5 Things About Vikings That We Get All Wrong

Unfortunately, thanks to centuries of misinformation in scholarly histories and in popular culture, most people suffer from a variety of misconceptions about the Vikings, from who they were to when they were active to what, exactly, they did.

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Former police officer arrested outside US Capitol with ammunition, BB gun, fake badge, and body armor.

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Man Divorced Wife for Cooking Instant Noodles Every Day .

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Aladdin can’t kill guests in Disneyworld.

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Milwaukee man charged for 6 murders; police discover selfie in basement where victims were found.

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Sony is left asking itself if it ever truly was “Morbin’ time.”

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Vulture

'Donkey Kong defense' arises at Bill Cosby trial.

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Pennsylvania theme park ride strands riders upside-down.

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Upi

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CNN

Employees at Sonic Drive-In call police to report python in kitchen.

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WREG

Scientists accidentally turn gene-edited hamsters into hyper aggressive demons in experiment.

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Millions of tons of a strange new chemical were discovered in Earth’s atmosphere.

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Yahoo

Tickled ink: Virgin Atlantic allows cabin crew to display tattoos.

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The Guardian

Someone apparently leaked classified tank schematics to win an online argument.

Classified tank schematics keep getting leaked to win online arguments on the War Thunder forums. CRACKED.COM Documents were uploaded to the War Thunder forums detailing the technical speci- fications of Britain's Chal- lenger 2 tank, presumably in an effort to prove that the game had gotten details wrong about the tank.

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U.S. tech company proposes Taser-armed drones to stop school shootings.

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CP24

Mountain lion trapped inside Bay Area high school classroom.

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ABC

Police: Drunk driver crashes, heads straight to dealership to try to sell damaged car with missing tire.

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Himalayan salt wall: Restaurant guests are encouraged to lick the walls while dining.

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WLBT

Bees are legally considered fish in California, judge rules.

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WTSP

Missing Pet Tortoise Found In Attic 30 Years Later – Still Alive And Well.

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$5M in ancient art at Dallas Museum of Art destroyed by man "mad at his girl," police say.

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Fox

Woman approved for affordable housing 29 years after applying.

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Newsweek

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