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Keep an eye on your family just like Mrs. Weasley.
Sometimes fiction inspires reality—such is the case here with Bryn Dole's Weasley Family clock replica. It uses a Raspberry Pi to replicate the general functionality, going as far as to update in real-time based on your family's actual location data.
If you aren't familiar with the Harry Potter franchise, the clock is found in the home of the Weasley family. Each section of the clock represents a location rather than a point in time. There is a hand for each member of the family which moves magically into position based on where they are at a given moment. If you aren't sure where they are, you can find out in a glance using the clock.
(Image credit: Bryn Dole)
In this project, the location information is gathered and processed using an application called Life 360. This data determines where each individual hand should dial in on the clock. Dole decided to use a grandfather clock found in a thrift store, fitted with a poster of the original clock artwork from the movie.
The clock face is divided into eight sections: Home, Work, School, Garden, Lost, In Transit, Quidditch, and Mortal Peril. Most of these are self-explanatory, with the two most puzzling options being Quidditch and Mortal Peril.
Quidditch is used to represent bicycling. It's triggered when the individual is found travelling slower than a car but faster than a running pace. Mortal Peril represents a person travelling faster than 75 mph (ca. 121 km/h).
Dole was kind enough to share plenty of details about the project and documented the complete creation process. If you want to replicate this project for yourself, that's definitely an option. Check out all the notes and source code on GitHub to get started. Be sure to follow Bryn Dole on his official website for more cool projects.
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By Jeremy Peter Thornburn
Slytherin could of Killed the origional oldest peverel hence how he was one of the greatest of his time. Also why slytherin has a large connection with dark witches and wizards. He was the middle brother and before falling to the stone took the wand from his oldest brother because he was the one that killed the woman that he loved. And when killing himself the stone was passed to his kin aswell as the wand. the elder wand given Ended up being given away to gregorovitch as voldemorts mother was a squib when it came to her and she was trying to protect her son from people who would see him dead if found out who his real father was. So no need of a wand. Hence why gridlewald stole it from gregorovitch and became all powerful. Hence why the trail for the wand is so easy for voldemort to follow. He knows it was in his family because he had information from snakes in which slytherin was famous for. Ther other theory for this is that before nagini permenently changed she was in actual fact the heir to slytherin and voldemorts mother. And insted of dieing transformed into the snake fully. Hence why it becomes very protective of him and ends up containing a bit of his sole. Hence why she cant look after him as a child because she Permanently was a snake. He says in flashback scene how he can talk to snakes, they whisper things. She could of been teaching and telling him things. Taught him how to use his parstletongue and how to open the chamber if secrets origionally.
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Amazon UK: LEGO 75968 Harry Potter 4 Privet Drive House Set with Ford Anglia, Dobby Figure and Dursley Family - Was: £64.99, Now: £54.00By Dumbledore
LEGO Harry Potter 4 Privet Drive (75968) building set from the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets movie takes kids into one of the most infamous houses in all the Harry Potter movies. Harry Potter fans will have endless fun with Harry, Ron Weasley, Dudley Dursley, Vernon Dursley, Petunia Dursley and Dobby minifigures in all the dollhouse settings. They’ll enjoy imaginative play all over the fully equipped 2-storey house, including locating Harry’s secret cupboard under the stairs and activating the flood of Hogwarts acceptance letters through the fireplace.
The magical excitement continues outdoors when Ron appears at the upstairs window with the collectible Harry Potter Ford Anglia flying car toy. Kids open the boot to find the chain, attach it to the window, and in no time, the window is pulled off and Harry escapes!
If you’re looking for the best children’s toy, LEGO Harry Potter gifts offer endless creative fun with collectible minifigures and amazing features.
The house measures over 6” (16cm) high, 6” (16cm) wide and 4” (12cm) deep and the car is over 4” (12cm) long.
Contains 797 pieces.
Warning: Toy inside. Contains small parts. Adult supervision recommended.
This detailed replica of the Dursley's 2-storey house has so many features inside and outside to bring the movie location and action to life Includes 6 minifigures: Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Dudley, Petunia and Vernon Dursley and Dobby, plus Hedwig and numerous accessories A secret mechanism allows Hogwarts acceptance letters to fly in through the fireplace, disturbing the family's afternoon cake Complete with Privet Drive sign, Harry's cupboard under the stairs, and Ron flying the Ford Anglia car with opening roof, doors and boot A chain attaches from the car boot to the bedroom window to whisk it and Harry away from the Dursleys and onto further adventures
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London worker stole £37,000 worth of Harry Potter merchandise to sell over eBayBy Dumbledore
A former Warner Bros. Studio Tour London worker who stole almost £37,000 worth of Harry Potter merchandise to sell to fans on eBay has been given a suspended prison sentence.
Adam Hill took more than 1,000 items – including wands, ties, badges and key rings – from the studio’s stockroom over a four-month period.
The 35-year-old advertised the goods on a personal eBay account, then posted them to buyers from a local post office, St Albans Crown Court heard.
An internal investigation found that Hill had sold 1,040 items of Harry Potter items through his eBay account, and a search of his car revealed 12 parcels of merchandise ready to be posted. Hertfordshire Police searched Hill's home in St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, England, and seized more themed merchandise, as well as envelopes and packaging, the CPS said.
"In a significant breach of trust, Adam Hill had the audacity to steal thousands of pounds of merchandise from Warner Bros in plain sight of his work colleagues; but they reported him after growing suspicious of the items constantly piling up under his desk," Jan Muller, senior crown prosecutor said in a statement.
"Subsequent scrutiny of Hill's eBay and PayPal accounts revealed orders and payments received for goods which were found packaged up ready to send to buyers, giving him no option but to admit to his crimes," Muller added. A spokesperson for the Warner Brothers Studio Tour declined to comment on the investigation. Hill pleaded guilty to theft by employee in November, and was sentenced to 14 months in prison suspended for 18 months and 250 hours of unpaid work on Friday.