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Why people can't agree on the colour of this dress

It was a debate that took over the web and now Yahoo's David Pogue can explain why some see it as white and gold and others see black and blue.

  • Rosie O'Donnell Files For Divorce

    Rosie O'Donnell filed for divorce from her wife Michelle Rounds on Friday in New York, according to People. The former co-host of "The View" cited "an irretrievably broken relationship" as the cause of their divorce, according to the court papers obtained

    Access Hollywood
  • Gunman kills 7, commits suicide in house-to-house rampage; mother's death may have set him off

    A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks. Joseph Jesse Aldridge, 36, carried out the killings with a .45-calibre handgun Thursday night or early Friday at four homes in Tyrone, the no-stoplight community of about 50 people where he lived with his mother, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Joseph Aldridge was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound before dawn in a running pickup truck on the middle of a highway 15 or 20 miles away.

    The Canadian Press
  • Will Smith Reveals Cause of Struggle in His High-Profile Marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith

    Will Smith revealed to Us Weekly and other reporters at the Focus premiere in Hollywood on Tuesday, Feb. 24, that his high-profile marriage to Jada Pinkett Smith has experienced its fair share of bumps. "Jada and I have struggled with that a little bit.. The problem is one person is in work mode while the other person is in chill mode.

    Us Weekly
  • Frozen Ocean: This "Slurpee" Wave in Nantucket Is Amazing

    In so many ways this crazy deep freeze has been like bad joke — frozen Niagara Falls? Really? And now there’s a new phenomenon to gasp at: the Slurpee wave! Surfer and photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh captured this amazing picture of slushy waves in Nantucket

    Yahoo Travel
  • Eye of the beholder: In rare photo, some see dress as black and blue, others as gold and white

    Friends and co-workers worldwide are debating the true hues of a royal blue dress with black lace that, to many an eye, transforms in one photograph into gold and white. "This photo provides the best test I've ever seen for how the process of colour correction works in the brain,'" said Daniel Hardiman-McCartney, the clinical adviser to Britain's College of Optometrists.

    The Canadian Press
  • 5 head-covering controversies in Canada

    A Quebec judge told a woman in Montreal this week that she would not hear the case until the woman removed her hijab. Head coverings have been at the heart of several legal debates and controversies in Canada. When Baltej Singh Dhillon immigrated to Canada from Malaysia in 1983, he brought the beliefs and customs of his Sikh faith with him.

    CBC
  • John Stamos Asked for Dave Coulier's Help When There Were Too Many Supermodels by His Pool

    Talk about a full house! When it comes to the ladies, John Stamos is an expert. In a new radio interview with 103.3 FM, Stamos' Full House costar Dave Coulier dished about being friends with the sex icon during the sitcom's prime. "When I was a single guy, it used to be great," Coulier, 55, said of his friendship with Stamos.

    Us Weekly
  • More hockey players being diagnosed with blood clots than ever before

    The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he may never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life. Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg was 10 centimetres bigger than his right because of a clot.

    The Canadian Press
  • Kelly Osbourne Quits Fashion Police After Controversy, Giuliana Rancic Comments

    Kelly Osbourne is turning in her badge as one of the Fashion Police. The star, 30, quit E!'s long-running style series on Friday, Feb. 27, amid controversy involving her co-host Giuliana Rancic, E! News confirms.

    Us Weekly
  • Saskatchewan thrift store workers share their wackiest finds

    For Stacey Laing, owner of The Dress Form Vintage in Regina, it was a pair of teeth found in the pocket of a 1950s coat. Travis Zacharias, a co-manager of Village Green Thrift Shop in Saskatoon, has also come across a number of strange finds.

    CBC
  • Jas Singh's God's Little Acre farm dropped by Food Banks B.C.

    The organization's executive director Laura Lansink has penned an open letter to the public expressing its concerns, saying Singh has given food unfit for human consumption to some of the food banks. The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is the exception — Singh donated approximately 1,400 kilograms of mixed produce in 2014 and was also paid for 15,000 kilograms of carrots and potatoes.

    CBC
  • Leonard Nimoy mourned in Canadian 'home' of Vulcan, Alberta

    A small Alberta farming town, nestled halfway between Calgary and Lethbridge, is in mourning today. The most famous citizen of the planet of Vulcan, "Star Trek" star Leonard Nimoy, died on Friday at the age of 83, and now the town of Vulcan, Alberta has to say goodbye to Mr. Spock.

    Daily Brew
  • Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic

    Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. The death of Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, ignited a fury among opposition figures who assailed the Kremlin for creating an atmosphere of intolerance of any dissent and called the killing an assassination. Putin quickly offered his condolences and called the murder a provocation.

    The Canadian Press
  • STM bus driver refuses to lower ramp for woman with walker

    Aimée Louw says she’s fed up with the way city bus drivers in Montreal treat people with mobility issues. The saga began as Louw tried to board the city bus on Sherbrooke Street near Décarie Boulevard.

    CBC
  • Al-Shabaab threats cause cheerleading teams to pull out of West Edmonton Mall event

    Several cheerleading teams have pulled out of a competition at West Edmonton Mall after an online video from an al-Qaeda-linked group named the building as a possible terrorist target. West Edmonton Mall was named on Sunday as a potential target by al-Shabaab, a jihadist group based in Somalia. The company that manages West Edmonton Mall says it has increased security in light of the video, and Edmonton police said Sunday there is “no imminent threat” of an attack on the centre.

    CBC
  • Navy submarines: first time Canadian fleet is operational

    Canada's Navy is marking what it calls a milestone for its controversy-plagued submarine program. For the first time since Canada's four Victoria-class subs were purchased almost two decades ago, the navy says the fleet is now "operational", meaning three of the subs are able to conduct naval operations. Two of the subs, HMCS Victoria and HMCS Chicoutimi will be in the water off Esquimalt, B.C. this week, while HMCS Windsor is currently operating out of Halifax.

    CBC
  • Two Canadians sentenced in Australia for importing drugs into the country

    Two Canadians living in Australia have received stiff sentences in Sydney for importing drugs into Australia worth almost $254 million. The Sydney Morning Herald reports on its web site that Mark Clermont, 36, was sentenced to life in jail on Wednesday with no chance of parole for 20 years. The newspaper said they were found guilty of importing 85.5 kilograms of pure cocaine and 192.8 kilograms of methylamphetamine into Australia inside heavy machinery.

    The Canadian Press
  • The insane ritual Tim Cook goes through every time he visits an Apple Store

    Tim Cook has revealed the crazy lengths to which he goes to surprise staff members at Apple Stores around the world. Cook sat down for an interview with The Telegraph in London, and the newspaper accompanied him on a visit to Apple's sprawling Covent Garden store. Problematic for Cook is that he is so famous, so well liked by staff, that scheduling a visit ahead of time would most likely cause chaos.

    Business Insider
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown's Boyfriend Nick Gordon Rages on Twitter Against Bobby Brown: "I'm the Reason Why My Baby Is Okay"

    Nick Gordon took to his Twitter this week to express a range of emotions as his longtime love Bobbi Kristina Brown remains in a medically induced coma at the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. This is not the first time that Gordon — who is under a criminal investigation after Bobbi Kristina was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub on Jan. 31 — has taken to social media to rail against the Brown family. On Monday, he wrote that his "only regret" in the entire situation was not getting to Bobbi Kristina sooner to give CPR.

    Us Weekly
  • Yukon family facing deportation gives up fight

    Sergio Rojas says he and his wife are giving up their fight to remain in Canada with their two young sons. This comes after today's announcement by Yukon MP Ryan Leef that he is withdrawing support for the family. Leef says the family altered a letter from the Child Development Centre in Whitehorse, adding a paragraph that says staff "feel strongly" that Jonathan needs to be in Canada for medical care.

    CBC