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Keith Urban

The country star tweeted that he's returning as a judge on American Idol

Simon Cowell

The prickly X Factor judge made tabloid news for impregnating a friend's wife (her divorce is under way)

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It, Robot

The world's first talking robo-astronaut, a 13-in.-tall android named Kirobo (a mashup of the Japanese words for hope and robot), recently blasted off to the International Space Station to keep the occupants company. Its first phrase: "This is one small step for me, but one giant leap for robots."

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Lake Bell

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