A close-up of a zebra, a type of wild animal indigenous to Africa, is pictured. The bold black and white stripes of the zebra are so perfectly placed that they seem done by a paintbrush.
A tote bag with stripes of orange, pink, and yellow rests on the sand on a windswept beach. A blue and white towel is haphazardly placed under the tote bag. In the background, the ocean surf crashes into the shoreline.
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
A study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary shows that white, painted stripes on the body protect skin from insect bites. It is the first time researchers have successfully shown that body-painting has this effect. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 12:27:11 EST.
Scientists in Hungary claim stripy body-paint used by aboriginal Africans scatters light, making it harder for insects to see them - in a similar way zebra stripes can deter flies.
Daily Mail. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:15:19 +0000.
As a deterrent against an increasingly assertive China, the U.S. military is planning a missile test around Okinawa later this year, the first ever near the southern Japanese island, Stars and Stripes reported.
Newsmax. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:36:03 EDT.