HISTORY Lists

Category: Exploration

machu picchu

5 Adventurers You Might Not Know About

From a deep-sea pioneer to the man credited with the modern discovery of Machu Picchu, get to know five intrepid explorers.

Explorers Who Disappeared

6 Explorers Who Disappeared

Get the facts on six famous explorers who journeyed to the far reaches of the earth, only to never be seen again.

Marco Polo

11 Things You May Not Know About Marco Polo

Discover fascinating facts about the life of Marco Polo and his legendary travels to the Far East.

Vikings Facts

10 Things You May Not Know About the Vikings

Explore 10 surprising facts about the seafaring Scandinavians.

Ferdinand Magellan

10 Surprising Facts About Magellan’s Circumnavigation of the Globe

Explore 10 little-known aspects of one of naval history’s most legendary—and deadly—voyages.

The Mutiny on the Bounty

6 Famous Naval Mutinies

Get the facts on six of history’s most ferocious naval rebellions.