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Scientists are just as obsessed with #thedress as you are: Here's why

If you can't stop thinking about the divisive dress that appears blue and black to some and white and gold to others, you are not alone: Scientists who study visual illusions have been dazzled by it too.<p>"The whole field was discussing it on Facebook this morning," said Arthur Shapiro, director of …

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The 73 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Best Android apps 2018: Fitness apps<p><b>41. Google Fit</b> (Free)<p>Let Google give you a real-time checkup<p>Google Fit comes preinstalled on some Android …

Mexican Singer Ariel Camacho Dies in Car Accident Aged 22

Mexican singer Ariel Camacho died in a car crash Wednesday on a highway outside Sinaloa, Mexico.<p>The 22-year-old was on the road promoting a deluxe …

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …

Los Cabos, Mexico, is largely back in business after hurricane

The southern tip of the Baja California peninsula looks good and lively these days, but let me remind you how bad it was.<p>Hurricane Odile struck Los Cabos late Sept. 14, howling at 125 mph. It killed at least five people and forced the evacuation of about 30,000. It tore off the roof of one airport …

Florida by Water: Explore a Coastal Paddling Trail

Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the Florida coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking.<p>Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking. Protected from the strong winds and waves of the open ocean, paddlers typically are able …

A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

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Great Moments in Oscar History

Big Tobacco's Future: Big Pot

You may like technology (who doesn't these days) or the energy sector (where would we be without it) -- but if you're making a long-term bet as an …

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'Envelope, please': 6 things you may not know about the Oscars envelope

<b>Hollywood, California (CNN) —</b> The shining Oscar statuette is a celebrated symbol of the Academy Awards, but there is another icon on the Oscars scene.<p>Weighing a quarter of a pound and seen by millions of viewers around the world, it's the Oscar envelope.<p>It bears, after all, the Oscar winner's …

The Oscars

Oscars 2015: What to expect from host Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is a veteran awards show host, having emceed both the Emmys and Tonys to rave reviews, and come Sunday he'll take on the Oscars for the first time. If his past performances are any indication, he'll offer a mix of showbiz razzle-dazzle with plenty of tidy one-liners thrown …