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Pillage and Plunder History’s ‘Vikings’ for These 9 Norsemen Facts
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!
What’s the Real Meaning Behind Giving Someone ‘the Finger’? [POLL]
What’s the Real Meaning Behind Giving Someone ‘the Finger’? [POLL]
Chances are, if you are an adult and live on planet Earth, you have given or received “the middle finger." Some people refer to it as getting “flipped off”,  “hung someone the rod” or my personal favorite the “double bird salute.” But do you really know what the origin is of this simple gesture that many Americans use on a daily basis?