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Sherlock Holmes on the Power of Knowledge

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library where he can get it if he wants.Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Five Orange Pips."

How Martin Shkreli used social media to fuel his short-selling shenanigans

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Over the last several months, someone using the pseudonym “Art Doyle” released online reports – I use the word “reports” loosely – to attack several biotech stocks. Art Doyle, no doubt a truncation of Arthur Conan Doyle, the British author behind the fictional...

Sherlock Holmes on Vigilantism

I think that there are certain crimes which the law cannot touch, and which therefore, to some extent, justify private revenge.Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton"

Daryl Bem and Arthur Conan Doyle

Daniel Engber wrote an excellent news article on the replication crisis, offering a historically-informed perspective similar to my take in last year’s post, “What has happened down here is the winds have changed.” The only thing I don’t like about Engber’s article is its title, “Daryl Bem Proved ESP Is Real. Show More Summary

New Century Theatre Company Leaves 12th Ave. Arts, Darragh Kennan Leaves NCTC

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith That's Kennan on the left there, reprising his role as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective, Sherlock Holmes CHRIS BENNION Fine actor and longtime artistic director of New Century Theatre Company, Darragh Kennan, is stepping down from his position at the company. Show More Summary

1920s Pac Heights condo with views of Lafayette Park asks $3.9 million

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once hung out here The top-floor condo inside 2151 Sacramento, at least according to your editor, is one of the city’s most envy-inducing homes, period. And just look at it. No, look at it! It is, in a word, glorious. The entrance alone merits a pause of respect and awe. Show More Summary

#ICastIt Paul Millet Puts 3 Sherlocks on the Case

Sherlock Holmes fans, get ready to see an immersive mash-up of three of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories (“A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Red-Headed League,” and “The Adventure of The Copper Beeches”) woven together in Mystery Lit’s “Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective” adapted by Jonathan Josephson. Show More Summary

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Happy Birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes. DIY: How to build a medieval crossbow. TV Logos Used To Be Physical Objects. The History of Tea. When Women Started Growing Out and Painting Their Nails.  Physicist Richard Feynman told the FBI to leave him alone. Show More Summary

Sherlock Holmes on Rural Crime

It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautified countryside.Sherlock Holmes in Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Copper Beaches."

Audiobook: The Sound of Sherlock: Stephen Fry Voices the Master Sleuth

The noted British actor narrates Arthur Conan Doyle’s tales of a certain obsessive detective.

Killing Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle was naturally gratified by his success but increasingly concerned that Sherlock Homes was damaging his aspirations to be considered a serious writer. As early as November 1891, only four years after Holmes's firstShow More Summary

J.M. Barrie’s Literary All-Star Cricket Team

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was one of the better players on team.

TV Club: Sherlock goes too far in dredging up a “Dead Man’s Tale”

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “A Scandal In Bohemia” While tracking down the murderer in...Show More Summary

TV Club: An ambitious Elementary two-parter gets in over its head

Mz. Jabez Wilson laughed heavily. “Well I never!” said he. “I thought at first that you had done something clever, but I see that there was nothing in it after all.” - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Red-Headed League” By now, with Elementary...Show More Summary

Did Chicago actuary win Friday's episode of 'Jeopardy?'

Warning: Spoilers ahead D'oh! Chicago actuary Trish Floyd did not offer an answer to the Final Jeopardy clue about author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and came in last place on Friday's episode of "Jeopardy." Floyd, who discussed her love of the Fox show "The Simpsons" in between rounds, placed third...

Sherlock Holmes and Mastery of the Craft of Writing

5 months agoInternet / Blogging : Copyblogger

Sherlock Holmes was the greatest Consulting Detective in the world. Though merely a fiction — written over a century ago by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle — his methods of logical deduction are without equal. Holmes’s mastery of his craft brought him to the fog-cloaked London doorsteps of the most powerful people of his time. Show More Summary

TV Club: Elementary tries out some game mechanics, but ends up playing itself

“The matter is a perfectly trivial one”—he jerked his thumb in the direction of the old hat—”but there are points in connection with it which are not entirely devoid of interest and even of instruction.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The...Show More Summary

Holmes & Watson Release Date Set for Summer 2018

6 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The comedy is inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective Sherlock Holmes The post Holmes & Watson Release Date Set for Summer 2018 appeared first on ComingSoon.net.

The Book Review Podcast: From Brooklyn to the Gulag

Sana Krasikov talks about “The Patriots”; and Michael Sims discusses “Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes.”

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