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‘Star Wars’ Tribute Built Using 30000 LEGO Pieces

Florida teacher Jay Hoff toiled for six months creating a 6-foot-by-6-foot replica of a scene from “Return of the Jedi,” where the Emperor lands on the uncompleted Death Star to inspect Darth Vader’s progress. Read more…

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Lego Gears of War Lancer Assault Rifle

LEGO brick engineer PLUM B decided that life’s too short to just make simple structures, deciding to take his love for Gears of War to a whole new level with his life-sized Gears of War Lancer Assault Rifle that is made up entirely of what else but LEGO bricks. Read more..  

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LEGO Life of George Game Announced

The LEGO Group has announced LEGO® Life of George, its first product to combine digital and physical play for a hands-on LEGO gaming experience. Featuring patent-pending brick recognition software, powered by EyeCue, the game challenges players to build models, and place them on a play mat that acts as a “green screen” to capture the […]

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J.K.Rowling’s Announcement

Who knows what it is all about?! http://www.youtube.com/JKRowlingAnnounces

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A Sneak Peak In Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2

Whether you are looking forward or anxious that the end of the 7-part series of Harry Potter movies is coming, the second part of the final movie is due for release this year.  This will finally put an end to all of Harry Potter’s adventures that the world has been keeping up with for the […]

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It is official – Harry Potter movies is the most successful movie series

Forget James Bond — 007 has nothing on the kids of Hogwarts. Yahoo scoured through the uber-excellent Box Office Mojo and noted that the Harry Potter series is now the most successful cinematic franchise of all time. The first six adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s books have earned a whopping $5.4 billion worldwide, with no inflation […]

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Harry Potter Series Is A £600 Million Business

Little did J K Rowling know that when she penned a series of magical books, she would be the founder of a £600million business. The novelist has amassed a personal wealth of £519million from the wizard stories, making her the world’s wealthiest author according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Actors of the film series, […]

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Daniel Radcliffe and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince nominated for National Movie Awards

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has been nominated for several National Movie Awards including Best Family Feature. And Daniel has been nominated for Performance of the Year alongside his costars, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. You can vote for Best Family here, and for the Best Performance here. The NMAs will be given out […]

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Leavesden Studio Harry Potter theme park opening for visitors in 2012

I am pretty sure that millions of fans of the phenomenal Harry Potter series will be overwhelmed when they have learned where in Britain the next Harry Potter theme park, the Leavesden Studio Harry Potter theme park will be opened. After shooting eight movies in Leavesden Studios, Warner Brothers Film Company have put aside a […]

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling ‘saddened’ by copyright lawsuit

Edinburgh writer is accused of stealing ideas for one of her Harry Potter books from a British author’s work, published in 1987.

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