Leonardo da Vinci

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KERA North Texas
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneezethe taking. Let's look deeper into your nose and all of its mysteries, shall w
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneeze
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 hours ago
the taking. Let's look deeper into your nose and all of its mysteries, shall we? Sneezing is bad for the soul. In 1515, Leonardo da Vinci dissected a human brain in an effort to find the soul. Though his soulsearching came up empty, this did not... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneezethe taking. Let's look deeper into your nose and all of its mysteries, shall w
Here's Looking Achoo! Debunking The Sneeze
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 hours ago
the taking. Let's look deeper into your nose and all of its mysteries, shall we? Sneezing is bad for the soul. In 1515, Leonardo da Vinci dissected a human brain in an effort to find the soul. Though his soulsearching came up empty, this did not... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The Apprentice: Gators' Jim McElwain motivated by Steve Spurrier's return to UFto treat Spurrier as the great painter and sculptor Michelangelo once treated h
The Apprentice: Gators' Jim McElwain motivated by Steve Spurrier's return to UF
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
to treat Spurrier as the great painter and sculptor Michelangelo once treated his older, more established contemporary Leonardo Da Vinci – as an artistic rival and threat to his own rise to stardom. The year before McElwain took over as head... Read more
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CTV News
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world's most mysterious bookdiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world's most mysterious book
CTV News / Posted 10 hours ago
discarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated between 1404 and 1438. Others point to a young Leonardo da Vinci, someone who wrote in code to escape the Inquisition, an elaborate joke or even an alien who left the book... Read more
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Sun Star
St. Petersburg, plots, palaces and stereotypesvisit and which to skip. From room to room, she fended off other tour groups t
St. Petersburg, plots, palaces and stereotypes
Sun Star / Posted 12 hours ago
visit and which to skip. From room to room, she fended off other tour groups trying to cut into our line. Yet, two small Leonardo da Vinci paintings—the Madonna and Child with Flowers, and the Madonna and Child with Goldfinch—still proved a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter schoolat-risk youth in fifth through eighth grades. He said the collaborative's idea
Baltimore educators in the running for $10 million to build new charter school
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
at-risk youth in fifth through eighth grades. He said the collaborative's idea for a charter school is centered around Leonardo da Vinci, who was known as a polymath, or an expert in several fields of study. Henschen said students at the new... Read more
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New York Post
The book nobody knows how to readwith alchemy and magic landed him in jail) but carbon dating refuted that. Oth
The book nobody knows how to read
New York Post / Posted yesterday
with alchemy and magic landed him in jail) but carbon dating refuted that. Others suggest it was written by a young Leonardo da Vinci, who wrote in code to escape the Spanish Inquisition. There’s even a suggestion an alien left the book... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Kubo' animator uses an artist's eye and a mathematician's mindfor you to find a position that requires you to use both sides of your brain,"
'Kubo' animator uses an artist's eye and a mathematician's mind
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
for you to find a position that requires you to use both sides of your brain," the 41-year-old Northbrook native said. "Leonardo da Vinci used both sides of his brain rather well. He definitely was a person I looked up to." Laubach's title,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What time does school get out? It depends on the daymore notice, or had a hearing to discuss why they are doing this,” said Amy Net
What time does school get out? It depends on the day
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
more notice, or had a hearing to discuss why they are doing this,” said Amy Neto, whose son Nick, 11, starts sixth grade at Leonardo da Vinci School next week. She said Nick copes with learning disabilities and “thrives on structure and routine.”... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Lake Como’s the star attractionfor artists and writers at least since the Romans settled here in the 2nd centu
Why Lake Como’s the star attraction
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
for artists and writers at least since the Romans settled here in the 2nd century B.C. Pliny the Elder had a villa here. Leonardo da Vinci visited the lake frequently and the two versions of his painting Virgin Of The Rocks include streams and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Spanish publisher will replicate the Voynich Manuscriptdiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
Spanish publisher will replicate the Voynich Manuscript
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
discarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated between 1404 and 1438. Others point to a young Leonardo da Vinci, someone who wrote in code to escape the Inquisition, an elaborate joke or even an alien who left the book... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world's most mysterious bookdiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world's most mysterious book
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
discarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated between 1404 and 1438. Others point to a young Leonardo da Vinci, someone who wrote in code to escape the Inquisition, an elaborate joke or even an alien who left the book... Read more
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The Manila Times
World’s most mysterious book cloneddiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
World’s most mysterious book cloned
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
discarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated between 1404 and 1438. Others point to a young Leonardo da Vinci, someone who wrote in code to escape the Inquisition, an elaborate joke or even an alien who left the book... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world’s most mysterious bookdiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
Tiny Spanish publisher clones world’s most mysterious book
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
discarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated between 1404 and 1438. Others point to a young Leonardo da Vinci, someone who wrote in code to escape the Inquisition, an elaborate joke or even an alien who left the book... Read more
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The News-Times
Being Daring And Disruptive Is How Great Pioneers Conquer Their Industrywho have completely revolutionized the way we live today. Some of my favorites
Being Daring And Disruptive Is How Great Pioneers Conquer Their Industry
The News-Times / Posted 5 days ago
who have completely revolutionized the way we live today. Some of my favorites include Walt Disney, Alfred Hitchcock, and Leonardo da Vinci. Among them, they disrupted the animation and film industries, as well as the arts, science, music and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The biggest 'gift' Steve Jobs gave Apple CEO Tim Cook before he diedcomes with that role. And he was, of course, a visionary who's been called a mo
The biggest 'gift' Steve Jobs gave Apple CEO Tim Cook before he died
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
comes with that role. And he was, of course, a visionary who's been called a modern-day Thomas Edison and a contemporary Leonardo da Vinci. Continued below. Related ContentGear Friday: Double-take on the Huawei P9Don't expect instant... Read more
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ajc.com
By paddle and pedal, Lake Como reveals its secretsfor artists and writers at least since the Romans settled here in the 2nd centu
By paddle and pedal, Lake Como reveals its secrets
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
for artists and writers at least since the Romans settled here in the 2nd century B.C. Pliny the Elder had a villa here. Leonardo da Vinci visited the lake frequently and the two versions of his painting “Virgin of the Rocks” include streams and... Read more
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The Hindu
Countries celebrating their I-Day on August 15a prince. The Prince of Liechtenstein is the world’s sixth wealthiest leader to
Countries celebrating their I-Day on August 15
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
a prince. The Prince of Liechtenstein is the world’s sixth wealthiest leader today. However World War II had an impact on the economy of the country and the royal dynasty sold many artistic treasures including Ginevra de' Benci" by Leonardo da Vin... Read more
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The Hindu
Countries celebrating their I-Day on August 15a prince. The Prince of Liechtenstein is the world’s sixth wealthiest leader to
Countries celebrating their I-Day on August 15
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
a prince. The Prince of Liechtenstein is the world’s sixth wealthiest leader today. However World War II had an impact on the economy of the country and the royal dynasty sold many artistic treasures including Ginevra de' Benci" by Leonardo da Vin... Read more
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metro
International Left Handers Day: 20 inspirational quotes from famous leftiesyou. You might be surprised that some of these people are lefties… ‘The nobles
International Left Handers Day: 20 inspirational quotes from famous lefties
metro / Posted 11 days ago
you. You might be surprised that some of these people are lefties… ‘The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding’ – Leonardo Da Vinci ‘There is no greater harm than that of time wasted’ – Michelangelo ‘We think too much and feel too... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Zewail’s lasting legacyfrom the Nobel Prize, he was the recipient of numerous other honours, including
Zewail’s lasting legacy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
from the Nobel Prize, he was the recipient of numerous other honours, including the Albert Einstein World Award, the Leonardo da Vinci Award, the Robert Welch Award, the King Faisal Prize, the Franklin Prize and the Wolf Prize. He was an... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Art is a means of resistance, says Kashmiri cartoonist breaking the internetto 35 years. Suhail has also used famous western paintings like Johannes Verme
Art is a means of resistance, says Kashmiri cartoonist breaking the internet
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
to 35 years. Suhail has also used famous western paintings like Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Self-Portrait by Vincent van Gogh and The Scream by Edvard Munch by placing bandages on the subjects’ eyes... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Could You Travel In A Straight Line In Space And Return To Earth?flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you ha
Could You Travel In A Straight Line In Space And Return To Earth?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 days ago
flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” -Leonardo da Vinci The Universe is an awfully big place, but how certain are we that we couldn’t travel in a straight line... Read more
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Daily Mail
Delta passengers are set for a second day of travel chaosflight Huge queues were spotted elsewhere around the world yesterday morning,
Delta passengers are set for a second day of travel chaos
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
flight Huge queues were spotted elsewhere around the world yesterday morning, including the departures hall at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport The power failure didn't just impact airports, but also shut down the airline's websites, apps,... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Named after Tupac, Olympic boxer Shakur Stevenson has his own distinct styleStevenson is barely old enough to vote. At 19, the man many believe is the U.S.
Named after Tupac, Olympic boxer Shakur Stevenson has his own distinct style
Yahoo Sports / Posted 16 days ago
Stevenson is barely old enough to vote. At 19, the man many believe is the U.S. men’s boxing team’s best hope to end its medal drought appears so youthful he seems out of place among the many grizzled veterans who roam the Olympic Village. He’s... Read more
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PhysOrg
Delta resumes some service after hours of global outageand give us five-star meals in-flight too!" Passengers line up as they wait to
Delta resumes some service after hours of global outage
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
and give us five-star meals in-flight too!" Passengers line up as they wait to board Delta Air Lines flights at Rome's Leonardo Da Vinci airport, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Delta Air Lines has grounded flights and predicted widespread cancellations... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lost 500-old artwork bought at flea market for a few eurosthe most important figures of the Northern Renaissance, and corresponded with l
Lost 500-old artwork bought at flea market for a few euros
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
the most important figures of the Northern Renaissance, and corresponded with leading Italian artists of the time including Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael. He is known for his woodcuts and engravings as well as his paintings, and was also a leading... Read more
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International Business Times
Stranded due to Delta Airlines outage? Passengers will get a refund and can book a new flight passengers stranded at major airports globally including London's Heathrow Airp
Stranded due to Delta Airlines outage? Passengers will get a refund and can book a new flight
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
passengers stranded at major airports globally including London's Heathrow Airport, Stuttgart Airport in Germany, Rome's Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO), Brussels Airport in Belgium, Los Angeles International, Seattle-Tacoma... Read more
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International Business Times
Delta Airlines computer systems down, thousands of passengers unable to check-in worldwide worldwide. Javier Rosenberg, the CEO and executive vice president of the Carls
Delta Airlines computer systems down, thousands of passengers unable to check-in worldwide
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
worldwide. Javier Rosenberg, the CEO and executive vice president of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, is stranded at the Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in Rome. He tweeted a photograph showing long queues of passengers waiting in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
British Museum launches drawing exhibition as art students “more likely to have a blog than a sketchbook”like a roll call of the greatest names in the history of art, with sketches by
British Museum launches drawing exhibition as art students “more likely to have a blog than a sketchbook”
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
like a roll call of the greatest names in the history of art, with sketches by Michaelangelo, Matisse, Auerbach, Rembrandt, Leonardo da Vinci, Henry Moore, Dürer, Picasso, Degas, Hockney, van Dyck, Rodin, Barbara Hepworth and Cézanne. It will be... Read more
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FOX News
Small army races to finish Burning Man festival's 'The Man'The Man heading to Burning Man is in its intense final weeks, with every nail h
Small army races to finish Burning Man festival's 'The Man'
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
The Man heading to Burning Man is in its intense final weeks, with every nail hammered, every gear installed, in homage to Leonardo da Vinci. With the annual music and art festival less than a month away, a small army of artists and builders is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The hot list 2016: The 16 best countries to visit for 2016Krakow should be enough to draw your attention. Don't miss: The 16th-century R
The hot list 2016: The 16 best countries to visit for 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
Krakow should be enough to draw your attention. Don't miss: The 16th-century Royal Wawel Castle is the jewel in Krakow's crown, and houses the Leonardo da Vinci painting The Lady with an Ermine. When to go: High season is summer – May to Septem... Read more
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Daily Mail
Is this the most pretentious man on the planet?Lago, K and Justice — names that he says were computer-generated. The Frenchma
Is this the most pretentious man on the planet?
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Lago, K and Justice — names that he says were computer-generated. The Frenchman, who immodestly says his inspiration is Leonardo da Vinci, began his career as an apprentice to the fashion king Pierre Cardin. Obsessed with having regular sex, he... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Whether young or oldHenry Ford was 45 when the Ford Model T came out. • Suzanne Collins was 46 whe
Whether young or old
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 days ago
Henry Ford was 45 when the Ford Model T came out. • Suzanne Collins was 46 when she wrote “The Hunger Games.” • Leonardo Da Vinci was 51 years old when he painted the Mona Lisa. • Abraham Lincoln was 52 when he became president. • Ray... Read more
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The Hill
Will US ever go after Olympics committee like it did FIFA?those sports in countries that brutally tread on human dignity. "Nothing stren
Will US ever go after Olympics committee like it did FIFA?
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
those sports in countries that brutally tread on human dignity. "Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence," Leonardo da Vinci one said. It is time for the U.S. government to make a case against the International Olympic Committee.... Read more
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Deseret News
‘FLIGHT’: The Leonardo's original exhibit opens SaturdaySALT LAKE CITY — Leonardo da Vinci's passion for flying is at the heart of the
‘FLIGHT’: The Leonardo's original exhibit opens Saturday
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Leonardo da Vinci's passion for flying is at the heart of the Leonardo's latest exhibit, “FLIGHT,” the first original exhibit created by the museum. When the exhibit opens Saturday, it will feature a fully restored Convair C-131... Read more
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heraldscotland
Henry VIII gardening tips include fearful cucumbers and planting in human ashesbe surrounded by suitably high walls. The new show at the Palace of Holyroodho
Henry VIII gardening tips include fearful cucumbers and planting in human ashes
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
be surrounded by suitably high walls. The new show at the Palace of Holyroodhouse also features works by masters such as Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt. Among them is a pen and ink da Vinci drawing of the plant Job's tears, dating from around... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Early Leonardo da Vinci drawing to get rare showing in artist's home town Leonardo da Vinci's earliest known drawing will go on display in the artist
Early Leonardo da Vinci drawing to get rare showing in artist's home town
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Leonardo da Vinci's earliest known drawing will go on display in the artist's Tuscan home town of... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The Essential A&E Picks for Aug 4-10also be a "Tunnel of Dreams" that covers the history of flight and those who st
The Essential A&E Picks for Aug 4-10
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
also be a "Tunnel of Dreams" that covers the history of flight and those who studied it—including the museum's namesake, Leonardo da Vinci. The Tunnel exits into a 1969 replica living room, where guests can watch the first moon landing. Those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pessimism Is Rife, Optimism Naive. Activism the Best Tool for Nowback and let things happen to them. They go out and happen to things." Traditio
Pessimism Is Rife, Optimism Naive. Activism the Best Tool for Now
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
back and let things happen to them. They go out and happen to things." Tradition attributes these words to Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, respectively. In his conclusion to The Prince, Machiavelli urged the rulers of Italy that 'everything has... Read more
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Daily Mail
The world's 40 smartest people of all time revealedEinstein is best known for the principle of relativity, which eventually led to
The world's 40 smartest people of all time revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Einstein is best known for the principle of relativity, which eventually led to the development of the atomic bomb.3Leonardo da Vinci180-220The Renaissance painter, architect, musician, mathematician, inventor and writer painted the Mona... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
China's delightful teddy bear museumworks of art, writes Rod Pascoe. Teddy bears in Venice at the Teddy Bear Museu
China's delightful teddy bear museum
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 23 days ago
works of art, writes Rod Pascoe. Teddy bears in Venice at the Teddy Bear Museum on Hainan Island. Photo / Rod Pascoe If Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo or Rodin could visit the Teddy Bear Museum on Hainan Island in China, they'd surely laugh to... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
PAC announces first fall gallery presentationartists. She usually finds her inspiration in the works of classical artists su
PAC announces first fall gallery presentation
Bureau County Republican / Posted 23 days ago
artists. She usually finds her inspiration in the works of classical artists such as Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Leonardo Da Vinci. She has shown her work at the Ottawa Art League, August Hill Winery, The Paint Box Gallery and many more.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
80,000 expected at Da Vinci exhibition at Nottingham CastleNottingham Castle is expecting big numbers for its latest exhibition, Leonardo
80,000 expected at Da Vinci exhibition at Nottingham Castle
Nottingham Post / Posted 23 days ago
Nottingham Castle is expecting big numbers for its latest exhibition, Leonardo da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection. Mark Patterson gives his verdict Expect to queue. Expect to wait in an antechamber. Expect to wait your turn among the... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Yorkshire Day heroes: RL hero Alf’s still a champ at age of 92it is said, once ran the rule over one of Alf’s pictures and, while praising th
Yorkshire Day heroes: RL hero Alf’s still a champ at age of 92
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 23 days ago
it is said, once ran the rule over one of Alf’s pictures and, while praising the work, finished by saying: “You’re no Leonardo da Vinci, are you?” “Happen not,” replied the artist. “But I was a sight better bloody scrum half than he was.” Alf... Read more
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The New Yorker
Dishwasher-Loading Techniques Throughout Historyit was blasphemous in his time to alter any aspect of the accepted arrangement.
Dishwasher-Loading Techniques Throughout History
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
it was blasphemous in his time to alter any aspect of the accepted arrangement. Renaissance Italy Sketches attributed to Leonardo da Vinci indicate that he tested multiple dishwasher-loading configurations and at long last determined the nearest... Read more
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Quartz
United Airlines has decided your favorite artists for youEl-Salahi Jackson Pollock Jasper Johns Jeff Koons Joan Miró Katsushika Hok
United Airlines has decided your favorite artists for you
Quartz / Posted 24 days ago
El-Salahi Jackson Pollock Jasper Johns Jeff Koons Joan Miró Katsushika Hokusai Keith Haring Kim Hong-do Leonardo da Vinci M.C. Escher Marc Chagall Marcel Duchamp Mark Rothko Michelangelo Norman Rockwell Osamu Tezuka Pablo... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Leonardo da Vinci: The father of inventionExhibition pays homage to genius, writes Dionne Christian. To many, Leonardo d
Leonardo da Vinci: The father of invention
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Exhibition pays homage to genius, writes Dionne Christian. To many, Leonardo da Vinci is simply the man who painted arguably the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa, but they don't call him a Renaissance man solely because of that or the era... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Police appeal after store robbery in Mansfieldon 101, quoting incident number 401 of 2 July. Alternatively, they can call th
Police appeal after store robbery in Mansfield
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
on 101, quoting incident number 401 of 2 July. Alternatively, they can call the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Read more: Priceless Leonardo da Vinci collection to attract thousands to Nottingham Cas... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Leonardo da Vinci collection to go on show at Nottingham CastleA "priceless" collection of Leonardo Da Vinci sketches which were never meant t
Leonardo da Vinci collection to go on show at Nottingham Castle
Nottingham Post / Posted 25 days ago
A "priceless" collection of Leonardo Da Vinci sketches which were never meant to go on view is due to be displayed at Nottingham Castle's Museum & Art Gallery. The 10 "musings" and "jottings" of the Italian artist - hailed as "one of the most... Read more
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