Colors have history, ultramarine blue hints at blue's origins, royal blue at its cost. Blue is easily created today using "chemicals" that detrimentally impact the environment; a new study identifies a greener means of production.
It's unlikely that when you first wake up the word "vanadium" comes to mind. In fact, you probably haven't even heard of it. But it is real – a metal – and named after a Northern-Germanic tribe goddess. The word means "beauty," so all in all vanadium does not disappoint.
The next time you feel stress and anxiety riding on your shoulders, pick up a coloring book. Seriously, they're not just for kids anymore. Adult coloring books are the new way to unwind, and many health experts are on board.