Far-Right Extremism

Quebec Neo-Fascists are Teaching School Kids About Vikings

Members of the neo-fascist group Atalante Quebec are giving re-enactment workshops to schools in the province.
Simon Coutu

Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive

Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being a bigot.
Caisa Ederyd

The Metal Barbarian Dominates the Heroic Fantasies of Metalheads Everywhere

Vikings, Druids, and pirates were actually kind of lame, but the Metal Barbarian remains pure in its brutality.
Christopher Krovatin
we saw this

By Norse and Enslaved Brought Norwegian Art and Black Metal Magic to Life in New York City

December's New York By Norse event combined Bronze Age instruments, Norwegian politicians, Enslaved's progressive metal, and much more in an epic celebration of Norwegian culture.
Ben Handelman

How Drugs Have Been Used in Basically Every War Ever to Make Soldiers Better at Killing

In his new book Shooting Up, the Polish historian Lukasz Kamienski traces the history of drugs in warfare, from the Viking berserkers to the Mumbai attacks.
Oscar Rickett
josh donaldson

Warrior Josh Donaldson to Appear on History's 'Vikings'

The Bringer of Rain will guest star in an episode of Vikings later this year.
Chris Toman
elementary school

Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Visits the First Graders Who Sent Support Letters to Thank Them

Just the most adorable thing imaginable, that's all.
Liam Daniel Pierce

It's So Cold in Minnesota... that Fans Are Heating Up Their Beers to Keep Them From Freezing

Not even a historical viking could handle this.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Friday Fantasy Film Room: Carlos Hyde

Carlos Hyde is currently the number one running back in fantasy football. A trip to the film room explains why.
Christopher Harris

Division Swing Factors: NFC

Sam Bradford, Bruce Arians and a pair of once-bad defenses could shake up NFC division races.
Rivers McCown
Festivals 2015

Fjords, Black Metal Rituals, and Vikings Making Out: Scenes from Iceland's Biggest Metal Festival

Part I of our coverage of Iceland's Eistnaflug metal festival: check out photos of fjords and festival-goers in the land of fire and ice.
Kim Kelly
VICE vs Video games

My Night Getting Drunk with the ‘EVE Online’ Vikings

The game's annual Fanfest is a must for its most dedicated players—and it pays to show up with a taste for "burning wine."
Gav Murphy