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pottery

Ceramic Innovators  Newly discovered remains of pottery made by hunter-gatherers living on China’s central plain around 10,000 years ago include plain pieces (shown) and decorated pieces. 

leg bone

CANNIBAL CHEW  Human tooth marks and pounding damage (in boxed area) on a 14,700-year-old human leg bone excavated from a British cave indicate that ritual cannibalism was practiced there, researchers say.

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri

After Nina Davuluri was crowned Miss America in 2014, the Twittersphere was abuzz with disparaging (and sometimes erroneous) remarks about her ethnicity and religion. Community attempts to correct such tweets were met with some corrections and apologies.

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