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Platform 9 ¾ to Nowhere: Job Prospects Slim for Hogwarts Grads

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 04.19.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

Despite its celebrity alumni, a recent study shows slim job prospects for recent graduates of the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. Situated in the picturesque Scottish highlands, the venerated institution is known for its commitment to magical curriculum and academic rigor.

'Harry Potter' Fans Raise Their Wands For A Beautiful Goodbye To Alan Rickman

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment

Fans of the "Harry Potter" series mourned the death of Alan Rickman, who died at 69 after a battle with cancer. Potterheads took to social media to s...

Hogwarts Will Open Its Doors To Muggles For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel

Is your heart ablaze like a goblet of fire? Do you want to take the Hogwarts Express to Lovertown? "Harry Potter" and innuendo enthusiasts alike can c...

The New Hermione Is Literal Black Girl Magic

Jolie A. Doggett | Posted 12.22.2015 | Black Voices
Jolie A. Doggett

Now millions of Black girls AND women will see this story in a whole new way and more importantly, they will see themselves in the smartest, kindest, most useful character in the entire Harry Potter series. Eventually, Black girls will start to see themselves as limitless. What could possibly be wrong with that?

J.K. Rowling Reveals Why Harry Potter Named His Son After Snape

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.28.2015 | Entertainment

J.K. Rowling must be using her Remembrall again. For some reason lately, the Harry Potter author seems to finally recall that she left fans of the ser...

Kickstarter For Real Wizard School Raises Absurd Amount Of Money

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.26.2015 | Weird News

Let's be honest: The real world is harsh. So it should come as no surprise that hundreds of people out there are willing to shell out hundreds of doll...

Adorable Kittens Act Out Every Single 'Harry Potter' Movie

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.15.2015 | Weird News

These cats are magic. "Harry Potter" has been given an amazing re-boot -- with the help of some adorable kittens. The unbelievably cute cats were film...

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 ...

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 for real. On Dec...

J.K. Rowling Sorts New Hogwarts Students, But Teddy Lupin Isn't Happy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.02.2015 | Entertainment

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling recently reminded the world that James S Potter, Harry's son, is finally starting up classes at Hogwarts, which eve...

Everybody Wish James Potter Good Luck On His First Day At Hogwarts

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

On this day, at 11 a.m. sharp, James Sirius Potter, son of Harry Potter and Ginny Weasley, would have departed Platform Nine-and-Three-Quarters for on...

Good News, Wizards! J.K. Rowling Reveals Hogwarts Is Free

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.18.2015 | Entertainment

Forget that trip to Gringotts, people. Hogwarts won't cost you one Galleon. Some recent online debate has called into question the actual price of tui...

American Hogwarts Is Probably Hidden In One Of These 7 Places

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts

Earlier this week, J.K. Rowling dropped a couple major hints about a mysterious bit of wizarding world trivia: the location of Hogwarts' American cous...

'Harry Potter' Reimagined As 'Friends' Is The TV Show We Didn't Know We Needed

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment

YouTube user Jeremiah Rivera, describing himself as "just a person who got bored," posted a mashup this week of two pop culture sensations -- "Harry P...

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Draco Malfoy Says Kanye Would Definitely Be A Hufflepuff

HuffingtonPost.com | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.22.2015 | Entertainment

Malfoy is back. Scared, Potter? Image: Giphy Some know him as Hogwarts bad boy Draco Malfoy. Hermione Granger knows him as a "foul, loathsome,...

You Can Now Go To Art School At Hogwarts

artnet | artnet News | Posted 12.21.2014 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. By Zoe Li Hebei Academy of Fine Arts Photo via: Shanghaiist A new art school in China has be...

Did Harry Potter Have A Gay Hogwarts Classmate? J.K. Rowling Sounds Off

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As it turns out, Harry Potter could easily have had some lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) classmates. Author J.K. Rowling responded to...

If You Want To Attend Hogwarts, Go To Poland

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

The day everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived: We can all attend Hogwarts. Thanks to a few Polish and Danish Harry Potter fans who were...

Turns Out You Can Stay at Hogwarts... Kind Of

Oyster | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you're hoping to channel Harry Potter on your next trip, the Wizard Chamber at London's Georgian House is full of wizardly goodness: from a "cauldron" by the fireplace, to an owl figurine by the bed, from old-fashioned luggage under the bed, to "potions" in the bathroom. Just BYO-W(and).

10 Reasons I am a Blesbian Who Wears Ties Daily

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Despite the fact that some people refer to me as "sir" here are 10 reasons I am a blesbian (black lesbian) who wears ties daily.

WATCH: NFL Player Claims To Have Attended Hogwarts

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

If you thought the Carolina Panthers lacked a certain magical spark during their Sunday night loss to the New Orleans Saints, you aren't alone. Jus...

PHOTOS: Bake Your Own Hogwarts Acceptance Letter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.25.2013 | Books

We're geeking out over these Hogwarts acceptance letter cookies baked by Tina Chambers, the genius behind the blog Sugar Bean Bakers. It's an actua...

6 Fictional Schools We Wish Actually Existed

| Posted 09.06.2013 | Books

By Davi Marra for Bookish: Even if you're not school-aged, September calls up memories of back to school for us all--the pencil cases and Trapper ...

LOOK: LEGO Hogwarts Is Incredible

Posted 03.07.2013 | Parents

Mom of two, Alice Finch, wanted in on her kids' playtime. So she combined the specialist knowledge of a true Harry Potter fan with a wizard's touch wi...

The Hogwarts for Entrepreneurs

Deji Olukotun | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Deji Olukotun

By the time they graduate, after two years of intensive study and in-depth classes in entrepreneurship, African Leadership Academy pupils are prepared to make a lasting impact in Africa.