The Social Climber: 'Duck Dynasty' Returns for New Season

PHOTO: The cast of "Duck Dynasty."
'Duck Dynasty' Returns for New Season

There are secrets in those beards. Duck-calling secrets.

The Robertson brothers and their beards will be back on TV this August for the fourth season of "Duck Dynasty," the highest-rated, reality-TV show on cable television. In honor of that, let's see how many names we can come up with for their tremendous beards, shall we?

Goatee, chin strap, five o'clock shadow, kitchenshelf, soul patch, face glove, flavor savor, mutton chops, face forest, fuzz, stubble, kiss killer, smooch stifler. What else ya got, DD fans?

PHOTO: Television personalities Nicole Snooki Polizzi (L) and Jenni JWoww Farley attend TrevorLIVE New York at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on June 17, 2013 in New York City.
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Snooki & JWoww Not Wanted in Jersey Town

Party's here! Hold it. Cancel that party.

The residents of a New Jersey shore town where Snooki and JWoww are filming the fourth season of their spinoff show have hired an attorney to try and boot the "Jersey Shore" cast mates from filming there, according to the local newspaper.

PHOTO: There was a wrong-way crash on Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, NY, July 23, 2013.
Crash on the Tappan Zee Bridge

A wrong-way crash on New York's Tappan Zee Bridge left one dead, four injured and traffic backed up for miles into New York and New Jersey Tuesday.

Authorities told ABC News station WABC that an SUV driver began going southbound across the bridge in the northbound lanes, crashing head-on into a Nissan and causing the Nissan to roll over multiple times before coming to rest in the middle of the bridge. A passenger in the Nissan died in the accident.

Three other cars were also involved in the crash, which took seven hours to clean up.

PHOTO: Steve Mcqueen is shown in this undated file photo.
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Steve McQueen's Camper Up for Auction

It was the King of Cool's last ride.

A camper-van owned by the late actor and motorcycle enthusiast is coming up for auction this week. While it's no Porsche or muscular motorcycle, and we'd dare you to try any of McQueen's outrageous jumps or stunts on this clunky thing, the custom Chevrolet camper could fetch a pretty penny at auction.

Other cars owned by McQueen have gone for more than $1 million at the auction block.

PHOTO: Kate, Duchess of Cambridge holds her son the Prince of Cambridge,
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Pictures of the Royal Baby

The most highly anticipated baby reveal since Beyonce and Jay-Z let Blue Ivy out of hiding happened Tuesday on the steps of St. Mary's Hospital in London, where the second most famous family in the world, Prince William and Kate Middleton, showed off the future King of England.

Although the infant prince was bald, red-faced and lacking a name, crowds swooned at the infant, who practiced a royal wave at his future subjects.

PHOTO: Tahoe Plane Crash
Tahoe Plane Crash

A pilot died but his wife survived when the couple's plane went down shortly after takeoff from Lake Tahoe Airport in Utah Monday.

Karen and Steven Lefton were headed to Palo Alto, Calif., where they were from, on their single-engine, fixed-wing plane. The crash happened less than a mile from the Lake Tahoe Airport, according to ABC's Los Angeles station KABC-TV.

PHOTO: Justin Bieber
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Justin Bieber

It's a heart-wrenching tale of two love birds, torn apart and pulled back together again over and over, always trying to find their way back to one another.

TMZ released a video early this morning of pants-sagging idol Justin Bieber from 2009, when he was just 15, talking about how he would like to, shall we say, meet Selena Gomez, who was then dating Nick Jonas.

Flash forward four years, and Bieber and Gomez have had a famous on-again, off-again romance. Gomez, who turned 21 Tuesday, cut short an interview with a reporter Monday when he asked about Bieber's sometimes-outrageous behavior. She declined to answer the question and then cut the video feed to the interview with WGN Entertainment.

PHOTO: iPhone Death in China
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iPhone 5 Price Speculation

Speculation is running wild on the maybe-real, maybe-not iPhone 5s, which may or may not be released in September and could possibly be better than the iPhone 3, iPhone 3s, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s and iPhone 5.

Apple is mum on its plans for future phones, but ABC News technology editor Joanna Stern reports that the Cupertino, Calif., company has been testing a new iPhone screen that is larger than 4 inches, as well as an iPad screen that is smaller than 13 inches. The company aims to have a device for every hand size in America soon.

The company is also reportedly planning to launch a "low-cost" iPhone in September with a plastic shell in a variety of colors. The device would likely cost $450 to $550, according to

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