What color is the dress? Blue and black or white and gold, whatever you see says a lot about you

Whether you saw the above dress as blue and black, or white and gold, someone has almost certainly told you that you're wrong. But you're not, and neither are they – it's both colours, depending ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from The Independent

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Nimoy inspired generations of sci-fi fans

For generations who've grown up on science fiction, not loving Leonard Nimoy was—as his Mr. Spock might say—highly illogical.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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BlackBerry Leap: A more promising design married to mid-ranged specs

If you were hoping for a new flagship smartphone from BlackBerry, you might be disappointed by the Leap, with the new handset featuring a 720p display and the same Qualcomm processor we saw ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Machines master classic video games without being told the rules

Think you're good at classic arcade games such as Space Invaders, Breakout and Pong? Think again.

Thu 26 Feb 15 from Phys.org

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Spacecraft nears dwarf planet Ceres

Dawn mission spots mysterious bright spots on Solar System's largest asteroid, hinting at its watery history.

2 hours ago from Nature News

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Average penis size revealed: Scientists attempt to find what is 'normal' to reassure concerned men

Scientists have measured more than 15,000 men's penises in an effort to find out what size is "normal".

11 hours ago from The Independent

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BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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HTC joins the party, makes a virtual reality headset (with Valve's help)

It's becoming clearer that the entire tech world is trying to get in on virtual reality on the ground floor. In addition to announcing its latest flagship smartphone, HTC today unveiled a new ...

Sun 1 Mar 15 from Gizmag

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Climate change implicated in current Syrian conflict

Drought linked to rising greenhouse-gas emissions helped to drive unrest in 2011, study finds.

23 hours ago from Nature News

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Image captures light as both wave and particle for very first time

In 1905, Albert Einstein provided an explanation of the photoelectric effect – that various metals emit electrons when light is shined on them – by suggesting that a beam of light is not ...

16 hours ago from Gizmag

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