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How to Play Quidditch

Just because "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," the final movie in the Harry Potter series, has already been released, doesn't mean you can't still have a little magical fun inspired by the boy wizard on your own. Round up your pals,...Let the Harry Potter series live on by learning how to play Quidditch for real.

Medicine Turns to the Magical World of Harry Potter

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Harry Potter, as readers of his adventures know, is prone to headaches.
Concerned, researchers the New England Center for Headache published a study in 2007 examining Harry's head. They...
Medical experts frame their discussions with a little magic from Hogwarts.

Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4

Can't get tickets to opening day? Play "Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4" at home. Credit: Lego With "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," the final installment in the beloved magical movie Potter series, hitting theaters today,...Celebrate today's movie opening with a little game play at home.

'Harry Potter' Works New Charms With $43M Overseas

Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe. Credit: AP LOS ANGELES (AP) - Harry Potter has conjured up a tidy sum from the first overseas debuts of his final film on its way to a potentially record-shattering opening weekend. ...Harry Potter has conjured up a tidy sum from the first overseas debuts of his final film.

Harry Potter Website With New Content, Ebook Sales to Launch

Author J.K. Rowling. Credit: Akira Suemori, AP
Harry Potter fans devastated that the books are done and the movie series is soon ending are getting a new reason to cheer: Pottermore.
Potter author JK Rowling announced the new...
The site will be the only place you can buy Potter ebooks.

Summer Movie Preview: Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Kung Fu Panda 2. Credit: Disney
With so many sequels, comic book-hero adventures and big-budget action and animated flicks hitting multiplexes near you this summer, we've provided a month-by-month cheat sheet to help you...
Pandas, cars, cowboys and aliens coming to a theater near you.

Harry Potter Encourages Witchcraft, British Toy Shop Owner Claims

[VIDEO] Harry Potter Cast Secrets: 10 Things You May Not Know
Credit: Mike Coppola, Getty Images Harry Potter books, toys, movies and other products may bring in millions for many stores worldwide, but Gary Grant wants none of...
The owner of a chain of toy stores says he wants nothing to do with the occult.

Watch the 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' Trailer

OK, Harry Potter fans, it's time to finish what you started. The trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" is now out and the final adventure in the movie series promises an epic battle -- if not an all-out war. In...The movie series finale sets the stage for an epic battle between good and evil.

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2' Sneak Peek Photos

From left, Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, Emma Watson as Hermione Granger and Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley star in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" Credit: Jaap Buitendijk Can't wait until the scheduled July 15 release...Check out these photos from the final "Harry Potter" movie.

Would You Get Your Child a Pet Owl?

A "celebrity" owl poses at the premiere of "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of GaHoole." Credit: ©Jill Johnson/jpistudios.com
There's a new craze in India: Owls. Inspired by J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series, many parents in India...

Can I Name My Baby After the Bad Guy?

If a rare name is well known for being a bad character in legend, mythology or a story, does it mean you can't use it? - Notorious Mom One challenge of writing a baby name advice column is that you can't change names to protect the innocent....If a rare name is well known for being a bad character in legend, mythology or a story, does it mean you can't use it?

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' Trailer Promises Scary Times for Our Hero

Holy Hogwarts! The newly-released trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" is out, and it has us on broomsticks and needles just waiting for the movie's Nov. 19 release. The first part of the final installment of the series...Holy Hogwarts! The newly-released trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" is out, and it has us on broomsticks and needles just waiting for the movie's Nov. 19 release.

iPad for Education - It's Not the Size of the Screen, It's What You Do With It

Will Steve Jobs' iPad land in a school near you? Credit: Ryan Anson, AFP / Getty Images By now, most of us have heard about the new Apple iPad and how it is supposed to change our technological lives forever. But when it comes to...

Harry Potter Star Heads to Broadway, This Time With His Clothes On

Daniel Radcliffe performing in "Equus." Credit: Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic.com
Daniel Radcliffe, star of the magically successful "Harry Potter" movies, is returning to Broadway next spring in a revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really...

ParentDish's Top 10 School Uniform Moments in Pop Culture

School uniforms get a boost from pop culture. Credit: Getty
Is the school uniform becoming the latest tween and teen fashion trend? You bet your plaid shirt and navy blazer. At least that's the word from French Toast, a supplier of school...

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