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  • 'Pride and Prejudice' from Greer Garson to murder mystery

    With P. D. James' new book 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice' is getting another makeover. In James's story, it's six years after the end of the original book, and Elizabeth and Darcy's idyllic life is turned upside down when Lizzy's sister Lydia shows up claiming that her husband, George Wickham, has been murdered. But James' novel is hardly the first to revive the classic. Since its publication in 1813, Austen's most famous novel has had enduring popularity, inspiring everything from movie adaptations to a satire that adds zombies. Here are a few of the most memorable 'P&P' incarnations over the years.
    12/05/2011 09:59 am

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  • How old is the Grand Canyon? You might be surprised.

    Most scientists agreed that the Grand Canyon was carved 6 million years ago, until a study in 2012 used new data to argue that the canyon was actually 12 times as old. A new study tries to merge the old and new data into a single story.

  • Why was Dian Fossey killed?

    One of the world's most well-regarded primatologists at the time of her death, Dian Fossey developed unprecedented bonds with gorillas while at the same time alienating herself from both supporters and enemies.

  • Curiosity measures radiation at Martian surface

    The first measurement of radiation at Mars' surface has implications for a human mission to the Red Planet, as well as for where Mars' missions might find traces of Martian life – if it was ever there. 

  • Trans fats ban: How a mayor created a movement

    Trans fats will be phased out of US food, the FDA says. The pressure for a ban on trans fats came from New York's health-conscious mayor.

  • In Gear Ford C-Max sales unhurt by fuel economy flub

    The Ford C-Max Hybrid's sales are faring just fine, despite the PR pounding the car took because of worse-than-promised gas mileage. C-Max Hybrid sales climbed 12 percent last month. 

  • JWoww and Snooki allowed to film in New Jersey (+video)

    JWoww and Snooki: Filming of their MTV reality show will go on in New Jersey, a judge ruled. Neighbors went to court to try to stop filming of the third season of "Snooki & JWoww" saying it disrupted Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.

  • In Gear Ford Motor Company launches competition for fuel-efficiency app

    Ford Motor Company is offering a cash prize to the software developer who creates the best new app for fuel efficiency, Read writes. The winning app might live on smartphones, or it might exist solely on Ford Motor Company infotainment systems.

  • Cold, mold loom as hazards in Sandy disaster zones

    City officials estimate at least 12,000 New Yorkers are trying to survive in unheated, flood-damaged homes, despite warnings that dropping temperatures could pose a health risk. Many families have returned to coastal homes contaminated with mold or filled with construction dust.

  • Opinion The rise of Evangelical environmentalists could reshape US elections

    Neither Mitt Romney nor President Obama mentioned climate change in the presidential debates. Yet rising sea levels and rising frustration with the GOP’s failure to protect the environment mean that the evangelical vote is not necessarily a sure thing for Republicans.

  • Snookiville law: Why New Jersey wants more control over reality TV

    'Snookiville Law'? The proposed law would let towns license and regulate the filming of reality television shows and require the shows to pay for additional police officers. Ronald Dancer, an Ocean County Republican, introduced the legislation for the "Snookiville Law."

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What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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