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Mystery Jane Austen suitor who sparked rift with sister identified

A new biography of Jane Austen claims a Dr. Samuel Blackall is the mystery suitor who broke the her heart and sparked a rift with her sister. According to Dr Andrew Norman, Dr Blackall's letters to friends disclose his wish to pursue a courtship with the young author, but his uncertainty

Digitizing Ancient Texts Leads to New Discoveries

Computer scientists, conservationists and scholars are racing to digitize crumbling literary treasures, and in the process are coming across amazing finds. In the process, they're uncovering unexpected troves of new finds, including never-before-seen versions of the Christian Gospels, fragments of Greek poetry and commentaries on Aristotle. Improved technology is allowing researchers