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Truth or Fiction: technological know-how Tackles fifty eight renowned Myths via the Editors of clinical American
Did NASA relatively spend thousands making a pen that might write in area? Is chocolate toxic to canine? Does rigidity reason grey hair? those questions are only a pattern of the city lore investigated during this publication, truth or Fiction: technological know-how Tackles fifty eight renowned Myths. Drawing from medical American’s “Fact or Fiction” and “Strange yet precise” columns, we’ve chosen fifty eight of the main remarkable, interesting, necessary and simply simple wacky themes faced by way of our writers through the years. every one short article uncovers the reality at the back of daily mythology, beginning with part One, “In the Animal Kingdom,” the place we study a few of the extra outlandish claims approximately our fellow earthly population, similar to no matter if elephants rather have in mind every thing and even if a cockroach can stay with no its head. different sections disguise replica, the surroundings, expertise and private and psychological healthiness. whereas the solutions to a couple questions, corresponding to even if bogs fairly do flush within the other way south of the Equator, may well in simple terms serve to elevate your Trivial Pursuit wisdom, others, corresponding to even if to pee on a jellyfish sting or wake a sleepwalker, may possibly turn out to be useful. even if this e-book represents a fragment of circulating people knowledge and concrete mythology, we are hoping that it’s an stress-free fraction and that it encourages you to do a little debunking your self.
Nordic Exposures explores how Scandinavian whiteness and ethnicity functioned in classical Hollywood cinema among and through the 2 global wars. Scandinavian identities may seem mutable and built at moments, whereas at different instances they have been deployed as representatives of a necessary, organic, and usual classification.
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The narrative begins with a raiding party of Norsemen attacking the English castle of the young Lord Alwin, Earl of Northumbria. They bring Alwin back to a Norwegian trading post as a slave. Helga Nilsson, the ward of Leif Ericsson and a shield maiden of noble blood, decides to buy the defiant English nobleman as her thrall. Egil the Black, Leif’s Danish sailing master, covets Helga for himself and becomes intensely jealous of Alwin. Meanwhile, Leif Ericsson is racializing vinland 23 temporarily at the court of King Olaf Trygvasson, where the king converts Leif to the new Christian faith.
Even among the Vikings, masculinity is a matter of degree. Erik the Red still worships the pagan Norse gods, Thor and Odin. Early in the film, we see him savagely axe-murder a Christian convert discovered among his own men. During the subsequent homecoming banquet sequence in Greenland, Leif, who has recently converted to Christianity in Norway, confronts his father’s violent temper. Once Leif has been goaded into revealing his own Christian conversion at the feast, Eric throws a broad axe across the room toward his son’s head, missing its target by inches.
Population of 92 million. In the early and mid-nineteenth century, Norwegian and Swedish immigrants tended to come to places like Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Nebraska directly from overpopulated rural districts in Scandinavia. ”7 The New England patricians and poets discussed in chapter one were not alone in making claims about the existence of pre-Columbian Viking settlements in America. Scandinavian Americans themselves also had a strong stake in embracing the argument and thus inextricably linking themselves to a core mythology of American whiteness, national origins, and biological fitness for citizenship.