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11 Harry Potter Facts From Our Amazing Fact Generator

In the Harry Potter universe, the famous boy wizard was born on July 31, 1980, which would make him a man wizard in his early thirties. (J.K. Rowling’s birthday is also today.) To celebrate his 32nd birthday and her 47th, here are some Potter-related facts from our Amazing Fact Generator. Getty Images 1. Michael Jackson wanted to [...]

11 Harry Potter Facts From the Amazing Fact Generator

In the Harry Potter universe, the famous boy wizard was born on July 31, 1980, which would make him a man wizard in his early thirties today. To celebrate his 32nd birthday, here are some Potter-related facts from our Amazing Fact Generator. Getty Images 1. Michael Jackson wanted to do a musical version of Harry Potter and [...]

At the Libraries: Help a Library in Need

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there‚Äôs something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! Guys, we have a library in severe need — their AC unit was stolen, but you can help them buy a new one. Every dollar counts! * It’s [...]

Hipster Harry Potter

First, there were Hipster Disney Princesses and Hipster Ipsum Lorem… now, thanks to deviantART’s Rotae, there’s Hipster Harry Potter. Rotae says, “A friend suggested I draw hipster!Luna next… isn’t hipster!Luna also canon!Luna though?” I’d like to see Hipster Voldemort, myself. Hit the link to see Hipster versions of Ron, Hermione, Malfoy and Hagrid. Link via [...]

Ten Harry Potter Spells That’ll Make You Wish You Were Enrolled at Hogwarts

In honor of the final movie’s upcoming release this weekend, Time has rounded up their 10 favorite spells from the series. That’s Hermione using the Lumos spell in the picture, which is #7 on the list. It’s a nice spell and all, but don’t most people use their cell phones to brighten dark corridors these [...]

Harry Potter Pillows

Montreal artist Kim Gadbois created three minimalist but adorable pillows depicting characters from the Harry Potter series. This one, of course, is Harry. See the pillows depicting Ron and Hermione at Pantoufle de Verre, and buy them at Etsy. Link -via Geeks Are Sexy

The Quick 10: 10 Cool Harry Potter Costumes

With the first half of Deathly Hallows coming out this week, I bet there are lots of Potterphiles out there who already have their tickets for the midnight showing. I haven’t been to one, but I hear people get all decked out in their HP finest. In fact, I know they do – there’s photo [...]