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"Critics are by no means the end of the law. Do not think all is over with you because you articles are rejected. It may be that the editor has his drawer full, or that he does not know enough to appreciate you, or you have not gained a reputation, or he is not in a mood to be pleased. A critic's judgment is like that of any intelligent person. If he has experience, he is capable of judging whether a book will sell. That is all."

—Lavina Goodell Junior editor, Harper's Bazaar

 

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'Hot cop' sparks collective swoon 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:07:33 EDT 
    If a blue-eyed, chisel-cheeked mugshot can make an Internet sensation of a criminal suspect, can the law be far behind?


9 of the world's greatest tunnels 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 03:04:48 EDT 
    As the Channel Tunnel marks its 20th anniversary, we look at other underground connections that push engineering limits.


Take a tour through George W.'s ranch 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:53:45 EDT 
    Central Texas, especially that sweet spot halfway between Dallas and Austin where small swaths of the legendary old prairies remain, is an earthly paradise. Blowsy live oaks spread their heavy limbs beneath cloud-spattered skies, while creeks and rivers—most prominently the meandering Brazos—ripple alongside gently rolling pastures gilded with waving grasses. These natural glories are precisely what led Laura and George W. Bush to choose the area for their Prairie Chapel Ranch, the retreat they completed in 2001, just after he became the 43rd president of the United States. Occupying some 1,600 acres near the flyspeck town of Crawford, about 25 miles west of Waco, the property is anchored by a strong but relatively modest home that quietly honors its location.


5 macabre sites in Asia 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:58:37 EDT 
    Southeast Asia's darker tourist attractions supply insight and shivers in equal doses.


Tour of a terrorist's secret hideout 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:27:57 EDT 
    CNN explores a labyrinth of tunnels in Pakistan that was once a safe haven for militants.


Exploring a tribal ghost town in Pakistan 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:22:13 EDT 
    CNN's Saima Mohsin goes on patrol with the Pakistani military as they shut down underground tunnels used by militants.


Warlord's bling: Rolex or 'Islamic watch?' 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:40:11 EDT 
    ISIS leader teams ancient robes with 21st century wrist-wear.


Control devices with your mind 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:27:12 EDT 
    The incredible app that lets you take photos using nothing more than the power of your thoughts.


Is this the secret to aging slowly? 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:36:36 EDT 
    Researchers are trying to show that meditation could help counter the aging process.


'Casino queen's' billion dollar palace 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:49:29 EDT 
    The 'queen' of Macau's gambling empire is about to unveil a new palace.


Slain teen's mom: I won't forget him 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:52:22 EDT 
    The mother of murdered Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khedair speaks to CNN's Becky Anderson.


Survivor: 'Now they call me the anti-Ebola' 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:32:23 EDT 
    A man who survived the deadly virus describes how it took hold.


Dinosaur skeletons returned to Mongolia 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 22:30:12 EDT 
    Dinosaur skeletons illegally smuggled in to the United States have been turned over to the Mongolian government in a repatriation ceremony Thursday.


Jordanian prince on ISIS threat 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:57:54 EDT 
    Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan discusses the increasing number of conflicts across the Middle East.


'Game of Thrones' takes Emmy lead 
  Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:12:58 EDT 
    The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, with "Game of Thrones" in the lead with a total of 19 nods, and "Breaking Bad" getting its final round of recognition.
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