How Leonardo da Vinci's sketches showed humans as complex machines
Our understanding of the human body has progressed immeasurably since the days of Leonardo da Vinci, but his inspired understanding of anatomy and engineering is still astonishing more than 500 hundred years later.
Here are 4 significant ways that Leonardo da Vinci changed the world
From personal helicopters to shoes that let humans walk on water, Leonardo da Vinci had an extraordinary imagination.
Why Leonardo da Vinci continues to fascinate the modern world
These notebooks and sketches track the life of Leonardo da Vinci from a workshop apprentice to world-renowned artist and engineer.
Why procrastinating like Da Vinci and Darwin can be a good thing
Self-confessed procrastination expert Andrew Santella discusses his new book - a potted history of putting things off.
10 Reasons Leonardo Da Vinci Is Overrated
You know the name. When it comes the Renaissance, his is probably the first one that comes to mind, conjuring up a sense of ingenuity and enigmatic, creati
Why we fell in love with Leonardo da Vinci
In honour of Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, BBC Culture asked you to share your favourite works by the great master.
A Definitive Guide to Leonardo da Vinci’s Paintings and Drawings
From anatomy to aviation, or what Leonardo’s drawings reveal about cross-disciplinary creativity.
Top 10 Leonardo da Vinci Inventions
Da Vinci's designs were spectacularly ahead of his time. If they had actually been built, they might have revolutionized the history of technology. What were some of his most imaginative sketches?
What if Leonardo da Vinci had SOLIDWORKS?
To celebrate Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday today (April 15th), I felt a blog post was appropriate. He would have turned 562 today. We commonly wonder (at l
20 Life Lessons from Leonardo da Vinci
We may never be able to match the talents of one of history's greatest geniuses, but his life offers a wealth of lessons.
Was Dyslexia the Secret to Leonardo da Vinci's Greatness?
Leonardo da Vinci was an atrocious speller, a sure sign of dyslexia, but it's possible that very disorder fueled his genius, a researcher says.
How to Be More Like Leonardo da Vinci
Have you ever wanted to be good at everything? Well, you
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Is That What Leonardo Da Vinci Really Looked Like?
For centuries, a 500-year old engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi sitting in the Cleveland Museum of Art was thought to depict the Greek mythological figur...
10 Mysteries Surrounding Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Mona Lisa'
People often say, "A picture paints a thousand words." While that holds true for most pictures, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa has for centuries continued t
How to write a cover letter, according to Leonardo da Vinci
Selling yourself often feels like a grotesque act. So job applicants' cover letters seem unlikely to contain much great prose. Instead, we tend to fill the page with false notes and empty phrases. ("I believe my skills make me the ideal candidate, and I would appreciate your consideration...") But it doesn't have to be that way. When a 30-something Leonardo...
20 Quotes From Leonardo da Vinci to Inspire You
Want to be great at many things? Learn how from the original Renaissance man.
Leonardo Da Vinci's Personal Writings Show Us How A Genius Thinks
What goes on in the mind of genius? A new exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts seeks to answer that question by examining Leonardo da Vinci’s...
'Lost' Leonardo da Vinci Painting Will Go to Auction for $100 Million
The painting is being hailed as the greatest art rediscovery of the 21st century.
What Gifted Kids Can Learn From Leonardo da Vinci
Before class, one of my third-grade students came to me and showed me a picture of a dog that she had drawn. I noticed that it looked very much like every other dog picture that she had drawn.