Percy Fawcett was there--and then he wasn't. Some blame the supernatural, some say a succubus caught up to him. What gives?
Alexander Von Humbolt was a meticulous scientist, intrepid explorer, and at one time had climbed higher than anyone else.
Beryl Burton beat men, crushed the female field, butted heads with racer daughter...and never turned pro.
The Tour de France winner crisscrossed Italy on his bike, delivering messages and documents to the underground, and saved hundreds of Jews.