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Are you wise about wands and wizards?

Hey, Muggle: Think you know all there is to know about Harry Potter? You'll need a nip of Felix Felicis for luck if you hope to get full marks on this ultimate Harry Potter quiz.

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  • 20 Best-Selling Children’s Books of All Time
    20 Best-Selling Children’s Books of All Time

    The 20 bestselling children's books come chock full of all kinds of wonderful characters -- from bunnies and puppies to boy wizards and cats with crazy hats. Know a few, do you? See more »

  • Are you a hobbit? The Earth vs. Middle Earth Quiz
    Are you a hobbit? The Earth vs. Middle Earth Quiz

    You may be a fan of second breakfast or know enough Elvish to make your way around Rivendell, but do you really know what it takes to be the Lord of the Rings? Test your Tolkien knowledge and decide whether the following are fictions or realities. See more »

  • Are you wise about wands and wizards?
    Are you wise about wands and wizards?

    Hey, Muggle: Think you know all there is to know about Harry Potter? You'll need a nip of Felix Felicis for luck if you hope to get full marks on this ultimate Harry Potter quiz. See more »

  • How Cthulhu Works
    How Cthulhu Works

    He awaits the time when he will arise from his watery city to wreak havoc. Cthulhu made his first official appearance in the short story "The Call of Cthulhu," written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1926. Read all about the legendary monster known as the Old One. See more »

  • How LibriVox Works
    How LibriVox Works

    A Web-based service called LibriVox is reading and recording some of the great literary classics. But where did the idea for LibriVox originate, and how much will an audio book cost? See more »

  • How Poetry Works
    How Poetry Works

    Chances are you've probably read a poem or two in school, had to memorize a poem at some point, or maybe even wrote a poem yourself. But what exactly is poetry? See more »

  • How the Necronomicon Works
    How the Necronomicon Works

    According to sci-fi lore, if you've read the "Necronomicon," then you might just be teetering on the brink of insanity. Featured in popular culture in TV, film and comics, the book is a fictional creation of author H.P. Lovecraft. Learn more about the mystery behind the "Necronomicon." See more »

  • How to Find the Value of Old Books
    How to Find the Value of Old Books

    Everyone dreams of finding that rare first edition in Grandma's attic, but how would you know such a treasure if you found one? Book appraising takes years to master, but we've laid out the basics here. See more »

  • Mockingjays and Archers' Arrows: 'The Hunger Games' Quiz
    Mockingjays and Archers' Arrows: 'The Hunger Games' Quiz

    Lucky you! You’ve been chosen by the Capitol to represent your District in 'The Hunger Games' Quiz. Are you ready? In the words of Effie Trinket, "Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor!" See more »

  • October 30, 1938:  The 'War of the Worlds' radio show is broadcast
    October 30, 1938: The 'War of the Worlds' radio show is broadcast

    Nearly 69 years since its broadcast, Orson Wells' radio rendition of War of the Worlds continues to energize fans and create followers of the art of timing and finesse in the radio world. Read more of what happened in This Month in History. See more »

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