Impressive Orange Facts

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1. Oranges and lemons smell different due to chemically identical molecules that are mirror images of each other. An orange is really just a left-handed lemon.
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2. People are drawn into stores by warm hues like reds, oranges, and yellows, but once inside cool colors like blues and greens encourage them
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3. Warm colors such as yellow, orange and red make you hungry - Which is why many fast food restaurants are yellow, orange and red.
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4. In the classic movie 'Godfather', an orange is always seen somewhere in the scene before someone is killed.
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5. An orange is a berry but a strawberry isn't.
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6. Robins’ ‘red’ breasts are orange.
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7. A whole orange will float on water, but sinks if you peel it.
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8. There is a woman named, "Marijuana Pepsi Jackson" – She has never smoked and prefers orange soda.
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9. Eat an orange before working out. Not only does it keep you hydrated, but it also prevents your muscles from getting sore.
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10. When is an orange green? When it's a Valencia! Sometimes warm weather causes the skin to regreen, or reabsorb chlorophyll, giving it a greenish color. But it will still taste great.
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11. The color orange was named after the fruit. It was previously referred to as yellow-red.
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12. Navel oranges are named that because of the belly-button formation opposite the stem end. The bigger the navel in an orange, the sweeter it will be.
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13. The steam from a cup of coffee contains the same amount of antioxidants as three oranges which help prevent cancer and heart diseases.

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