8 Norse Gods With Stories You’ll Never Learn In School
Whether Odin, Frigg, Thor, Balder, or Freyja, these Norse gods boast tales that are far more outrageous than you ever realized.
Unearthed Viking Artifacts Reveal These So-Called Barbarians’ Artsy Side
History has made the Vikings out to be a barbaric group of nomads that did nothing but rape and pillage — which might not be the case.
Blood Eagle: The Viking Torture Method So Grisly Some Historians Don’t Believe It Actually Happened
Viking sagas describe the ritual execution of blood eagle, in which victims were kept alive while their backs were sliced open so that their ribs, lungs, and intestines could be pulled out into the shape of bloody wings.
A Massive Viking Ship Burial Was Just Discovered Via Radar In Norway
Experts report that such burials were meant for Viking royalty and that the ship itself was meant to act as a sort of coffin.