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19 Times Ron Weasley Was Actually The Best Character In "Harry Potter"

Happy 36th birthday, Ron!

& Lego Star Wars 75052 Mos Eisley Cantina Building Toy

About this product<p>Product Identifiers<p>BRAND<p>Lego<p>MPN<p>6673419210256<p>eBay Product ID (ePID)<p>672353565<p>Product Key Features<p>Character Family<p>Star Wars<p>Model Type<p>Building<p>Year<p>2014<p>LEGO Theme<p>Star Wars<p>LEGO Character<p>Star Wars<p>Recommended Age Range<p>8-14<p>Show MoreShow Less<p>Best Selling in LEGO Complete Sets & Packs<p>Current …

Special Skylanders toys help support autism awareness group

Activision is teaming up with autism awareness group Autism Speaks by way of its Skylanders toy line. The company announced today that limited …

Autism

Lego Profit Rises 31% but Mattel Remains King of Toy Market

Mattel retains top spot in toy industry despite Lego’s double-digit revenue and profit growth<p>Denmark’s Lego A/S reported a 31% increase in full-year net profit on strong revenue growth, thanks to its ‘Star Wars,’ Ninjago and Elves brick sets, but fell short of surpassing U.S. rival Mattel Inc. in …

Lego

10-year-old becomes Minecraft Champion of the United States

Imagine being 10 years old and being the <i>Minecraft</i> Champion of the United States. While you enjoy that dream, Julien Wiltshire can live out that life. …

Sara Bareilles - Brave

Spencer the robot will guide lost passengers through Amsterdam's Schiphol airport next week

If you find yourself lost at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol next week, keep an eye out for this large, roving, futuristic chess piece with a touchscreen. "Spencer" will be making a one-week trial run starting Monday, November 30th, with the goal of guiding passengers from one gate to another.<p>Spencer's …

Minecraft free for every secondary school in Northern Ireland

Educational block-building game set to be distributed to schools in project devised by CultureTECH innovation festival<p>Minecraft will be given to secondary schools in Northern Ireland as part of a project organised by the annual CultureTECH festival and funded by the Department of Culture, Arts and …

Minecraft is Coming to a School Near You

column | Community<p>Minecraft is Coming to a School Near You<p>By Mary Jo Madda (Columnist) and Michael Winters     Nov 7, 2015<p>Related Stories<p>All the …

Why Minecraft is the newest and coolest teaching tool in school.

Have you ever heard of Minecraft?<p>If you haven't, don't worry — I had no clue what it was either until my 14-year-old brother showed it to me. It's a …

Makerspaces

Minecraft is coming to every secondary school in Northern Ireland

<i>Minecraft</i>, Mojang’s breakout game of building and exploration, is being distributed for free to schools in Northern Ireland. The initiative was …

Minecraft free for every Northern Ireland secondary school

Minecraft has been heralded for its focus on building, creativity and exploration. Players learn about architecture and construction, as well as the simple joy of self expression. The game's open nature has also given birth to countless mods that teach budding builders about coding, geography and …

Buy 2, Get 1 Free Video Game Deal Begins at Target

Retailer Target has launched a new buy two, get one deal on video games. Now through November 14, you can get three games for the price of two. This applies to all games (and even board games), but excludes preorders. This sale is noted on the front page of Target's weekly ad, released today.<p>Head …

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What it's like to stay at the best hotel in Ireland

Dating back to 1228, the castle has luxurious rooms with plush beds and almost every activity guests can imagine, from cycling to lessons at Ireland's oldest falconry school.<p>The hotel ranked 4th on our list of the best hotels in Europe and was our top-ranked hotel in Ireland, in addition to being …

Ireland

'Spectre,' 'Peanuts' signal box office rebound

Secret agent James Bond rescued the box office after a string of October flops and propelled “Spectre,” the latest in the 007 franchise, to an estimated $73 million first-place finish for the weekend, followed by a solid showing for “The Peanuts Movie.”<p>“Spectre,” which stars Daniel Craig as the …

The White House is prepping for a single weather event that could cost $2 trillion in damage

On October 29, the White House's National Science and Technology Council released its strategic plan to prepare for an extreme weather event in space that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems.<p>Many of these electrical systems depend on one another, which is a …

The White House

Vienna in "Minecraft" is incredible

Ever been to Vienna? Yeah, us neither. It looks pretty great, but flights are expensive and we're intimidated by its long history of classical music composers (and their hairdos, if we're being honest).<p>Thankfully, an enterprising group of "Minecraft" fans are re-creating the city of Vienna. Even …

European Travel

The founder of 'Minecraft' threw a huge Halloween party at his $70 million mansion over the weekend

The home is over the top, with a 16-car garage, a home gym, a giant infinity pool, and lots of designer decor worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.<p>Persson — or "Notch," as he's known in the gaming community — has been enjoying his new digs, throwing wild parties where big-name DJs like Zedd, …

Beverly Hills

Minecraft used to teach children molecular chemistry

<b>Virtual world-building game Minecraft, played by tens of millions of children worldwide, could be used in schools to teach pupils chemistry.</b><p>A group of Hull University students created an educational version of the game that allows players to explore specially created molecular structures and …

Atoms

A Broken Pinky Won’t Stop Him: Teen Builds Custom Minecraft Controller

If you had to rank your fingers from most important to least important, your pinky would probably be the last one on that list. A broken pinky, however, might land you in a cast that restricts the movements of your other, more hardworking fingers. That’s what happened to Seamus Merullo, 13, when he …

Stampy Cat: Minecraft character's creator lifts the lid

His YouTube channel has over six and a half million viewers, but it is unlikely you have ever heard of Joseph Garrett.<p>The 24-year-old from Hampshire is the voice and creator of one of the internet's biggest stars, Stampy Cat.<p>The online feline leads players through the hugely popular video game …

Minecraft

Swedbank website down in hacker attack

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedbank’s Swedish website has stopped working after a hacker attack and cannot be reached by its customers, a spokesman said on Friday.<p>A man types on a computer keyboard in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Files<p>The attack means that …

Customers

Another $1 Million Crowdfunded Gadget Company Collapses

Remember the Robotic Dragonfly? The little drone was an early crowdfunding success story, netting over a $1 million in pledges on Indiegogo in 2012. At the time, it was one of the first crowdfunded gadgets to raise more than a million dollars. The project promised a tiny robot that can fly like a …

Twitter Makes a Moment From First 'Star Wars' TV Commercial

But can a 30-second spot satisfy when there is still more than a month to go before the movie opens?<p>If you felt a disturbance in the Force this morning, you weren’t alone. Disney released the first official TV commercial for its upcoming film “Star Wars: The Force …

The creators of Crossy Road release Shooty Skies to the Play Store

If you were a fan of Crossy Road, the retro-style reimagining of Frogger with colorful playable characters and two scoops of wackiness, then you might be eager to know that the same guys who made that game have just put out the arcade shoot-em-up Shooty Skies.<p>It’s not technically the same company …

Google Play

YouTube backs digital star Stampy's new Minecraft show Wonder Quest

British gamer Joseph Garrett is blending education and entertainment in scripted show, produced with a little help from his ‘superstar’ friends<p>Joseph Garrett isn’t famous. He’s a gamer and video producer in his mid twenties, who leads a quiet life well away from the tabloid spotlight.<p>His alter-ego, …