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Game of Thrones Villain Breaks 1,000 Year old Viking Record

The villain known as ‘The Mountain’ on game of Thrones, Hafthor Bjornsson, has been declared as the world’s strongest man. During the World’s Strongest ‘Viking’ competition he broke a 1,000 year old record.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Iceland Building Temple to Norse Gods

Iceland is set to build its first temple to Norse gods since the Viking age. Norse paganism has seen a resurgence in recent years, not because people actually believe in it, but because they use it for as metaphors for life.

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Al Bello, Getty Images

Mask That Inspired Seahawks Logo on Display at Hudson Museum

The home of the mask that inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo is at the Hudson Museum in Maine. It is currently on loan to the Burke Museum in Seattle through July 27th.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Benjamin Franklin a Great American

One of the Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1706. He was a politician, inventor, statesman, scientist, diplomat and so much more. He was the 10th son of 17 children and his Father wanted him to enter the seminary but couldn’t afford it.

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Watch Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech [VIDEO]

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, in which we're reminded about the late speaker's quest for civil rights equality.

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images

1873 Winchester Rifle Found Leaning Against Tree

Making their way through the Great Basin National Park in Nevada, archeologists came across an 1873 Winchester rifle. The Rifle, a Winchester model 1873 repeating rifle, was found leaning against a tree. It's 132 years old but it’s not known how long it has been leaning against the three.

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Astrid Stawiaz, Getty Images

Wheel of Fortune Turns 40

The game show Wheel of Fortune turns 40 years old this year. The original host was Chuck Woolery and the letter turner was Susan Stafford. The name of the show was Shopper’s Bazaar. Woolery, in a contract dispute, left the show in 1981 and was replaced by Pat Sajak. Vanna White joined shortly after.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

History of Christmas in the United States

Christmas as we know it today hasn’t always been Christmas as we know it. It was only about 150 years ago Christmas in the United States started to take shape and become the holiday we have today.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Pearl Habor, December 7th, 1941

This Sunday is the 73rd anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941. This is the day President Franklin Roosevelt said would be the day that 'lived in infamy'. It's the date that threw the United States into the World War.

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Christopher Furlong, Getty Images

December is Bingo Month

December is ‘Bingo’ month. The game made its debut in December of 1921 and has been a popular game ever since. The original name was ‘Beano’ until toy salesman, Edwin S. Lowe, heard an excited winner yell out ‘bingo’ when they won a game at a carnival.

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