The end is near - at least for Harry Potter fans. Spanning ten years and half the actors' lives, the "Harry Potter" movie series is finally concluding with "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," part 1 of which comes out in just a few days. If you consider yourself a Potter ...more
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With the first installment of the last "Harry Potter" movie coming out in just a few days, now is the time to break out your "Harry Potter" paraphernalia and paint your face with the colors of your favorite house. But lest you look the slightest bit cheesy, check out this vid ...more
With the first installment of the last "Harry Potter" movie coming out this week, now's a better time than ever to show off your "Harry Potter" fan pride. While smearing your face football-fan style with paint is one way to go, if you want to be a little more subtle - and eleg ...more
Dressing up as a character from the "Harry Potter" series is so appropriate for Halloween because you've got a wide selection of witches, wizards, house elves, fluffy pets, trolls, evildoers, and other miscellaneous wacky characters to choose from. But if you're planning to d ...more
Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" series, is actually a lot like the character she embodies. Both are quite intelligent (Watson just finished her freshman year at Brown), strong, and independent, and both rely on minimal makeup to enhance their feat ...more
In this four-part video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a Harry Potter-style House Elf in Blender 2.5. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the applicati ...more
You can create the magical world of Harry Potter yourself, using After Effects software. Watch these videos and learn how to make the "Death Eater" effect from the Harry Potter movies. Using After Effects, you can have the same incredible SFX as these Hollywood blockbusters. P ...more
The Hufflepuff house in the "Harry Potter" series values loyalty, dedication, and hard work. If this was your favorite house in the franchise, show some lovin' for Hufflepuff by creating a Hufflepuff inspired makeup look! Thankfully, there's no overzealous cheesiness going on ...more
Witches and wizards who belong to the Slytherin house are infamously known for being tricksters: they're cunning and sometimes overly ambitious (think Malfoy). They also tend to veer on the take-over-the-world, evil side. But we digress. While Slytherin has a bad reputation, ...more
Here are the official trailers for "Harry Potter 7" or "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Here are 6 movie clips from the feature film "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" Below is a collection of all the posters for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" There was quit ...more
Are you a fan of the wizarding world of Harry Potter? This Halloween, dress up like a student of Hogwarts with this Harry Potter costume tutorial, complete with makeup ideas that will make you look like you're straight out of the movie series. You can make this costume at home!
If you waited hours in line for the 12:01 premiere showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows this past Thursday evening, then you must be an avid Harry Potter fan. What better way to celebrate the recent release than a sampling of the legendary Butterbeer? (For less avi ...more
Do you want to make a Harry Potter costume at home? Add to it, by applying the right kinds of makeup to give you a look straight from the Harry Potter movies. Watch this tutorial for tips on what kind of makeup you need to apply and where to apply them. Then, all you'll need i ...more
If you're a girl looking to create a Harry Potter costume for this Halloween, take a look at this guide to paint in some Hogwarts House colors onto your nails. This guide will show you how to paint Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, and Ravenclaw nails to go with your Harry Po ...more
Demented newborn baby? No—creepy "reborn" baby modeled after what Lord Voldemort would look like straight from womb of his pure-blood witch of a mother. As if reborn babies weren't disturbing enough, artist Tracy Ann Lister has gone and created a slew of ultra-realistic baby d ...more
We sent Amanda to the Yonge/Dundas AMC in Downtown Toronto to chat with a few like-minded Harry Potter fanatics! Check out some of these costumes ...more
Not a 13 y.o. girl or a wizard? Then maybe the new Harry Potter movie isn't for you. Instead, why not see what Danny Boyle's been up to?
Matt and Matt from rowthree.com's MAMO podcast have invaded thesubstream.com studio! And all because Mike said some bad things about the Harry Potter movies ...more
While this is a great guide to learn how to style a wig for a Halloween costume, this specific wig styling is fantastic for a Professor Snape costume. Follow these directions and style your own wig, then create your Harry Potter costume and go torture young wizards.
Mike from thesubstream.com chimes in about the latest film in a franchise he's not that big a fan of. But in the end even he isn't immune to Harry Potter's magic ...more
Rajo's given this a lot of thought and now he wants to share with you. If you're interested, that is... THE TOP 7 HARRY POTTER MOVIES OF ALL TIME
It took him a year to build and about $30,000 in parts, but Steve Hassenplug has created a truly magnificent robotic chess set, inspired by the magical chessboard in the first Harry Potter movie. Quite a task, but Hassenplug did an incredible job! Via PopSci: "Hassenplug and ...more
You don't need to be a Photoshop wizard to create Harry Potter-style text. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphic editing program or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of th ...more
LEGO and Harry Potter unite in this extensive video game called LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4. Each year corresponds to the years in J. K. Rowling's wizardry series, so this is like four games in one! This 80-part series will take you through the complete gameplay of LEGO Harry ...more
If you've beaten Year 1 - The Sorcerer's Stone of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 on the Xbox 360, then get ready for the LEGO-ized version of J. K. Rowling's second masterpiece, Year 2 - The Chamber of Secrets. Get every single achievement, every single collectible… everything y ...more
Make your way through Year One of LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 with the help of this walkthrough series from NextGenWalkthroughs. Each year of the LEGO Harry Potter video game covers a corresponding book in the Harry Potter series from J. K. Rowling. This video guide is for Y ...more
Remember Harry Potter and the Triwizarding Tournament from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"? If you consider yourself any type of repectable Harry Potter fan, then you know that Harry retrieved a dragon egg from his challenging dragon during the first round of the tournam ...more
The new Harry Potter movie is in theaters today, but while most of you are eating popcorn and enjoying the first flick of the last part in the series, others will be home getting their Harry Potter fix with the new video game, appropriately called Harry Potter and the Deathly ...more
Is your little boy or girl dressing up as a character from "Harry Potter" this Halloween, or are you just an obsessive "Harry Potter" devotee, despite the preponderance of vampire novels and movies as of late? Then you simply cannot live without a replica wizard wand and wand ...more
Voldemort, the seemingly unstoppable antagonist of the Harry Potter series played so compellingly by Ralph Fiennes in the films, is one of the best villains in the history of fantasy. If you want to scare the bejezzus out of some children this Halloween or pay homage to Harry ...more
Get all of the makeup and hair tutorials you need from Pursebuzz.com. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to style Hermione's hair from Harry Potter and the Halfblood Prince. This hairstyle is wavy and perfect for the back-to-school look.
In this video tutorial, go into the world of Harry Potter and learn how to make your own Harry Potter magic wand. For this magic wand project, you'll need an LED, copper wire, colored markers, plaster, and a straw. Sure, it's not the best magic wand ever, but it's nice and che ...more
When it comes to "Harry Potter" movie premieres, it seems that you just can't get through one without wondering if the movie theater you're at has turned into Hogwarts. The true fans always dress up in their wizarding best, from long cloaks to striped ties to Harry's famous gl ...more
Make a wand that looks like it just came straight from Olivander's shop - or, at least, directly off the set of the Harry Potter movies! This tutorial shows you how to make your own light up Harry Potter style wand.
With the first installment of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" out, don't be surprised if you find yourself more than ever wanting to whip out a twelve inch phoenix feather wand and wrist twirl your way to defeating your own personal Voldemort. While this video won't tea ...more
How cool would it be to be a wizard and conjure light out of thin air? While this tutorial won't instruct you in the wizarding arts, it will teach you how to make a very cool "Harry Potter" style Lumos wand that lights up on your command. Check out the video to learn step by ...more
Send an owl to mum carrying a term update letter handwritten with on a parchment with a quill using this wizard style ink pot and quill. While the quill pot is just for show and you shouldn't actually pour any ink into it, the pot looks very authentic and is a cool prop for th ...more
A tutorial for the Harry Potter fan who likes to play with eyeshadow! This will look great on skin tones that do well with green (of course). Give yourself a green and golden look inspired by the colors of Slytherin house.
Searching for a quick way to apply face paint to look like Harry Potter's Hedwig? Watch this video to learn a quick, easy way.
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Harry Potter. Start out by drawing Harry's face, adding in all the details, such as: his hair, eyes, glasses, nose, and mouth. After this, start to draw his upper body wearing his Quidditch robes, and draw his arms. One arm should be reac ...more
Mobile gamers who grew up on J.K. Rowling's fantasy epic have yet another reason to rejoice, as Jam City's Harry Potter: Hogwart Mystery is slated to touch down on both iOS and Android on April 25. But if you can't bear the wait, there's a little hack you can do to give the ga ...more
If you're a Harry Potter fan who has ever wanted to have your own Hogwarts adventure, you're in luck — Jam City is close to releasing "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery," a mobile game that allows you to attend the magical school yourself. In fact, it's so close you can pre-regis ...more
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News : The New Harry Potter Game Is Coming This Month — Here's Who Is Playing Your Favorite Characters
Ever since JamCity dropped the first trailer for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, fans have been eager to get their hands on the game. What Harry Potter fanatic wouldn't want to live out their own Hogwarts adventure on their iPhone or Android device? Well, we now know when the ...more
A patent from Universal was filed today looking to improve the visual experience at Universal Studios Parks. Universal Studios is famous for attractions based around major pop culture hallmarks like Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, and Despicable Me. It was originally only 'Unive ...more
Harry Potter fans can set down their wands for a spell, as the highly-anticipated augmented reality game from Niantic based on the franchise won't arrive until after July at the earliest. In an interview with The Financial Times (subscription required), Niantic CEO John Hanke ...more
News : NTSB Data Confirms Tesla Crash Victim Wasn't Watching Harry Potter, but Was Warned to Take Wheel
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is still investigating the circumstances of a fatal Tesla crash last year to determine if the car or Tesla's Autopilot driverless system was at fault, but revealed more details about the circumstances of the crash. The m ...more
In the Harry Potter world, there was a character by the name of Beedle the Bard, who told a story about witnessing the three Peverell brothers building a bridge out of magic and successfully crossing a very dangerous river that had claimed many lives. Death was upset that the ...more
News : Niantic & Warner Bros. Bringing Every Harry Potter Fan's Dream to Life with AR Game Based on Franchise
Ever since the planet went crazy trying to find augmented reality creatures in Pokémon GO, we've been waiting for the next virtual object game capable of delivering a similar hit. And now, we might finally have one coming, direct from the magical world of Harry Potter. The ne ...more
News : Niantic Boss Throws Shade at Star Wars AR Between Reveals of Pokémon Go China & Harry Potter Launch Timeframe
In the midst of outlining plans to release Pokémon Go in China and debut its new Harry Potter game during the back half of 2018, Niantic CEO John Hanke turned to the dark arts by taking a swipe at the company's AR gaming competition. During an interview with The Financial Tim ...more
Well, maybe not a real invisibility cloak—sorry Harry Potter fans—but a team of scientists at MIT's SMART Centre are on their way to producing materials that mimic actual invisibility. Like something straight out of an H.G. Wells novel, scientists are using materials to refra ...more
Black Ops gamers— you have new Call of Duty maps for your multiplayer adventures. If you have no idea what I'm talking about— you might as well just sell that copy of Black Ops and pick up the newest version of Harry Potter you can find, because you're no Black Ops soldier. I ...more
In the "Harry Potter" book series, the golden snitch is the most elusive ball in Quidditch to catch, faster than a hummingbird and nigh impossible to see. Those who do manage to catch the golden snitch - including Harry - are met with great applause and victory. Craft and sna ...more
If you've ever read the "Harry Potter" series before than you know that the phoenix symbolizes rebirth and rejuvenation. They've been positive beacons for ages, so why not see the glass half full by making your own mini phoenix? Check out this video to learn how to fold a tra ...more
You know how sometimes you'll look up a recipe from a famous chef, and then when you take a gander at the ingredients list it looks longer than the last "Harry Potter" book? Complex, "high art" dishes sometimes do requires what seems like a million ingredients - and precise st ...more
Mad Eye Moody's magical eye from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" is a character all its own, moving freely and seeing what to others is hidden, especially when it comes to student mischief. Watch this video to learn how to craft your own eye using a bottle cap, spray pa ...more
Creating a culinary masterpiece should never involve an ingredients list longer than the last "Harry Potter" book or culinary skills that have been honed at le Cordon Bleu. In fact, often times the simplest preparation is the best and most satisfying. Take a look at this food ...more
Now that Minecraft is officially Minecraft Beta, it's time to do some of your own enhancements, and skins are a great start. Minecraft skins are a way to personalize your gaming experience, giving your Minecraft character the wardrobe that best suits him or her. You can make ...more
When you need to crunch numbers quickly — and I mean really quickly — there's a cool method you can use to multiply two numbers together in just a few seconds. This is great when you need to speed through multiplication homework, and is also good for impressing your math teac ...more
Can't decide if you want to go curly today or straight and sleek? Then why not do both? We promise it won't look cray cray or anything close to Bellatrix LeStrange's hair from "Harry Potter" (shiver). Take a gander at this hairstyling tutorial to learn how to create a hybrid ...more