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“mythology”

Mar 5, 2015 08:01 AM ET
It's been 1,000 years since Iceland was a pagan country, since Odin, Thor and the gods of Norse mythology claimed the country for their own. After Iceland adopted Christianity as its national religion in 1000 AD, it never looked back. Until now.
Nov 25, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were found, seven of which were large brick structures.
Oct 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ouija, the mysterious oracle, has mystified many for decades, apparently contacting the dead. How does it work? Continue reading →
Sep 12, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A commission in Iceland has concluded that a legendary lake monster there exists; others aren't so sure. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Each new Jack the Ripper suspect seems very convincing and compelling, until the next one comes along and seemingly closes the case. Continue reading →
Jul 2, 2014 02:48 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
Aug 17, 2011 03:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There are far more vampires than most Americans are familiar with. Here is a sampling from around the world.
Jan 11, 2010 10:12 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Over the holidays, an Ohio man named Dennis Bort cut a potato in half and was surprised to find the image of a cross inside. Any other time this might not have been remarkable, but during the Christmas season this was seen as a sign -- not of the apocalypse, but of opportunity. Bort did [...]