Tag: vikings

Viking cats were super different than our cats today

The real Ivar the Boneless was even scarier than his ‘Vikings’ character

How Erik the Red responded to banishment by founding a new country

Viking raids and marine exploration were all made possible because of tar

One of the “facts” most of us know about Vikings is actually wrong

Found brooch tells a story of Nazi hatred, ancient history and the Viking influence on the world

New major discovery as georadar locates buried Viking ship

On the front lines: Fighting in a Viking raid

Eight-year-old girl discovers ancient Viking sword in lake

Cat lovers, farmers, and ski enthusiasts? Lesser-known facts about the Vikings

The forgotten queen warrior who led soldiers into battle

How a poem and a volcano led Iceland to Christianity

Recent study suggests Vikings discovered Canada by accident

The Vikings first reached the Americas, won’t trade weapons and ended up losing their colony

Intersex individuals throughout history

The secret horror house of Madame LaLaurie

World 08.19.19

The longest and shortest marriages in Hollywood

Dodgers Stadium was once home to the lost barrio of Chavez Ravine

Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors

General 08.15.19

Revisiting Woodstock with those who went, 50 years later

General 08.14.19

John Dillinger’s body to be exhumed after 85 years

World 08.12.19

Puerto Rico’s purgatory as an unequal part of the US

30 surprising facts about ‘M*A*S*H’

Today in history 08.09.19

August 9, 1974: Gerald Ford succeeds Nixon as president

General 08.06.19

A history of the US deporting its own citizens

How Rocky and Rambo brought down the Soviet Union

How Josef Mengele became a wanted man

World 08.05.19

Fun facts you never knew about the UK’s Queen Victoria

US 08.04.19

California governor apologizes to Native Americans

The last days of Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard

Inside Andersonville: The Civil War’s most cold-blooded prison

World 08.02.19

The dark secrets and somber fates of ‘The Little Rascals’

Everything you need to know about France’s famous Arc de Triomphe

General 08.01.19

From The battlefield to the boulevard: A brief history of the white picket fence

Catherine de Medici: The fascinating and troubled life of France’s deadly ‘Queen Mother’

US 07.31.19

The influence of the Jazz Age on the ‘Great Gatsby’

General 07.30.19

The first presidential debate featured two women, and it happened in 1956

A comprehensive guide to all the cool Norse gods

US 07.29.19

Gilligan’s Island: A fateful trip behind-the-scenes

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