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Are there more trees in America today than there were during colonial times?

Yesterday, one of my Facebook friends posted an article defending trophy hunting of elephants in Africa. This led to a discussion about hunting reservations in the US, and ultimately to my friend ...
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Did Mesoamericans eat Chihuahua dogs?

There are multiple online sources that claim the Chihuahua dog breed was often eaten by the Mesoamerican cultures who lived there before the arrival of the Europeans. For example, this site claims ...
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Is there any DNA evidence that show that Chinese discovered America before Columbus?

Gavin Menzies makes the claim that the Chinese discovered and settled in America, many centuries before Columbus and Europeans did. He based his claim on the DNA evidence: Close similarity between ...