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Earth's final frontier: the global race to map the entire ocean floor

An ambitious project to chart the seabed by 2030 could help countries prepare for tsunamis, protect marine habitats and monitor deep-sea mining. But the challenge is unprecedentedOn a wall facing Vicki Ferrini’s desk hangs a giant map of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. At 6ft by 8ft, it’s the largest size available on the printer at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, where she works as a geoinformatics researcher. “I of course want it even bigger,” she says.The map is busier than a usual worl...
Tags: Environment, Atlantic, Marine Life, Oceans, Argentina, Tsunamis, Sherlock Holmes, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Ferrini, Vicki Ferrini


Morning Docket: 06.29.20

* The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Netflix for its depiction of Sherlock Holmes as a kind and caring sleuth. Wonder if there was ever legal action over Holmes and Watson... [CNN] * Texas law firms are rethinking reopening plans amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. [Texas Lawyer] * A disciplinary panel has suggested a two-year suspension for a lawyer who showed "aggressive tactics and relentless vindictiveness" in practicing law. Some clients might like those qualities. [ABA Journal] ...
Tags: Texas, Law, Netflix, Justin Bieber, Nebraska, Watson, Associated Press, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, ABA Journal, Dallas Morning News, Holmes, Doyle, Morning Docket, COVID-19


Queering Dr. Watson: Sexual Identity in The Angel of the Crows

Katherine Addison, the author of award-winning The Goblin Emperor, has a new fantasy novel out, a dark Fantasy that is mash-up of Jack the Ripper and the detectives of Baker Street. We have a guest post from the author today, talking about the work, and its queer characters. SPOILER ALERT: Dr. J. H. Doyle is not what you think. I am not the first writer to notice that you can use a first-person narrator to play games with sex and gender roles. Emma Bull (Bone Dance) and Sarah Caud...
Tags: Books, London, Fantasy, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, John, Jack, Holmes, Bohemia, Doyle, Joanna, Irene, Crow, Madison Wisconsin, LGBTQIA


Sherlock Holmes is too nice in upcoming Netflix adaptation, lawsuit argues

Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Netflix, among others, over its upcoming film "Enola Holmes" -- arguing that the show's depiction of Sherlock Holmes as kind, caring and respectful of women is a violation of the author's copyright.
Tags: Cnn, Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Enola Holmes


Netflix’s ‘Enola Holmes’ and WB’s Will Smith-Starring ‘King Richard’ Hit With Lawsuits

Welcome, welcome, welcome, one and all, to today’s movie lawsuit round-up extravaganza! Can it be an extravaganza if there are only two lawsuits? Let’s not worry about the specifics! Netflix’s Enola Holmes, a movie about Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister, and Warner Bros.’ King Richard, a biopic of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams’ father, have both had suits filed against them. But the Enola Holmes lawsuit is actually kind of hilarious, and you can find out why below. Enola Holmes Laws...
Tags: Movies, Legal, Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Will-Smith, Warner Bros, Sherlock, Henry Cavill, Richard, Serena Williams, Ian Mckellen, Helena Bonham Carter, Warner Brothers, Venus, Serena


‘Enola Holmes’ First Look: Netflix Debuts Images of Millie Bobby Brown as Sherlock Holmes’ Little Sister

Enola Holmes is on the case. Haven’t heard of her? Maybe you’ve heard of her last name, which belongs to her far more famous brother, Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. But in the new Netflix film Enola Holmes starring Millie Bobby Brown, the young teen detective takes the spotlight. The streamer has debuted the first images from Enola Holmes, the upcoming feature film directed by Emmy-winning Fleabag director Harry Bradbeer and based on Nancy ...
Tags: Images, England, London, Movies, Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock, Emmy, Henry Cavill, Holmes, Edgar, Sam Claflin, Mycroft Holmes, Mycroft, Cavill


Murder by Decree (Bob Clark, 1979)

“New to Blu-ray, Bob Clark’s atmospheric marrying of fact and fiction still resonates with its themes of political corruption and abuse of power.” Read the rest of my review over at Slant Magazine.
Tags: Movies, Film, Movie Reviews, Sherlock Holmes, Bob Clark, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Decree Bob Clark, Blu ray Bob Clark


Millie Bobby Brown Out-Sleuths Sherlock Holmes In First Look Of Film About His Sister

Netflix's "Enola Holmes" also stars Henry Cavill, Sam Clafin and Helena Bonham Carter.
Tags: News, Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Millie Bobby Brown, Enola Holmes, Henry Cavill Sam Clafin


Conan Doyle Estate Sues Netflix Over ‘Enola Holmes’ Film Starring Millie Bobby Brown

The estate of Arthur Conan Doyle has filed a lawsuit alleging that an upcoming Netflix film about Sherlock Holmes’ younger sister infringes on the Holmes stories that remain under copyright. The estate claims that “Enola Holmes,” starring Millie Bobby Brown, depicts the legendary detective as warm and friendly, a characterization that only appears in the […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes, Conan Doyle, Millie Bobby Brown, Enola Holmes


How Maria Konnikova used her psychology background to be a champion poker player

I'm almost finished reading Maria Konnikova's new book, The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win.  It's an enthralling and funny first-hand account of her transition from a person who didn't know how many cards were in a deck into a professional, tournament-winning poker player. Maria is one of my favorite nonfiction authors.I've interviewed her about her other two books, The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It...Every Time and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherl...
Tags: Psychology, Post, News, Poker, Atlantic, Sherlock Holmes, Maria, Erik, Maria Konnikova, Bally


Warner Bros. Teases Mysterious ‘Goonies,’ ‘Beetlejuice,’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Announcements

Warner Bros. may have drastically reshuffled its upcoming theatrical release slate, but the studio is forging ahead with what seems to be a series of major announcements set for this September. The studio’s social media accounts have been cryptically teasing announcements for classic ’80s films The Goonies and Beetlejuice, as well as the Guy Ritchie romp Sherlock Holmes, with intriguing Instagram posts that hint that all will be revealed come September. But what exactly? If your thoughts immedi...
Tags: Warner Brothers, Beetlejuice, Sherlock-Holmes, The-Goonies


LIVE TOMORROW: Freedom fighting, writing, and microdosing LSD, with Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon

Add event to calendarStep inside the minds of two of the most exciting and dynamic writers of our times. In this special Big Think Live session, psychologist, New York Times best-selling author, and poker pro Maria Konnikova will lead a conversation with married writers Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon. Waldman and Chabon will discuss how they coach one another to new strengths, 100 years of landmark ACLU cases (the subject of their latest book project), Ayelet's experiences with LSD microdosin...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Politics, Television, Arts, Writing, Film, Youtube, Star Trek, Culture, Harvard University, Aclu, New York Times, Innovation, Literature, Sherlock Holmes


Freedom fighting, writing, and microdosing LSD

Add event to calendarStep inside the minds of two of the most exciting and dynamic writers of our times. In this special Big Think Live session, psychologist, New York Times best-selling author, and poker pro Maria Konnikova will lead a conversation with married writers Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon. Waldman and Chabon will discuss how they coach one another to new strengths, 100 years of landmark ACLU cases (the subject of their latest book project), Ayelet's experiences with LSD microdosin...
Tags: Facebook, Books, Politics, Television, Arts, Writing, Film, Youtube, Star Trek, Culture, Harvard University, Aclu, New York Times, Innovation, Literature, Sherlock Holmes


Exclusive: ‘Unmatched: Cobble and Fog’ Reveals New Card Art and Miniatures From the Incredible Tabletop Game Series

Unmatched isn’t just a great board game series – it’s an excuse to play out the wildest showdowns from the depths of your geekiest daydreams. Put aside the beautiful miniatures and gorgeous card artwork. Forget about the perfectly balanced mechanics that turn each game into a nerve-wracking battle of wits and tough choices. At the end of the day, Unmatched is the board game series where King Arthur can battle Bigfoot, where Bruce Lee can take on the raptors from Jurassic Park, where Robin Hood ...
Tags: London, Movies, Robin Hood, Bbc, Features, Bigfoot, Jurassic Park, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock, Bruce Lee, Board Games, Taylor, Skype, Alice


Discovering Real Poetry.

I’ve started Valentin Kataev’s 1967 memoir Трава забвеня (translated by Robert Daglish as The Holy Well) and have already fallen in love with it. He starts off describing a nervous visit to Ivan Bunin sometime in the early 1910s accompanied by a high-school classmate, each of them with poems they want the great man to look at (and hopefully praise). Then he backs up to explain how he came to know about Bunin. He grew up in Odessa as a not particularly literary adolescent, but like every lite...
Tags: Wikipedia, Uncategorized, Linguistics, Sherlock Holmes, Black Sea, Google Books, Arcadia, Odessa, Gaston Leroux, Valya, Bunin, Ivan Bunin, Fyodorov, Valentin Kataev, Kataev, Robert Daglish


The 10 Best Sherlock Holmes Stories

Over the course of 40 years during the late 19th and early 20th century, Arthur Conan Doyle published 60 Sherlock Holmes tales in the form of four short novels and 56 short stories (which are generally published in five separate collections). The adventures of Doyle’s iconic detective proved a craze from the start, and since then, no character has been as reproduced and adapted in film, television, stage, and the printed word.  I’d long been intrigued by the idea of Sherlock, but wasn’t real...
Tags: Books, England, London, Scotland, Life, America, Travel & leisure, Classics, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock, Napoleon, Wilson, Moriarty, Holmes


More Details on Henry Cavill’s Return to the DCEU as Superman

More Details on Henry Cavill’s Return to the DCEU as Superman Following yesterday’s news that Henry Cavill is in negotiations to reprise his role as Superman in the DCEU, Deadline is now sharing details on the potential return. RELATED: RELATED: HBO Max Reveals New Details on Green Lantern & Snyder Cut! Warner Bros. is reportedly not developing a Man of Steel sequel, nor will Cavill make any cameos in Wonder Woman 1984, The Suicide Squad, or in Matt Reeves’ The Batman. Projects that Cavill co...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Dwayne Johnson, Superman, Netflix, Justice League, Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Warner Bros, Johnson, Henry Cavill, Paramount Pictures, Holmes, Adam, Cavill, Movie News


Henry Cavill In Negotiations To Return To Superman!

Henry Cavill in negotiations to return to Superman! It’s been up in the air as to whether or not Henry Cavill would ever return to his career-making role of the iconic DC Comics hero Superman after appearing in three films in Warner Bros.’ DC Extended Universe and now it’s been reported he is currently in talks to reprise the role! (Via The Wrap) RELATED: HBO Max Reveals New Details on Green Lantern & Snyder Cut! Though Cavill had reportedly departed the role in 2018, he has said in interv...
Tags: Movies, Justice, Superman, Dc Comics, Netflix, Justice League, Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Warner Bros, Henry Cavill, Holmes, Sandberg, Cavill, ComingSoon, Movie News, Geralt


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in June 2020

HBO Max launches this week, but what about the future? What will be available to stream next month, for instance? A lot, as it turns out. And it’s a lot of quality stuff, too. Not just HBO Max originals, but also plenty of familiar films as well. These are the best TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in June 2020. McCabe and Mrs. Miller Robert Altman‘s anti-Western features Warren Beatty as a gambler and Julie Christie as the prostitute he strikes a deal with to open a brothel in a newl...
Tags: Hbo, London, Movies, Matt Damon, Stephen King, Tim Burton, Chicago, Ferrari, Ford, Titanic, Warren Beatty, Stanley Kubrick, Christian Bale, Sherlock Holmes, Bale, Ryan Gosling


Inverse the Six Ws for Problem Discovery

Identify the right problem Who doesn’t love to solve a great mystery? After all, the greatest stories in history tap into that very desire to solve problems; the story presents a mystery and has you follow along as its characters search for the Six Ws. This is particularly engaging because solving problems is directly rooted in our evolutionary need to innovate. But what happens when the problem isn’t apparent? How do you solve something you don’t understand, or worse yet, don’t even know ex...
Tags: Business, Leadership, Innovation, Problem Solving, Sherlock Holmes, Innovation Perspectives, Innovation Management, Innovation Strategy, Blogging Innovation, Breakthrough Innovation, Problem Discovery, Rowan Gibson


Everything Coming to HBO Max This June

Everything Coming to HBO Max This June HBO Max has unveiled its June slate, including new HBO original series like Perry Mason starring Emmy winner Matthew Rhys, I May Destroy You from executive producer and star Michaela Coel, and the docu-series I’ll Be Gone in the Dark premiere alongside comedy special Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It! New shows also include Max originals like the kids’ adventure competition series Karma, the Adventure Time: Distant Lands BMO special, the third season of the ...
Tags: Hbo, TV, London, Movies, Youtube, Tim Burton, US, Chicago, Ford, TV News, Streaming, Channing Tatum, Sherlock Holmes, Brad Pitt, National Enquirer, David Attenborough


HBO Max Unveils Hundreds of Movies Available from Warner Bros., The Criterion Collection, Studio Ghibli & More

HBO Max is coming on May 27, and while a lot of eyes will be on the original content coming from the new streaming service, plenty of people will be happy to see the huge library of movies coming with it. Since HBO Max falls under the WarnerMedia banner, there’s a huge roster of classic movies that will be available to stream, including some that aren’t available anywhere else. The full list of classic movies that HBO Max is bringing to the table has been revealed, along with the rest of the mo...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Hollywood, London, Movies, Berlin, Time, US, Atlanta, Fox, West, Paris, Italy, Moscow, Tokyo, Philadelphia


Full List of HBO Max Movies Available at Launch Day Revealed!

Full list of HBO Max movies available at launch day revealed! With only a week left to go until the highly-anticipated launch of HBO Max, WarnerMedia has officially revealed the full list of movies that will be available for streaming when HBO Max will be making its scheduled launch on May 27. Featuring more than 600 titles ranging from Warner Bros.’ classic and most recent films to the Criterion Collection and up to the acclaimed Studio Ghibli films, you can check the full list below! (via C...
Tags: Hbo, New York, London, Movies, Berlin, Africa, Atlanta, Fox, West, Paris, Italy, Tokyo, Philadelphia, Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Bob


The Morning Watch: Conan O’Brien Visits Lucasfilm Headquarters, VFX Artists React to ‘Parasite’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch a flashback clip from 2007 where Conan O’Brien and his producer Jordan Schlansky visit Lucasfilm and point out some inconsistencies on the tour. Plus, watch as VFX artists react to scenes from Parasit...
Tags: Movies, Conan, Sherlock Holmes, Jordan, Cinderella, Lucasfilm, Visual Effects, Disney World, Conan O Brien, Mickey, Jack Skellington, Parasite, Star-Wars, Video Of The Day, Magic Kingdom Park, I Tonya


CS Soapbox: Why Avatar 2 Will Break the $3 Billion Mark

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Why Avatar 2 Will Break the $3 Billion Mark Can you believe over a year has passed since Avengers: Endgame stormed into theaters and broke practically every box office record there was? Finales have a tendency to break the bank on opening weekend, but they usually die down pretty quick. Remember when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows racked up a $169 million opening weekend and then tumbled 72% with $47 million the following week? The film was still a mass...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Pandora, Avatar, Mtv, Cameron, New Zealand, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, Jon Favreau, Avengers, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Terminator


‘Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’ Reminds Us That the Legacy of George Lucas Goes Far Beyond ‘Star Wars’

The second episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian has arrived, and in it, executive producer Jon Favreau hones in on the legacy of Star Wars and how it impacted the making of The Mandalorian. For this episode, he’s brought in some longtime Star Wars veterans and Lucasfilm collaborators to discuss the saga, including the company’s president Kathleen Kennedy, Industrial Light & Magic visual effects supervisors John Knoll and Richard Bluff, and animation director Hal Hickel. The overall vibe o...
Tags: Star-Wars, Television, Movies, Documentary, Sci-fi, Disney, Features, Sequels, Sherlock Holmes, Jon-Favreau, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Ilm, Lucas, Yoda, Luke Skywalker


California’s misguided crackdown on Uber and Lyft comes at the worst possible time

More than four million Californians — over 20 percent of the state’s workforce — have recently lost their jobs. Yet you wouldn’t know it from the actions taken yesterday by California’s top public attorneys. The state Attorney General and the Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco City Attorneys filed a lawsuit against Uber and Lyft for allegedly misclassifying their combined half a million or so California drivers as independent contractors. “California law makes it clear that Uber and Lyft ...
Tags: Lyft, California, Opinion, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Silicon Valley, Sherlock Holmes, Dre, Los Angeles City, San Francisco City, Feuer, Dennis Herrera, Uber Lyft, Los Angeles San Diego, Big Labor


"Death Created Time to Grow the Things that It Would Kill": The True Detective Files

In the midst of enjoying True Detective on Blu-ray recently, I think it holds up well given our current issues, and so I compiled some quotes and links to some of the better analyses, sources, and interpretations of cryptic clues related to the show. I especially like writer Nic Pizzolatto's use of philosophy and "weird fiction" to enhance Rust Cohle's delightfully bleak point of view.---"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its cont...
Tags: Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Time, America, Michael Jordan, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Woody Harrelson, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, True Detective, Maggie, Chambers, Gulf of Mexico, Lange, Holmes


"Death Created Time to Grow the Things that It Would Kill": The True Detective Files

In the midst of enjoying True Detective on Blu-ray recently, I think it holds up well given our current issues, and so I compiled some quotes and links to some of the better analyses, sources, and interpretations of cryptic clues related to the show. I especially like writer Nic Pizzolatto's use of philosophy and "weird fiction" to enhance Rust Cohle's delightfully bleak point of view.---"The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its cont...
Tags: Movies, Time, America, Michael Jordan, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Louisiana, Gulf Coast, Maggie, Chambers, Gulf of Mexico, Lange, Holmes, Marty, Galveston, Errol