the majority of stars and gas coalesce in a donut-like shape around the center, in contrast to the typical galaxy in which stars and gas coalesce at the center itself.

People who prefer to listen to U2, Radiohead, and Beethoven tended to score the highest on their SATs. In contrast, their consistently lowest scoring counterparts preferred listening to Lil Wayne and Nickelback.

New Hampshire has 400 state representatives and each are paid $200 per two-year term. In contrast, California has just 80 with each making $100k+ per year.

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Contrasting colors are greatly appreciated.