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February 2015 Retro Gaming Article


February 27, 2015 Retro Gaming Blog Post:

Today the Internet went crazy over determining the color of a fairly ugly dress

A badly lit photograph of a $77 off-the-rack dress broke the Internet today, spawning arguments, memes and questionable scientific explanations of the dress' real color.

some saw a black and blue dress while others saw it as white and gold. It seems to be some sort of optical illusion based on the surrounding colors, but the Internet debated it... greatly. Some folks raged & shouted while others applied science. No one seemed to resolve the matter but some folks came up with some great memes while others joined in on the idiocy, all while ignoring the manufacturer.

VentureBeat came up with some interesting metrics. It's also worth noting that this is a better dress :)

The dress
The dress The dress

Meanwhile in the US, terror threats are being amped up via ratings-hungry pseudo news outlets while House Speaker, John Boehner, let our Homeland Security department lose funding. It seems the debate over the color of a cheap dress has garnered more attention than our failing political system. What a world...

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