Arthur Conan Doyle

Brian Blessed tells us which animals he’d be reincarnated as

Brian Blessed: actor; writer; presenter; myth; man; legend. A beast of a man with a beast of a voice: but imagine if he was not man, but beast …

Sherlock Holmes

Why We Know Today is the 130th Anniversary of Sherlock Holmes

'A Study in Scarlet' celebrates its mysterious birthday.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Books & Spoilers<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Today, November 21, is …

History

The Books Proven To Attract More Attention To Your Online Dating Profile

Advertisement<p>Image: Instagram<p><b>Reading. It never has gone out of fashion, has it?</b><p>Those out of touch with the female species might balk at the concept, …

J. K. Rowling

EMRs are robbing physicians of their writing skills

0 Shares<p>Many physicians have become world famous writers, and in Greek mythology, Apollo was the god of both poetry and medicine. I can personally …

Health Care

The First Detective

The following is an article from the book <i>Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader</i>.<p><i>Sherlock Holmes, Jean Valjean, and the FBI can all trace their roots</i> …

Crime

The Code of Hammurabi: The Best Rule To Manage Risk

Almost 4,000 years ago, King Hammurabi of Babylon, Mesopotamia, laid out one of the first sets of laws.Hammurabi’s Code is among the oldest …

Sherlock Holmes

25 things you (probably) didn’t know you could do in Edinburgh

IF YOU live in Edinburgh or even visit regularly you probably already know the Castle like the back of your hand and are on first name terms with the …

Scotland

An Expert on Warfare Examines Centuries of Evolving Mayhem

<b>THE FUTURE OF WAR</b> <b><br>A History</b><br>By Lawrence Freedman<br>376 pp. PublicAffairs. $30.<p>When it mattered most, the next war was too awful to imagine. In 1933, the year Adolf Hitler took power in Germany, an influential French author warned what might happen: “A hundred planes each carrying a ton of asphyxiating …

George H. W. Bush

Treason or Espionage?

by Chris Redmond November 17, 2017<p><b>"Besides he is not a traitor." [LAST]</b><p>The word "treason" has been tossed around in a political context quite a lot …

Sherlock Holmes

Inside a Camp for Female Psychics

<i>This week, women’s social club</i> <i>The Wing</i> <i>launches</i> No Man’s Land<i>, its first print magazine, with stories rolling out exclusively on the Cut.</i><p>We are …

Fashion

The road goes ever on: What’s next for Tolkien’s Middle-earth?

Posted November 17, 2017 01:50 PM by Logan Albright<p>7831 | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>It’s the end of an era. Christopher Tolkien, the son of …

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It’s no secret that Hollywood never shies away from a classic literary adaptation.<p>From the endless Shakespearean adaptations to yet <i>another</i> take on</i> …

Literature

17 Odd, Funny, And Batshit Things That Happened 100 Years Ago

1917 was wild, y'all. H/t 100YearsAgo

Sherlock Holmes

From Titanic to Trump - new exhibition shows 'Fake News' is nothing new...

IT has been added to the Collins Dictionary and is frequently entered into search engines - and now ‘Fake News’ is on display at the National Science …

Donald Trump

Canadians and the last great cavalry charge, 100 years ago

This coming Monday, in the small town of Masnières, France, Capt. Gord Crossley of the Fort Garry Horse will lead a party of Canadian travellers …

Military History

Kevin Young - Bunk - Book Review

Poet and scholar Kevin Young offers a history of the hoax and a chilling indictment of our current moment in this ambitious book. <b>Bunk</b> opens in the …

Books

Peninsula Players sets 2018 summer season

Peninsula Players, Wisconsin’s mainstay resident summer theater, announced its 2018 season Thursday.<p>Opening the season is Sean Grennan’s “Now and Then” (June 12-July 1), a world premiere about an extraordinary conversation that takes place in 1981 at a neighborhood bar.<p>Next up is Christopher M. …

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes: Adventures in the Realms of H.G. Wells

by Derrick Belanger November 16, 2017<p><b>"...the scientific use of the imagination."</b> [HOUN]<p>Imagine Sherlock Holmes trying to solve the case of an …

Literature

The British TV shows that are watched all over the world

TV

The election and accusations of sexual harassment dominated 2017 literary news

<b>Jan. 22</b> During an interview on “Meet the Press,” presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway uses the phrase “alternative facts,” which propels George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” to the top of the bestseller list.<p><b>Jan. 23</b> “The Girl Who Drank the Moon,” by Kelly Barnhill, wins the 2017 Newbery</b> …

Entertainment

Murder on the Orient Express Fans Will Love These Getaways Connected to Agatha Christie Photos

1/8<p>Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient Express<p>There is perhaps no better way to get the <i>Murder on the Orient Express</i> experience than to actually board the luxury train that inspired the novel. The iconic Venice Simplon-Orient Express, which makes stops across Europe, features painstakingly restored …

Trains

View From the Reds! New Zealand Golf Club, Surrey, England 🇬🇧

New Zealand Golf Club – former preserve of lords, viscounts and oh apparently Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (so I am reliably told by my male golfing …

Golf

‘I believe in fairies, you should, too’

Whether it’s the Cottingley fairies, ghostly visions or even the Enfield poltergeist, there is a place for the lure of magic in these troubled days<p>It is 100 years since two girls in Yorkshire helped the world believe in fairies. That glorious story, of Elsie and Frances, and some hatpins and a …

Sherlock Holmes

Florida Culture for the Week of November 11, 2017 By Josh Garrick

<b>Florida Culture for the Week of November 11, 2017 By Josh Garrick</b><p><b>TONIGHT -- The Tasty Return of “Cows n Cabs”</b><br>Nov 11 beginning at 7 pm<br>Now in its 7th …

Opera

Like her detective novels, Agatha Christie was full of surprises

The Queen of Crime's most famous story, Murder on the Orient Express, gets new life on the big screen.<p>This weekend the Orient Express pulls into the …

Literature

The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes fans all over the world, rejoice! If you didn’t already know, the world’s greatest consulting detective has his own museum in the UK, …

TV

Disney is the worst

As heartening as it was to see a corporation that owns everything from Mickey Mouse to the broadcast rights for the 2018 College Football Playoff …

Business

The Invisible Hours turns Nikola Tesla’s murder into a VR whodunit

Nikola Tesla is dead, and his murderer is somewhere in the house. But finding them isn’t going to be straightforward. In The Invisible Hours, a virtual reality mystery game, you’ll observe seven characters, eavesdrop on their conversations, and glean their secrets to unravel what happened to Tesla …

Business

Five Thoughts On Legends of Tomorrow‘s “Return of the Mack”

The Halloween vibe continued this week as the Legends reunited with Rip Hunter in London, 1895, to hunt a vampire. But the real monsters this week …

Comics

World's biggest dog show takes place in Leipzig

While some 30,000 canines are set to meet in Leipzig for the World Dog Show, the largest of its type in the world, discover 10 dog breeds that …

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