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Toilets, Headless Bodies, and Other Weird Things People Get Buried With

Human beings have long been buried with objects to help or comfort them in the next world.

Bringing North American Vikings Back to Life

From Vikings in Virginia(?) to the musical power of heavy metal, filmmaker Tony Stone helps flesh out the adventures of the Norse in America, six hundred years before the “first Thanksgiving.”

Icelandic Saga: Hot & Cold Running Water

Hello once more from Iceland. I’m newly arrived here with Nat Geo Student Expeditions, sharing highlights of our trek. Welcome! I met up with the students I’d be traveling with for the next ten days in Reykjavik late last week, fired up and ready to roll. After a (perhaps too authentic) meal at a “Viking…