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Five reasons to be happy you're not Kate Moss

There are plenty of reasons to envy Kate Moss: she’s incredibly gorgeous, she dated Johnny Depp, and she singlehandedly changed the face of modeling. (Thanks for the size zero, Kate!). But if her new interview with Vanity Fair is anything to go by, then there are plenty of reasons to be happy you’re not a supermodel as well. So if you, like me, have been living on a diet of Halloween candy and Club crackers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy (that’s what happens when you have no power and trick-or-treating is postponed — it’s inevitable), then here are five reasons not to feel guilty about those 10 fun-size Snickers bars.

1. She’s insecure: “I don’t want to be myself, ever,” said Moss. She even admitted to asking John Galliano to give her a character on her wedding day. “[Galliano] said, ‘You have a secret — you are the last of the English roses. Hide under that veil. When he lifts it, he’s going to see your wanton past!’” READ FULL STORY

Lady Gaga gets a fern named after her

Just call it The Adventures of FernGaga.

Lady Gaga is a well-known fan of monsters, but now even plants are getting involved with her army of music and social justice. Botanists at Duke University have honored the pop star by naming a new genus of ferns, and 19 species within the genus, after her, E! reports.

“We wanted to name this genus for Lady Gaga because of her fervent defense of equality and individual expression,” Kathleen Pryer, director of Duke’s herbarium and professor of biology, told E! READ FULL STORY

'Walking Dead' graph breaks down every episode

Have you ever wondered why you keep watching The Walking Dead, even when nothing ever seems to happen? Well, thanks to this colorful graph from the good people over at Blame It On The Voices, now we know and — spoiler alert! — it’s because all the episodes follow basically the same pattern. Check it out below (NSFW):

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Make your own munchkins with the 'Wizard of Oz' Facebook game

Waiting a day to harvest your soybeans is sooo 2009. Forget the fields, Facebook’s next big game centers around a certain Yellow Brick Road. That’s right, my pretties. The Wizard of Oz is coming to Facebook.

Spooky Cool Labs has developed the classic film into a multi-platform game that is currently in beta testing on the social networking site. (For those of you that are desperate to try it, you can pick up a beta key on the site’s Facebook page.) The fully 3D virtual world reunites you with your favorite Oz characters — Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion — while you journey down the Yellow Brick Road, building your own Munchkinland as you go.

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What kind of 'X Factor' hosts will Khloé Kardashian and Mario Lopez be?

After what felt like months of speculation and unconfirmed reports, Fox officially announced on Tuesday that Khloé Kardashian and Mario Lopez will be your new X Factor hosts.

The two won’t be appearing on the show until it goes live in November, so there’s no telling what kind of hosts they will be just yet (though here’s hoping they won’t be the fiasco that was “Stevecrest,” aka Steve Jones), but we certainly have enough material to brainstorm. After all, Lopez has been the host of Extra since 2008, while Kardashian has starred on a bevy of E! reality shows including Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Khloé & Lamar. We break it down for you pro/con style below:

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Now 'The Onion' will mock TED talks with 'Onion Talks' -- VIDEO

For the past while, folks ’round the Internet have been grumbling that TED’s conference series — high-minded lectures delivered by luminaries like Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, and Malcolm Gladwell, as well as a host of less-famous names — is past its prime. Evidently, America’s greatest news source has heard this griping — and it’s responding by releasing its own series of satirical addresses called “Onion Talks.”

The bad news: The first Talk won’t premiere on the satirical site’s YouTube page until next Wednesday. The good news: Judging by this brief preview, these videos are going to be as hilarious as the Onion News Network’s content. Regardless of whether you’re a TEDhead or you’ve never seen a single talk, you should get a kick out of this:

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Nick Offerman sings ode to his wife Megan Mullally on 'The Late Show' -- VIDEO

Nick Offerman paid a visit to The Late Show with David Letterman last night and graced us with a ditty he uses to romance his wife, actress Megan Mullally.

The Parks and Recreation star whipped out a “conveniently-placed” guitar, then revealed that he composed “The Rainbow Song” for Mullally’s 50th birthday. “My first tip for prosperity is to engage in romantic love,” Offerman said. One example of such prosperity was his ode to Mullally, which included lines like “I’ve got my Cialis so I will not fail” and “You’re the one that I want to impale.” Enjoy a video of the performance below: READ FULL STORY

It's Neeson season in 'Liam Neeson: The Musical' -- VIDEO

“When your daughter has been taken and you’ve got to track her down, it’s Neeson season.”

So sing the lyrics of Liam Neeson: The Musical, a delightful two and a half minute video highlighting the 60-year-old’s “very particular set of skills.” Check it out below, then start petitioning to actually see this on Broadway. READ FULL STORY

David Blaine to go electric -- Look back on his most memorable stunts

David Blaine has announced his next stunt and this one’s literally shocking.

The illusionist held a press conference on Tuesday to describe the challenge, which is called “Electrified: One Million Volts Always On.” Starting on Friday, Blaine will spend three days and three nights conducting a million volts of current channeled by Tesla coils in a stunt worthy of Jason Statham’s Crank character. (Hey studios, I’m thinking Crank 3: Tesla Ignition.) The illusion will take place on New York’s Pier 54, where spectators will be allowed to participate by writing messages to Blaine, manipulating the current around him and generally helping him stay awake. Here’s hoping David Bowie puts in an appearance.

“I don’t know how I could ever top this,” Blaine said. “This is an overly-ambitious idea, and I’m literally shocked that it came together. This is one of the craziest things that I ever dreamed up, and I don’t know how I could go beyond it.”

In honor of Friday’s stunt, we’ve put together a list of his most memorable feats thus far. Check it out below: READ FULL STORY

'Fringe' actors accept their EWwy Awards -- VIDEO

The actors on Fringe may have gotten teary at Comic-Con talking about the end of the series, but on set last week, they sang a stronger tune. They’re about halfway through filming their final season, and the end game still seems like a distant future, most said.

But when EW handed Anna Torv a pair of tiny golden Ewes — her awards for winning Best Actress in a Drama and Best Drama in EW’s 5th annual EWwys — that’s when she began to tear up. And who can blame her? 1) The sheep are adorable. And 2) as you’ll hear her say, the statues come from the people who kept the show alive for five years.

Click below to watch Torv, John Noble, and former executive producer Jeff Pinkner accept their bounty. (Note: We made sure Josh Jackson got his as well!)

UPDATEFringe executive producer/showrunner J.H. Wyman also shared some kind words! “On behalf of everyone involved in Fringe, I want to take a moment to thank all of our incredible fans who voted and have made Fringe the winner of Entertainment Weekly’s Best Drama Series EWwy Award for the third year in a row,” he tells EW. “We are honored to have had such a dedicated and loyal fanbase supporting this show over the years, and we are working overtime to deliver an unforgettable fifth and final season.”
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