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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.

  • Warren Buffett reflects on 50 years of running Berkshire Hathaway and his hopes for the future

    Investor Warren Buffett says his company delivered another strong year, with $19.9 billion in profits, and he believes Berkshire Hathaway will continue thriving thanks to its collection of "remarkable businesses" and investments. Buffett's annual letter to shareholders was posted online Saturday. This year he reflected on 50 years of leading Berkshire and its future.

    The Canadian Press
  • 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
  • Surrey neighbourhood ruined by abandoned homes, residents say

    If this was White Rock, if this was Morgan Creek, right in Surrey, they wouldn't tolerate this for a second. Surrey bylaw manager Jas Rehal said all the city can do is ensure the property isn't a safety hazard.

    CBC
  • Unmasking of 'Jihadi John' as a London university graduate sends shock waves through Britain

    The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves through Britain Friday, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping in to defend British spy craft. Cameron tried to defuse criticism of Britain's intelligence community, which had "Jihadi John" on its list of potential terror suspects for years but was unable to prevent him from travelling to Syria, where he has played a prominent role in grisly beheading videos. Cameron did not mention "Jihadi John" or refer to his real identity: Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwait-born computer science graduate raised and educated in Britain.

    The Canadian Press
  • Eugenie Bouchard withdraws from another tournament, this one in Monterrey, Mexico

    The tournament has yet to announce it. This time, it's a small event in Monterrey, Mexico, where she was scheduled to be the No. 2 seed. The only official announcements made by the tournament Friday were the allocation of the wild cards to local players, and the injury withdrawal of Jelena Jankovic.

    Eh Game
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Beyonce's Beyhive Swarms, Attacks Kid Rock After He Says He's "Flabbergasted" by Her Success

    Don't upset the Beyhive! Kid Rock angered thousands of Beyonce fans on Thursday, Feb. 26, when he slammed the beloved singer in a new interview with Rolling Stone. "Beyonce, to me, doesn't have a f--king 'Purple Rain,' but she's the biggest thing on Earth," he explained, referencing Prince's smash hit 1980s single. "People are like, 'Beyonce's hot.

    Us Weekly
  • China cuts rates again in face of weak demand, deflation risk

    By Megha Rajagopalan and Kevin Yao BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank cut interest rates on Saturday, just days before the annual meeting of the country's parliament, in the latest effort to support the world's second-largest economy as its momentum slows and deflation risks rise. The central bank said the 25 basis point cut in the benchmark interest rate to 5.35 percent - its second cut in just over three months - and a 25 basis point cut in the benchmark saving rate to 2.5 percent would be effective from Sunday. "The focus of the interest rate cut is to keep real interest rate levels suitable for fundamental trends in economic growth, prices and employment," the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said in a statement on its website.

    Reuters
  • 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
  • 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
  • Canadian debit card fraud hits record low as criminals go 'where it's easier to do the job'

    The report, released this week, found debit-card fraud losses overall reached a record low in 2014 of $16.2 million in 2014. The really good news for the millions of Canadians who use a debit card every day to buy gas, groceries and coffee is that just 20 per cent, or $3.2 million, of the 2014 losses occurred from within Canada. “Criminals go to where it is easier to do their job,” says Caroline Hubberstey, head of external affairs at Interac Association.

    Insight
  • Mexican police nab teacher-turned-drug lord, Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez of Knights Templar gang

    Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a former school teacher who became one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords as head of the Knights Templar cartel, was captured early Friday by federal police as he tried to sneak out of a house wearing a baseball cap and a scarf to hide his identity. Gomez was arrested at a house in Morelia, the capital of the western state of Michoacan, along with eight bodyguards and associates toting a grenade launcher, three grenades, a machine pistol and assault rifles, National Security Commissioner Monte Alejandro Rubido said. Gomez and his accomplices were arrested without a shot fired, after a months-long intelligence stakeout in which his associates were identified when they gathered on his birthday Feb. 6 with cakes, soft drinks and food, he said.

    The Canadian Press
  • Clarkson trade fall-out; trade deadline madness; Sopel retires (Puck Headlines)

    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Toronto Sun sports cover for Friday. Big Clarkson trade. #Leafs pic.twitter.com

    Puck Daddy
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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