12 Facts That Surprise Better Than Any BBC Storylines

5 months ago · Julieta · 0 Comment

Did you know that on hot summer days, you can often see drunk bees? That one of the most popular fish dishes can cause terrible hallucinations? Or that the man who created Sherlock Holmes managed to solve a few difficult, real-life crime cases? If the answer to all these questions is “no,” then — read on, and prepare to be amazed!

Today, Bright Side presents a selection of incredible facts for you that will surprise even a hardened cynic.

5. Besides Having His Creation, Sherlock Holmes, Solve Hundreds Of fictional Crimes, Arthur Conan Doyle Untangled 2 real-life Criminal Mysteries Himself.

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes brought the writer ever increasing popularity. As a result, he began receiving letters with pleas for help in solving real crimes. Of all the (invariably petty) cases, only one attracted Conan Doyle’s attention.

In 1906, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle decided to prove the innocence of George Edalji, a man convicted of cattle mutilation. It took the writer only a couple of hours to refute the arguments put forward by the police and help the poor man to clear his name. And then, a few years later, Conan Doyle helped to acquit a person accused of murder.

5. Besides having his creation, Sherlock Holmes, solve hundreds of fictional crimes, Arthur Conan Doyle untangled 2 real-life criminal mysteries himself.

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