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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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Youth club 'to auction' Banksy art 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:26:17 GMT 
    The leader of a youth club in Bristol, who helped remove a Banksy artwork from a wall with a crowbar, says he hopes to sell it at auction.


Birds choose best building materials 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:55:07 GMT 
    Birds learn to choose the the best building materials for their nests, rather than building from instinct, say scientists.


Early air points to cold, dry Mars 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:23:21 GMT 
    Scientists have worked out the characteristics of the air on Mars 3.6 billion years ago.


Sensors to prevent pain for amputees 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:41:59 GMT 
    Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.


Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes' 
  Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:04:46 GMT 
    UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.


Man City players 'best paid in sport' 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:57:59 GMT 
    Premier League players at Manchester City are the best paid in global sport, according to a recently published report.


A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia 
  Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:12:29 GMT 
    A photographer recently snapped perhaps the only girl in the world learning to hunt with a golden eagle.


How to move a T-Rex dinosaur 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:16:49 GMT 
    One of the most complete tyrannosaurus skeletons ever found is being moved from Montana to Washington DC. There, hundreds of millions of people will eventually be able to view it.


South Sudan rebels 'seize' oil hub 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:24 GMT 
    Rebel forces in South Sudan say they have recaptured the oil hub of Bentiu and want oil companies to halt operations.


Six killed in India bus fire 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:04:02 GMT 
    At least six people die after the bus they were travelling in caught fire in India's southern state of Karnataka, police say.


Credit Suisse rebuffs forex probe 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:51:32 GMT 
    Swiss bank Credit Suisse has found nothing "materially untoward" in how it trades foreign currencies, finance officer David Mathers has said.


Venezuela rejects protest amnesty 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:17:59 GMT 
    The Venezuelan government says it will not grant jailed opposition leaders an amnesty at talks aimed at ending anti-government protests.


Syria 'torture' photos shown to UN 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:48:02 GMT 
    Members of the UN Security Council view graphic photographs of prisoners allegedly tortured by Syrian government forces.


Boston marks bombing anniversary 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:58:42 GMT 
    Boston marks the anniversary of the deadly bombing at last year's marathon, honouring the dead and lauding the strength of the survivors.


Tesco announces 6% fall in profit 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:30:28 GMT 
    UK supermarket giant Tesco announces a 6% fall in annual group trading profit to £3.3bn, the second year that profits have fallen.
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