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Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion plans surface: Forest, Floo

Information concerning Universal Orlando’s inevitable Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion plans are starting to leak as the theme park patents …

J. K. Rowling

Michelle Wie's new Harry Potter-themed wedges are amazing

Harry Potter fans, get ready to be jealous. Callaway made Michelle Wie some custom Harry Potter-themed wedges and they are downright magical.<p>According to Callaway, Wie got in touch with Anthony Taranto, Callaway’s wedge-stamper extraordinaire, and asked that her next set of wedges be all about …

Golf

'BBC dad' announces CNN interview with the perfect dad joke

This could well be the final swansong for the sweet, viral phenomena that was BBC dad.<p>It's now been 12 days since the glorious video of Professor Robert Kelly's children gatecrashing his BBC interview went massively viral, and — after numerous parodies, think pieces and an eventual press conference …

Fatherhood

Eddie Redmayne surprises Harry Potter fans with a visit to Hogwarts

Today, when the doors to the set of Hogwarts Great Hall parted at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Eddie Redmayne was there to greet visitors with …

Harry Potter

'Harry Potter' concert to be staged in Malaysia

Potterheads rejoice! The first installment of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series will be staged in Kuala Lumpur this 15 and 16 July. The Selangor …

Harry Potter

Sideways Dictionary Explains Complex Tech Jargon With Analogies

Tech jargon is notoriously difficult to understand, but as more and more security issues dominate the news, more bizarre terminology comes with it. …

Cool Stuff

Silicon Valley Is Having a Meltdown Because It Can't Use Uber and Lyft at SXSW

Last May, voters in Austin backed their city government’s hard line on background checks for Uber and Lyft drivers. Both companies exited the city …

Uber

Spotify says the 'Star Wars' Cantina Band song is people's #1 sex track

When you're about to do the thing, you'd want to set the mood right. Maybe get candles out, put some sensual music on for the occasion.<p>But apparently in Australia, "sensual music" translates to the Cantina Band song from <i>Star Wars</i>. Yep. It's the top song in the country when searching for "sex" on …

Music

Dear 'The Vampire Diaries': A love letter to Mystic Falls

Dear <i>The Vampire Diaries</i>, today will be different.<p>Today, we won’t get to wonder who Elena will choose, in the end. We won’t have to hope that Bonnie …

TV

‘Hamilton’ and ‘Harry Potter’ Share More Than Just Stage Magic

The groundbreaking, musical <i>Hamilton</i> and the award-winning West End play <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i> seem to share more than just a color scheme …

Harry Potter

‘Once Upon a Time’ stars negotiating for possible season 7

<i>Once Upon a Time</i> season 7 is not yet confirmed, but that’s not stopping four stars from extending their contracts.<i>Once Upon a Time</i> stars are not …

TV

SXSW: Gawker's Nick Denton Eyes the Messaging Space (Social Media Chills Him)

Most Popular<p>Gawker founder Nick Denton spoke for the first time at SXSW this week about what he plans to do next following the demise of the site he …

Journalism

Wizards of the Coast is releasing an official app to support your D&D campaign

D&D moves into the digital age<p>Stacks of papers are a staple at any regular <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> game, but Wizards of the Coast is finally offering a digital client to help gamers manage their characters. Today at PAX East, the company revealed a new “Digital Toolset” that works with Fifth Edition …

RPGs

That time Facebook went too far

Facebook’s attempts to clone Snapchat know no limit.<p>The social networking giant is in the enviable position of owning a number of the world’s most used internet services and applications. Facebook the social network is closing in on two billion registered users — a level of global reach that is …

Facebook

Literally Just 100 Memes You’ll Find Funny If You’ve Ever Been Single

I guess I have “play me” and “waste my time” written on my forehead.

Instagram

Breaking Down the Father on BBC Being Interrupted by His Children

I don’t know that I have ever seen a video go viral more quickly than this clip of some dude in South Korea commenting on the removal of …

Park Geun-hye

The Untold Story Behind The Hogwarts Cat

By Amanda Mannen Published: March 11th, 2017 For those of you who don't spend what little time you have on this Earth watching children's movies …

Harry Potter

How to Plan a Harry Potter-Themed Trip to Edinburgh

For devoted Harry Potter fans, Edinburgh holds the key to a magical experience.<p>Edinburgh is a city with a story to tell. It has a literary history …

Harry Potter

The New Wonder Woman Trailer Promises Something Unique: A Superhero Origin Story

Everyone loves superhero movies, those thrilling tales of masked men and women who appear out of nowhere to fight evil for no reason. But did you …

Superheroes
Nintendo

Top 10 fantasy fiction universes

From George RR Martin’s vast, warlike realms to Neil Gaiman’s London Below, these paracosms are bound only by their authors’ rules, not those of reality<p>When it comes to top-notch fantasy, we’re spoiled for choice these days. JK Rowling, China Miéville, Ursula K Le Guin, Robert Jordan and Brandon …

Neil Gaiman

Harry Potter Cast Sneaks into the Forbidden Forest

The greatly anticipated Forbidden Forest expansion at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London opens March 31st. The tour will include a full size model of …

Harry Potter

Tickets for the British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition go on sale in April

Tickets for <i>Harry Potter: A History of Magic</i>, a new exhibition delving deep into Harry Potter’s culture and historical inspirations, are to go on sale …

Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling slams International Women's Day trolls in 1 perfect tweet

J.K. Rowling is getting out there ahead of the trolls on International Women's Day.<p>On Wednesday morning, the author took to Twitter to share the following message.<p>As someone who's been a big voice on Twitter for a while now, Rowling clearly anticipated the annual parade of angry trolls and decided …

Harry Potter

Marauders Map Harry Potter handmade shoes

A must have for all Harry Potter fans. Screenprinted Harry Potter fabric with the iconic marauders map, finished with a black satin bow and a silver deathly hallows, he who shall not be named wouldn't stand a chance against the wearer of these!<br>This details of this design is customisable so you can …

More Overwatch Story Content Coming This Year, Blizzard Says

"One of our goals for 2017 is to try to have more frequent story-related updates and content, so we're very busy with that."<p>The newly announced Overwatch character Orisa did not receive an official short or a comic as previous DLC characters Sombra and Ana did, leading some to believe Blizzard was …

Gaming

24 More Gorgeous Yet Geeky Wedding Cakes For Your Special Day

A wedding cake can really set the tone for your special day. Many like to start with a cake idea and plan out the wedding theme from there, using the …

Pokémon

'Fantastic Beasts' deleted scenes leak online: Watch Jacob lose his fiancée 😔

Note: The final winner of the night was originally announced to be La La Land, but the announcement was actually an error — <i>Moonlight</i> won Best …

Movies

Relive Your Childhood in This Magical Harry Potter-Themed Hotel

The Georgian House Hotel in London has rooms which are inspired by the Harry Potter books, to make you feel like you're spending the night at …

Harry Potter fans can now enrol as a student at a real-life Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Looks like you'll be getting that owl with an acceptance letter after all.<p>If you never leave the house without your Time-Turner, are always down for …

Harry Potter