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It's a fact of modern life that in a post-Photoshop world, you can't take images at face value anymore. Besides being able to remove that red eye, photo retouchers have the power to subtract fat or add flesh, compose a group shot of celebrities who are scattered around the world, compensate for bad lighting, and even digitally Windex a dirty window. But sometimes they can get all Dr Frankenstein on us and start compromising their subjects' anatomical integrity. Limbs go missing, hands suddenly appear, and—in the recent case of Kimora Lee Simmons' Dare Me ad—entire bodies can end up being an amalgamation of a whole village of parts. Here are examples of some of the worst offenders.
This story was originally published on December 5, 2014.
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As a genre, reality television has become a bit of a misnomer. It's understood now that the series are actually often (somewhat) scripted. However, it doesn't affect our intense need to watch it every week. Nor does it mean our adoration for some of the reality televisions stars has dwindled. Ahead, nine reality TV read