• JK Rowling Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter'
JK Rowling Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 'Harry Potter'

The Irish actress has revealed how how her love for the Harry Potter books helped her to cope with an eating disorder. Its successful film adaptations and increased awareness of the joy of reading spilled over, funneling hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of readers toward new adventures in stories like Eragon! Of course, we have one w...

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  • Marvel's Kevin Feige Calls Wonder Woman's Success 'Awesome'
Marvel's Kevin Feige Calls Wonder Woman's Success 'Awesome'

However, these figures only count for live-action films, with "Kung Fu Panda 2" (yes, "Kung Fu Panda 2") now the film with a sole female director to have pulled in the most money worldwide . So it's likely that Superman and Wonder Woman have (at the very least) roughly equivalent salaries for saving the world from evil villains time and time a...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn had a hero's welcome at his first-ever Glastonbury Festival
Jeremy Corbyn had a hero's welcome at his first-ever Glastonbury Festival

Chants of " Oh Jeremy Corbyn " to the tune of Seven Nation Army by the White Stripes were heard as the crowd - said by some Glastonbury regulars to be the biggest they'd ever seen - waited for his appearance. Revellers cheer as UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks from the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival. He said: "That p...

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  • USA Gymnastics needs 'culture change' to stop abuse
USA Gymnastics needs 'culture change' to stop abuse

USA Gymnastics needs a "complete cultural change" to better protect athletes from sexual abuse, according to an independent review of the embattled organization's practices. "You can use membership to enforce the policies". "We're confident it will make us a better organization to develop a culture that had safe sport as a top priority", said ch...

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  • Nabra Hassanen's Father Believes His Daughter Was Killed Because Of Her Faith
Nabra Hassanen's Father Believes His Daughter Was Killed Because Of Her Faith

Her friends sought help at a nearby mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS), the mosque said in a statement . They ran into a mosque, but one of them, Nabra , was left behind and was later reported as missing, said Deputy Aleksandra Kowalski, a spokeswoman for the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

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  • Cosby team triumphant, but retrial looms
Cosby team triumphant, but retrial looms

One of the more talked about aspects of the Bill Cosby rape trial was the staunch support from former "Cosby Show" co-star Keshia Knight Pulliam and the conspicuous absence of his wife, Camille Cosby , during the first part of the trial. "Once people say they are deadlocked, then what really becomes the reason for further deliberations?" Ms Cons...

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  • Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi
Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi

Yoga ensures a sound mind and body, a system that is based on stability, concentration, good health, self transformation and liberation. As the entire nation and countries across the world are celebrating the third edition of the International Yoga Day , a Lucknow police sub-inspector from Lucknow Kuldeep Singh wrote a heart-warming poem on the ...

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  • British leader seeks fire inquiry; German building evacuated
British leader seeks fire inquiry; German building evacuated

Thousands of people have been evacuated from four high-rises in north London after inspectors found myriad safety problems that included faulty fire doors and troubles with gas pipe insulation as well as the cladding. "Isaac our beloved son was taken from us when he was only 5 years old", his family said in a statement released by police. Modern ...

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  • Trump blasts CNN after it retracts story
Trump blasts CNN after it retracts story

US President Donald Trump has lashed out again over "fake news". Trump, who has never moderated his tweets since taking office, at the same time slammed other reputable media like The New York Times , The Washington Post and television channels NBC, CBS and ABC for also publishing "fake news" about his administration.

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  • Shah Rukh biopic in pipeline? Here's how King Khan reacted
Shah Rukh biopic in pipeline? Here's how King Khan reacted

Is Salman Khan's "Tubelight" in for a power outage in Pakistan? But to our utter surprise, the earnings of the movie actually dropped on Monday. No, I don't think I will be able to retire one day, unfortunately for a lot of people (laughs).

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  • Former RAW GM Smitten Over Samoa Joe and Brock Lesnar
Former RAW GM Smitten Over Samoa Joe and Brock Lesnar

Elias Samson and Cesaro & Sheamus by Finn Balor pinning Cesaro following the Coup de Grace. On the night, Reigns might have escaped the brutality but it has set up for a tasty contest. Braun could not have returned at a better time, and similar to Brock Lesnar , he brings a chaotic energy to the show. But by then, The Samoan Submission Machine had...

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  • Russell Westbrook beats out Kawhi Leonard and James Harden for NBA MVP
Russell Westbrook beats out Kawhi Leonard and James Harden for NBA MVP

And so, it seems that Russell Westbrook and Taylor Swift have each other to thank for some pretty great achievements: Swift's single, " Shake It Off ", earned multiple Grammy Award nominations . The 6-foot-3 Westbrook led the Thunder to the playoffs, but was eliminated by the Houston Rockets in the first round . A new Designated Playe...

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  • Britney Spears has HAD IT with your lip-syncing accusations
Britney Spears has HAD IT with your lip-syncing accusations

Britney Spears is standing up for herself! Britney Spears has opened up about her 2007 breakdown in an Israeli publication, revealing her anxiety issues were at the root of the problem. "She's singing on every song, basically, when she has the ability to sing". Apparently it does to lots of people, who can't stop, won't stop, accusing Spears o...

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  • 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Debuts to Franchise Low
'Transformers: The Last Knight' Debuts to Franchise Low

Reviews of The Last Knight were generally bad, although The New York Times' critic Neil Genzlinger praised Anthony Hopkins' performance, and audience members gave the film an exit score of B+ in CinemaScore polls. It only made £54 million in its first weekend of U.S. release. Luckily, Viacom/Paramount is distributing Transformers: The Last...

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  • Queen Of Shade Mariah Carey Straight-Up Called James Packer A
Queen Of Shade Mariah Carey Straight-Up Called James Packer A "Motherfucker"

He also allegedly made a deal with Yediot Ahronoth, one of Israel's biggest newspapers, so that the publication would cover him more favorably. There is already talk among lawmakers regarding what will occur if and when Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is facing a criminal indictment.

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  • Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Redux
Women's Money in the Bank Ladder Match: Redux

Other matches announced for tonight include Sami Zayn vs. Baron Corbin , Lana vs. SmackDown Women's Champion Naomi with the title on the line and The Hype Bros vs. Ellsworth attempted to pull off the feat again Tuesday but was pushed off the ladder by Lynch, who appeared to have the match won before falling short.

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  • Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray qualify 1-2 at Sonoma
Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray qualify 1-2 at Sonoma

He had a fast auto Sunday , but started the final 60-lap segment in 32nd position after a series of mishaps, including a spin, contact by A.J. During the race's first 25 lap stage, Harvick moved up to third before backing off. All four of the team's cars Sunday had potential to finish in the top 10 at one point, including Danica Patrick and ...

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  • Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship in dramatic playoff
Jordan Spieth wins Travelers Championship in dramatic playoff

Spieth and Daniel Berger, who birdied three of the final six holes, entered the playoff at 12-under. "If I was in Berger's shoes, I be cursing Jordan Spieth right now for the break off the tee and then holing a 30-yard bunker shot, that's a lot of luck", Spieth said.

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  • Three-Time Oscar Winner Retires From Acting
Three-Time Oscar Winner Retires From Acting

No reason was given for the retirement. The 60-year-old said through his publicist that this was a "private decision", and declined to elaborate further. He also starred in period dramas like The Age of Innocence , epics like The Last of the Mohicans , and the musical Nine . Day-Lewis famously walked out in the middle of the performance and ...

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  • UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound
UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

DUP managed to negotiate 1 billion pounds ($1.27 billion) in extra funding to Northern Ireland over the next two years. He claimed it was "unacceptable" the funding for Northern Ireland will not be subject to the Barnett formula's spending rules, which determine how resources are allocated to different parts of the UK.

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  • Steve Carell Knows You Think He's Hot
Steve Carell Knows You Think He's Hot

Also on the carpet for the premiere was Miranda Cosgrove , who is a part of the animated film's cast and voices the character of Margo in the film. "I can never remember what was scripted or what was improvised", Carell said . CARELL: "I have three older brothers and they did pick on me, so I know exactly what I would do". After the screening...

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  • Stage version of '1984' makes audiences faint, vomit, scream
Stage version of '1984' makes audiences faint, vomit, scream

Olivia , who plays Winston's love interest Julia, has broken her tailbone , dislocated her rib, and split her lip , while Tom broke his nose. Adapting George Orwell's dystopian novel - set in a future when critical thought is suppressed by a totalitarian regime, ostensibly overseen by a party leader known as Big Brother - the new Broadway s...

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  • Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Significantly Outpace NES Classic
Nintendo Says SNES Classic Production Will Significantly Outpace NES Classic

If you would like to know more about the background of Star Fox 2 and its development I would recommend checking out Nintendolife's article here. Releasing later this year, the console will return as a mini system for Nintendo with pre-installed games already included in the gaming system.

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  • 76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of National Basketball Association draft
76ers tab Fultz with No. 1 pick of National Basketball Association draft

He could score inside and outside. Adding Fultz to a core that features Simmons, Joel Embiid , and Dario Saric - two of whom are finalists for the 2016 Rookie of the Year award - gives the fan base of a team that has lost 253 games over the last four seasons some tangible product instead of wishing on a draft pick.

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  • 'Harry Potter' at 20: The actors' most impressive body transformations
'Harry Potter' at 20: The actors' most impressive body transformations

Rowling's loyal legion of fans haven't let the special day go unnoticed and have conjured up some kind words for the spellbinding author. The club says its goal is to "create a global community of Harry Potter readers who are communicating with each other as they are reading the same book, at the same time".

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  • Mourinho accused of Sh400 million tax fraud in Spain
Mourinho accused of Sh400 million tax fraud in Spain

Former club Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with a swoop for the 32-year-old. However, Mourinho has denied any wrongdoing and insists he is in compliance with every tax regulations and has not heard otherwise from the Spanish authorities.

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  • Kendrick Lamar Drops
Kendrick Lamar Drops "Element" Video

Another captivating scene shows a young girl holding a ladybug on a string. Check out the intense video for Kendrick Lamar's " ELEMENT ." after the jump. The symbolism continues, with women dressed in white (likely inspired by Gordon Parks ), a set of prisoners behind bars, a child playing with a toy gun, police officers conversing around thei...

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  • Ed Sheeran slams Glastonbury critics
Ed Sheeran slams Glastonbury critics

This morning (June 26), the " Shape of You " singer made a decision to and walk the haters through his process by issuing a single tweet in his defense. Clean-up teams have begun the mammoth task of clearing the heaps of filth and rubbish left by revellers after Glastonbury Festival . Now, he's headlining the world's most famous festival, too.

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  • Fireworks recall underway over 'burn hazard,' could explode unexpectedly
Fireworks recall underway over 'burn hazard,' could explode unexpectedly

A company is recalling fireworks that are supposed to do nothing more than spew colored smoke but could explode in some cases. The recalled fireworks are pyrotechnic devices that make smoke when lit. To obtain a refund, American Promotional Events can be reached at 1-800-243-1189 Monday through Friday. To report a unsafe product or a product-rela...

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  • LaVar Ball mouths off against 'The Miz' on WWE Raw
LaVar Ball mouths off against 'The Miz' on WWE Raw

They were quick to issue a statement saying that LaMelo's use of the word was not scripted, and does not reflect the WWE's values. Then again, Lavar Ball is a showman that somehow comes close to the publicity stunts prowess of Floyd Mayweather Jr.

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  • Ed Sheeran reveals details of the 'secret album' he's working on
Ed Sheeran reveals details of the 'secret album' he's working on

The musician started working on record number one before he had even released his 2011 debut album, Plus, and adds one new track to the incomplete album each year. It seems like the album might not be out for another "three or four years", so there is plenty of time to speculate. "It's a very acoustic record, very acoustic".

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  • Two More 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Clips Swing Onto The Web
Two More 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Clips Swing Onto The Web

In a recent interview with the Huffington Post , Holland confirmed that theory. When Blade was released in theaters in 1998, not a lot of people were familiar with the Marvel Comics character, and fans who watched it would know that Wesley Snipes portrayed the role brilliantly.

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  • A Key Republican Just Came Out Against the Senate Health Care Bill
A Key Republican Just Came Out Against the Senate Health Care Bill

He's been aiming at winning Senate passage this week, before a weeklong July 4 recess that leaders worry opponents will use to weaken support for the legislation. Those ages are just shy of when people begin qualifying for Medicare coverage. Moderate Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, said she would vote no. Moderate Republicans such as Sen.

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  • Taylor Swift surprised everyone with a hilarious tribute to Russell Westbrook's MVP
Taylor Swift surprised everyone with a hilarious tribute to Russell Westbrook's MVP

The Thunder star beat out James Harden and Kawhi Leonard for the honor, getting 69 out of a possible 101 first-place votes. Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honoured with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show.

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  • 'Gotham' Star Donal Logue Says Teenage Child Has Gone Missing
'Gotham' Star Donal Logue Says Teenage Child Has Gone Missing

Logue also appeared on the critically acclaimed " Sons of Anarchy , ' 'Terriers" and 'Vikings , ' all for one season. The picture is a screenshot of Jade from Facebook. On Gotham , Logue plays Harvey Bullock, the cop partner to Detective Gordon played by Ben McKenzie, and previously starred on Law & Order: SVU. Gotham aired its third-season...

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