When Edmund Hillary was a member of the fabled 1953 British climbing team that did the impossible, EBC was just a glacial moraine on top of dry ice at the bottom of the foreboding Khumbu Icefall. It had been quiet
This is the second profile in our Badasses series of women and men who were so tough, nothing except father time could kill them. These stories might offend you, so be it. Get over it, learn from them. Our badasses
Tusker’s Badass of the Month is a new series debuting this issue. It chronicles some of the baddest, toughest, smartest men/women who fought good fights, made lots of enemies and were controversial, never conventional.
Shah Jahan ruled the Mongol empire with a ruthless brand of justice and flagrant self-celebration. But his greatest monument would come to be inspired by something other than his delusions of grandeur; it would be inspired by love.
Legendary female Samurai warrior Tomoe Gozen paved the way for the highly successful women of modern-day Japan. As beautiful as she was deadly, Tomoe was a woman not to be messed with.
On March 1, 1896, Italian forces attempted to gain control of Ethiopia in the Battle of Adowa. The results from this conflict would mark the beginning of the end of European colonialism in Africa.
In 1997, former president Bill Clinton granted a wish to a 16-year old boy to meet him, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Eight years later that same boy, with his lymphoma in remission, summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro, and called Clinton from the
The women of Asia who have risen to success throughout history are some of the most fearless and strong women in all of history. Their steely will, juxtaposed with their delicate feminine nature, gave rise to the descriptive term