Leonardo Da Vinci

Does the world need polymaths?

<b>Two hundred years ago, it was still possible for one person to be a leader in several different fields of inquiry. Today that is no longer the case. So is there a role in today's world for the polymath - someone who knows a lot about a lot of things?</b><p>"The winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize winner in …

Literature

Mass Effect: Andromeda will get no more DLC -- and that’s for the best

The team behind <i>Mass Effect Andromeda</i> announced over the weekend it’d no longer be supporting the game, either through patches or through single-player story DLC. And while that’s a bummer — it’s also no more than we should have expected.<p>I’m not sure exactly what everyone wanted from Bioware’s …

Mass Effect Andromeda

Bradley Cooper and Leonardo DiCaprio spent the weekend hanging out together – because of course they did

They may never have worked on a film together, but it seems that that hasn’t stopped Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper becoming two of Hollywood’s …

Leonardo Dicaprio

Today in History | Miami Herald

Today in History<p>Today is Monday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2017. There are 132 days left in the year.<p>Today's Highlight in History:<p>On August 21, 1858, …

United States

Inside the daily routine of billionaire Bill Gates, who loves cheeseburgers, tours missile silos, and washes the dishes every night

What does the richest man in the world get up to all day?<p>Bill Gates is worth $85.2 billion, making him the wealthiest person on planet Earth, according to Forbes.<p>Since stepping down from the helm of Microsoft in 2006, Gates has thrown himself into the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which donates …

Bill Gates

6 of history's greatest minds that I could easily defeat in Mario Kart 64

Through the annals of history, there have been many historic figures that changed the world with their ingenuity. Whether they mark a scientific achievement, a military victory, or an artistic undertaking, these geniuses left their influence on the world in ways that are almost impossible to …

Mario Kart

The One Lipstick Mistake Women Over 40 Make That’s Aging Them

Adding lipstick to your look = instant wow factor. But, certain lipstick application techniques can actually make you look older. Before you pucker …

Makeup

Leonardo da Vinci’s A Nude Man from the Front: a fusion of the gods

Nature and knowledge of the classical world informed Renaissance artists and both are represented in this drawing that recalls the Italian’s iconic Vitruvian Man<p><b>Soft centre</b><p>Taut muscles are conjured with soft red chalk shadows within a sharply outlined pen and ink silhouette in this study, created …

Art History

QOTD: Write!

Whenever legendary management consultant Peter Drucker made a decision, he wrote down what he expected to happen; several months later, he’d compare …

Investing

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours a Week on ‘Compound Time’

Warren Buffett, Albert Einstein, Oprah Winfrey all do this one thing outside their to-do-lists everyday.<p>One question has fascinated me my entire …

Success

Owner Of Mysterious Silver Spaceship Tank Revealed To Be Brooklyn Dad, Of Course

Last winter, our inbox was inundated with photos of a spaceship/tank hybrid with Midwest plates in the heart of Brooklyn. The vehicle—which was …

New York City

Cracking the Real da Vinci Code: Meet the Scientist Who Is Mapping Leonardo’s DNA

Art World<p>Can this scientist unlock the secrets of the Renaissance great’s genome?<p>,<p>The mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci have long captivated the art …

DNA

Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Namesake Leonardo Da Vinci In Upcoming Biopic

Composite by DesignTAXI, images via Colin Chou, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons, and Raffaello Sanzio Morghen, Wikimedia Commons<br>When the parents of …

Humanities

Aiuto!

You never know what problems you may encounter when travelling in Italy, so it’s best to carry a ‘tool kit’ of essential vocabulary that’ll help you …

Nikon

7 Castles You MUST See in France

Did you <i>really</i> click on that clickbaity title? Come on! Really? I guess these cheesy headlines do work! Maybe I should title <i>all</i> my posts like Buzzfeed?<p>…

Europe

Leonardo DiCaprio has just been confirmed for the most unexpected role

And the Internet is finding it hilarious…<p>Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t shy away from epic Oscar-worthy roles – in fact, if his previous film credits are …

Awards

The Role Leonardo DiCaprio Was Literally Born to Play

The Oscar winner’s next movie will be a work of art.<p>At long last, an ancient prophesy is being fulfilled. After decades of hard work and eventual Oscar-winning, <b>Leonardo DiCaprio</b> is finally paying homage to his namesake and making a Leonardo da Vinci biopic, according to <i>Variety.</i><p>Paramount edged out …

Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio will play Leonardo da Vinci in a biopic, following an 'intense' bidding war

Perhaps fulfilling the destiny of his first name, Leonardo DiCaprio is set to star as Leonardo da Vinci in a film about the life of the Renaissance thinker and artist.<p>Paramount Pictures beat out Universal in an "intense" bidding war for the rights to the biopic, according to Deadline. The film will …

Entertainment

Leo Meets His Ultimate Casting Match in a Leonardo Da Vinci Biopic

A match made in movie heaven.<p>Environmental activist and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has long been known as "Leo" to fans, but he's finally getting to flex his full name in a genius stroke of movie casting. Leonardo, meet Leonardo <i>Da Vinci</i>, the famed Renaissance artist and visionary behind, …

Lifestyle

Resources Archives

August 17, 2017<p>Online Archive Lets You to Listen and Download 400,000+ Free Classical Musical Scores<p>Today, many cultural institutions have turned to free online resources in order to engage with the public and excite new audiences. Led by world-renowned museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inside DiCaprio's Casting as da Vinci

Paramount has just won a bitter bidding war for the rights to Walter Isaacson’s (<i>Steve Jobs</i>) as-yet-unpublished biography on …

Entertainment

Leonardo DiCaprio Will Play Leonardo da Vinci in a New Biopic

Will he paint the Mona Lisa like one of his French girls?<p>Leonardo DiCaprio is to star as Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming film depicting the great …

Art

Leonardo DiCaprio Goes From Art Collector to Artist in Hollywood Biopic on da Vinci

The Oscar-winning actor will star in a movie based off of Walter Isaacson’s upcoming book, Leonardo da Vinci<p>The casting couldn't be any more perfect. Oscar-winning actor and art-enthusiast Leonardo DiCaprio will be starring in a Hollywood biopic on Leonardo da Vinci. The upcoming movie will be …

Hollywood

The Streaming Wars Just Got Personal

Shonda Rhimes jumps ship; Game of Thrones reaches the homestretch; David Bowie makes a posthumous appearance.<p>It’s Monday, a helicopter has been hovering over my house since 4 A.M., and I assume it’s just <b>Ted Sarandos</b> trying to close a talent deal.<p>Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re wondering who …

TV

How to Create More Pictures

My sister ANNETTE KIMMy theory: the secret to happiness as a photographer is to CREATE MORE PICTURES!Why create more pictures?Processed with VSCO …

Street Photography

Government not doing enough to prevent left-handed pupils being left behind, campaigners warn

The Government is not doing enough to prevent left-handed pupils from falling behind their peers, MPs and educationalists have warned.<p>Campaigners claim that thousands of children are still being “penalised” for being left-handed due to a lack of action from ministers, who have failed to take any …

Education

Newswire: DiCaprio to finally play Da Vinci in ultimate Leonardo mashup

Leonardo DiCaprio has been acting for decades, but he has somehow never played the most famous historical figure to share his relatively weird name—other than the turtle, but he’s never played that guy either. Finally, though, <i>Deadline</i> is reporting that Paramount has picked up the rights to Walter …

Movies

Leonardo DiCaprio will play Leonardo Da Vinci in upcoming biopic

The Hollywood star will produce the film about the fifteenth-century Renaissance artist.<p>The Hollywood studio Paramount has beaten Universal in a …

Washing Machines

Leonardo DiCaprio To Play Leonardo Da Vinci In Biopic From Paramount

In a plan that nine out of ten industry experts agree is the second-most optimal available configurations of Leonardos in a major motion picture,</b> …

Movies

Paramount Leonardo DiCaprio Buy Walter Isaacson Leonardo Da Vinci book | Deadline

<b>UPDATE</b>: Paramount just emerged from an intense two-studio bidding battle to win a seven-figure auction for the rights to Walter Isaacson’s book</i> …

Movies