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Mike The Knight: Mike's Bravest Mission - A Great Role Model for Pre-schoolers

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 12.08.2015 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Mike the Knight is a Canadian/British animated TV series created by Alexander Bar and Written by Marc Seal. It airs on Nick Jr in the US and it is ava...

Gandalf, Merlin, or Dumbledore: Who Was the Greatest Wizard?

Quora | Posted 07.23.2016 | Books
Quora

Dumbledore is the most powerful by a country mile for the simple reason that magic has changed as the world has changed, so what might have seemed like a big deal in 600 A.D., or even 1954, does not seem like a big deal now, and J.K. Rowling wanted to "wow" her audience.

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...

The First Time Our Favorite Magical Creatures Appeared in Fantasy Novels and Legends

Meira Bienstock | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

The language and characters intertwined with the fantasy world we have imagined has come as second nature for those of us who read stories of magic. Listed below are the magical creatures and the first time they made an appearance in literature.

NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

Zach Wasser | Posted 06.19.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

With the Pacers in rapid decline and the Heat sliding not far behind, anything seems possible. Check that: almost anything (sorry, Charlotte). With hopes of early upsets, here are my picks for the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

NBA Player Wants Fighting Allowed

Posted 03.11.2014 | Sports

If Wizards center Marcin Gortat had his way, the NBA would be a little more like the NHL. In an interview with Kyle Weidie of ESPN's Truehoop, the 6'1...

WATCH: John Wall's Unreal Circus Shot

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

John Wall had his back to the basket after a hard foul from Chicago's Mike Dunleavy Jr., but it didn't matter. The Wizards point guard absorbed the hi...

WATCH: Wall SWATS Shumpert's Layup Attempt Into Stands

Posted 11.24.2013 | Sports

John Wall put an exclamation point on the Wizards' win over the Knicks on Saturday night in the final minute, charging in from behind and swatting Ima...

My Visit With the Lord of the Startups: Y Combinator's Paul Graham

Ondi Timoner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ondi Timoner

After filming so many successful graduates of the world-famous preparatory academy for entrepreneurs, Y Combinator, for A TOTAL DISRUPTION, I was inspired to journey up the river and find their leader.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, ...

WATCH: 'Leapfrog Block,' Crossover Highlight Wall-Smith Battle

Posted 01.15.2013 | Sports

John Wall and Ish Smith had quite the battle on Monday night. Oh by the way, John Wall is back. Early in the second quarter, Wall nearly got the b...

Movie Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Hobbit entranced me in a way that made me forget about the technology and just plug into the movie itself. By the end, I wasn't even resenting the clunky 3D glasses.

Ted Alexandro's Take On Harry Potter (JOKE)

Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

Ted Alexandro: J.K. Rowling announced that the character Dumbledore is gay. Some people were outraged — couldn’t believe it. Really? You can...

John Wall Suffers 'Minor Setback'

Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall called his upcoming absence because of a left knee injury "a minor setback." Team preside...

Keep Hating on Washington, D.C. We've Got Things to Root For.

Ben Zweifach | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC
Ben Zweifach

As long as we can't turn on cable news without hearing our president, our representatives (if we had any) or our neighbor-who's-also-a-pundit crap on Washington, it's nice to have something to change the channel to. There hasn't been a brighter day for a D.C. sports fan in many administrations.

The Hunger Games and the Death of Winner-Take-All Capitalism

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.03.2012 | Books
Russell C. Smith

In the same way Orwell wrote about 1948 and titled his novel 1984, one can ask whether The Hunger Games is a reflection of our current world or a warning of horrific things to come.

Wizards Guard's Embarrassing Wide Open Missed Layup

Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

In the second quarter of the Washington Wizards' surprising comeback win over the Lakers on Wednesday night, Nick Young pulled off an embarrassing mis...

Wiz Center Literally Throws It Down Against Bucks

Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports

For the most part, Washington Wizards center JaVale McGee has generated headlines this season for his in-game blunders. But against the Bucks on Tuesd...

Did LeBron Threaten Heckler?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 02.13.2012 | Sports

How far is too far when it comes to heckling and how far can an athlete go with his verbal response? Depending on your answers to those questions, ...

Desperate Lakers Looking Far And Wide For Answers?

Posted 02.13.2012 | Sports

As the Lakers' roller coaster season continues, the outlook of the franchise -- both short term and long term -- can seem to change by the day. Shortl...

Lindependence Days

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

He wasn't supposed to be able to handle the preternaturally quick point guard from Kentucky. Not this little guy. No way. No how. He didn't have the p...

NBA Plays Of The Night

Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

The Jeremy Lin show continued on Wednesday night as the 23-year-old lifted the Knicks over the Wizards with 23 points and a career-high 10 assists, ma...

Wizards Center Benched For Self Alley-Oop

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.18.2012 | Sports

When the Washington Wizards are making headlines, it's usually not good news -- even if it's a great highlight. Take Monday's game against Houston for...

Gilbert Arenas Tweets About Ex-Teammate's Murder Charges

Posted 10.29.2011 | Sports

The Atlanta Police Department announced last Friday night that former NBA player Javaris Crittenton has been charged with murder after a woman was fat...

WATCH: 'I'm A Wizard' Song Celebrates All Things Potter

Posted 09.09.2011 | Comedy

With Wednesday's U.S. Harry Potter premiere upon us, the internet is aflutter with excitement. But just in case you weren't already freaking out for t...