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Did Vikings wear horned helmets in battles?

Do we have more archaeological evidence than the artists and writers in the Romatic period to support the idea that Vikings don't wear horned helmets in battles? http://www.straightdope.com/columns/...
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What is the most realistic estimate for how far the Vikings could have explored the western hemisphere?

There is at least one proposal that Vikings sailed around the northern coast of Canada and made it as far south along the west to reach Vancouver Island. (Image taken from the link in the previous ...