harry potter

J.K. Rowling Says Today Is Harry Potter’s Son’s First Day at Hogwarts
The final Harry Potter novel was full of grand battles and grander revelations, but it also featured a tiny detail that radically changed the saga’s timeline. Although J.K. Rowling’s first book in the beloved series was published in 1997 and the final book in 2007, a date on a gravestone revealed that the events of the final novel take place in 1997. That means that Harry Potter himself was born in 1980. Which means that he’s 35 in 2015. And according to Rowling herself, that makes today, September 1, 2015, the first day of school at Hogwarts for Harry’s eldest son.
Universal Orlando – How to Avoid Long Lines and Ride More Rides
The Merrell family vacation week to Orlando is down to the last couple of days.  We did the Universal Theme Parks for a couple of days and have now made the switch to Disney World. I'll have some tips and ideas on how to better your trip to Mickey's place in later blogs, but I thought I would pass along some important findings when it comes to having a better family vacation to Universal.  Read Mo
‘Twilight’ vs. ‘Harry Potter’ — Which Is Better?
In one corner, we have ‘Twilight,‘ the mega-popular vampire romance that launched the careers of Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. In the other, we have ‘Harry Potter,’ the fantasy book series that gave us eight hit movies and made Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson household names. So which is better? It’s time for you to decide by voting in our poll below.
Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Ron and Hermione’s First ‘Harry Potter’ Kiss Released [VIDEO]
Because he has a sibling-like relationship with his costar in real-life, Rupert Grint was so traumatized by having to romantically kiss Emma Watson in ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ that the actor has since repressed the experience. “I find it hard to recall anything about it,” Grint told reporters. “I think it has been erased from my mind.” Of course their kiss exists on film for everybod
Weekend Box Office: ‘Harry Potter’ Is King in Record-Breaking Performance
In news that will surprise exactly no one, ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2′ completely dominated this weekend’s box office. The final film in the Potter franchise banked a record-breaking $168.6 million opening weekend, with $92 million on Friday alone. That number surpasses the previous record holder, ‘The Dark Knight,’ which opened to $158.4 million in 2008. “I’m too old for cartwh
Flying Car Now One Step Closer To Reality [VIDEO]
Like the robot maid, the flying car is part of our 'Jetsons'-promised future that has yet to materialize. But that could change soon. Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted the Transition Roadable Aircraft a series of special exemptions, effectively making the plane-car hybrid street-legal.
‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2′ Trailer Teases Epic Finale
Warner Bros. on Wednesday released the official trailer for 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,' and by the looks of it, the franchise is poised to go out with a serious bang. In this epic teaser, Harry's story comes to a close as he prepares for his final showdown with the evil Lord Voldemort, whose chilling and taunting voiceover plays throughout. The trailer also highlights some pret