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My Ancestors Came from Brittany -- And Yes, I Do Love Crèpes and Cider!

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.21.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Brittany is the extreme west part of France, and is not to be confused with Britain, which stands for Great Britain, aka England -- but you knew that.

Interview: Katheryn Winnick and Clive Standen Talk Vikings Season 4

Sofia Katsali | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment
Sofia Katsali

Credit: Jonathan Hession | HISTORY This Thursday marks History's mid-season finale of Vikings season 4 - the show that managed to break the mold for ...

The Surprise That Comes In A Packet Of Seeds

PK Read | Posted 04.10.2016 | Fifty
PK Read

Today's first real post-winter foray into the garden reminds me that I'm a messy gardener. Late, as usual. But I've got a special packet of seeds to plant this week, and they've inspired me to be more attentive this year.

Tiny Pet Fish Gets Epic Viking Send-Off

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.08.2016 | Weird News

A tiny fish recently got a big funeral -- an elaborate Viking send-off, complete with wooden ship and burning pyre. Laura Psutka’s pet fish was tru...

Is the Man Braid Proof that the Global Economy is in Serious Trouble?

Tim Maleeny | Posted 02.22.2016 | Comedy
Tim Maleeny

I'm not saying this emerging trend of the man braid is more influential than emerging markets on the global economic stage, but then again, I'm not ready to say it isn't. Just follow this trend line for yourself, and then see if you're in a buying or selling mood when the market opens.

Kennings: I've Made a Little List

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.10.2016 | Books
Harold Lloyd

The American Heritage Dictionary defines a kenning as "a figurative, usu[ally] compound expression used in place of a name or noun, esp[ecially] in Ol...

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 Happy...

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 23...

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 sig...

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 desig...

Why Newfoundland Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

The GypsyNesters | Posted 05.11.2016 | 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'...

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...

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...