Topic: John Watson
Chapter & Verse Judge says Sherlock Holmes is in the public domain, but Conan Doyle estate fights on
A federal judge ruled that the characters of Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, and many others from Arthur Conan Doyle's stories are in the public domain, but the Conan Doyle estate says Sherlock Holmes still isn't free for use.
The premiere of the first film in the 'Hobbit' series, 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,' took place in Wellington, New Zealand and was attended by director Peter Jackson and actors Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, and Cate Blanchett, among others.
Switzerland's Medel Valley contains gold ore worth an estimated $1.2 billion, but residents soundly rejected a proposal to mine the deposits, despite the community's need for jobs.
'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows' has a trailer with even more explosions and one-liners than the first Robert Downey Jr. movie.
11/30/2011 03:47 pm
There is a way to resolve political impasses like the one that nearly caused a default on US debt. Every day, mediators settle business, divorce, and employment disputes. A George Mitchell or Kenneth Feinberg could do the same for Washington.
08/24/2011 02:20 pm
Sherlock Holmes – the most frequently impersonated fictional character in the world – returns to contemporary London by way of "Masterpiece Mystery"!
10/19/2010 11:37 am
At Tuesday's congressional hearing, legislators criticized four Big Oil companies for being no more prepared for a large spill than BP.
06/15/2010 06:46 pm
Swiss village where Sherlock Holmes's archenemy meets his end readies for flood of fans May 22.
05/19/2009 01:00 am