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Which Author Was Forced To Bring One Of His Beloved Characters Back To Life After Years Of Public Pressure?

Sidney Paget/The Strand Magazine 1893. Answer: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle In 1893, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the prolific author best known for creating detective Sherlock Holmes, did the unthinkable: he penned a story that ended with the death of his crafty and beloved detective. “The Final Problem,” published in the December issue of The Strand Magazine, …

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Park Seo Joon Talks About Finding Inspiration For His Characters, How Fans Motivate Him, And More

Park Seo Joon answered questions from fans in a new Q&A video on his official YouTube channel! The video uploaded on October 7 includes Park Seo Joon responding to a fan who asked if the reason he’s become more playful lately is that he’s picked it up from his younger idol friends. He laughed and …

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Writing Characters Straight To The Linux Framebuffer

These days, working with a display in software is fairly easy. Thanks to the convenience of the modern OS, we’re blessed with graphical user interfaces, where things such as buttons and windows and text are all taken care of for us. Of course, once you start to wander off the beaten track, particularly in embedded …

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The Japanese Word For Bad Is Incorporated Into Which Video Game Character’s Name?

Nintendo Answer: Wario When Nintendo was searching for a name for the character that would become Mario’s dark doppelganger, they didn’t have to look far. By combining the word Mario with the Japanese word for bad, “Warui”, they came up with Wario. Even better, the W in English looks like an inversion of the M …

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Google’s John Mueller Recommends Keeping URLs Under 1,000 Characters

Google’s John Mueller recently stated that URLs should be kept under 1,000 characters in length. This number was mentioned in a Google Webmaster Central hangout during a discussion about URL length as it relates to SEO. While it’s uncommon for URLs to reach, much less exceed, 1,000 characters – it’s not impossible. Various factors such …

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