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OK, Amal Alamuddin Is Just Disgustingly Chic

Not sure if you heard, but George Clooney got married this weekend. Here are some photos of the actor and his stunning powerhouse wife, Amal Alamuddin, leaving Venice's city hall. To what extent do you suppose the venue selection was influenced by that one waterborne fight scene in the 1989 classic Indiana Jones and… » 9/29/14 4:00pm 9/29/14 4:00pm

Bid Farewell to the Flesh

People gather to watch a woman dressed in a traditional costume descend from the bell tower into St. Mark's square, during the "Angel's flight", one of the highlights of the Venice Carnival, in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Luigi Costantini) » 2/19/12 2:30pm 2/19/12 2:30pm

What's Really Happening In The Tourist?

The trailer for The Tourist — starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp — just hit the web. The storyline is, in a word, vague. So we've written our own narrative instead. » 9/16/10 1:30pm 9/16/10 1:30pm

Tip Of The Hat For A Venetian Groundbreaker

[Venice, August 20. Giorgia Boscolo smiles beside her gondola, background, in Venice's Grand Canal. After nine hundred years of male dominance in the profession, Venice is going to have its first official female gondolier.] » 8/20/10 3:32pm 8/20/10 3:32pm

Meet Venice's First Lady Gondolier

Giorgia Boscolo, 24, has passed her final exam and, if granted a license, will this week become Venice's first female gondolier. The exam is a challenging one, covering Venetian geography, waterways and history. » 8/17/10 9:47am 8/17/10 9:47am