Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honour Severus Snape — a teacher who had been so mean to him?
A century and a half after first being published, the surreal classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland still fascinates readers and inspires artists with its eerie and iconic fantasy world.
With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg about to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies.
McDonald’s Mexico says it will prosecute whoever planted a rodent’s head in one of its hamburgers, causing authorities to close down one of its restaurants near Mexico City.
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Scientists have for the first time witnessed a black hole swallowing a star in a galaxy 300 million light years away and ejecting a flare of matter moving at nearly the speed of light.