Katy Perry ate. She prayed. She climbed a volcano and Tweeted about it.

The 27-year-old California gurl took some time away from the stage (and John Mayer) to get her travel on. And her transcendental meditation apparently.

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She's no Jeffrey Gutt, but Julia Bullock, an 18-year-old from Charlotte, N.C., made a good enough impression on the judges to make it through to Boot Camp too.

Her version of Foster the People's "Pumped Up Kicks" was one of the highlights last night on The X Factor, which clearly used up most of its talent Wednesday.

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