This Guy Thinks He's Found an Unpublished Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes Story

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To be fair, it's possible that it's a real long lost Sherlock Holmes story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, it's just not very probable.

The story in question is 1,300 words in length and appeared in a 1903 pamphlet for a bazaar that was held to raise money for a bridge restoration in the town of Selkirk, Scotland.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a guest of honor at the bazaar, and provided some funding for the bridge restortation, but there's no mention of him writing a story for it.  The pamphlet story is unsigned, and is most likely a part of a series of three "Notable Inerviews" written for the bazaar.  The story opens with a nod to the previous two interviews, and it's terribly unlikely that Conan Doyle wrote those interviews as well.  It's more likely that someone else wrote the story as a nod to Conan Doyle's attendance. 

"Sherlock Holmes." — DISCOVERING THE BORDER BURGHS, and, BY DEDUCTION, the BRIG BAZAAR was found by historian Walter Elliot, who has apparently had it for 40-50 years, and brought it out of storage upon hearing that the bridge is to again be restored.  You can read the text in full here.


Meet the Official One Piece Van: The Thousand Serena

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Named after the Thousand Sunny, this Nissan Serena has an official One Piece wrap and it could be yours!  The van costs roughly $27,000 (US), but only nine of them are to be sold, and buyers are to be chosen by a raffle.

Kanye West is Working on a Video Game About His Late Mother

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In the video above, West makes mention of a video game he's been working on for the last six months based on his single with Paul McCartney, "Only One." The game is to be about West's late mother, Donda, "going through the gates of heaven," whom you help to ascend "by holding her to the light."

If it's anything like his wife's game, it's sure to be a hit.