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Sunstone Found In British Shipwreck Confirms Ancient Viking Navigation
2013-03-07 08:31:52

A mysterious crystal has been found in a British shipwreck off the coast of Alderney, which mysteriously resembles ancient sunstones that were thought to be used by Vikings to help them navigate.

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2010-11-18 07:37:59

Vikings may be responsible for bringing the first Native American to Europe via Iceland more than a thousand years ago, Spanish and Icelandic researchers suggest in a new study.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.