Leonardo da Vinci transformed mapping from art to science

At the beginning of the 16th century, Leonardo da Vinci returned to Florence after almost two decades in the employ of Ludovico Sforza, Duke of Milan. Nearing 50, Leonardo was already famed for his scientific genius and artistic achievements, including the design of an innovative catapult around 1485 and the fresco The Last Supper (1495-98). Combining practicality and…

The Dark Origins of Nursery Rhymes Exposed and Broken Down-How Scary🤭

JACK AND JILL (1765) Admit it, you fooled around with the lyrics to “Jack and Jill” a bit yourself when you were younger, turning what you thought was an innocent poem into something a little bit naughty. But its origins aren’t as clean-cut as you probably imagined. One of the most common theories surrounding the…