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Pictionary Is Now a Mobile App

Developer Etermax in collaboration with Mattel on Thursday launched the first official mobile version of the classic draw-and-guess board game.<p>PCMag …

10 Things We Desperately Want to See in Philip Pullman's Follow-Up to His Dark Materials

With the announcement that the long-awaited follow-up to <i>His Dark Materials</i> will be hitting bookshelves this October, we’ve dredged up every buried …

Own the Rarest Book J.K. Rowling Ever Made

Harry Potter fans, get ready to bid on a rare, bejeweled copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard<p><b>Harry Potter</b> fans have a chance to own the rarest book …

Check out Crash Bandicoot's PlayStation 4 remaster in action

Five minutes of gameplay from the collection of the first three Crash games<p>The first three Crash Bandicoot games are coming to PlayStation 4 in remastered form as part of Activision and Vicarious Visions' <i>Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy</i> collection. The remaster, which includes the original <i>Crash</i> …

Hands On: Getting Creative with LEGO Worlds on PS4

Ever since the launch of LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game years ago on the PlayStation 2, the LEGO games have enjoyed a lengthy, if somewhat …

‘Fantastic Beasts' is exactly what the Harry Potter generation needs right now

My teenage years were punctuated by the release of Harry Potter novels. I read the first book in the summer between leaving primary school and …

Leaky Cauldron Attacked by ‘Fantastic Beasts'

Regulating and controlling the wizarding world’s magical creatures is a big job, which is exactly why the Ministry of Magic has enlisted Muggles to …

Hosico the Cat is One of the Most Beautiful Cats You’ll Ever See

799 Shares<p>Comments<p>Meet Hosico, the absolutely adorable Scottish Straight cat who was bought by a loving family when he was just a small golden …

Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Unleashes J.K. Rowling’s Magic on Old New York

“Is anyone safe?” That alarmed question nearly shrieks off a newspaper in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” rattling the story almost before it’s begun. A big, splashy footnote to J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter screen series, it opens a new subdivision in the wizardry world that she created, …

11 Times Fantastic Beasts References the Harry Potter Series

It's been an agonizing wait for <b>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</b>, but now we've officially made our triumphant return to the wizarding world. With such an iconic series to live up to, it's hard to watch <b>Fantastic Beasts</b> without thinking of Harry Potter and our favorite gang of witches and …

J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them isn't a good movie, but it'll make a great roller coaster

The new Harry Potter spinoff is too busy planning future movies to be much good in the present.<p>Do we need anything new from the <i>Harry Potter</i> universe?<p>This is the question plaguing <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i>, the new prequel spinoff (it’s complicated) and launchpad for a new franchise …

The Harry Potter Universe's 17 Most Fantastic Beasts

But not where to find them. Sadly.<p>In a land where centaurs thunder around enchanted forests, giant deer have magic trees growing out their heads and …

You Should Buy a PlayStation 3 Even If You Don’t Play Video Games

<i>This week we’re providing a series of Vulture Hacks: expert advice, gear guides, and recommendations to help you maximize your entertainment</i> …

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Move Over Pokémon GO! This Augmented Reality Game Is A Dream Come True For Potterheads

Since Pokémon GO, that even had celebs leaving their house to roam the streets in search of rare, illusionary, animals. It was a wild sensation, with …

J.K. Rowling expands Fantastic Beasts to five movie series, new poster released

Warner Bros. held a global fan event ahead today of next month’s <b>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</b> [watch a highlight reel here], during which …

Fantastic Beasts

Here's What's in the First 10 Minutes of 'Fantastic Beasts'

We saw the first 10 minutes of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.' Here's the breakdown.<p>Warner Bros. held a nationwide screening event and …

The 'Fantastic Beasts' Saga Could Unify the Entire Potterverse

The wizarding world of Harry Potter seems to have had an Undetectable Extension Charm placed upon it long ago. Now that we know <i>Fantastic Beasts and</i> …

Winnie-the-Pooh gets a new friend

<b>(CNN) —</b> Winnie-the-Pooh, the fictional teddy bear loved by children worldwide, is celebrating his 90th anniversary with a new feathery friend.<p>The character Penguin makes its first appearance in the book series' anniversary sequel, Winnie the Pooh: The Best Bear in All the World.<p>The new sequel …

Google’s Daydream will have a J.K. Rowling Fantastic Beasts VR app

Google announced today that its Daydream virtual reality platform will have an app based on Warner Bros.’ <i>Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them</i>, an upcoming movie based on the work of <i>Harry Potter</i> author J.K. Rowling.<p>The VR experience will use Google’s newly announced headset, Google’s Daydream …

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The wit and wisdom of Winnie-the-Pooh

“A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.”<i><br>Winnie-the-Pooh</i><p>“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”<i><br>Winnie-the-Pooh</i>

Does A Phone That Lasts Forever Have A Future?

By Adele Peters5 minute Read<p>When a Dutch design student unveiled a concept for a fully modular phone in 2013, his goal was to eliminate waste. By …

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Everyone's favorite bear Winnie-the-Pooh turns 90

He was modeled after a Canadian black bear named Winnipeg in the London Zoo. Author A.A. Milne introduced Winnie-the-Pooh to the world 90 years ago - …

Here’s an App That Turns Panoramas into Virtual Reality Paintings

With Sprayscape, Google Creative Labs makes a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera” for capturing things.<p>Smartphones and many other devices contain gyroscopes that determine their location and position. Google Creative Lab recently created an app on Unity called Sprayscape that hack an Android …

‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Will Be The First Of Five Movies, J.K. Rowling Confirms

Good news for Potterheads: J.K. Rowling has just announced that there will be four more movies after “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” …

With PlayStation Now coming to Windows, could consoles get replaced by the cloud? (Open_Tab)

Do you want to play Uncharted without owning a PlayStation? Soon, with a PC and a fast internet connection, you'll be able to do exactly that.<p>Sony announced last week that its PlayStation Now game-streaming service will be coming to Windows PCs, leading the Open_Tab crew to wonder whether game …

Did Emily Brontë Have Autism? Author Suffered From Spectrum Disorder, Biography Says

English novelist Emily Brontë may have suffered from a form of autism formerly known as Asperger syndrome, according to her biographer.<p>During an …

'It's a really good story': 10-year-old speed-reader reviews new Harry Potter book after finishing it in 59 minutes

A 10-year-old speed-reading prodigy has finished the new Harry Potter story, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Parts One and Two in just 59 minutes.<p>Toby L'Estrange, from Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, was challenged by Amazon to produce the first review of the new Potter story.<p>The schoolboy can …

Incredibly Rare English Nintendo 64 Disk Drive Found, but What Secrets (Game) Does It Contain?

The gaming industry is no stranger to “vaporware” games that seem interesting when they’re announced but never see store shelves, but that’s not the …

28 Toys '90s Girls Were Obsessed With

What sort of tablet should I buy for drawing?

Niamh would like to start drawing on a tablet instead of paper, and would like to be an animator. Where could she start?