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Pillage and Plunder History’s ‘Vikings’ for These 9 Norsemen Facts

History’s Vikings famously ditches the classic helmet imagery, but did you know the concept of filthy, horned raiders was historically inaccurate anyway? Or that the Travis Fimmel series pays homage to classic Norse myth in its titles? Sharpen your axes and fill your flagons, and let the 24th episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ take you along with Ragnar Lothbrok for a raiding party on History’s Vikings!

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Skeletal Remains of Six People Identified After Decades at Bottom of Oklahoma Lake

Six bodies found at the bottom of Foss Lake in Oklahoma have now been identified and have brought a close to a missing persons case over 40 and 50 years in the making.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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What Are the Most Popular Unisex Names in US History?

A good boy’s name may very well be a good girl’s name.

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Students Find World War II Hiding Spot in Their Attic

It's every child's dream to stumble upon a hidden treasure in their very own home. Think how many hours of youth are spent knocking on hollow walls, digging in the backyard and exploring crawl spaces in the hopes of finding something, anything, of value.

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This Billboard Looks Eerily Similar to One of the Most Reviled World Leaders in History

A new billboard for JCPenney is raising quite a fuhrer.

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Researchers Find Jamestown Colonists Practiced Cannibalism

There was a time when cannibalism was alive and well in America, as researchers recently discovered the remains of Jamestown settlers that indicate colonists may have had to resort to such despicable tactics in order to survive the “Starving Time...

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Bill Would Require American History For Texas College Students

A bill has been scheduled for a hearing that would require college students in Texas to take more history.

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This Day in History
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This Day in History — First Can of Beer is Sold

It's almost the weekend, which is my favorite time to crack open a can of...well, if I'm honest, these days it's usually PBR. Times are tough, but not as tough as they probably were before this day in 1935, when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered it's first batch of 2,000 cans of Krueger's Finest Beer and Cream Ale to one of my favorite cities in America: the dirty river city of Richmond, VA.

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This Day in History January 22
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This Day in History — China Discovered Feathered Dinosaurs

I'll never forget the feeling I had on January 22, 2003, when I learned that Chinese scientists had found dinosaur fossils with four feathered wings. That feeling was: awesome.

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