Leonardo da Vinci

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Daily Mail
'The world's most mysterious book' may be a hoaxdiscarded when the manuscript was carbon dated and found to have originated bet
'The world's most mysterious book' may be a hoax
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
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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Daily Star
Jeremy Corbyn wants to rewrite historical figures as gayOwen Smith According to the The Bilerico Project, the world’s largest LGTB gro
Jeremy Corbyn wants to rewrite historical figures as gay
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
Owen Smith According to the The Bilerico Project, the world’s largest LGTB group blog, many history-shapers were gay. Leonardo da Vinci never married and was accused of having an affair with a male prostitute who was also a model for the... Read more
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Breitbart
The 100th Anniversary of the Tankformations; the Romans pioneered protective siege engines that were designed to
The 100th Anniversary of the Tank
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
formations; the Romans pioneered protective siege engines that were designed to deliver troops to the enemy’s doorstep; and Leonardo da Vinci conceptualized an armored fighting vehicle in 1487. But no one had designed a motorized self-propelled... Read more
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express
Top habits of successful people revealed - so how many do YOU do?ran the country on four hours sleep a night, and she isn't the only high powere
Top habits of successful people revealed - so how many do YOU do?
express / Posted 3 days ago
ran the country on four hours sleep a night, and she isn't the only high powered person to shun the expected eight hours. Leonardo da Vinci didn't sleep at all, instead preferring to take a series of power naps. And Robert Iger, CEO of Disney,... Read more
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USA Today
Take me away: French châteaux of the Loire Valleyenter the other. You’ll both reach the top, but never cross each other. This im
Take me away: French châteaux of the Loire Valley
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
enter the other. You’ll both reach the top, but never cross each other. This impressive architectural feat is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, although the history books don’t confirm it. No matter who built it, it’s incredible to see and climb this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wonderful gags in Zimmerman's loose and lively 'Wonderful Town'thinking? True, Zimmerman, the woman who created such auteur works as "Metamor
Wonderful gags in Zimmerman's loose and lively 'Wonderful Town'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
thinking? True, Zimmerman, the woman who created such auteur works as "Metamorphoses," "Argonautika" and "The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci" (among a fleet of others) is known more for beauty than amusement, more for poignancy than yuks, more for... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Decade Lived in the Darkof Serge Benhayon, a charismatic former tennis coach from Sydney, Australia, wh
A Decade Lived in the Dark
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
of Serge Benhayon, a charismatic former tennis coach from Sydney, Australia, who has claimed to be the reincarnation of Leonardo da Vinci. Benhayon recommends such esoteric practices as “connective-tissue therapy” and “breast massage,” and... Read more
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Canberra Times
John Olsen: The You Beaut Country is a great look back at veteran artist's workthat's a world of imagination. It's also a comment on an Australian aesthetic;
John Olsen: The You Beaut Country is a great look back at veteran artist's work
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
that's a world of imagination. It's also a comment on an Australian aesthetic; for example, a hamburger can be beaut, a Leonardo da Vinci, the Mona Lisa can be especially beaut. It's to do with a mental explanation of a feeling. It also says... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
IAG Engine Center completes its acquisition of the engine repair business of Alitalia Maintenance Systemscommunity in the transition of their assets and our future plans include line m
IAG Engine Center completes its acquisition of the engine repair business of Alitalia Maintenance Systems
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
community in the transition of their assets and our future plans include line maintenance for the airlines that transit Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino International Airport in Rome.” Considerable worldwide demand will help support a sustainable... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why Milan is Italy’s city of styleScala, at Via Filodrammatici 2 (00 39 02 860775; teatroallascala. org) and cros
Why Milan is Italy’s city of style
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Scala, at Via Filodrammatici 2 (00 39 02 860775; teatroallascala. org) and cross the elegant piazza with its monument of Leonardo da Vinci, who lived here for 17 years. Wander through the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, the glass-roofed shopping... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Caution: strong undercurrent aheadtwo cities begrudgingly share the crucial waterway like two jealous brothers, o
Caution: strong undercurrent ahead
Greene County Daily World / Posted 8 days ago
two cities begrudgingly share the crucial waterway like two jealous brothers, one favored slightly over the other. Enter Leonardo da Vinci, bursting at the seams with enough genius to build a boot of dynamic proportions—artist, inventor,... Read more
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EuroNews
Former Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi dies at the age of 95Italy into the euro currency. He also selected the design of the Italian 1-eur
Former Italian president Carlo Azeglio Ciampi dies at the age of 95
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
Italy into the euro currency. He also selected the design of the Italian 1-euro coin, Ciampi chose the Vitruvian man of Leonardo da Vinci. Ciampi claimed that he wanted the design to send the message that money was at the service of human kind... Read more
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Swissinfo
A journey through the ages to little-known Swiss treasuresthe original, restored facades blend with spectacular contemporary architecture
A journey through the ages to little-known Swiss treasures
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
the original, restored facades blend with spectacular contemporary architecture. Edition Nr. 978-979, 2015 Greetings from Leonardo Da Vinci Right next to the new Lugano LAC Culture Centre and the former Grand Hotel Palace is the Santa Maria Degli... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her righ
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 8 days ago
can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her right wrist, the Roman numerals "VIIXCI" and a Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a human heart seen from two angles on her right forearm, a curved animal tooth on the inside of... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her righ
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her right wrist, the Roman numerals "VIIXCI" and a Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a human heart seen from two angles on her right forearm, a curved animal tooth on the inside of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her righ
Can you guess the celebrity tattoo?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
can be seen clearly here, including a portrait of her grandmother near her right wrist, the Roman numerals "VIIXCI" and a Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a human heart seen from two angles on her right forearm, a curved animal tooth on the inside of... Read more
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The Irish Times
The art of cookery: how the history of food was preserved through paintingsto see. But food and art are way more fascinating when looked at through a len
The art of cookery: how the history of food was preserved through paintings
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
to see. But food and art are way more fascinating when looked at through a lense of symbolism. In The Last Supper, which Leonardo da Vinci completed sometime between between 1495 and 1498,the food is sparse yet their hidden meanings have been... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Urban Designer Who Brought Whimsy to London Is Turning His Eye to New Yorkme: “He’s probably the most creative guy in the world today.” Heatherwick’s ear
The Urban Designer Who Brought Whimsy to London Is Turning His Eye to New York
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
me: “He’s probably the most creative guy in the world today.” Heatherwick’s early mentor Terence Conran has called him “the Leonardo da Vinci of our times.” Barry Diller, who was so taken with Heatherwick that he agreed to pay to build Pier 55, has... Read more
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express
Does Hillary have a body double? 11 of internet's favourite conspiracy theoriessecret: that Jesus married Mary Magdalene and fathered her children. The code i
Does Hillary have a body double? 11 of internet's favourite conspiracy theories
express / Posted 9 days ago
secret: that Jesus married Mary Magdalene and fathered her children. The code is revealed in cryptic messages, which Leonardo da Vinci supposedly hid in his many works of art. The Catholic Church has covered up this fact for centuries,... Read more
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Soundings
Quiet, beautiful, delicious: A bareboat charter on France’s Canal du Midi does not disappointenough water to the canal’s high point to meet the locks’ never-ending need for
Quiet, beautiful, delicious: A bareboat charter on France’s Canal du Midi does not disappoint
Soundings / Posted 10 days ago
enough water to the canal’s high point to meet the locks’ never-ending need for gravity-fed water. Some 150 years earlier, Leonardo da Vinci had tried without success to solve the feedwater challenge. Riquet is regarded as a regional hero for his... Read more
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International Business Times
Petition to rename Cardiff Airport after Princess Diana to be considered by Welsh Assembly membersthe name. He said there is a need for a name that is not "famous now and not f
Petition to rename Cardiff Airport after Princess Diana to be considered by Welsh Assembly members
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
the name. He said there is a need for a name that is not "famous now and not famous in 50 years" like Marco Polo or Leonardo da Vinci or else the airport would have to "keep on changing" its name. The committee noted that the Liverpool... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
10 songs you need to hear right now: Fairy Bones, Mick Jenkins, Nick Cave, Action Bronson, AlunaGeorgea slow-burning groove as Staples weighs in on his life and legend while making
10 songs you need to hear right now: Fairy Bones, Mick Jenkins, Nick Cave, Action Bronson, AlunaGeorge
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
a slow-burning groove as Staples weighs in on his life and legend while making his way through references to Wavves and Leonardo Da Vinci, asking that you call him King Latifah. A$AP Rocky has just one line -- “once you get addicted to it.” But... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
American Airlines Announces New Flights from DFW to Rome and Amsterdamtime ever, and that flight connects DFW to its largest unserved international m
American Airlines Announces New Flights from DFW to Rome and Amsterdam
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
time ever, and that flight connects DFW to its largest unserved international market. American will fly from DFW to Rome's Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport with Boeing 777-200 aircraft American will serve the route from DFW to Amsterdam Airport... Read more
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Boston Globe
Exploring the inventions of da Vinci, the original Renaissance manat the Museum of Science this fall with a new exhibit revolving around the work
Exploring the inventions of da Vinci, the original Renaissance man
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
at the Museum of Science this fall with a new exhibit revolving around the work of the original Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci. “Da Vinci – the Genius,” opening Oct. 23, will feature interactive installations perfect for kids and... Read more
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Columbia Star
Basic Primer on the Evolution of Firearms: Part IIfor military purposes and was primarily used for night time sentry duty. NOTE:
Basic Primer on the Evolution of Firearms: Part II
Columbia Star / Posted 16 days ago
for military purposes and was primarily used for night time sentry duty. NOTE: Some firearms scholars believe the famous Leonardo da Vinci invented the wheel lock and point to drawings of his depicting what appears to be the wheel lock firing... Read more
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Op-Ed News
An Era That Has Gone VIIIor the reflection of a button on a dress, and, in the case of the drawings, the
An Era That Has Gone VIII
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 days ago
or the reflection of a button on a dress, and, in the case of the drawings, the sense that one was revisiting the work of Leonardo da Vinci of half a millennium earlier. As it turned out, the evening proved to be an enjoyable and uplifting... Read more
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iol.co.za
Uncovering Tuscan treasures in Florencein 1786, and its hand-operated and semi-mechanical looms weave beautiful fabric
Uncovering Tuscan treasures in Florence
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
in 1786, and its hand-operated and semi-mechanical looms weave beautiful fabrics, embellished by a warper designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Tours of the factory are by appointment only. Book to see inspiring craftswomen in action. Museo... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Bognor Birdman, 2016longest jump of 97 metres being achieved by Ron Freeman and impressive flying f
Bognor Birdman, 2016
Chichester Observer / Posted 19 days ago
longest jump of 97 metres being achieved by Ron Freeman and impressive flying from aircraft engineer Sam Penny who won the Leonardo Da Vinci class. Neil Cooper captured some of the daredevil jumpers in this video. For full coverage and more... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Burning Man 2016of Veils pyramids. (Chris Smith / Press Democrat) (21 of )Scenes from Burning
Burning Man 2016
Petluma360.com / Posted 22 days ago
of Veils pyramids. (Chris Smith / Press Democrat) (21 of )Scenes from Burning Man, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. This year's Leonardo da Vinci inspired Man. (Chris Smith / Press Democrat) (22 of )Scenes from Burning Man, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.... Read more
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Evening Standard
Things to do in Florence: where to stay, eat, shop and visitFounded in 1786, its hand-operated and semi-mechanical looms weave beautiful fa
Things to do in Florence: where to stay, eat, shop and visit
Evening Standard / Posted 22 days ago
Founded in 1786, its hand-operated and semi-mechanical looms weave beautiful fabrics, embellished by a warper designed by Leonardo Da Vinci. Tours of the factory are by appointment only. Book to see inspiring craftswomen in action,... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 3-4 September 2016it's all part of London's Burning Festival and the Great Fire 350 commemoration
Things To Do In London This Weekend: 3-4 September 2016
Londonist / Posted 23 days ago
it's all part of London's Burning Festival and the Great Fire 350 commemorations. Free entry, just turn up, 3-4 September LEONARDO DA VINCI: It's your last weekend to see Da Vinci's drawings and designs brought to life at the Science Museum.... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Colonel Gaddafi ordered a submarine to torpedo the QE2Israel, who helped stop Gaddafi's Israeli airline bombing aimed at killing arou
How Colonel Gaddafi ordered a submarine to torpedo the QE2
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Israel, who helped stop Gaddafi's Israeli airline bombing aimed at killing around 400 passengers on a flight leaving Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport. Marwan was found dead in a bed of roses in the garden below his apartment building in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Aerial shots show Burning Man party after brutal dust storms passGazette-Journal said an attempt was made to raise the 40ft-tall effigy, which t
Aerial shots show Burning Man party after brutal dust storms pass
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Gazette-Journal said an attempt was made to raise the 40ft-tall effigy, which this year was inspired by a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, into its place on Sunday, but organizers of the festival Nevada's Black Rock Desert discovered the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Revelers don goggles as Burning Man vanishes behind thick dust cloudGazette-Journal said an attempt was made to raise the 40ft-tall effigy, which t
Revelers don goggles as Burning Man vanishes behind thick dust cloud
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Gazette-Journal said an attempt was made to raise the 40ft-tall effigy, which this year was inspired by a drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, into its place on Sunday, but organizers of the festival Nevada's Black Rock Desert discovered the... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Open Houses for students in Green Bay Public School DistrictMiddle: Wednesday, August 24, 1 p.m. -6 p.m. (Early Student Registration) Tuesd
Open Houses for students in Green Bay Public School District
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 25 days ago
Middle: Wednesday, August 24, 1 p.m. -6 p.m. (Early Student Registration) Tuesday, August 30, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Open House) Leonardo da Vinci School for Gifted Learners: Tuesday, August 30, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Meet the Teacher) Red Smith: Monday,... Read more
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USA Today
Oops! Burning Man stuck upside-down, without headeach year. This year’s effigy was inspired by the Vitruvian Man, a drawing of
Oops! Burning Man stuck upside-down, without head
USA Today / Posted 25 days ago
each year. This year’s effigy was inspired by the Vitruvian Man, a drawing of a man with perfect proportions sketched by Leonardo da Vinci in 1490. The theme for this year’s burn is da Vinci’s workshop. Crews raised the man above the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Students being taught New STEAM concept which mixes science and maths with artwho would send back intricate still-life drawings and paintings of the animals
Students being taught New STEAM concept which mixes science and maths with art
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
who would send back intricate still-life drawings and paintings of the animals or plant species they had discovered, and Leonardo Da Vinci, "who was an incredible artist who was also an incredible scientist and inventor".Dr Michelle Dickinson -... Read more
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Times of Malta
Art and science tie the knotthe latest scientific developments – mathematics, geometry, biology, chemistry,
Art and science tie the knot
Times of Malta / Posted 27 days ago
the latest scientific developments – mathematics, geometry, biology, chemistry, physics. When we think about people such as Leonardo da Vinci, we do not only see them as artists, but also as scientists. Leonardo and his counterparts realised that... Read more
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chad
Nottingham events honours LeonardoThe Nottingham Society of Artists (NSofA) is holding a special event on Bank Ho
Nottingham events honours Leonardo
chad / Posted 29 days ago
The Nottingham Society of Artists (NSofA) is holding a special event on Bank Holiday Monday to celebrate Leonardo Da Vinci and his work. Leonardo: His Drawings, Your Drawings, Our Drawings is an interactive family event that will bring art from the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Burning Man tickets sell out in half an hourannual costs, Burning Man organizers also introduced a tier of $1,200 tickets f
Burning Man tickets sell out in half an hour
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
annual costs, Burning Man organizers also introduced a tier of $1,200 tickets for those willing to pay a little more. The "Leonardo da Vinci Art Tickets" don't offer any additional perks. Organizers were hoping big-pocketed Burners would be willing... Read more

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