Fun Fact of the Day: A bruise or contusion is caused by some kind of knock or bump to the skin. When your body starts to metabolise these cells – literally reabsorbing them – then the bruise will go through a series of colour changes – from red to purple, purple to blue/black, blue/black to green, green to yellow before finally turning a browny skin tone. This colour means the injury is nearly completely healed.
Friday’s Riddle Answer: Counterfeit money
Riddle of the Day: Tear one off and scratch my head what was red is black instead. What am I?
When we don’t have information, we go to the simplest outlook, to black and white. But then we have to lie to ourselves. Black is never as black as you’re painting it and white is never as white.
Word of the Day: Fuliginous
1) sooty; smoky: the fuliginous air hanging over an industrial city.
2) of the color of soot, as dark gray, dull brown, black, etc.