A Hidden Treasure: Denmark Couple Discovers Ancient Stone with Viking Runes During Renovation

Photo Lene Brandt, courtesy National Museum of Denmark.

A typical home renovation turned into an extraordinary archaeological discovery for a couple in Denmark. Lene Brandt and her husband, Anders Nielsen, stumbled across a massive stone, weighing 2,000 pounds, carved with ancient runes while renovating their kitchen. The discovery occurred in the village of Mosekær, where the couple was removing the old linoleum from … Read more

Non-Binary Gender Identities in Different Cultures

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The existence of non-binary gender identities in different cultures is an important reminder that gender is not a fixed and unchanging aspect of human identity. Rather, it is a complex and multifaceted aspect of human experience that is shaped by social, cultural, and historical influences.