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  • Memory Making Goes Movie-Making

    Turn your best memories into your own movie - with Visa's new Memory Mapper Facebook app!

    -Visa, BettyConfidential.com


    Whether you're rockin' out at a hot summer concert (remember the one where you were so close to the stage that the lead singer sweat on you), or going club-hopping with your girls, you're always the one with the camera. Visa's Memory Mapper Facebook app takes the photo snapping and video capturing fun to the next level, and allows you to embrace your inner paparazzi.

    The app lets you easily combine all of your fun photos and videos with the satellite technology of Google Maps (so you can remember where exactly you were when that cute guy posed with your BFF), and you can even set your memories to music by selecting a song from its vast library of tunes. It's almost like you get to become a movie producer just by following a few simple steps. Once you've completed your masterpiece, share it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or email and have them give it a

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  • Love It or Hate It: The Best and Worst Dressed at Comic-Con

    Here are the fabulous, the drab, and the "should have left that dress at home" celeb looks (we're talking to you, Carey Mulligan) from Comic-Con!

    -Evette Brown, BettyConfidential.com


    This past weekend, comic book and science fiction lovers united with fashion fiends on the red carpet in San Diego for Comic-Con 2011. Four fun-filled days of comic books, science fiction movies, TV show, games, parties and more had the stars dazzling, but nothing topped the brightness of the season's hottest designers on stars like Kate Beckinsale and Olivia Wilde at the premiere of one of the most anticipated summer blockbusters, Cowboys & Aliens.

    Some of the most popular A-listers, including our favorite Bon Temps resident, Anna Paquin and Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev strutted fashionably throughout the weekend convention, but of course there were some that shone much brighter than the rest.

    Here are the fabs, the drabs and "the should-have-never-been-worn" digs from Comic Con 2011.

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  • Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin Join MAC to Fight HIV/AIDS!

    The two A-listers are the newest spokespersons for M•A•C's Viva Glam campaign.
    -Evette Brown, BettyConfidential.com

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    Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera have both served as spokespersons for the MAC AIDS fund. It uses 100 percent of the profits from the sale of Viva Glam lip products to fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. So, who else could MAC Cosmetics find to add this exclusive list of super celebs using their lips for a good cause?

    None other than Ms. Superbass, Nicki Minaj and sexy crooner, Ricky Martin of course! Both celebs have signed on as spokespersons to represent M•A•C for the 2012 Viva Glam campaign.

    The 2012 campaign will launch next February, but these two hot stars are already gearing up to sizzle in Miami today with a photo shoot with the fabulous David La Chapelle.

    Read Super Cute: Urban Decay Rollergirl Eyeshadow Palette

    From this exclusive lip gloss collection, the M•A•C AIDS Fund has been able to raise $224 million to fight against HIV/AIDS.

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  • Kim Kardashian Celebrates Her Bachelorette Party in Las Vegas

    But Kim crashed a certain other party a few blocks down.

    -Kenneth Thapoung, BettyConfidential.com

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    As much as some of us want to cancel the Kardashian life on our TV subscriptions, let's face it: They know how to party the right way!

    This weekend, Kim Kardashian and her fiancé Kris Humphries both celebrated their bachelorette/bachelor parties in Las Vegas. And in typical sister behavior, Khloe Kardashianmade it her mission to embarrass the eldest sibling the entire night at Tao, whether that meant hiring a miniature male stripper or ordering straws and cakes shaped like penises, according toUs Weekly.

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    "My sisters are doing everything they can to embarrass me," Kim told the crowd that includedLala Vasquez Anthony, Simone Harouche and Brittny Gastineau.

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    Across the strip, Kris was at Lavo with Rob Kardashian, Lamar Odom, and several NBA players. But the free-style karaoke night with the DJ came to an abrupt halt when Kim crashed the celebration around 2 a.m.,

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  • "You Get Side Boob or You Get Butt." 20 Things About Mila Kunis

    Get the scoop on the adorable and hilarious "Friends with Benefits" star.
    --Beata Cherepakhina, BettyConfidential.com

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    Mila Kunis has been blowing up this year, gracing magazine cover after magazine cover, and we're happy to say we think the girl totally deserves it. At just 27, the talented actress has quite the resume. The starlet has shined on the small screen as everyone's favorite spoiled princess Jackie in That 70s Show, and blossomed on the big screen, cracking us up in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and freaking us out in Black Swan.

    Not only can the girl act and make us laugh, she's also a total sweetheart. Case in point, her recent agreement to accompany Sgt. Scott Moore to the Marine Corps Ball.

    But if you're still not convinced about Mila or you're just a huge fan like us, check out these interesting tidbits about the gorgeous and talented actress.

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    1. Mila isn't her real name. She was actually born Milena Markovna Kunis.

    2. Mila moved from Ukraine to

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  • Sexpert Julie: You May Want to Try Talking Dirty to Your Man

    To unlock his emotions and rediscover your erotic side, it may be time to go outside your comfort zone.
    - Julie Elledge, BettyConfidential.com

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    Your man wants to talk dirty to you and you're not sure that you like it. As if that's not enough, he also wants you to talk dirty to him! So why is this a turn off for you?

    It all has to do with the stress of culture pitted against human biology. From a very young age, men are asked to disavow their intimate self with "real boys don't cry" (whose bright idea was that one?) and girls are encouraged to disown their erotic self when they are told that "nice girls don't…"

    The truth is, boys do cry and girls do...

    For boys, the story is a little easier. Emotions are contagious and you might have noticed that your man hates to see you cry. Your tears may be causing his well-trained composure to crack. That composure has its roots in his biological history of having to defend the family. It can feel pretty scary if you are facing a

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  • Do You Think Your Marriage Would Be Better If You Lived Apart?

    What if he lived next door?
    -Melissa Chapman, BettyConfidential.com

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    I'm the FIRST to admit this: living with another human being, especially of the opposite sex, day in and day out, has its drawbacks. In fact I could probably fill up a book with all the things that make me at times want to strangle my spouse. Here's just a smattering...

    1. The toilet situation. Men and their "use and abuse" of the toilet -- between leaving the seat up at 2 am (so you, in your sleepy stupor, fall bum first into cold toilet water), and their uncanny ability, at mid-life, to still manage to miss the bowl. Plus the fact that sometimes, walking into the bathroom is akin to walking into a lion's den.

    2) Then there's the hair. The chin, nose, ear hair which, as a woman, if you clip, wax, tweeze or pluck, you do it in the most cleanliest of ways, whereas your man will leave his whiskers EVERYWHERE.

    3) The smell test. I have a one-day rule for the bulk of the clothing I wear -- as in, I

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  • See Who's in a Bar Before You Go!

    Find out what's happening in a bar with SceneTap!
    -Kenneth Thapoung, BettyConfidential.com

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    For all you Chicago folks out there, this Friday, a free app called SceneTap will make your bar hopping nightlife all the more successful! The app knows how crowded a bar is, whether it's a guy hot spot or an oldies lounge, and if it's any fun. It's that smart.

    SceneTap doesn't require check-ins like it's predecessor Foursquare. But, you can connect with friends via Foursquare, Twitter, and Facebook. The new app uses "facial detection" and "people counting" technologies from cameras in participating bars to collect and provide demographic data in real-time. Sounds a bit invasive and creepy, but you can drink and flirt easy because the video feed isn't recorded, and neither the bar owner nor user have access to it.

    Don't fret if you're not in Chicago or stuck with a BlackBerry like me. The service will be available on the Web, and considering more than 200 bars in cities across

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  • Wedding Bells for Jennifer Aniston?

    She may have found the one!
    -Evette Brown, BettyConfidential.com

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    Love is in the summer breeze for superstar actress, Jennifer Aniston, and her hunkster boyfriend, Justin Theroux!

    After two months of hot-and-heavy dating, the lovebirds are inching towards the wedding aisle, according to a report from Hollywood Life. A friend of Jen has allegedly told the site that the couple is "kind of pre-engaged" and might exchange wedding vows on Kauai before the end of the summer!

    Romantic much?

    Earlier this month, Justin was spotted sharing a meal with Jennifer's father at Delmonico, and after the superstar actress sold her house in Beverly Hills a few weeks ago, the two have been spotted at five or six different mansions. Could they be looking to share new digs as they plan a fabulous wedding?

    If their recent PDA is any indication, the answer is YES! Let's hope that Jen has finally found the one.

    Evette Brown is a regular contributor to Betty Confidential.

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  • Pippa Middleton Style Watch: From Chelsea to London with Style

    This royal sister is always chic.
    -Beata Cherepakhina, BettyConfidential.com

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    For fans of the Middleton sisters, like us, this past week has been a bit on the slow side. It definitely had us longing for weeks past when Kate AKA Catherine, Duchess of Cambridgewas showing off her quick change skills and paparazzi darling Pippa Middleton was showing off her knack for casual wear.

    This week Kate has continued to be MIA since returning from her North American tour, and younger sister Pippa has only been snapped three times.

    Thankfully, whether on a run or heading to work, Pippa never disappoints!

    Friday

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    While out running errands in Chelsea, Pippa was spotted looking lovely in cool summer dress. The beautiful Brit showed of her color blocking skills donning a two-tone dress by Zara in green ($29.99, zara.com).

    And Pippa really loves this dress! She's been seeny wearing it while running errands in May. She has also been spotted in the pink version of the dress

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