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But wait! Maybe the World Was Already Round

thewest.jpgThe Chinese may have a pre-existing claim to America!

The "controversial map," reports the BBC, "was bought for about $500 from a Shanghai dealer by a Chinese lawyer and collector, Liu Gang."

Did the eunuch Zheng He get around the world first? "Dramatic evidence" was to be revealed in January in London and Beijing, according to The Economist.

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