The only existing Viking Age helmet was found at a Norwegian burial site in1943, among objects which date back to the 900's. Chain mail, three swords, three axes, three spearheads, riding equipment, game pieces and dice were also found. It is believed that one of the buried men was a petty king from the Ringerike area.
"The sword of destiny has two edges. You are one of them." - Andrzej Sapkowski. picture: Polish Szczerbiec- is the coronation sword that was used in crowning ceremonies of most kings of Poland from 1320 to 1764. It is currently on display in the treasure vault of the Royal Wawel Castle in Kraków as the only preserved piece of medieval Polish Crown Jewels.
Nellie Bly - 19th century marvel, she was a well known journalist who was famous for her asylum exposé in 1887, Nellie had faked insanity for a better look inside the women’s asylum, another achievement of Nellie's was her journey around the world in 72 days.