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The Quick Lowdown to Iceland

Map Happy | Posted 01.18.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Don't wait to cross the northern lights off that bucket list. They're soon set to dim for up to a decade. This post originally appeared on Map Ha...

SUNDAY: 'Soul-Crushing' Subzero Temperatures Expected For NFL Playoff Game

TwinCities.com | Benjamin Hart | Posted 01.09.2016 | Sports
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Cris Collinsworth remembers the wind knifing his bones when he moved from the Bengals' locker room to the artificial turf on the glacier otherwise kno...

Cardinals Send Vikings Packing, Clinch Playoff Berth In Last-Second Squeaker

Michael Lazar | Posted 12.11.2015 | Sports
Michael Lazar

It's official, the Arizona Cardinals are in the playoffs after earning a narrow victory at home against the Minnesota Vikings with a final score of ...

The Vikings are Coming! The Vikings are Coming!

Lev Raphael | Posted 11.22.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Have you noticed they're everywhere these days, coming in second to Zombies? Well, almost.

Man In Norway Finds 1,265-Year-Old Viking Sword While Hiking

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.30.2015 | World

Here's a good reason to go outdoors this weekend. Earlier this month, Goran Olsen was on a hike in the Norwegian village of Haukeli when he caught si...

How One NFL Franchise Is Helping Nursing Moms

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.21.2015 | Parents

Attending Vikings home games just got a little bit easier for nursing moms. On Oct. 18, the Minnesota Vikings became the first NFL team to offer ...

Why Newfoundland Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

The GypsyNesters | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Breathtaking vistas, natural wonders and fabulous people (so nice, we actually felt guilty at times!) combine to make the island of Newfoundland one of our favorite places on earth.

Why I Love Looking

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.23.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

The motor mouth who has to blurt out all his feelings before he's even fully felt them or understood them just wants to sit. He doesn't want to talk. And he asks Ritchie to cut his hair.

Maureen Ryan

Prepare For 'Vikings' To Invade Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

The third season of "Vikings" begins Thursday, and it's only fair to warn you about the effects the show may have on your life. I was a slow conve...

Iceland To Get Its First Norse Temple In 1,000 Years

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.03.2015 | Religion

Norse gods have been making a comeback in popular culture, with Thor and Loki now staples of the summer box office. But the ancient religion is making...

Ancient Fortress Dates Back To Reign Of 'Bluetooth' King

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.20.2014 | Science

Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the mystery of the ancient Viking fortress found near the Danish city of Køge, about 30 miles southwest...

Adrian Peterson Suspended For Rest Of The Season

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

The NFL suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for at least the remainder of the 2014 season, without pay, for violating the league'...

Adrian Peterson Might Be In More Trouble

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson should be arrested anew after admitting during his court appearance on a child abuse charge th...

Peterson To Plead Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charge

AP | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attorney said Tuesday the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to ...

The Almighty Dollar Speaks and This Time I Agree

Betsy Chasse | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact
Betsy Chasse

We live in a society where money talks. I know, I know, how very unconscious of me, how very unspiritual of me... or is it? Money is energy, money is the mechanism in which our collective voice can be heard and this week it was.

Vikings Player: 'I Don't Think It's Fair At All'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.18.2014 | Sports

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn believes Adrian Peterson should still be on the field, even after an indictment for child abuse. "I ...

What You Haven't Heard in Coverage of the Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Allegations

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports
Christopher A. Brown

Taking a switch to a 4-year-old in today's world, or in the world of the recent or distant past, is simply a form of abusive, fear-based punishment meant to inflict pain. It in no way teaches or guides.

Adrian Peterson's Foundation Goes Offline To Protect Charity Partners

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.18.2014 | Impact

Programs benefiting from Adrian Peterson's charity are suffering because of the recent accusations of child abuse against the NFL star. The All Da...

Adrian Peterson's Mom Speaks Out

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Adrian Peterson's mother is defending the Minnesota Vikings running back in the wake of child abuse allegations against him, saying t...

Vikings: We Made A 'Mistake' Bringing Back Peterson

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-...

Vikings Legend Reacts To Adrian Peterson Return: 'Surprise Surprise'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports

Arguably the most recognizable player in Vikings franchise history, Fran Tarkenton had harsh words for his former team in a HuffPost Live conversation...

Vikings Reinstate Adrian Peterson

Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have reinstated running back Adrian Peterson and he is expected to play in the team's next game. Peterson had been deactivated f...

1,000-Year-Old Viking Fortress Unearthed In Denmark

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.09.2014 | Science

In what's been called a "sensational" find, archaeologists have discovered a Viking fortress near the Danish city of Køge, about 30 miles southwest o...

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

Wild. Wild? Not a word you'd typically associate with Ireland. Pubs? Check. Shamrocks? Check. Guinness? Oh definitely, but wild? Yes! It's the sea, you see.

Vinland, or the Guy Who Pipped Columbus at the Post: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 7

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.28.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The Icelandic sagas speak of the epic journey from Greenland but for centuries nobody could identify the spot where young Leif and his crew set foot in what they called Vinland.