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Why our brains see the black and blue dress as white and gold

Have you seen this dress? Depending on whom you ask, it might be black and blue or white and gold.<p>Tumblr/Swiked<p>The debate, which started after a photo of the dress was posted on Tumblr, has raised some obvious scientific questions about why people are seeing the dress in different colours. Experts …

Brazen, brutal: 5 terror groups making headlines this month

<b>(CNN) —</b> The terror groups are getting more ruthless, their attacks more brazen.<p>Every few weeks, right when one extremist group is dominating the news with threats of attacks, along resurfaces another with a different, more harrowing claim.<p>Over the weekend, Al- Shabaab released a video urging its …

Terrorism

Snapchat tells underage teens to stop sexting: 'Keep your clothes on!'

It seemed so consequence-free initially; your pictures disappeared after a few seconds, so sending risque photos was harmless (Of course, users quickly realized you could screenshot snaps, and people created workarounds to let you record Snapchats surreptitiously).<p>But the media-sharing company is …

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Major Questions Surrounding Highly Anticipated Bout

It's not like boxing fans needed the official confirmation to talk about a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, and it didn't take long for that talk to become overwhelmingly tedious.<p>But now that the fight is actually happening, who cares how much the fight gets discussed?<p>"I …

Boxing

How Much Resolution Do You Really Need?

Each year camera manufacturers are pushing the limits of sensor technology and the latest trend has been to increase sensor resolution to numbers …

School reaction to 'Syria-bound' schoolgirls: 'it doesn't make sense'

Students at the Bethnal Green Academy, the school attended by the three London girls feared to be on their way to Syria to join Islamic State (Isis) militants, returned to class on Monday as the fate of their missing friends remained unknown.<p>Students and parents expressed their shock at the news …

Islam

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is going to run a public beta program for its mobile operating system.</b> That means customers will be able to try out the software before it's released.<p><b>2. Samsung has hinted that its new Galaxy phone will be made of metal.</b> A teaser video spoke of "liquid metal."<p><b>3. Apple is finally going to</b> …

Photographer Takes Portraits Of The World’s Hardest-Working Dogs

The working dogs of the world tend not to get as much time in the spotlight as their house-pet brothers and sisters. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe, …

Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Leonard rate higher as they went out of their comfort zone to test themselves regularly against the very best opponents available – something Mayweather has notably not done<br>• Mayweather v Pacquiao: a fight five years in the making<p>We will be reminded regularly …

Boxing

Chilean Cyclist Nearing Record Killed By Truck In Rural Thailand

A Chilean man who began an around-the-world bicycle journey four years ago and was closing in on a Guinness distance record has been killed.<p>Juan Francisco Guillermo was hit by a passing pickup truck while stopped on the side of a highway in rural Thailand. His Singaporean wife and 2-year-old son, …