Discover New Worlds: The Renaissance

Before venturing out on the Journey of a Lifetime, it might be important to know something about your destination. We've got you covered.

The Renaissance was considered a time of rapid innovation and "rebirth." And the many ways in which Leonardo da Vinci was set on inventing the future of... well.. everything!

science

Cracking the Code - da Vinci's trade secrets!

Cracking the Code - da Vinci's trade secrets!

Inventors in most of the world have trademark laws and patents to protect their creations. But how did one of the most prolific inventors in history keep his secrets safe-with pirates and spies out to steal his secrets?

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technology

Virtual Reality: A Matter of Perception

Virtual Reality: A Matter of Perception

Think VR and AR are new technologies? Low-tech versions have existed for centuries.

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culture

Da Vinci's Way: Fashion, Renaissance Style

Da Vinci's Way: Fashion, Renaissance Style

Follow Instagram fashion trends today, and you'll see influencers showing the latest trends. But how would a fashionista in the fifteenth century know what not to wear?

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arts

Dance Dance Revolution - 15th Century Style

Dance Dance Revolution - 15th Century Style

When ballroom dancing meant intricate moves with different partner, at court among kings and knights and ladies-can you imagine everyone's eyes on you if you didn't know the moves?

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engineering

Leonardo da Vinci's Lion Robot

Leonardo da Vinci's Lion Robot

Artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci is reputed to have created a mechanical lion made for a king. And there were those who say it moved on its own power. Making the first known workable robots over 500 years old.

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history

MASTERY: Da Vinci's Secret to Inventing the Future

MASTERY: Da Vinci's Secret to Inventing the Future

How would you think of the possibility of air travel-if only birds and butterflies were the only to the skies? Or design a military tank from observing a turtle in its shell? Imagine how Leonardo da Vinci thought that stuff up-hundreds of years ahead of his time.

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