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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.

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    CBC
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    The Canadian Press
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    The Canadian Press
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  • Kelly Leaves 'Fashion Police'

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    Us Weekly
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    The Canadian Press
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    CBC
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    Us Weekly
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    CBC