Place for Sherlock related fun facts, can be anything from anywhere, something you read, found, books, news etc, because...season 4 is still soo... far away, we...have.. to...survive.... and I am bored!
Some to start:
Glow-in-the-dark rabbit experiment exists in real lab, as effort to improve treatment for life-threatening illness, created by injecting jellyfish DNA to the embryos.
The only country in Europe that hasn't abolished death penalty is Belarus.
It is illegal to die in the House of Parliament.**
Imagine if the train bomb went off, how many law breakers they had to arrest..
Martin Freeman had his wallet stolen before he went on first audition. He was in the bad mood because of that, the producers thought he was not interested in the role.
UK law; Mince pies cannot be eaten on Christmas Day.**
I guess that's why Mrs. Hudson still have them in the fridge on New Year Eve.
Pink used to be considered boy's color, it is the lighter version of red that is associated with men as men in England wear red uniform.
A writer called John Radford uses three different methods in his book to gauge Sherlock's IQ and comes to conclusion that his IQ is 190.
Dress codes at Buckingham Palace have changed greatly over two centuries. Evening court dress remained obligatory until the Second World War. Today there is no official dress code. Most men invited to Buckingham Palace in the daytime choose to wear service uniform or lounge suits.
So Sherlock doesn't break any dressing code, he is just not ordinary man.
Added: **Some sources say that these are myths, some others say these are legit. They could also be legit until certain point and repealed.
P.S. Don't worry to mess this thread up, if we have collected significant list, I'd compiled them and put them on top for easier read.