Funko is Finally Releasing Harry Potter Figures! (via Hypable)
It seems like every beloved television show and movie has a line of Funko Pop! Vinyls (or several) and finally, Harry Potter is joining those ranks. In July you’ll be able to buy Harry, Hermione, Ron, Gandalf, Snape, Hagrid and Voldemort. Hopefully Draco, Luna, Sirius and Neville will follow.
Celebrate the News with These Magical Cocktails (via BuzzFeed)
Super excited that Funko is finally making your dreams come true? Mix up a Harry Potter cocktail to celebrate! Libations include Unicorn Blood, Polyjuice Potion, Butterbeer, Felix Felicis and more! Peruse all the recipes over on BuzzFeed.
Here’s How X-Men: Days of Future Past Should Have Ended (via HISE)
Not to throw the X-Men under the bus, but they really could have used their time-traveling and super speed capabilities better in X-Men: Days of Future Past, as explored in this brand new episode of How It Should Have Ended.
Carry All Your Reading Material in This Literal Book Messenger Bag (via Book Riot)
You can carry around a large portion of your to read pile (although probably not all of it) in this Olde Book Messenger Bag from ThinkGeek. While we’ve had our differences with TG in the past, this is worth sharing with the bibliophiles of the world.
These 43 Words Were Actually Invented by Authors (via Mental Floss)
You probably already know that Lewis Carroll invented the word “chortle,” but did you know that Charles Dickens created the word “boredom”? Ironic. Watch the entire video above to learn all about author invented words from John Green.
Ever wonder what happened this day in the Lord of the Rings trilogy? Well wonder no longer, there’s a Twitter for that. Add @onthisdayinLotR to your feed for daily updates on the ongoings of your favorite Middle-earth citizens.
Mythbuster Adam Savage Recreated The Shining Maze for Reasons (via I Watch Stuff)
Once upon a time Adam Savage from “Mythbusters” visited Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition, a traveling exhibit of memorabilia from Kubrick’s movies. On his third visit, Savage happened to notice that the recreation of the maze from The Shining was wrong, so he built his own. You can view it now at Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition.
We Want All of These Creative Bookmarks (via Bored Panda)
While we’re partial to the hippo and reading lamp options, this list from Bored Panda has plenty of options for creative and useful bookmarks. Gotta buy them all!
The choose-your-own-adventure version of Hamlet, To Be or Not to Be by Ryan North is now available in video game form! You can play as Hamlet, Ophelia or Hamlet Sr. (who yes, is a ghost). It’s available for purchase now via Steam.