Red

Red is the color of blood, a ruby, and strawberries. It is next to orange at the end of the visible spectrum of light, and is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, blood, anger, socialism and communism, and in China and many other cultures, with happiness.

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Red - In Film
... Many movie titles have included the color's name, such as The Woman in Red, a 1935 American film Reds, a 1981 film about Communism in the USA and Russia The ...
Red Wolf
... The red wolf (Canis lupus rufus, formerly Canis rufus) is a North American canid which once roamed throughout the Southeastern United States ... fossil and archaeological evidence, the original red wolf range extended throughout the Southeast, from the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, north to the Ohio River Valley and central ... The red wolf is morphologically midway between grey wolves and coyotes, and recent genetic research indicates it may actually be a hybrid species ...
International Red Cross And Red Crescent Movement - Criticism
... Blood on the Cross that alleges the involvement of the Red Cross with the British military in conducting a massacre in the Southern Highlands of West Papua in connection with the World Wildlife Fund hostage ... Following the broadcast of the documentary, the Red Cross announced publicly that it would appoint an individual outside the organization to investigate the allegations ... The report categorically states that the Red Cross personnel accused of involvement were proven not to have been present that a white helicopter was probably used in a ...
Red Sea - Desalination Plants
... water to meet the requirement of the population and the industries along the Red Sea ... There are at least 18 desalination plants along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia which discharge warm brine and treatment chemicals (chlorine and anti-scalants) that may cause bleaching and mortality of corals and ... The water from the Red Sea is also utilized by oil refineries and cement factories for cooling purposes ...
Red Sea - Bordering Countries
... The Red Sea may be geographically divided into three sections the Red Sea proper, and in the north, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez ... The six countries bordering the Red Sea proper are Eastern shore Saudi Arabia Yemen Western shore Egypt Sudan Eritrea Djibouti The Gulf of Suez is entirely ... definition of the six countries bordering the Red Sea cited above, areas such as Somalia and Ethiopia are sometimes also described as Red Sea territories ...

Famous quotes containing the word red:

    This is a red wine glass. Can I get my water in a water glass, please?
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