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Viking Sign 8 Selection from the draft of 2019

EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings on Thursday announced that eight of Minnesota's twelve players drafted less than a week ago have signed their rookie contracts Orthopedics Performance Center for this weekend's rookie minicamp: TE Irv Smith, Jr. , Alabama | Second round, 50th overall RB Alexander Mattison, Boise State | Third round, 102nd overall result G Dru Samia, Oklahoma | …

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Former Viking co-owner reportedly killed himself, wife

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, a wealthy suicidal businessman was found Wednesday in Minnesota, once involved in the Minnesota Vikings. Irwin Jacobs and his wife Alexandra (both 77) were found by police officers dead in the bed of their $ 22 million lake in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. In addition to the report, a rifle was found next to them. Long-time …

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Viking Assassin's Creed game in Division 2

During Tom Clancy The Division 2's game, most gamers are unlikely to pay too much for the background art as they plunder Washington DC and make their way seamlessly. However, it may be that Ubisoft (or at least a naughty Ubisoft artist) seems to have set the scene for the next Assassin's Creed game. Originally publicly known by YouTuber JorRaptor, …

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Officially, Viking Sky says cruiser ships are out of oil

CLOSE The Norwegian authorities are investigating why the cruise ship Viking Sky sailed despite a weather warning, resulting in engine failure, a Mayday call and air transport. USA TODAY The cruise ship Viking Sky, which had to be evacuated off the coast of Norway on the weekend, had low oil levels leading to engine failure, according to the Norwegian Maritime …

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Why did Viking defy the Norwegian winters?

Julia Thompson and Fran Golden, for USA TODAY Published 3:20 pm ET March 26, 2019 CLOSE The Norwegian authorities are investigating why the cruise ship Viking Sky had sailed despite a weather warning, resulting in engine failure, Mayday call and evacuation from the air. USA TODAY When Viking Cruises announced a cruise ship itinerary that would provide travelers with "the …

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Video shows Viking Sky cruise ship thrown into chaos at sea

Wild photos and videos show the cruise ship Viking Sky tilted by nearly 45 degrees in rough water, passengers and furniture falling through rooms and tiles from the ceiling. The battered cruise ship reached the Norwegian coast almost on Sunday afternoon, 24 hours after the Mayday call, when engine trouble occurred at sea. Photos show the ship rocking along the …

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Greenland was WARM in Viking times, claims a new study

Researchers have long wondered how the Vikings flourished thousands of years ago in a hard and cold Greenland. But if a new study is right, the era may not have been as cold as we believe Using lake sediment cores collected in South Greenland, the researchers reconstructed the region's climate record for the past 3,000 years. The study suggests that …

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Solve the Viking "climate mystery"

Today Vikings are portrayed in shows and films wrapped in furs to keep warm. Previously, researchers had argued about how the Greenlandic climate was in Viking times. But a new study reconstructing Greenland's climate timeline for the last 3,000 years shows that the average was more like 50 degrees Fahrenheit – which is a nice, normal day in southern Greenland …

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