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Harry Potter: A History of Magic US companion book cover revealed

Professor Binns fans and history-lovers alike, we think you might quite like this.<p>The History of Magic exhibition, originated at the British Library …

Explore the Darkness of the Wizarding World this Hallowe’en at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Prepare yourselves to face the darkness this Autumn as Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter hosts a special feature dedicated …

How Ginny Weasley became one of the fiercest characters

While many Harry Potter characters went on extreme journeys during the seven books, Ginny, arguably, grew the most. Though Ron’s little sister was …

How to Stop the Tween Confidence Drop By Helping Girls Take on Toxic Thinking

Girls' confidence drops by 30% between the ages 8 and 14.<br>"Now, more than ever, girls should be armed with confidence. They need to have faith in …

For Kids

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Textbooks

The Timeless Beauty Tips Elizabeth Taylor Passed Down to Her Granddaughter - Southern Living

Hollywood had nothing on her. From her early days as a naïve tomboy in “National Velvet” to the latter ones as a sultry queen in “Cleopatra,” …

This Robot Vacuum May Be The Smartest Cleaning Device You've Met

Robot vacuums are great — in theory. All too often they aren't very effective at their job (like when they get caught in the corner of a room, or on …

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

The Strange Case of the Designer

What makes a graphic designer strange? Is it the obsessive attention to kerning on street signs, arguing whether PMS 172 is orange or red, or …

Typography

A Mesmerizing First Look At The Dieter Rams Documentary

More than perhaps anyone, documentary filmmaker Gary Hustwit has articulated the supreme importance of design in our world. With his films <i>Helvetica</i>, <i>Objectified</i>, and <i>Urbanized</i>, he explored the impact of typography, industrial design, and city planning, respectively. But in <i>Rams</i>, his latest documentary …

Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories

Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500<p>I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for …

12 designers and artists to follow on Vero

Move over Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, there's a hot new social media platform on the block and it's called Vero. The platform, which is …

Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city 'had as many buildings as Manhattan'

Archaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an unprecedented rate.<p>The approach, known as light detection and ranging scanning (lidar) involves directing a …

Archaeology