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  1. Philip Ball's Invisible is a lucid and entertaining look at the history and future of invisibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... in physics and chemistry were coming fast and furious, but mystical thinking still held enormous appeal. Arthur Conan Doyle, best known for creating the hyperlogical Sherlock Holmes, believed that psychics could really read minds, sought evidence ...

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  2. Sherlock's One Weird TrickRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | MetaFilter

    In 1923, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his shortest Sherlock Holmes story and one that is considered "non-canon" or "self-parody": "How Watson Learned the Trick" . The reason it was so short, under 500 words, was that it was hand-written into a tiny bound volume, to be placed in the miniature Library of Queen Mary's Doll House alongside similar 'small works' by Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton and other prominent authors.

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  3. MomentumTHE Game is AfootRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  4. Mark Gatiss to lend Sherlock twist to the BBC PromsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salisbury Journal

    This year's Proms concerts will feature a performance inspired by one of literature's most famous violinists - master detective Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle's creation, currently in the middle of a revival inspired by the hit BBC show starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is described in the stories as a good violin player and admirer of classical music.

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  5. Fact and fiction blend in Dimond bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Coast Reporter

    ... of people and police were out looking for her." It's a fact that her colleagues in writing, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, and Dorothy Sayers, mystery writer, were among those who searched. But it's at this point that Dimond ...

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  6. Proms celebrate Ibiza and SherlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    ... that music into the Albert Hall should be very powerful." Another matinee will feature music mentioned in Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, as well as scores written for TV shows and films about the super-sleuth - including the current ...

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  7. Gaiman's throne: 'Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances' by Neil GaimanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... Ray Bradbury." The master of the first-person macabre seems to be channeling Shirley Jackson one minute, Arthur Conan Doyle the next and Edgar Allan Poe overall. A piece that puts me in thematic mind of Poe, "My Last Landlady" ("last" being the ...

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  8. Forensic science: The soil sleuthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Nature

    ... years old by the time Dawson took it up. Police in Germany used sandy soil to solve a crime in 1856 and Arthur Conan Doyle noted the forensic potential of dirt three decades later in his first Sherlock Holmes mystery, A Study in Scarlet . In the ...

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  9. Ar OpinionS&P Makes Me MadRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  10. 6 Web Series to Watch While Waiting for 'Transparent' to ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ETonline

    ... The Web Series is a feminist and LGBT re-telling of Sherlock Holmes and the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, set in 1990s Boston and featuring Dr. Watson as a trans woman. The show is Kickstarter-funded and the pilot has already been ...

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  11. Sherlock Holmes goes back to 1895Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | BBC News

    ... relevant date for the detective, often considered when he was at the peak of his popularity after author Arthur Conan Doyle had killed off the fictional character (only to bring him back to life later on). Plus the date appears on screen in series ...

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  12. The Mighty Sandow: The father of body buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ABC News

    ... body building competition, which was held in London's Albert Hall in 1901. The three judges were Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the physician who invented Sherlock Holmes, the athlete and sculptor Sir Charles Lawes, and Sandow himself. "Sandow was ...

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  13. Yale To Screen Vintage Shorts From Newly Donated CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CTNow.com

    ... Is Opened," a 1930s compilation newsreel about the Charles W. Howard Santa training school (3:24); "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle," a 1927 documentary featuring the only known interview on film with the creator of "Sherlock Holmes" (11:34); "Maker of Water ...

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  14. Mark Gatiss: The Sherlock special is the first time Steven Moffat and I have written togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Radio Times

    ... Adventures of Sherlock Holmes when I had German measles, aged ten," he recalls. "I loved the flavour of Arthur Conan Doyle's stories. He was a master storyteller and you get a brilliant snapshot of Victorian Britain." "Sherlock happened because ...

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  15. Ian McKellen gives a strikingly subtle performance as an aged Sherlock in Mr HolmesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Radio Times

    Both a reinvention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved detective and a reverent tribute, director Bill Condon's ninth feature also takes a sympathetic look at the agonies of old age by depicting the deterioration of one of fiction's finest minds. As portrayed by the august Ian McKellen, this Holmes is among the best of a long line of Sherlocks, with McKellen imbuing his interpretation with great charm and pathos.

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  16. Ian McKellen stars as Sherlock Holmes in new 'Mr Holmes' trailer - watch - Film NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | NME

    Based on Mitch Cullins' 2005 novel A Slight Trick Of The Mind , the film stars Ian McKellen as a more mature version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective, who is now 93 years old and struggling to enjoy his retirement. The film's plot synopsis teases: "In 1947, the world famous sleuth has retired to a remote Sussex farmhouse, living in relative anonymity with only his housekeeper Mrs Munro and her young son Roger for company.

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  17. Travelers can find mysteries and spies in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Toledo Blade

    ... Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die . The life and times of creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his enduring stories are explored with a thoroughness that even Holmes, that master of observation, could admire. Evidence of ...

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  18. Not So ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Weekly Standard

    ... help in delineating the ways in which institutional thought aligned and diverged in Doyle's creations. Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) struggled for much of his life to get out from under the shadow of Sherlock Holmes, an initiative that no reader ...

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  19. VIDEO: Young quizzers hold the fort at Times of Oman Inter School Quiz ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Times of Oman

    ... the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels featuring Sherlock Holmes, who is the author? (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle); In which cartoon by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara do characters like Spike and Tyke, Butch, Mammy Two Shoes and ...

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  20. Public editor: Seven corrections from some knowledgeable readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Globe and Mail

    ... card rewards included a mention of London's Criterion Restaurant, described as the setting chosen by Arthur Conan Doyle for the first meeting between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. The reader noted that had you read A Study in Scarlet , you ...

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