Why does New Orleans paint the ceilings of its front porches blue? 

Blake Pontchartrain answers New Orleanians' pressing questions

Hey Blake, Why do we paint the ceilings of our front porches blue? Dear reader,   Colors with shorter wavelengths, including green and blue, usually have a calming effect, whereas colors with longer wavelengths, such as red, stimulate the nervous system. On pleasant…

full article »

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Related User Lists

People who saved…

Latest in Blake Pontchartrain: New Orleans Trivia

© 2016 Gambit
Powered by Foundation