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Day: October 8, 2019

Why most fast food restaurant signs are red
Featured, United Kingdom

Why most fast food restaurant signs are red

    Have you ever noticed that the majority of fast food restaurants are red? It’s one of the most commonly used colors in stores, ads and packaging, and the list of chains that use it in their branding are seemingly infinite: McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, In-N-Out, Dairy Queen, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, Pizza Hut, Five Guys, Chick-fil-A, Sonic, Popeyes, KFC, Arby’s and on, and on. So, why? According to a study by the University of Winnipeg in Canada, people make up their minds about other people and products within 90 seconds of their initial interaction, but 62 to 90 percent of that judgment is based upon color alone. For this reason, choosing the right colors to market anything is incredibly important because it could either attract a customer or push them away. ...
Climate protesters marry on Westminster Bridge
Featured, London

Climate protesters marry on Westminster Bridge

    This is the moment a couple appear to get married on Westminster Bridge during a huge Extinction Rebellion demonstration. The pair, who are believed to have been protesting, were snapped in an embrace on an action site demonstrators dubbed The Beacon, one of 12 places around key government locations targeted today. While Westminster Bridge doesn't hold licences to host weddings, witnesses said they couple hitched there after parts of the capital came to a standstill. The couple, who have not been named, were cheered on by other protesters and some threw what appeared to be pink flowers. Others enjoyed an impromptu cricket game outside the Supreme Court as the streets rang with drumming, whistles and chanting. Dozens of tents were erected on the roads and yoga clas...