What was bath time like for you as a child? Loads of bubble-bath, maybe the obligatory rubber duck or some colorful plastic cups? Did you ever enjoy your soapy adventures with a porcelain doll embodying the spirit of a teenage girl who froze to death on her way to a New Year’s ball? Those Victorians were a dark bunch.
Your knowledge of Vikings weddings and Vikings may begin and end with the antics of Ragnar Lothbrok and his clan in the TV show Vikings. However, a Viking wedding was an elaborate and meticulously planned event, from the opening of financial negotiations to the ending bestowment of the morning-gift.
Since time immemorial we’ve been on a quest: seeking to carve out an existence that’s easier and better than the lives our forbears led. Humanity … Read more
Hikers discover the remains of Ötzi the Iceman on a mountainside. The deceased has an arrowhead lodged in his back, causing investigators to rule out … Read more