Wild salmon are pink (or pinkish-orange, depending on geography) for the same reason flamingos are pink: their diets, which are heavy in krill and shrimp. But farm-raised salmon are fed a diet that renders them gray... or it would, if they weren't carefully "pigmented" to transform into more appetizing hues.
Are you prepared to stay away from swimming pools for a year or two? Then go ahead and watch this music video for the DyE's track "Fantasy," directed by French animator Jérémie Périn. It's all sorts sorts of brain-scarring fun. We dare you to watch this without making a sound.
Turns out some mysterious chemical additives may not be all bad. The sports drink and Popsicle color additive known as "brilliant blue" might have some serious benefits for people who suffer from spinal injuries, a new study reports.