Gian Alcantara

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5 More Blingy Real-Girl Engagement Rings—and, Yes, There's an Engagement Chicken Among Them. (Couldn't Make This Up If I Tried!)

I'm going to let you guys in on a little secret: I run real-girl engagement rings pretty much in the order you send 'em. I'm not, like, searching out Engagement Chicken success stories to boost the power of the poultry. So the fact that there's an Engagement Chicken in this week's AND last week's …

Jewelry for Your Hair? Um, Yes! Check Out the Latest From Erickson Beamon and Beauty.com

You've got your bracelets layered perfectly. You've nailed the art of wearing multiple rings. But you still want to wear MORE jewelry? Well, you're in luck! The style mavens at jewelry house Erickson Beamon have teamed up with Beauty.com to create jewelry for your hair! Not only are the hair clips …

Is the Concept of "You Complete Me" Romantic...or Unhealthy?

Someone forwarded me an article by Akirah Robinson titled "Why I Told 150 Wedding Guests That My Husband Does Not Complete Me." It's a great article, and you should go read it—here's the gist of it:<p>"As great as he is, Dan does not complete me. He certainly makes life funnier. Busier. Happier. And …

We're Here With The Secret To Sexiness (Hint: Look Down!)

Time and time again we've seen sexiness lose its class (skin tight + backless + low cut + too short + cutouts + etc. = no), causing people to shy …

The Bridal Beauty Looks You Have To See

As much fun as we have peeping all of the bonkers hair and makeup looks backstage at NYFW, we always breathe a sigh of relief (and feel majorly …

Kate Middleton's Plans For The Royal Christening

Photo: Courtesy Buckingham Palace.<p>Little George Alexander Louis is growing up so fast. It seems like just yesterday we were watching the St. Mary's …

Fall/Winter 2013: Hollywood Hair From The Pros Who Know

It's that time of year again: when the glossy magazines are two-inches thick, spilling with new shapes and colors for fall... store shelves are stocked with sweaters and a virtual boot buffet... and makeup shades suddenly seem richer, deeper, and more sophisticated. "Like the fashion world, hair …

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Overthinking 'The Little Mermaid': 15 Questions You Never Asked as a Child

This week Disney released the Diamond Edition of "The Little Mermaid," an instant classic that remains evergreen with the younger princess-chasing …

First Look at Jennifer Lawrence in THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY

Artist Spotlight: Daniela Uhlig

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Rebel Wilson: Four film roles more fun than 'Super Fun Night'

Rebel Wilson's new television series "Super Fun Night" premiered to a solid audience of 8.2 milion viewers Wednesday night on<p>ABC, despite many critics lamenting that the show wastes the Australian actress' considerable comedic gifts in favor of sight gags about her weight.<p>After breaking out with …

'Gravity,' a breathtaking space adventure ★★★ 1/2

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1001-gravity-20131004,0,3057190.column?track=rss<p>"Gravity" defies itself. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts — a newbie scientist and a veteran cowboy — who dodge space debris and the usual narrative expectations while coping …

Sony Xperia ZL review: a giant phone in a surprisingly compact frame

Sony took a rather unusual path with its flagship smartphone for 2013: it designed the hardware twice. The Xperia Z is ostensibly the star of the show with its glass body and waterproofing, but it's launching alongside the Xperia ZL, an equally brawny, yet plainer sibling. On a spec sheet, there's …

Samsung Galaxy Camera review: a 21x compact shooter brought to life by Android

There were no heckles, boos or crickets for Samsung's reps back at IFA. But it's fair to say that the atmosphere following its unveiling of the Galaxy Camera was as muted as it was polite. It didn't help that most journalists in that meeting room were there primarily to see the Galaxy Note II, …

Sony Xperia Z review

The Xperia Z is one of the main pillars of Sony's new plan to focus on mobile, gaming and imaging. In fact, it's a device that addresses all three of those areas, while also pressing reset on Sony's smartphone past. The handset ushers in a new design language, one Sony's decided to bring to its new …

Samsung gets exclusive access to new Android ITV Player app until August 31st

While we've seen broadcasters and other content providers launch smart TV apps with only one manufacturer, ITV's decided to give Samsung rare exclusive Android access to its ITV Player. The Korean outfit announced it would get the refreshed app all to itself until August 31st, meaning Brits who use …

Sony Xperia A hits the FCC with 5-inch screen and removable battery

Many have suspected that Sony wasn't done with its 2013 high-end phones just because the Xperia Z and ZL were shipping. As of today, that's more than just speculation: a once-rumored Xperia A has swung through the FCC for approval as NTT DoCoMo's SO-04E. The filing is unusually detailed for a …

Sony Xperia SP review: lights, camera, performance

Sony's Xperia Z took the company into the big leagues this year: the company finally has a handset that turns heads and can compete with the established Galaxy and One brands. The Z and its plainer ZL variant weren't the only bullets in the Xperia revolver for 2013, though. Back in March, the …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review: small in size, but not worth the mega price

Despite how the saying goes, bigger isn't always better -- and that's especially true in the mobile industry, where companies have produced smartphones with larger and larger screens. While that does seem to be the latest trend, a few manufacturers haven't forgotten that there are a ton of …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 review

For all intents and purposes, eight inches is the new sweet spot for tablets. We've so far seen a few hits with this form factor, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 perhaps foremost among them. It makes sense, after all; 10.1 inches can be unwieldy for travelers, and 7 inches scrimps a bit on screen real …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

'Transformers 4' Bits: Mark Wahlberg Talks, Victoria Summer Joins, and More – /Film

As this year’s blockbuster season winds down, let’s look ahead to next year’s. Specifically, let’s talk about next summer’s <i>Transformers 4</i>. After the …

Disney Princesses Reimagined as Medieval Warriors

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Samsung Busted Boosting International Galaxy S4 Benchmarks

Powered by a new Exynos 5 Octa system on a chip, the international version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 boasts some impressive benchmarks — a graphical …

Cardi B Wants To Crown The Most Tinder-Obsessed College

Celebrity<p>Breaking celebrity news, celebrity marriages, break ups, and the latest pics of your favorite celebs.<p>TRL<p>Let's unplug and …

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