7 Adventurers from History Who Broke the Mold

In an age when flying around the world is a matter of reserving a plane ticket and laying down the cash, it's hard to remember that our ancestors often knew little and saw less of the world beyond the city or country in which they lived. But there were always brave souls looking to push [...]

Published On 11/08/2011
10:05 PM EST
A map believed to represent a voyage of Zheng He. Image: Wikimedia Commons