The Color Of lets you find the average color of just about anything, online.
Type in a word, click ENTER, and wait a few moments; the website will give you an aggregate color based on the images uploaded to any number of Flickr pages. As of this writing, “sadness” is a brownish gray, “lust” is just a few shades away from “envy,” and “warfare” looks like something you’d see through a night-vision scope. Almost anything you can think of gives an interesting result, and comparisons of two or more people, places, objects, or abstractions can be especially telling. (The names and numbers of poets, seasons, religious leaders, and newsworthy dates are all good places to start.)
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