October 02, 2020

Attenborough gains 1 million followers on Instagram in first four hours–a world record.

Sep 25 2020 Naturalist and TV host David Attenborough has claimed the record for shortest time to reach 1 million followers on Instagram, racking up the numbers just hours after joining the social media platform Thursday. The veteran broadcaster's first post, a video warning about climate change - was posted at 2 am Pacific Daylight Time, and just over four hours later, his account hit 1 million followers, Guinness World Records said. Attenborough explained that he was new to the social media platform but was debuting on Instagram to raise awareness of the climate emergency. His memoir, A Life on...

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Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate sues Netflix for giving Sherlock Holmes too many feelings

Oct 02 2020 The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has sued Netflix over its upcoming film Enola Holmes, arguing that the movie's depiction of public domain character Sherlock Holmes having emotions and respecting women violates Doyle's copyright.The Doyle estate made a similar argument five years ago in a lawsuit against Miramax for its film Mr. Holmes — among other things, it claimed Mr. Holmes included plot details about Holmes' retirement, which only happens in the final stories. But its new argument is a lot more abstract: basically, if this movie wants Sherlock Holmes to express emotions, its creators need...

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