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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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Trista Sutter Reveals Two-Year Infertility Struggle: It Was "Definitely a Dark Time in My Life"

    All Trista Sutter wanted to do was to raise a family once she married Ryan Sutter in 2003, but that journey proved to be much harder than she first anticipated. The Bachelorette alum opened up about her two-year infertility struggle to Fox411 on Wednesday, Feb. 25. "I talk about in the book how we struggled with infertility for almost two years.

    Us Weekly
  • Quebec judge wouldn't hear case of woman wearing hijab

    A Quebec judge told a woman appearing in her Montreal courtroom she would not hear her case until she removed her hijab. In an audio recording of the proceedings obtained by CBC News, Judge Eliana Marengo is heard telling Rania El-Alloul on Tuesday that the courtroom is a secular place and that she is not suitably dressed. El-Alloul was in court to apply to get her car back after it was seized by Quebec's automobile insurance board, the SAAQ.

    CBC
  • 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
  • Pregnant Haylie Duff Tried "Fighting the Good Fight" Against Maternity Clothes Despite Her Self-Described "Massive Belly"

    Embracing it! Hilary Duff’s older sister Haylie Duff revealed to Racked Miami that she tried to fight wearing maternity clothes, but had to succumb at this stage in her pregnancy. “I was fighting the good fight on buying maternity clothes, but now I just have this massive belly and I can't deny that I'm pregnant any longer!” the Real Girl’s Kitchen host and chef told the site. “I did SoulCycle through my whole pregnancy and I go on walks with friends…I’ve been active in general,” she added of how she’s stayed healthy while nearing her final trimester.

    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
  • HST on giftcard at Bridgewater Walmart called 'double-taxing'

    When Susan Mosher's 15-year-old daughter bought a $50 Kobo gift card from Walmart and was charged $7.50 in HST, right away she complained to her mom she was over-charged. "She was definitely worked up," said Mosher.

    CBC
  • STU professors concerned by lewd comments from students

    Lewd comments written by students on evaluation forms for female professors is a causing some concern at St. Thomas University. Karla O'Regan, an associate professor of criminology, says she "felt nauseous" the first time she received a sexually explicit comment on a course evaluation by a student. O'Regan says she only receives a handful of such comments in a year, but says the bear talking about, given discussions about campus sexual assaults and sexually related online comments at the dentistry school at Dalhousie University in Halifax earlier this year.

    CBC
  • Self-described 'wild child' who wanted to shine on 'America's Next Top Model' killed

    She was a Serbian-born model and self-described "wild-child" who said she began walking runways in her new North Carolina hometown at age 12. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say 19-year-old Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of the 19-year-old Puhar and two other victims. She told the newspaper that her family fled Serbia after the Kosovo War and moved to North Carolina a decade later. Shortly after that, she was cast on "America's Next Top Model," a reality show on The CW network that pits aspiring models against each other.

    The Canadian Press
  • 44 cases of snow removal equipment damage in Ottawa this winter

    City of Ottawa snow removal equipment has damaged 44 pieces of property so far this winter, including thousands of dollars of damage to a legally parked car. David Azzi said his 2012 Kia Forte was legally parked when a snowblower clearing snow from his curb ran into it. The City of Ottawa says its snow-clearing equipment has damaged 14 vehicles so far this winter, cases where no fault insurance takes over, and has paid out $960.50 — with the caveat that many claims take several weeks to process.

    CBC
  • Lisa Rinna: My Husband Harry Hamlin Said He'd Divorce Me If I Joined Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

    Drama even before Bravo! Lisa Rinna revealed during Live! with Kelly and Michael on Wednesday, Feb. 25, that her husband Harry Hamlin initially threatened to throw their marriage out the window if she joined The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Rinna, of course, joined the Bravo series anyway in July 2014, but only after Hamlin, 63, took some time to mull over the idea. The Days of Our Lives actress went on to joke that she has survived RHOBH up to this point because she knew all of the women before joining the show — except for Brandi Glanville.

    Us Weekly
  • Tourists who pose nude at Cambodia's ancient temples expose themselves to anger, deportation

    Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat — is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites. Authorities have no tolerance for people stripping down at Angkor Archeological Park, a sprawling, centuries-old UNESCO World Heritage Site that drew 2 million visitors last year. The incidents are also upsetting to ordinary Cambodians, for whom the Khmer-era complex holds enormous spiritual and historical significance.

    The Canadian Press
  • Modern plastic vehicle parts cracking under winter's cold temperatures

    Some auto repair workers say plastic parts on many newer vehicles aren’t holding up under the winter’s consistently cold temperatures this year in Ottawa. Modern bumpers have a reinforcing bar covered by a flexible bit of plastic called "thermoplastic olefin," and auto body workers such as Mathew Sukhoo said this plastic easily "shatters" when temperatures dip below -20 C. Ottawa body shop manager Aleks Koundakjian said mirrors, headlights and tail lights are other examples of modern vehicle parts that aren’t built for this record-setting winter with temperatures consistently dropping below -20 C.

    CBC
  • Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death American blogger and voice against religious extremism

    A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. It was the latest in a series of attacks on secular writers in Bangladesh in recent years.

    The Canadian Press
  • Michel Prevost, Almonte gynecologist, sued over failed abortion

    A former patient of a disgraced eastern Ontario gynecologist is suing him for $1 million over an alleged botched abortion. Tania Brown of Carleton Place, Ont., has filed a statement of claim in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in nearby Perth. Brown claims on Oct. 4, 2011 she visited Prevost in Almonte, Ont., about 50 kilometres west of Ottawa, to undergo an abortion.

    CBC
  • David Clarkson for Nathan Horton: Maple Leafs, Blue Jackets trade problems – and it's best for all involved

    This is one of those trades where you wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” It’s simple. It’s brilliant. It helps both sides. The Columbus Blue Jackets had a problem. They had signed winger Nathan Horton to a seven-year, $37.1 million contract on July

    Yahoo Sports
  • Cash found in Value Village drapes given to next of kin

    On Thursday, police said they’d heard from the woman who donated the drapes, and other items, all of which belonged to a loved one who died in January. The Guysborough County link convinced her to contact police in case it was her mother’s money.

    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