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

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.24.2014 | 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.

Michelangelo Signorile

17 Minnesota Lawmakers Demand Vikings Impose Harsher Penalty On Coach For Anti-Gay Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 08.30.2014 | Gay Voices

State Senator Scott Dibble (DFL-Minneapolis) put it very simply to Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf: The taxpayers of Minnesota are footing the bill ...

Vikings Suspend Coach Over Anti-Gay Remark

AP | By DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100...

Is This Just Soft Porn?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

"Game of Thrones" just can't catch a break this week. First the "Masters of Sex" cast slammed the HBO hit drama for its gratuitous sex scenes and ...

Maureen Ryan

Ragnar From 'Vikings' Is Going Where? Creator Talks Season 3

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.23.2014 | TV

Major events happened in the second season finale of "Vikings," which aired Thursday on History. Don't read on unless you've seen "The Lord's Prayer,"...

Maureen Ryan

'Vikings' Creator Previews Season 2 Finale

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.30.2014 | TV

The eventful Season 2 finale of "Vikings" airs Thursday, and the creator of the History show has a warning for fans. "Expect the unexpected," exec...

A Final Nail in the USSR Coffin? Thank You From NATO, Vladimir Vladimirovich!

John Brown | Posted 06.14.2014 | Politics
John Brown

Even from the most cynical Cold-War, money-is-money, dog-eat-dog capitalism-is-capitalism perspective, a redrawn Ukraine would be far more in the West's, rather than strictly "Russian," "ethnic" interest.

Broken Disc Suggests Medieval Mariners Didn't Need Daylight

LiveScience | Laura Poppick | Posted 03.26.2014 | Science

Often regarded as ruthless robbers, the Vikings were also impressive mariners capable of traversing the North Atlantic along a nearly straight line....

The 'Vikings' Will Return For A Third Season

www.tvguide.com | Posted 03.25.2014 | TV

Get ready for more "Vikings." History has renewed the drama series for a third season, which will air in 2015, the cable channel announced Tuesday....

Forget Pirates, Vikings Are The New Throwback Trend

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — They had names like Thorfinn Skull-splitter, Erik Bloodaxe and Ragnar Hairy Pants. No wonder the Vikings have a rough and bloody reput...

Exclusive Scene From 'Vikings' Season 2 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.25.2014 | TV

When the brawny drama "Vikings" returns Thursday (Feb. 27), it'll show just how much life has changed for a key character. In the show's first sea...

'Black Sails' Pirates vs. 'Vikings' Invaders: Which Raiders Win?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.25.2014 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Too much of a slog, and not enough grog.

Vikings To Investigate Kluwe's Allegations

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have retained counsel to investigate allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe. The Vikings' punter from 2005 through 2012, ...

Vikings Snap Eagles' Winning Streak

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles were soaring toward the playoffs. Matt Cassel and the Minnesota Vikings just made their flight path a bit ...

AP Held Out vs. Philly

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 12.15.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson was held out of Minnesota's game against Philadelphia on Sunday because of a sprained right foot, and backup Toby...

Maureen Ryan

The Best New TV Of 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

I can't recall the last time I drew up a Best New Shows of the Year list. I'm not even sure I've written one before. But 2013 certainly deserves ...

AP Goes Down

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 12.08.2013 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will have an MRI on his right foot after he was forced out of Sunday's game against ...

WATCH: Stunning Catch Highlights Record-Setting Performance

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery broke his own franchise record for receiving yards in a single game as his breakout season continued agains...

AP Reaches Historic Milestone

AP | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has become the third-fastest player in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing for his career. Peterson pass...

Vikings Receiver Arrested For DWI

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was being held without bail Saturday after he was arrested ove...

The Vikings Were Definitely NOT Nice People

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.07.2013 | Science

Were the Vikings even more brutal than we realized? From the ninth century to the 11th century, marauding Viking warriors laid waste to a broad swa...

Man Charged With Peterson's Son's Death Free

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The man charged with killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has ...

Medieval 'Thing' Site Discovered Beneath Parking Lot

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.24.2013 | Science

A Viking parliamentary site that dates to the 11th century has been found beneath a parking lot in Scotland. The site, located in the town of Dingwa...

Man Indicted In Death Of AP's Son

AP | DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused in the death of the young son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Pete...

AP Attends Son's Funeral

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has rejoined the Minnesota Vikings after missing practice to attend the funer...