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iPhone 4S Users Angry Over Yellow Screen Tint

Some report yellowish tinge; no comment from Apple yet

(Newser) - Some who bought the new iPhone 4S are complaining about screens that appear yellowish, reports Forbes . "Compared to my iPhone 4, the iPhone 4s screen has a tarnished look with a yellow tint and lower contrast," wrote one iPhone owner on Apple's support site . The apparent defect—... More »

Why Van Gogh's Yellows Are Turning Brown

Chemists seek to save 19th-century works

(Newser) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings of sunflowers aren't as vivid as they used to be and the sun is to blame, say researchers who have solved a problem that has long stumped art conservationists. A team of chemists experimenting with ultraviolet light and tubes of paint belonging to 19th-century artists found... More »

In Thailand, Everyone Wants to Be in the Pink

The king goes pastel; a fashion craze is born

(Newser) - On the advice of royal astrologers, the ailing Thai king has added pink to his wardrobe, sparking a national fashion trend. The chromatic rush had one clothing chain selling 40,000 pink shirts this month, BBC reports. A woman camping out in a line to buy one said, “Wearing... More »

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