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    For a weekend in Cary, earth will be flat

    “The Earth is flat,” declared Kyrie Irving, the Duke and now NBA basketballer. Evidently, this sentiment is more popular than one might expect, and close to home too. Not far from Irving’s alma mater, Duke, is the highly educated and tech-focused Town of Cary. Which happens to be the setting of the 2017 Flat Earth International Conference. The 2017 Flat Earth International Conference must not be confused with the similarly named “Flat Earth Society” which seems more legitimate in the flat-earther world. The Flat Earth Society has a surprisingly wide social media following, 20,000 on Twitter. In fact, there are no fewer than nine paid members living in North Carolina.…