These are the stories you read the most in 2019
Cats, vikings and cancer are among the topics that captured your attention in the year gone by.
You do like to read stories from our archives. One day in 2019 for instance, you went crazy for this story on how Ouija bords really work. And you were very interested in what Vikings really looked like.
You also want to know where all the snot comes from, what men look for in a woman’s face and what our climate will look like in 2050. And you connect with a story from one of our owners, NTNU, about why you might have negative feelings after sex.
But enough about the older (though of course still highly relevant) stuff.
As we dive into a new year and decade, let's first take a look back at (drum roll) the top ten most read stories from the year of 2019:
Why is the full story of the Viking Age and High Middle Ages emerging only now?
Written in the 1380s in Iceland, the Flateyarbók chronicling Norwegian history never made it to Norway. Some 600 years later a Norwegian king has finally received the book, in Norwegian. An English translation is also on the way.
Breathing can affect the cleansing of the brain
Breathing rhythms affect how well spinal fluid flows in and around the brain, a new study shows. Cerebrospinal fluid plays an important role in flushing metabolic waste products from the brain. The finding may have an impact on brain diseases such as Alzheimer's.