Optical UnScrambler

Leonardo da Vinci was notorious for playing tricks, creating illusions, and using his own encryption—to fool friends and put off rivals. But modern neuroscience shows there's evidence that creating puzzles—and solving them—is good for brain health. So we've put some picture scrambles together for you—and we'll be changing them from time-to-time.

How good are you at problem solving? Can you unscramble this image and put it back together again? Click on a tile next to the empty space to get started.

Becky Tai, teacher and artist, by permission

Happy Anniversary, Leonardo da Vinci!

Celebrating 500 years of invention and creativity, May 1519-May 2019. Free this month, we're opening all our great content at the Edge of Yesterday and Edge of Yesterday books to find out how Leonardo invented the future—and you can, too! Code: davinci500