Vernika Awal

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My Night At London's Harry Potter Hotel As Told By Snapchat

The Room of Requirement IRL.<p>Want a more in-depth look at the Wizarding Chambers experience? Daniel Dalton wrote a masterpiece about his adventures in the room above me: This Is What It's Like To Stay In The "Harry Potter" Hotel.<p>More about the Wizard Chambers at the Georgian House Hotel here.

15 Lovely Quotes From The Nobel Prize Winner Poet Pablo Neruda

Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto was a Chilean politician, as well as a fantastic poet. He even got the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Still …

Whoa: This Harry Potter Theory Could've Changed the Series Completely

Get ready to breathe in and breathe out, <b>Harry Potter</b> fans — a recent theory is sparking up a conversation on the Internet on how the entire series could've changed. The single theory is based on one passage in <b>Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire</b>, involving the most underrated Hogwarts house — …

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15 Best Quotes About Happiness

<b>We’ve collected fifteen of the best quotes about happiness to inspire you towards a happier, healthier life of abundance. Enjoy:</b><p>Folks are usually …

“Daily Show” classics: Jon Stewart sends John Oliver off to a “Harry Potter” book release dressed as a Phillip Roth character

Before becoming the serial “truth-bomber” of Sunday night, Oliver served as “TDS’s” Senior Literary Correspondent<p>It feels like just yesterday the fresh-faced stand-up comedian from New Jersey — then described as “sharp” by The New York Times and “overeager” by The Chicago Tribune — was sitting down …

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Kelly Preston talks playing Victoria Gotti, husband John Travolta visiting Brooklyn<p>Vanessa Kirby on what Meghan Markle means for the royal …

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Why Trusting Your 'Gut Feeling' Is Often the Best Strategy

There is no such thing as a purely logical decision. The brain uses a combination of logic and emotion when making decisions of any kind. That …

The truth about “Cecil the Lion” outrage: Why we’re so angry — and what it says about us

“There’s an enormous sense of outrage about this,” says Yale philosopher Joshua Knobe<p>The case of Cecil the Lion – in which a Minnesota dentist, Walter J. Palmer, killed a lion living in a Zimbabwe sanctuary – has incensed people all over the world. Protestors have put signs up at his office and …

Meet the male writers who hide their gender to attract female readers

Sean Thomas’s first published books were unsuccessful. They were literary, mostly, exploring themes of masculinity in the modern world, and they did not sell well. As middle age crept up without financial security, his agent began nudging him towards Da Vinci Code-inspired thrillers. He couldn’t …

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Why does everyone, of every faith and none, feel immortal? – Natalie Emmons

What happens to people after they die? Do the deceased live on eternally as spirits? Are loved ones reunited in heaven? Or do personal memories, …