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mamagaea: (Hogwarts Shield)
Don't click through if you don't want to know. And there are spoilers.

What happens to the Hogwarts gang?

JK Rowling to write an "encyclopedia" on characters

I'M DONE!

Jul. 23rd, 2007 01:41 am
mamagaea: (Ravenclaw Shield)
Less than 36 hours after receiving it. :D

I just love books that make you go YES! and pump your fist in the air.

HAW!

:D
mamagaea: (Ravenclaw Shield)
Wanna hear something funny? Just got my Deluxe edition of Harry Potter in the mail, and the packaging itself says:

ATTENTION MUGGLES - DO NOT DELIVER OR OPEN BEFORE JULY 21

AND it has a picture of Hogwarts right on the box!

I had to laugh.

OFF TO MARATHON READ!

DA

Apr. 27th, 2007 07:23 pm
mamagaea: (Ravenclaw Shield)
Well that sucks. I joined up with Dumbledore's Army, and my computer is too slow to cast spells properly. :( I won't be able to duel with anyone or anything. :(

:P
mamagaea: (Hogwarts Shield)
Someone made Harry Potter Order of the Phoenix using The Sims 2.

Here's the YouTube group and all the chapters.

http://www.youtube.com/group/ootpseries
mamagaea: (Hogwarts Shield)
I've seen Harry Potter naked.

Have you?

No?

Well, let me fix that for you...

And he's not even 18 yet. )
mamagaea: (Default)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix comes out July 13th. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
mamagaea: (Calvin and Hobbes Funny Faces)
Sometimes surfing the interwebs of LiveJournal can be very productive. ;)

A Muggle's Guide to the World of Harry Potter

Written by a guy who never read the books or watched the films, but is pretty good at figuring things out.


Thanks [livejournal.com profile] cashbox!
mamagaea: (jbl)
My own fault really for not searching around the website for them. But HERE THEY ARE in ALL THEIR GLORY!

uncensored photos of my icon )

Not work safe, obviously. Though I have to wonder, how did Snape get that scar?

mmmmmmmmm.
mamagaea: (Default)
WASHINGTON (AP)—Imagine an invisibility cloak that works just like the one Harry Potter inherited from his father.

Researchers in England and the United States think they know how to do that. They are laying out the blueprint and calling for help in developing the exotic materials needed to build a cloak.


The keys are special manmade materials, unlike any in nature or the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. These materials are intended to steer light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation around an object, rendering it as invisible as something tucked into a hole in space.


"Is it science fiction? Well, it's theory and that already is not science fiction. It's theoretically possible to do all these Harry Potter things, but what's standing in the way is our engineering capabilities,'' said John Pendry, a physicist at the Imperial College London.


Details of the study, which Pendry co-wrote, appear in Thursday's online edition of the journal Science.


Scientists not involved in the work said it presents a solid case for making invisibility an attainable goal.


"This is very interesting science and a very interesting idea and it is supported on a great mathematical and physical basis,'' said Nader Engheta, a professor of electrical and systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Engheta has done his own work on invisibility using novel materials called metamaterials.


Pendry and his co-authors also propose using metamaterials because they can be tuned to bend electromagnetic radiation—radio waves and visible light, for example—in any direction.


A cloak made of those materials, with a structure designed down to the submicroscopic scale, would neither reflect light nor cast a shadow.


Instead, like a river streaming around a smooth boulder, light and all other forms of electromagnetic radiation would strike the cloak and simply flow around it, continuing on as if it never bumped up against an obstacle. That would give an onlooker the apparent ability to peer right through the cloak, with everything tucked inside concealed from view.


"Yes, you could actually make someone invisible as long as someone wears a cloak made of this material,'' said Patanjali Parimi, a Northeastern University physicist and design engineer at Chelton Microwave Corp. in Bolton, Mass. Parimi was not involved in the research.


Such a cloak does not exist, but early versions that could mask microwaves and other forms of electromagnetic radiation could be as close as 18 months away, Pendry said. He said the study was "an invitation to come and play with these new ideas.''


"We will have a cloak after not too long,'' he said.


The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency supported the research, given the obvious military applications of such stealthy technology.


While Harry Potter could wear his cloak to skulk around Hogwarts, a real-world version probably would not be something just to be thrown on, Pendry said.


"To be realistic, it's going to be fairly thick. Cloak is a misnomer. 'Shield' might be more appropriate,'' he said.


mamagaea: (Default)
i'm in ravenclaw!

be sorted @ nimbo.net

You know, one time I took a Sorting Hat test, and I got Gryffinclaw! I like that one better! ;)
mamagaea: (Default)
I am SO GLAD I got SIRIUS BLACK! That is so awesome! Thanks [livejournal.com profile] azryal!

You scored as Sirius Black. You are the most loyal friend anyone could ask for because you'd go to any length to ensure their safety and happiness. You're free-spirited and very difficult to confine to a caged life. You love being in the company of those you love and love to show them how much they mean to you. You loathe those who only live for self-gain and show disloyalty. You're a great person but sometimes its needed of you to think more rationally than being quick to jump into things.

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Sirius Black

81%

Hermione Granger

69%

Albus Dumbledore

69%

Bellatrix Lestrange

59%

Oliver Wood

50%

Harry Potter

47%

Ron Weasley

47%

Percy Weasley

47%

Lord Voldemort

47%

Neville Longbottom

44%

Remus Lupin

38%

Severus Snape

34%

Luna Lovegood

34%

Draco Malfoy

16%

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