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Harry Potter Go will come out in 2018, and this year is already the best yet

The wizards behind app craze <i>Pokémon Go</i> have announced that Harry Potter Go will officially launch in late 2018. Is this already the best year yet? …

10 Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me Last Year That I'll Be Bringing With Me To 2018

2017 marked ten years since the last Harry Potter book came out, and twenty years since the first. For the entirety of my reading life, Harry Potter …

Touching story behind orphan's Harry Potter collection sent to her by JK Rowling

A special collection of Harry Potter memorabilia will feature on the Antiques Roadshow this evening.<p>On show will be Aimee Vernon-Mead's touching …

This J.K. Rowling Biopic Script Is Getting A Ton Of Attention, And You Can Read The First Page Right Now

As fans well know, the Harry Potter franchise is the gift that keeps on giving: not only has it presented the world with seven original fantasy …

12 Books Every Harry Potter Fan Should Read In 2018

With January on the horizon, it's time to get excited about 2018 reading. (Cue fireworks.) And if you're a Harry Potter fan, I'm sure you're itching …

You'll be able to explore the wizarding world with 'Harry Potter Go', and the internet can't handle it

Following the huge success of <i>Pokemon Go</i>, creators Niantic have confirmed that its next AR game will be based on the wizarding world. That's right, …

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I Stayed at a Harry Potter Hotel — See All the Magical Details!

When I heard that a Harry Potter hotel existed, I grabbed my Floo powder and booked a reservation at the Georgian House Hotel in London. As a …

Teacher Spends 70 Hours Creating Incredible 'Harry Potter'-Themed Classroom

“I want my students to feel like they can achieve their dreams as well, no matter how big or magical.”<p>An Oregon teacher transformed his classroom into a magical oasis.<p>Kyle Hubler is in his fourth year of teaching seventh and eighth graders at Evergreen Middle School in Hillsboro. When he found out …

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Two new 'Harry Potter' books to hit stores in fall

The books will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first magical novel.<p>On Oct. 20, 1997, the world of Muggles was changed …

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It's Dumbledore vs. Grindelwald In Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Sequel

With production on the anticipated sequel to <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them</i> now underway in the U.K., Warner Bros. has finally released some …

Everything We Know So Far About the Buzzy Harry Potter Fan Film

After fans learned that we would be reentering the world of <i>Harry Potter</i> with <i>Fantastic Beasts</i> and its several sequels, we were undoubtedly thrilled — especially since many of us Potterheads were *very* critical about the controversial <i>Cursed Child</i> screenplay. But if waiting to see how Jude Law and …

Do you own any of these Harry Potter items worth a small fortune?

Certain editions of the first four books regularly sell for four figure sums.<p>Hardcore <i>Harry Potter</i> fans don't just get to enjoy the wonder and magic of the wizarding world, but might be able to make a pretty penny from their Hogwarts addiction too - after the Mirror took a look back at some of the <i>HP</i> …

Reading Harry Potter Actually Makes You A Better Person

Science says so.<p>The “Harry Potter” <i></i>series left a spellbinding mark on pop culture since the first book, <i>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone</i>, hit the shelves 20 years ago. But that isn’t the only area where the stories left a legacy: “Harry Potter” can have an effect on who you are as person.<p>There’s …

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5 of the Most Romantic Power Couples in Literature

It’s never been easier to get inspired than in today’s world; with famous Instagram pups, endless books about strong women, and recipes galore, the internet has gifted us with more to aspire to than ever. While the online world boasts plenty of drool-worthy content, some of our biggest life lessons …

A "Harry Potter" escape room now exists, but you can't apparate your way out of this one

Escape rooms provide puzzles and delightful entertainment for adventurous groups of friends. And this <i>Harry Potter</i>-themed escape room is the perfect …

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios announces new night-time attraction

If you never leave the house without your time turner, are always down for a drunken game of wizard's chess, and have even created a Harry …

Muggle science teacher blames J.K. Rowling for this magic-inspired mistake

Is there such a thing as too much <i>Harry Potter</i>?<p>Science teacher Neil Baker asserted that there is when he tweeted this picture to J.K. Rowling.<p>In the …

5 Characters J.K. Rowling Should Apologize for Besides Snape

She apologized for Snape, but here's who really deserves an apology.<p>J.K. Rowling isn’t just an author; she’s also a highly skilled witch who is an …

'Harry Potter' From Dumbledore's Perspective Is Hilariously Dark

Albus Dumbledore, the long-debated, storied headmaster of Hogwarts, could have ruined the <i>Harry Potter</i> series from the very beginning. If the books …

Whoa — the 7 Obstacles in Sorcerer's Stone Might've Saved Harry Potter's Life

One of the biggest criticisms of Harry Potter's beloved headmaster, Albus Dumbledore, is that he lies and manipulates Harry to achieve his own ends. And while this is true — Harry feels betrayed when he discovers Dumbledore was hiding the fact that Harry or Voldemort would have to kill the other — …

10 Major J.K. Rowling Revelations About the Years Between Harry Potter and Cursed Child

It’s officially been 19 years since Harry Potter defeated Voldemort to end the Second Wizarding War, which means this year’s Battle of Hogwarts …

Hermione Granger & Ginny Weasley Reunited Last Night

You can leave Hogwarts, but Hogwarts won't leave you. (And, really, why would you want it to?)<p>The Tribeca Film Festival witnessed a <i>Harry Potter</i> …

Here Are All the Times J.K. Rowling Has Spoken Out Against Donald Trump on Twitter

Long before Donald Trump was elected as the 45th president of the United States, J.K. Rowling made her feelings about him abundantly clear.<p>Back in …

Here's the real linguistic meaning behind 13 'Harry Potter' spells

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>J.K. Rowling's wizarding world in the "Harry Potter" books is not so different from our own. Actual magic aside, there are many real-world inspirations behind her fictional creations. The spell incantations used are an excellent example.<p>In many cases, Rowling reworked the …

If Hogwarts Were A Crap British School

Things would be a bit less whimsical.<p>1. Several of the Quidditch hoops would be broken, so the teams would have to switch sides every half hour to make it fair.<p>2. The Quidditch stadium, on days without a match, would be a prime fingering zone.<p>3. Specifically under the Slytherin bleachers.<p>4. On …

26 Little Details From "Harry Potter" That'll Totally Blow Your Mind

Consider me stupefied.

29 Ways You Didn't Know Harry Potter Could Be In Your Life

Accio everything in your basket!

Harry Potter revelations you didn't know you needed

Do you know Moaning Myrtle’s real name? Or the reason Lupin didn’t make it past the war? How much do you think it would cost to go to Hogwarts — if …

JK Rowling admits the advice she wishes she’d been given while writing Harry Potter

She might be a best-selling author now, but JK Rowling has admitted that there’s one good piece of advice she would have loved to have while writing …

Emma Watson's 12 favourite books include an Ayn Rand classic and the Twilight series

'Just Kids' by Patti Smith<p>Watson has mentioned 'Just Kids' in at least three separate interviews over the years.<p>In 2011 she told Vogue that this book …

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