Photos of History's Greatest Failed Explorers (And Their Legacies)

It's said that history is written by the victors. But at the same time, those victors often end up mythologizing the brave, failed losers that came before them. According to National Geographic Magazine, our fascination with failed explorers isn't just about scaring ourselves silly with stories of ice-encrusted tombs… » 8/22/13 4:40pm 8/22/13 4:40pm