Figma’s Table Museum series is adding another iconic artistic masterpiece to its collection. Following up on action figure versions of the Venus de Milo and Michelangelo’s David , there’s now a bizarre multi-limbed version of Leondardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to add to your toy box. Read more...
Leonardo da Vinci - Annunciation, c.1472 by greta_g Via Flickr: Leonardo Da Vinci: Annunciation c. 1472, 98?217, Galleria delgi Uffizi, Florence
The first demonstration operation by the Da Vinci robot system to be performed in Moscow on Monday will be broadcast live. It will give Russia a chance to become a world leader in the field of robotic surgery, Russia’s chief urologist Dmitry Pushkar told RIA Novosti.
BBC News reports that author Dan Brown—like his contemporary, James Patterson—is getting into the business of children’s literature, a natural evolution from writing adult books with chapter-ending cliffhangers and dialogue like, “Is it a secret you will die for?” What’s more, Brown doesn’t even have to write a new book. Show More Summary
Some people may love money, but Shakespeare never wrote a sonnet about budgeting and Da Vinci never painted a portrait of a perfectly balanced ledger. But, while finance and romance may seem far apart, there are some similarities between...Show More Summary
The release date has been scheduled for September 13.
Released in 2003, Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code was nothing short of a literary phenomenon. It has sold, according to publisher Penguin Random House, 82 million copies worldwide and spawned a blockbuster Hollywood adaptation starring Tom Hanks. Show More Summary
My favorite salad in Denver has to be the Da Vinci at Mad Greens. Have you guys been to Mad Greens? Think Chipotle, but creating the most beautiful salad combinations. I like the DaVinci with Citrus Grilled Chicken, Roasted Red Peppers,...Show More Summary
immortart: Leonardo da Vinci, Virgin of the rocks (detail), 1484.
Tom Hanks is a force to be reckoned with as an actor, bringing his passion to bear on any project and making blockbusters out of films that might not otherwise do as well at the box offices. While 2006’s The Da Vinci Code might have been a big hit with another prominent actor in place... Show More Summary
“Anthropologists, art historians, geneticists, genealogists, microbiologists, and other researchers will collaborate on the project to uncover new physical evidence linked to da Vinci. The plan includes studying the microbiomes of da Vinci paintings and tracking the inventor’s descendants, both living and dead. Show More Summary
A judge on Wednesday ordered a man charged with starting a massive downtown Los Angeles fire that destroyed the Da Vinci apartment complex and caused $100 million in damages to stand trial on arson charges in connection with the 2014 blaze. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge M.L. Villar delivered...
Witnesses say the suspect was angry about the about the August 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. [ more › ]
MIKE DICKSON IN ROME: The British No 1 is into the third round of the Italian Open after defeating the host country’s highest ranked player of either sex 6-0, 6-4 in just 73 minutes.
A pretrial hearing for the man accused of burning down the Fauxtalian fortress in Downtown LA revealed a lot of twists A preliminary hearing was held Tuesday in the case against Dawud Abdulwali, the man accused of torching part of the under-construction Da Vinci apartment complex in Downtown Los Angeles in December 2014. Show More Summary
Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Venus Williams and Roberta Vinci are in action Wednesday in Rome.
The man charged with burning down the Da Vinci apartment complex and causing $100 million in damages, bragged about the fire at a hotel party a week later and was angry at high-profile police killings of African Americans, a witness testified Tuesday. The testimony came during a preliminary hearing...
In continuing with our art history features, I’ve collected some fantastic people of color in art. So very often, when influential artists are discussed, it’s the usual suspects (Da Vinci, Monet, etc.) over and over. While we’ll discuss...Show More Summary
Vinci and Bouygues won $1.2bn Cairo metro contract, CDPQ Infra unveiled plans for $4.3bn driverless light-rail network in Montreal. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from April.
Robert Langdon is back. The Da Vinci Code's Dan Brown wrote a book about a secret riddle related to Dante's Inferno and Tom Hanks is back to star in the movie version. Oh yes. Confession: The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons are two of my favorite guilty pleasure movies. Show More Summary