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The 10-Point CV Leonardo da Vinci Sent To The Duke of Milan


AT age 32, Leonardo da Vinci wanted to work for the Duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza. Leonardo wrote his CV.

My Most Illustrious Lord,

Having now sufficiently seen and considered the achievements of all those who count themselves masters and artificers of instruments of war, and having noted that the invention and performance of the said instruments is in no way different from that in common usage, I shall endeavour, while intending no discredit to anyone else, to make myself understood to Your Excellency for the purpose of unfolding to you my secrets, and thereafter offering them at your complete disposal, and when the time is right bringing into effective operation all those things which are in part briefly listed below:

1. I have plans for very light, strong and easily portable bridges with which to pursue and, on some occasions, flee the enemy, and others, sturdy and indestructible either by fire or in battle, easy and convenient to lift and place in position. Also means of burning and destroying those of the enemy.

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Posted: 2nd, June 2014 | In: Celebrities, Flashback | Comment

Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Comes To Manchester

7936179HERE’S a picture of Coronation Street’s neon-tanned Michelle Keegan recreated as Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. If you read The Da Vinci Code closely, is says that “a woman on the street is the direct descendent of Emily Bishop” who was secretly married to Ken of Baldwin.

Also, the original Mona Lisa (32DD) was already painted a pinky white, but had to be darkened when she returned from a session at the ochre-ologist.

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Posted: 19th, October 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment