This Harry Potter Rap Is For Muggles Wishing Quidditch Was a Real Sport

“Just because you’re flying on the ground doesn’t mean it isn’t fun at all, doesn’t mean it isn’t fun at all. No, and foreheads ain’t the only place you can get scars that make you special,” Sebastian Milla raps at the end of his Harry Potter-themed song His “Snitches and Seekers” rap, featured in the just-released Mudbloods documentary, is about the fictional international sporting event called Quidditch, which students on campuses everywhere have turned into a real-life club sport with brooms. See also: 14 Lessons from ‘Harry Potter’ on Staying Friends After College Milla, a 2013 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, penned the rap when he was a member — a chaser to be exact — of UCLA’s Quidditch teamMudbloods, released Oct. 14 on demand, follows UCLA’s team as they compete for glory in the Fifth Annual Quidditch World Cup. Read more…More about Entertainment, Harry Potter, Film, Music, and Sports

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Google and Others Sink $542 Million Into Mystery Virtual Reality Venture

Search giant Google, along with several other interests, just invested more than half a billion dollars in a mysterious venture called Magic Leap, a company that, based on various reports, is working on technology focused on the virtual reality and augmented reality space So far, the company has kept a tight lid on what exactly it has to offer in terms of technical specifics but, whatever it is, Google and several other major players believe it’s worth the $542 million in investment dollars announced on Tuesday See also: 5 Roadblocks to Virtual Reality Becoming Mainstream Also included in the investment round are Silicon Valley heavyweight venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, private equity firm KKR, Vulcan Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, film studio Legendary Entertainment and telecom company Qualcomm Read more…More about Google, Investments, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Wearable Tech

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12 Gorgeous Moments From Hollywood’s Love Affair With Oscar de la Renta

Gowns by Oscar de la Renta, the iconic designer who died Monday, have been practically obligatory for Hollywood’s most fashionable for decades. From the Academy Awards to Cannes Film Festival to the Golden Globes, there was scarcely a red carpet in the past 15 years that didn’t showcase a big star, or three, wearing his designs. Born in the Dominican Republic, de la Renta launched his first line in 1965 in New York by way of Madrid and Paris, where he studied fashion with legends at Lanvin and Balenciaga. He’s been a fixture in the high-fashion scene ever since.

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14 Things Thicker Than the iPad Air 2

Apple’s done it again The mammoth tech company unveiled the new iPad Air 2 on Oct. 16. At just 6.1 millimeters, or 0.24 of an inch, it’s the thinnest tablet yet. Want to put that size in perspective…

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Apple iPad mini 3 review

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For the past few years, most of the technology world has ruled by a cold, hard truth: to get the best thing, you pretty much had to get the biggest thing. Every Android phone was bigger than the last, and the smaller ones were always disappointing. Apple, though, staunchly resisted this trend…

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Apple iPad Air 2 review

What is an iPad? When Steve Jobs introduced Apple’s tablet in January 2010, he delivered an unequivocal answer. “The iPad, if you were to sum it up, is our most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price,” he said. The words appeared on the screen behind him as he said it, and then he repeated the line…

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The iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 review

It’s a conflicting time for Apple. On one hand, it’s a joyous occasion for the company because its latest iPhones, which come in larger screen sizes than the last, set new sales records worldwide; but on the other hand, its lineup of iPads just…

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