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Now, condoms with barcodes to make 'safe sex map'
Planned Parenthood in the US has distributed condoms with Quick Response codes on the packaging, for users to scan the codes with a smartphone after using protection, and "checking in" on a global map of safe sex. ANI

Madame Tussaud's Justin Bieber statue bears little resemblance to him
Madame Tussaud's debuted an unrecognisable Justin Bieber waxwork in Hollywood on Friday. ANI

'Blue Ivy', 'whatever Snooki calls her child' voted among ugliest baby names
A recent trending topic on Twitter using the hashtag #uglybabynames, has set the social networking site on fire with users eager to share their ideas of the most unfortunate names parents could call their offspring. ANI

Nick Cannon says 11-month-old twins love to sing like mum Mariah Carey
Nick Cannon has revealed that his 11-month-old twins are just like his wife Mariah Carey, as they love to sing. ANI

Mel Gibson completes anger management course as part of probation
Mel Gibson has completed the anger management course he was ordered to attend after he was charged with battery against ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. ANI

Kristen Stewart dresses up for fashion show in Paris
Kristen Stewart ditched her casual clothes and stepped out in a chic outfit for a Paris fashion show. ANI

Taylor Momsen admits she's 'completely neurotic'
Taylor Momsen has confessed that she is 'completely neurotic' and sleeps for just four hours a night or a day. ANI

Janet Jackson has no time for US 'X Factor'
Janet Jackson has declined a potential offer to join the next season of America's 'The X Factor' because she just can't work the show into her schedule. ANI

Kate Beckinsale determined to guide daughter through teen years
Kate Beckinsale has admitted that she failed at being a teenager and doesn't want the same to happen to her daughter. ANI

Avril Lavigne played hockey for boys' team
Avril Lavigne was a star ice hockey player for a boys' team and was even voted the 'most valuable player' for two seasons. ANI

Scarlett Johansson to star as Leigh in 'Making of Psycho'
Scarlett Johansson is all set to play Janet Leigh in a movie about the making of classic horror 'Psycho'. ANI

Justin Bieber gets eco-friendly vehicle on 18th birthday
Justin Bieber was gifted an eco-friendly Fisker Karma vehicle for his 18th birthday by his manager Scooter Braun. ANI

Lady Gaga launches anti-bullying foundation to help American youth
Lady Gaga has launched The Born This Way Foundation at Harvard to help people accept who they are. ANI

Rihanna tweets pic flaunting bare legs
Rihanna really seems to know how to stay in news, the singer has tweeted a sultry shot of herself curled up on what looks like a hotel bed, showing off her bare legs. ANI

Amy Winehouse's parents to fund stage school scholarship
Amy Winehouse's parents Mitch and Janis have decided to provide financial backing to one future star at the same performing arts school where their daughter's talent had flourished. ANI

I haven't changed much, says Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci feels that her personality hasn't undergone much change since the time she was "two years old." ANI

Gomez, Hudgens and Benson's on-screen chemistry spills out to real life
Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashely Benson, who have become very close friends on the sets of their new movie, were seen whizzing around on matching mopeds. ANI

Christie Brinkley's ex-hubby calls her 'narcissistic egomaniac'
Christie Brinkley's ex-husband Peter Cook has called her a "narcissistic egomaniac" in a court document filed countering claims that he owes her child support. ANI

Britney Spears in talks with Cowell to join US 'X Factor' says Louis Walsh
Simon Cowell has approached Britney Spears in a bid to sign her as a judge for 'X Factor' USA, claims Louis Walsh. ANI

Jennifer Aniston says Justin Theroux 'nicest person in the world'
Jennifer Aniston has revealed that when she first met her present boyfriend Justin Theroux five years ago, she found him "very sweet, funny and kind". ANI

Christina Hendricks wields crossbow in new photoshoot
Christina Hendricks is seen posing with a crossbow in an archery-themed photoshoot for V Magazine's sports Issue. ANI

Ex Playmate Ashley Mattingly's boyfriend denies domestic abuse claims
Former Playmate Ashley Mattingly and her boyfriend 'Prison Break' star Lane Garrison, kissed and made up in front of the cameras in West Hollywood despite the "domestic abuse" claims surrounding them. ANI

Davy Jones was planning The Monkees tour, says Peter Tork
Davy Jones was planning another tour for 'The Monkees' days before his death, bandmate Peter Tork has divulged. ANI

UK woman fined 75 pounds for dropping single thread
An old South Wales woman was fined 75 pounds by a litter enforcer because a single strand of cotton had fallen from her glove. ANI

Jennifer Aniston directs film for breast cancer victims
Jennifer Aniston has gone behind the camera to direct a short film exploring the impact of breast cancer on patients. ANI

Cheating men likelier to die of heart attack during extra-marital sex
Scientists have warned that men who cheat on their wives have an increased risk of sudden death from cardiac arrest during sex. ANI

Power 'may cloud one's ability to make good decisions'
Scientists have tried to explain how power can fuel overconfidence, which negatively impacts decision-making. ANI

Jennifer Lawrence doesn't diet to keep in shape
Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she doesn't diet as she finds exercising better to keep in shape. ANI

Katy Perry flashes underwear in see through skirt
Katy Perry, who is known for setting her own fashion trends, was spotted in Paris in a very eye-catching outfit that left very little to the imagination. ANI

MJ's one-time brother-in-law James Debarge reconciles with Murray in jail
James Debarge has made amends with Dr. Conrad Murray who was held responsible for the death of his one-time brother-in-law Michael Jackson, after having talks with the medic in their shared prison block. ANI

David Cassidy plans to convert shared concert into tribute show for Davy Jones
Former teen idol David Cassidy is planning to turn the upcoming show he was set to co-headline with friend Davy Jones into a tribute to 'The Monkees' star, who suffered a massive heart attack and died at his ranch in Florida, on Wednesday. ANI

Coroner confirms Davy Jones died of heart attack
An autopsy has confirmed that 'The Monkees' star Davy Jones died due to heart attack. ANI

Zac Efron laughs off red carpet condom gaffe
Zac Efron, who had dropped a condom on the red carpet while attending the premiere of a children's animated film 'The Lorax' last week, has now scoffed off the blunder. ANI

Maria Shriver 'has no plans' to reconcile with Arnie
Maria Shriver has reportedly not changed her mind since filing for divorce from estranged husband Arnold Schwarzenegger in July 2011. ANI

Robert Pattinson takes dad to German fetish club
Robert Pattinson visited Berlin's infamous KitKatClub to escape his fans' attentions as he shot in the city for his next movie 'Bel Ami'. ANI

Katie Holmes reverts to messy hairdo and laidback style post-Oscars
Katie Holmes, who wowed onlookers as she debuted a brand new sleek look on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night, went back to her old scruffy ways as she scraped her hair back into a greasy topknot on her way to dance class on Wednesday. ANI

Anne Hathaway gets romantic with fiance Adam Shulman in Paris
Anne Hathaway, who is on a romantic trip to Paris with fiance Adam Shulman, smooched up a storm as she enjoyed an alfresco drink with him on Wednesday. ANI

Katy Perry says next album will be much darker
Katy Perry feels that her music is going to turn quite dark now, after her split from husband Russell Brand. ANI

Rihanna says being single 'overrated'
Rihanna has said that being single "sucks" and she wants a man to share her life. ANI

Demi Moore goes on vacation after leaving rehab
Demi Moore has reportedly left the rehab where she was receiving treatment for "an eating disorder and addiction issues," and gone "on vacation" to an undisclosed location. ANI

Katy Perry's Manila concert was delayed amidst bomb scare
Katy Perry had to be evacuated from her concert in the Philippines recently after a bomb scare. ANI

Jon Bon Jovi celebrates 50th birthday
Jon Bon Jovi hits a half century as he celebrates his 50th birthday on Friday. ANI

Bobby Brown's pal Johnny Gill asks critics to back off
Bobby Brown's New Edition bandmate Johnny Gill has defended his friend against criticism and reminded people that he has a teenage daughter to look after now. ANI

After SRK, now Akshay Kumar livid with Shirish Kunder
Shirish Kunder, who was recently in news for his tiff with Shah Rukh Khan, has apparently angered Akshay Kumar this time. ANI

Asin takes up paragliding during film shoot
Asin, who was recently shooting in Panchgani for Rohit Shetty's upcoming flick 'Bol Bachchan', indulged herself in some adventure sports. ANI

Veena Malik promises 'rocking chemistry' with Ashmit Patel in new flick
Veena Malik is set to star opposite her ex-flame Ashmit Patel in a new film called 'Supermodel' and she says fans will see some sizzling on-screen chemistry between the two. ANI

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