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Why Reading Makes You a Better Person
Want to become a the best version of yourself? Try picking up a book.... READ ON
Food
A Harry Potter-Themed Pasta Restaurant Has Opened in New York City
Accio spaghetti!... READ ON
Booze
Harry Potter Cafe in Singapore Offers Literal Goblet of Fire
Muggles will be hard-pressed to find a drink that's more magical.... READ ON
Books
10 Fun Facts About Winnie The Pooh
The "willy nilly silly old bear" was based on a real-life bear cub.... READ ON
Books
Librarian Creates Fake Patron to Keep Books on Shelves
The fictional "Chuck Finley" checked out 2361 books last year.... READ ON
Design
Let Hedwig Keep You Warm With This Harry Potter-Inspired Scarf
It gives you wings!... READ ON
Books
5 Ways Grimm's Fairy Tales Changed After the First Edition
Books
Let Tom Hardy Read You a Bedtime Story
The dog in his lap is wearing a hat.... READ ON
List
10 Things You Might Not Know About J.R.R. Tolkien
There are plenty of things even the most ardent fans don't know about John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.... READ ON
Food
Want to Make Smiling Poop Cupcakes? This Emoji Cookbook Shows You How
Make Instagrammable desserts.... READ ON
Fun
Harry Potter Bath Bomb Acts Like a Fizzy Sorting Hat
Drop it in and leave the rest to fate.... READ ON
Books
A Princess Bride Coloring Book Is Coming This Month
Another movie-themed coloring book? As you wish.... READ ON
Books
10 Things You May Not Know About Pride and Prejudice
Over 200 years after its first publication, 'Pride and Prejudice' remains Jane Austen’s most beloved novel.... READ ON
Travel
6 of the Most Intriguing Book Towns You Can Visit
Across the world, tiny towns and villages have found a second life selling secondhand books.... READ ON
Books
15 Studious Facts About CliffsNotes
A real bookworm named Clifton started the popular (and oft-banned) study guides nearly 60 years ago.... READ ON
Videos
This Supercut Fits 400 Versions of A Christmas Carol Into One Movie
Watch 173 years of adaptations in under an hour.... READ ON

Although most people associate sword swallowing with circus folk, the practice originated about 4,000 years ago in India, where deeply religious Hindus used the ceremony to demonstrate their faith.

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