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Here's Your First Look At The 'Harry Potter' Prequel 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.04.2015 | Entertainment

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J.K. Rowling Is Writing Her First Children's Book Since 'Harry Potter'

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment

In an interview with BBC Radio 2's Simon Mayo, author J.K. Rowling revealed that she's partway done with a new children's book -- her f...

'Harry Potter' Star Rupert Grint Is On His Way To TV

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.31.2015 | Entertainment

Weasley is our king! Weasley is our king! "Harry Potter" actor Rupert Grint is coming to NBC with a put-pilot order for a new one-hour drama, accordi...

Did James Franco Really Tattoo A Portrait Of Emma Watson On His Neck?

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment

Everyone throws shade at the Kardashians for their attention-grabbing Instagram posts, but let us not forget about one of the original social media na...

Ariana Grande Wants Draco Malfoy To Be In 'Focus' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment

Ariana Grande has officially been inducted into the Malfoy family.  The cover art for the pop star's new single "Focus" features Grande sporting...

7 things Hogwarts taught me about running a successful business

Kara Whaley | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Kara Whaley

I grew up with Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley. We attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry together. While they did not officially offer a business course, that didn't stop me from learning a ton about running a successful business inside those castle walls.

The 'Harry Potter' Play Will Be About Harry's Son Albus

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment

Halloween is crumbs compared to the witchcraft and wizardry news coming out of the "Harry Potter" universe.  On Thursday, Pottermore released art...

Dear Parents Who Have Put out a Teal Pumpkin This Halloween

Lianne Mandelbaum | Posted 10.22.2015 | Parents
Lianne Mandelbaum

Our family is not the only grateful one this holiday. Just in case you were wondering if it was worth the effort, please know that you are helping to erase the stigma of food allergies. You are bringing magic into the world of a child, one teal pumpkin at a time.

Daniel Radcliffe Gets Candid About Growing Up On The 'Harry Potter' Set

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

The Internet has been having a field day replacing the word "wand" with, er, other words every time it appears in Harry Potter. Turns out those ...

A Declaration for the Future

Christopher Phillips | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact
Christopher Phillips

It all comes down to you, all comes down to each and every one of us to take full advantage of such one-of-a-kind opportunities to be an equal and vital part of the change we want to see in the world.

'Harry Potter' Fans Are Having Too Much Fun With The Word 'Wand'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.21.2015 | Comedy

Oh grow up, people. Just kidding! You simply must sully your childhood wonder of Harry Potter by replacing the word "wand" with "dick," or some some o...

'Family Guy' Meets 'Harry Potter,' Hogwarts And All

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy

Know any football-headed baby prodigies who could handle the magical rigors of Hogwarts? Animator Patrick McCarthy melds "Family Guy" and "H...

Why Rejection Can Actually Be A Really Good Thing

Susie Moore | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

The problem with rejection is not the rejection itself, just the fact we cannot understand the greater plan behind it in that moment. Nor do we want to as we are too busy licking our wounds and cursing the world. Rejection only makes sense with hindsight. Here are six reasons that rejection (eventually) rules:

The Gendered Journey

Maya Zuckerman | Posted 10.09.2015 | Media
Maya Zuckerman

The world is actually getting better. Fifteen years into the 21st century, life on the whole has improved for a great deal of humanity. Access to basic needs like food, shelter, water, education and work has improved.

5 Lessons Hogwarts Teaches Us on How to Create the Ideal Learning Environment

Pam Allyn | Posted 10.06.2015 | Education
Pam Allyn

Young Muggles around the world hold their breath before opening their mailboxes, waiting for the day a snow-flecked owl will deliver their acceptance ...

New 'Enhanced' Harry Potter E-Books Come To Apple

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 10.08.2015 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — You don't need to be a wizard to see the "Harry Potter" books come to life. The seven books are getting a makeover with more th...

J.K. Rowling Shoots Down Your Favorite 'Harry Potter' Fan Theories

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.04.2015 | Entertainment

Sorry, Muggles. J.K. Rowling is going all Avada Kedavra on some of your favorite "Harry Potter" fan theories. Up to this point, fans of the...

Everything I Know About Being Happy I Learned From Harry Potter

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.02.2015 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

In Harry Potter, the wraith-like creatures called dementors suck out all happiness and you feel like you'll never be happy again. You may have dementors in your life such as mean people, a frustrating job, or the feeling that you're not enough, that drain your happiness too.

'Harry Potter' Fans Are Trying To Free A Display Dobby In London

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Entertainment

Dobby the house elf was freed back in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." But in the Leavesden's Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London, he's unfor...

8 Banned Books To Celebrate Blasphemy Day

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.30.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Not only is Wednesday (Sept. 30) International Blasphemy Rights Day, it’s also midway through Banned Books Week. For millennia, gove...

Star Of 'Matilda' Has Some Amazing 'Matilda' And Harry Potter Ideas

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment

Mara Wilson, star of the beloved film "Matilda," recently tweeted out the ultimate fan-fiction cross over: a "Matilda" and "Harry Potter" mashup. ...

Raise Your Butterbeers At An IRL Hogwarts Christmas Feast

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment

If you, too, dreamt about the Christmas delights crowded onto long tables in the Harry Potter books, now's your chance to taste them f...

How Universal Studios Hollywood Uses Krusty Burger to Keep Theme Park Guests from Peeking at Harry Potter

Jim Hill | Posted 09.26.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Fans of The Simpsons have been dreaming for decades now about getting the chance to visit Springfield. Well, that dream became a reality back on April 2nd of this year when Springfield officially opened at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Is High School Ruining Reading?

Samara Wolpe | Posted 09.24.2015 | College
Samara Wolpe

I have often felt that I am missing much of the joy I could be getting out of a book by reading it in class instead of on my own.

J.K. Rowling Tells Us Everything About The Potter Family's Origins

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment

With a new story on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling introduced us to Harry's grandparents -- and great-grandparents, and grandparents with scores of "greats"...