What Are The Shiny Things?

What is it called when you like shiny things?

Posted by grantbarrett on February 7, 2014 · Add Comment.

A caller thinks he once heard a word that means “attracted to shiny objects.” The best we can do is neophilia.

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Do shiny objects reflect light?

When light strikes an object, its rays can be either absorbed or reflected. A solid black object absorbs almost all light, while a shiny smooth surface, such as a mirror, reflects almost all light back. … A rough surface, such as a rippling pond, tends to bounce rays off at different angles, scattering the light.

What are some things that are shiny?

The 10 Best Shiny Objects of 201810) Daddy’s Keys.9) Tinsel. … 8) Wind Chimes. … 7) A Collector’s Spoon Commemorating A Visit To Myrtle Beach. … 6) Twix Wrapper. … 5) A Restored 1957 Mustang Convertible We Saw In Myrtle Beach. … 4) Pappy’s Gold Tooth. … 3) Bumblebee.More items…

What is the shiny object syndrome?

“Shiny object syndrome” in action Entrepreneurs tend to be highly motivated. … It’s called shiny object syndrome because it’s the entrepreneurial equivalent of a small child chasing after shiny objects. Once they get there and see what the object is, they immediately lose interest and start chasing the next thing.

What items are smooth?

Here’s our list of things that are smooth:Mirror.Ice.Metal.Glass.Marble.Tapioca Pearls.Bowling Ball.Satin.More items…•

What animals are attracted to shiny things?

However, perhaps one of the most prominent stereotypes is that magpies (Pica pica) like shiny objects.

Do fish like shiny things?

Barracudas are attracted to shiny objects, like the silvery fish they prey on. Humans that enter the water with glittering objects, such as watches and jewelry, may cause curious barracudas to investigate and mistake these objects for a food source.

Do crows steal shiny things?

Crows have long suffered under the reputation of being “bad.” Crows raid crops, frequently steal eggs and chicks from other bird nests, and have been known to steal shiny objects such as articles of jewelry from people. Yet, these vocal black birds are among the most intelligent.

Why do we like shiny things?

The evidence that people are drawn to shiny things is all around us: from the pages of lifestyle magazines to the page stock of lifestyle magazines. One logical explanation for this cultural affection is that we’ve come to associate gloss with wealth and luxury.

What is the shiniest thing on earth?

What about red admiral butterflies? Scientists have recently revealed the world’s shiniest living thing! It’s a tiny African fruit with a big sparkle. The berries of Pollia condensata are metallic blue, brighter than any other known material.