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Did you know the Viking Apocalypse is predicted for Feb 22nd, 2014?  Let me teach you of our doom... (ragnarok)

Did you know the Viking Apocalypse is predicted for Feb Let me teach you of our doom.

In Old Norse, the word 'rune' means 'letter' or 'inscription.' In Old Germanic it means 'mystery' or 'secret.'

Viking Lore: In Old Norse, the word 'rune' means 'letter' or 'inscription.' In Old Germanic it means 'mystery' or 'secret.

27 Interesting Facts About The Viking Lifestyle  Learn something new about these legendary badasses.

27 Interesting Facts About The Viking Lifestyle

This particular fact sort of blew my mind...  The twisted shapes found on the top of witches' wands are symbolic of tools used to spin thread.  Like the threads of fate.

Volur wands have a basket-like shape at the top similar to distaffs used for spinning linen. In theory, practicing magic was to weave spiritual threads.

Winternights Viking Yule Wild Hunt - ghost riders in the sky - riders on the storm - goes back to the arrival of the hunters from Orion

Winternights Viking Yule Wild Hunt - ghost riders in the sky - riders on the storm - goes back to the arrival of the hunters from Orion

The vikings did not celebrate Halloween, however in Scandinavia, Vetrnaetr or "Winter Nights" occurred in Mid-October

The Vikings did not celebrate Halloween, however in Scandinavia, Vetrnætr or “Winter Nights” occurred in mid-October.

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