Things We Saw Today: A Real Weasley Family Clock

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Here is an actual, working clock based on the Weasley’s Whereabouts Clock from the Harry Potter series. Read all about how it was made on (via The Group That Shall Not Be Named

  • The latest ads from fashion house Lanvin feature real women from ages 18-82. Check out the stunning 82-year-old at The Frisky.
  • Some ladies have produced an interesting comedy web series that’s a mix of Hunger Games and Big Brother. As a result of overpopulation, folks fight in an arena from 9-5, afterwards they live in a house where they are not allowed to fight. Hilarity ensues. It’s called Job Hunters.
  • Chuck/Firefly’s Adam Baldwin will be joining NBC’s Law & Order: SVU as a Captain soon. We can’t wait to hear him tell those darn detectives to stop playing loose and fly straight. (via Digital Spy)

A Star Wars podracer stroller. NBD. (via Geekologie)

  • Cartoonist Kate Beaton knocks it out of the park with a strip on Health Care Reform and the women who talk about it to the press. (via The Guardian)
  • The Dark Knight Rises actress Anne Hathaway released a statement about the tragedy in Colorado. “My heart aches and breaks for the lives taken and altered by this unfathomably senseless act. I am at a loss for words how to express my sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families,” she said.
  • “I think it would be lovely to see more of her but only if it’s with the right people,” said Hathaway about continuing Catwoman’s story. (via CBS)
  • Fox is lining up some big names for their television animation properties: Zooey Deschanel, Steve Carell, Zach Galifianakis, Sarah Michelle GellarRupert Grint, Jon Hamm, Ryan Reynolds, J.J. Abrams, and Johnny Depp are just a few you’ll hear on The Simpsons, American Day, Bob’s Burgers, and Family Guy coming up. The Hollywood Reporter has an even longer list.

Thor and Loki build a sandcastle thanks to Agnes Garbowska.

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."