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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We aren't exactly sure when the news media went tits up, but at some recent point in time, it went from helping pave the way for society to progress forward to doing everything it can to pull us backward. And nowhere is this more evident than when the news covers a story that involves anyone that isn't a straight, white man.

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