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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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    The Canadian Press
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    Us Weekly
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    Veteran outfielder Juan Pierre has officially announced his retirement after 14 seasons in Major League Baseball, confirming a report from Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald. The writing was on the wall for Pierre following a difficult year in 2013, which saw him hit just .247/.284/.305 across the board in 330 plate appearances. Without a major league offer in hand, Pierre ended up sitting out the entire 2014 season.

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  • 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
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    CBC
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    Us Weekly
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    The Canadian Press
  • Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot and killed in Moscow; was Putin critic

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  • Couple married 67 years dies holding hands in their California home, just as they wished

    After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Sensing the couple was close to death, their children pushed their two hospice beds together and gently placed their father's hand in the mother's palm. Violet, 89, followed five hours later. "They wanted to go together," their daughter, Donna Scharton, said Thursday.

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

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

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    CBC
  • Driver charged in crash that sent TTC bus into bank

    The bus driver and passengers were treated in hospital for minor injuries, police say. The Nissan driver and a passenger were sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries at the time. A 24-year-old man, a second passenger in the Nissan, died at the site of the crash.

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

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    The Canadian Press
  • Navy submarines: first time Canadian fleet is operational

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    CBC
  • Pregnant Jessica Pare Celebrates Son-to-Be at "Beautiful" Baby Shower: Inside Details!

    Mrs. Draper is going to have a son! Mad Men star Jessica Pare, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend John Kastner, celebrated her soon-to-be baby boy with a baby shower at costume designer and good friend Janie Bryant’s home in L.A.’s Los Feliz nabe on Feb. 21, a source reveals exclusively to Us Weekly.

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