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"Law Made Fun Through Harry Potter's Adventures" by Karen Morris and Bradley S. Carroll

Posted by: Stephanie_J
January 13, 2012, 09:29 PM

Can't get enough of Harry Potter? Curious about the Law?

Law Made Fun Through Harry Potter's Adventures
explores the intersection of Harry Potter's adventures and Muggle law (or the law of our society).

The book recounts vignettes from the Harry Potter series,Continued...

Misc

"The Scorpio Races" by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted by: Rosi
December 11, 2011, 06:59 AM

Be sure to catch THE SCORPIO RACES, the book that Seventeen.com called "A wonderful combination of Harry Potter and The Hunger Games that you won't ever want to end."

Written by bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater of SHIVER and FOREVER, THE SCORPIO RACES tells the magical adventure of the most dangerousContinued...

Celebs on HP

Video: Russell Brand, Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks and Other Actors Share Harry Potter Memories

Posted by: Rosi
July 06, 2011, 06:14 AM

DigitalSpy has put together a wonderful video of actors talking about their love for Harry Potter, from comedians Russell Brand, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg to Ryan Reynolds, Tom Hanks, Anthony Head, Vanessa Hudgens, Melissa Joan Hart and "Pirates of the Caribbean"Continued...

Fans

Wizarding World of Harry Potter Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Posted by: Stephanie_J
June 17, 2011, 12:40 AM

On June 18 at exactly 9:23 a.m. Universal Orlando celebrated the one year anniversary of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Guests and staff members inside the park were treated to some complimentary Butterbeer, cauldron cakes and Chocolate Frogs. The conductor of the Hogwarts ExpressContinued...

Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone

Man Jailed Over Theft of First Edition Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Posted by: Rosi
June 06, 2011, 02:15 PM

BBC News today reports the sentencing of Kevin McGirr, a 40-year-old man who pleaded guilty to charges of stealing a rare first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. McGirr took the book--worth approximately £6,000 or about $9,800 US--fromContinued...

Products

Royal Mail Releases Lord Voldemort and Albus Dumbledore 1st Class Stamps Today (Updated)

Posted by: Rosi
March 08, 2011, 11:15 AM

The Royal Mail have issued their range of "Magical Realms" stamps today, Tuesday 8th March, including two 1st Class stamps featuring Michael Gambon and Ralph Fiennes as Albus Dumbledore and Lord Voldemort respectively. Update: You can now find images of the stamps rightContinued...

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"Why the Body Bind is My Nightmare": Evanna Lynch Blogs for HPA's "Body Bind Horcrux" Campaign

Posted by: Rosi
January 19, 2011, 04:18 PM

The Harry Potter Alliance's Deathly Hallows Campaign is focusing on The Body Bind Horcrux throughout January to tackle the "feeling of being cut off from this most fundamental part of ourselves: our bodies" and to find out how we can better celebrate our bodies in the world. EvannaContinued...

Books

Congresswoman Giffords Looking at Pages of Harry Potter as Part of Recovery

Posted by: Rosi
January 19, 2011, 06:31 AM

A New York Times article about the recovery of the critically injured U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords revealed that Congresswoman Giffords has begun to show some impressive signs of progress, including looking at "pages of large-print text taken from a Harry PotterContinued...

Misc

Four New Pages from Forthcoming Harry Potter Film Wizardry Book

Posted by: Rosi
October 12, 2010, 08:57 PM

Harper Collins have sent along four new pages from the forthcoming book Harry Potter Film Wizardry, which follows the ten-year process of making the Harry Potter films. The pages feature concept art and new quotations from many people behind the scenes and include: a page about the process of transformingContinued...

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Harry Potter Railway Shortlisted for World's Greatest Journey

Posted by: Rosi
April 20, 2010, 06:44 PM

The Telegraph reports that the 164-mile Scottish railway line from Glasgow to Mallaig has been placed on Lonely Planet's shortlist for the world's greatest journey. The railway line features heavily in the Harry Potter films, notably when the Hogwarts Express passes through the 21-archContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter Among All-Time Coolest Pop Culture Heroes from Entertainment Weekly

Posted by: Edward
March 27, 2009, 02:30 PM

UPDATE: You can see the cover of the EW magazine, which features a newer photo of Dan Radcliffe as Harry and an old photo of Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort here in our galleries.

Entertainment Weekly has released a new list which ranks their Twenty All-Time Coolest HeroesContinued...

Books

Scientists Appear Closer to Real Invisibility Cloak

Posted by: Edward
August 13, 2008, 04:29 AM

USA Today has an article online discussing the scientific advances in technology that would make it possible for an invisibility cloak object to exist. Once only something of fiction from the Harry Potter novels, the article reports that scientists have created two prototyped materials that bendContinued...

Fans

Three Broomsticks Pub Concept Art from Universal Orlando

Posted by: Edward
August 01, 2008, 12:47 AM

Universal Orlando Resorts has new concept art online depicting the Three Broomsticks pub for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction currently under construction in Florida. The official website for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter was updated with this new early conceptContinued...

Dr. Horrible Learned Evil from Voldemort

Posted by: Melissa
July 18, 2008, 03:30 AM

Bit of a light note tonight: this week, you can watch Dr. Horrible, a free Internet musical by Joss Whedon and his brothers and associates (Joss Whedon wrote Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Serenity, and is working on a TV series called Dollhouse).

Dr. Horrible (played by Neil Patrick Harris) is a gooberContinued...

Whimsic Alley Seeks Young Harry Potter Fans for Interviews

Posted by: Edward
May 10, 2008, 03:45 AM

Harry Potter apparel and product retailer Whimsic Alley has updated their website to announce an upcoming video interview call for fans of the novels aged 8 to 14 taking place in Santa Monica, California. On May 18th, Whimsic Alley will be interviewing Harry Potter fans of all kinds fromContinued...