Archaeologists Discover Viking Age Ship Burial in Norway

Using ground-penetrating radar, a team of archaeologists made the discovery in southeastern Norway. Once excavated, the findings could offer insight into Viking settlements.

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What Scandinavians Can Teach Us About Embracing Winter

In the pandemic, rather than feeling depressed that the arrival of cold weather will mean you’ll be isolated indoors, try adopting a positive winter mind-set.

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The Vikings Were More Complicated Than You Might Think

One of the biggest surveys ever of ancient DNA offers new evidence of who the Vikings were and where they went raiding and trading.

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I Live in Sweden. I’m Not Panicking About the Coronavirus.

Time will tell if my country’s coronavirus plan was wise.

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Melting Ice Reveals Ancient Viking Route in Norway

Melting ice has receded from a mountain pass, unearthing pelts, shoes and stone structures from thousands of years ago.

#alps-mountains, #archaeology-and-anthropology, #cambridge-university, #glaciers, #global-warming, #norway, #research, #scandinavia

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