Last month, we asked you to pick up a carving knife and hack and slash some pumpkins into works of sci-fi art for a chance to win a Syfy-branded iPod nano in our pumpkin-carving competition. Now that you've flooded us with entries, and Halloween is over, David Hewlett aka Dr. Rodney McKay from Stargate: Atlantis has chosen the winner!
It seems like the Harry Potter author had the deaths of a lot of characters in mind, not just Ron Weasley. If not for an image that she'd carried in her head for the entire seven-book series, a certain towering guardian might not have survived.
There are no flying broomsticks. Hogwarts does not exist. Harry Potter is a work of fiction. But that hasn't stopped fans from creating the International Quidditch Association. And if you happen to be in New York City on November 12 and 13, you can cheer on the team of your choice at the Fifth Quidditch World Cup.
Today is October 31, 2011. For most of us, that means it's Halloween—time for some costumed fun and candy. But for others, it's a more solemn occasion: the 30th anniversary of the death of Lily and James Potter. And these mourners have found a way to voice their grief through Twitter.
Image of the Day: 7 ways to spot a Muggle
We've got an undying love for these supernatural survivors, some of pop culture's grandest figures who don't have to worry about a timely demise. Unless, in some cases, someone chops off their head. Then, all bets are off.
We know plenty of fans of the Harry Potter books and films who'd kill for a chance to bed down in The Burrow where the Weasley family lived ... but who knew cats felt the same way?
Idle hands are the devil's workshop, my grandmother used to say. But sometimes, the devil's workshop is manned by idle geeks who have a message to send to the world and have found the perfect medium: the road sign.
If you like dogs and Harry Potter, here's your chance to have both: the dog who played Sirius Black's animagus, Padfoot, who appeared in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is in need of a good home.
In this preview of one of the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 Blu-Ray extras, the Boy Who Finished His Saga expounds on his theory: that Potter is richer than both Star Wars and Star Trek.