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Hillary Clinton celebrates 'milestone' victory but Sanders refuses to quit

Clinton cements status as presidential nominee with a win in California, but Sanders vows to keep campaign alive all the way to Democratic convention<p>Hillary Clinton has cemented her status as the Democratic nominee for president with convincing primary wins in California, New Jersey and New Mexico, …

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Bacon, the World's Most Perfect Food

There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes and enjoy the world's most perfect food.<p>Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's …

To oblivion and beyond: art and science at the edge of consciousness

From William Blake’s vision of a soul leaving the body to Goshka Macuga’s creepy somnambulist, a new exhibition explores the mysteries of the mind – but are we any closer to finding the answers Descartes was seeking when he dissected a human brain more than 350 years ago?<p>They hover between worlds. …

Guys, these are the only 5 watches you need in your collection

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Men's watches are as much for telling time as they are for making a statement, and they're the only accessory that a man can truly …

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Our 10 Favorite Collections from Paris Fashion Week

And why you should have them on your radar.<p>London and Milan have come and gone, so now we finish our overview of the European men's shows in Paris. Arguably the city where fashion is most free to let its inhibitions go, the French capital did not disappoint this season, with collections ranging …

Why Diversity Needs to Be a Priority for New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Fashion Week diversity is typically a subject best explored during the postseason. Casts are analyzed, charts are made, numbers are crunched—and time and again the industry comes up short. Designers, casting directors, and agents all provide lip service regarding the importance of runways that …

5 Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About The White Russian

<i>This piece originally appeared on Liquor.com</i><p>Ah, the White Russian. It’s a classic, albeit one that’s properly filed under “guilty pleasures” in the …

Vanessa Hudgens in Grease: Live: Actress thanks fans for support after father's death

Vanessa Hudgens wowed audiences with her performance as Rizzo in Fox’s <i>Grease: Live</i> on Sunday.<p>And the following day, the actress reacted to the …

Disney will truly know the power of Star Wars' dark side if it ruins Darth Vader and Han Solo

The level of fanboy ire targeted at George Lucas’s prequels will pale in comparison to the fury the studio would face if it mucks up the celebrated Star Wars icons in an expanded franchise<p>Why was the original Star Wars trilogy so successful, while the prequels are now considered by many to be the …

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The albums you need to hear this month

DAVID BOWIE – <i>BLACKSTAR</i><p>If there’s one release that’s been on everybody’s lips this month it’s <i>Blackstar</i>, the beautiful and endlessly intriguing gift left behind by David Bowie, one of the world’s most sparkling creative forces. Created amidst an awareness of his mortality, the album embraces this …

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12 Years on Mars

NASA's Mars rover, Opportunity just celebrated its 12th anniversary on Mars—a mission that was originally meant to last just 90 days. Although recently eclipsed in the news by its bigger brother Curiosity, Opportunity is still going strong and making valuable scientific discoveries. Launched into …

Jefferson Airplane: 12 Essential Songs

“It’s No Secret” (1966)<p>The Jefferson Airplane's 1966 debut LP, <i>Jefferson Airplane Takes Off</i>, was recorded before Grace Slick joined the group and they …

On Santorini, the indigenous tomato paste gets its own historical museum

By Debra Bruno<p>They had me at the triple-concentration tomato paste.<p>That’s not to say that Santorini’s Tomato Industrial Museum, set inside the stone shell of one of the Greek island’s former tomato-processing plants, didn’t have other charms. But the flavors we had just sampled at lunch made a …

We're the Only Animals With Chins, and No One Knows Why

Despite much chin-stroking.<p>“Little pig, little pig, let me come in,” says the big, bad wolf. “No, no, not by the hair on my chinny chin chin,” say the three little pigs. This scene is deeply unrealistic and not just because of the pigs' architectural competence, the wolf's implausible lung …

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