Dying is a fact of life, as is the disposal of a body after the fact. You know all about burial and cremation, but here are the other ways people, past and present- have dealt with the departed.
During the Viking Age, which lasted from about A.D. 800 to 1066, Scandinavian seafarers raided foreign lands, created new settlements and traded goods such as furs, reindeer antlers and seal fat. The Vikings also explored and set up camps in new lands, including Greenland and parts of Canada. Here's the latest news on Viking discoveries, including Viking boats, graves, treasures, texts and fortresses.