We Need to Talk About Harry Potter’s Witch Hats

We Need to Talk About Harry Potter’s Witch Hats

So you may or may not remember in the first scene of the Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone film where Dumbledore and Professor McGonagall wear cool, pointy wizard hats as they walk through Privet Drive.   Via Giphy   The same hats are spotted again amongst the crowds at Diagon Alley, among teachers at Hogwarts, and most iconically, on the students in the Great Hall at the end of the film where they throw them up in the air.   Via Popsugar   As one Reddit user said, “They threw them up into the air and forget them.” That’s exactly what happened.    …

12 Of the Most Expensive Books Sold In the World

12 Of the Most Expensive Books Sold In the World

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How much are you willing to spend on the first edition of a book? Most would never go through the trouble to obtain original copies, especially when reprinted versions contain the same information. Amongst this list of expensive books, most are ancient texts that bear significant historical value and some are literature works by hugely celebrated authors.   12. The Tales of Beedle the Bard – $3.98 million A collection of children’s stories by British author J.K. Rowling, The Tales of Beedle the Bard also appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as a farewell gift from Dumbledore to Hermione  Having grown …