Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci has an Uberman fame. He painted the most acclaimed painting in history, designed war machines, perfect cities, airplanes, submarines and bridges. He discovered how human aortic valve really worked, authored one of the best medical illustrations in history, fathered modern map making… The list goes on and introducing him is not reallyContinue reading “Leonardo Da Vinci”

Book: The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World

To say Thomas Edison is an iconic figure is an understatement. His image is so deeply entrenched within culture that its hard to separate what is truth and what is fiction and what constitutes a fact. Amazon Link The image of genius who just cant stop innovating was appealing and convenient for journalists of theContinue reading “Book: The Wizard of Menlo Park: How Thomas Alva Edison Invented the Modern World”

Book: Benjamin Franklin, An American Life

Benjamin Franklin is certainly one of those “Larger than Life” personas. One of the founding fathers whose face is forever immortalized in a $100 bill. Apart from the United States, he is also a first founding father of self-improvement. His “moral improvement project” was well publicized then and now and his peers were quite impressedContinue reading “Book: Benjamin Franklin, An American Life”

Book: An Astronauts guide to live on earth

This is an autobiography of Christopher Hadfield, a Canadian astronaut that had served as a commander of expedition 35 to the International Space Station. He is an all around cool dude and he started sharing bits and tidbits about living in space. Hadfield has been described by Forbes as “perhaps the most social media savvy astronautContinue reading “Book: An Astronauts guide to live on earth”