Long May She Reign: 8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword from Lake
Saga Vanecek was swimming in a local lake in Sweden when she stepped on something odd—an archeological treasure.
Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive
Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being bigots.
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.
We Hung out with Metal Pagans at a Viking Cemetery
The Norwegian festival Midgardsblot unites heavy metal with pagan culture and history. We spoke to some of the festival-goers.
10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland
Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
Watch the History of Cat Domestication in Three Minutes
New research finds that cats were independently tamed in the Near East and Egypt
We Talk Bad Hair Stories, Bad Puzzles, and Good ‘Mario Kart’ on Waypoint Radio
If you want to join my 'Mario Kart' tournament, meet me at the Dunkin’ Donuts.
Northumbria Translate the Harshness of the Canadian Arctic into Instrumental Bliss
Watch the stunning new video for "Wonderstrands" and read bassist Dorian Williamson's thoughts on Canadian culture and instrumental expression
Intricate Woodcut Sculptures Breathe New Life into Norse Myths
Dennis McNett blurs the line between printmaking and sculpture in his myth-inspired installations.
The Story of ‘For Honor’ Is the Most Fantastic Nonsense
It makes zero sense, and its makers don’t even try to root it in realism. But that’s what’s wonderful about it.
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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.
Wardruna Is Sowing New Seeds and Strengthening Old Roots
Stream "Runaljod" off the Norwegian folk traditionalists' new album, and read an in-depth interview with mastermind Einar Selvik.