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On this day in 1859: The birth of Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh on 22 May 1859. He was the third of nine children, and went to school at Jesuit-run Stonyhurst, where he developed a love for the heroic writing of Sir Walter Scott. He attended a final year of schooling at Feldkirch in Austria, before reading …

27 Lifesaving Charts For Anyone Who Loves Baking

Learn everything about ingredient substitutions, easy conversions, and much more.

Dessert

Add a Romantic Touch to Every Outfit With This Easy Valentine’s Day Collar

Since you’re already full of inspo for Valentine’s Day hairstyles and Valentine’s Day manis, it’s time to start thinking about the outfit that will make your February 14 perfect. A heart-themed collar is just the thing to upgrade an old sweater for any Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day plans. So …

The 25 scariest movies of all time—and how to watch them online

When you think of the scariest movies of all time, what comes to mind? <i>The Exorcist</i>, <i>Texas Chainsaw Massacre</i>, <i>The Shining</i>, <i>Halloween</i>? These films are all …

Queen Elizabeth I’s long-lost skirt to go on display after being found on a church altar in Herefordshire

A piece of fabric described as the Holy Grail of fashion history will become one of the star attractions at Hampton Court Palace after it was identified as the only surviving piece of clothing worn by Elizabeth I.<p>The country’s leading experts on royal garments have spent the past year piecing …

Royal Family

24 Books Becoming Movies this Year

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films. If you want to prepare yourself for these literary movies, look no further: We've compiled a …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

Mexican Coffee

Spice up your daily cup.<p>A bit of cinnamon and nutmeg (and a pinch of cayenne) give your coffee some bite. Cocoa and sugar add a note of sultry …