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9 hrs ago | Southland Times

Finding success in failure

In a world where we covet success, where winning is our goal and the pursuit of excellence seems paramount, can the dreaded concept of failure actually help us reach these dizzying heights, asks Bess Manson.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling, Books

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Star Online

Harry Potter fans open 'Hogwarts' school online, enrolling students now

'Hogwarts is Here' is a new website created by Harry Potter fans that offers online courses to aspiring wizards and witches.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

The Orlando Sentinel

Universal Studios Japan: Wizarding World of Harry Potter to open July 15

Caroline Kennedy from left, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Universal Studios Japan president Glenn and actress Evanna Lynch wave wands during the grand-opening for the Osaka park's Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, World News, Japan, J.K. Rowling, Books, Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Movies.com

Calling All 'Harry Potter' Fans: Now You Can Enroll in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

The Harry Potter franchise continues to expand, including news of a prequel spin-off trilogy that J.K. Rowling is adapting for the big screen as we speak.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

The Washington Post

Inside a oeHogwarts Is Here,a the Harry Potter MOOC that lets you study wizardry

Hogwarts was, until very recently, the 100-percent fictional boarding school in J.K. Rowling's popular "Harry Potter" books.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Vocal, J.K. Rowling, Books, George Washington University, Business News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

International Business Times

A Look Back at the Seven Most Controversial Films with Biblical Reference

Eye-catching cinematography, interesting characters and exciting plot but with questionable content; here are just the few elements that mostly define the movies that draw attention from a large crowd.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Last Temptation of Christ, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Books, Vocal, Angels & Demons, Priest

On Social Marketing and Social Change

You Can Finally Get Your Hogwarts Letter

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

National Public Radio

Book News: J.K. Rowling Gives Glimpse Of Ginny Weasley As An Adult

Ginny grows up to write for The Daily Prophet , according to dispatches written by J.K. Rowling.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

Tue Apr 15, 2014

People

Online Hogwarts Courses Now Available for Tech-Savvy Muggles

If you, like so many others, have vainly waited years for your acceptance letter from Hogwarts , the school of witchcraft and wizardry central to the Harry Potter franchise, then you're in luck.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

Silicon Alley Insider

How James Patterson Sells More Books Than J.K. Rowling Or Stephen King

According to Nielsen BookScan , James Patterson has sold more books in the past decade than any other writer - more than Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling or horror master Stephen King.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Mon Apr 14, 2014

India.com

Emma Watson Birthday: Discover some of the most surprising facts about British actress

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson , born on the 15th of April, 1990 celebrates her 24th birthday today.

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Related Topix: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Emma Watson, Harry Potter, Books, J.K. Rowling

Chronicle Live

Harry Potter flies in to North Tyneside for magical shows

Harry Potter, Hagrid and Professor McGonagall were at libraries and council centres across North Tyneside to meet young fans and pose for a few magical snaps Harry Potter, Hagrid and Professor McGonagall were at libraries and council centres across North Tyneside to meet young fans and pose for a few magical snaps.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Libraries, Books, J.K. Rowling,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WatchMojo

Top 10 Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations

Script written by Tiffany Ezuma. Hearing that your favorite book is being turned into a movie can either be the best news in the world, or the worst.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Celebrities, Books, Stephenie Meyer

The Independent

Sue Townsend dead: Her hero has aged, her books haven't - the...

His was a life of torment, albeit more imagined than real, that of a suburban warrior - the Harry Potter for the Dream Topping generation - fighting for love, fame and spot-free skin on the mean streets of Leicester.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

The Orlando Sentinel

Universal Studios: Knight Bus parked inside Potter construction wall

The Knight Bus has found its way into the under-construction Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley at Universal Studios theme park.

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Related Topix: Books, Harry Potter, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Travel

Commercial Dispatch

Lynn Spruill: Bricklee and the Horse Park

Sounds like a cool little novel title like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone or maybe Nancy Drew and the Crooked Banister.

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Related Topix: Drew, MS, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Books, Oktibbeha County, MS, Starkville, MS, Mississippi State University, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Goldcrest Sues Summit for 'Twilight' Money, Claims Distributor Underreported Revenue

The British company bought an interest in the first film in the blockbuster four-picture franchise -- but says its profits weren't properly calculated and it hasn't been allowed to see the books.

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Related Topix: Vampire News, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Twilight, Celebrities, Kristen Stewart, Books, Stephenie Meyer

AusGamers

Ubisoft Grabs Ghost Recon Dev to Assist with Tom Clancy's The Division Development

Ubisoft will be increasing its work fold even more for the online persistent shooter Tom Clancy's The Division.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Tom Clancy's The Division, Video Games, Tom Clancy, Books, Vocal

Radio Times

JK Rowling to guest edit Woman's Hour in Radio 4 takeover

JK Rowling is to swap her writing desk for the radio studio and helm Radio 4's weekday staple Woman's Hour.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

Tue Apr 08, 2014

New City Chicago

Free Will Astrology

ARIES : Freedom is the most important kind of joy you can seek right now. It's also the most important subject to study and think about, as well as the most important skill to hone.

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Related Topix: Books, J.K. Rowling

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