Leonardo da Vinci was a man who marked the world far beyond his lifetime. He made some valuable contributions to the hometown he grew up in. But it was his drawings that would outlive him. The principle behind electric doors that are present at department stores was one of his ideas. The principle behind the lamps and bulbs that have the ability to operate with varying degrees of power was another of his ideas. I am certain that most people are familiar with his drawings of what he called “flying machines.” These drawings would be proven true later on as the field of physics and the study of aerodynamics developed. While some would categorize da Vinci as a genius, from various biographies it is clear that da Vinci had a gifted mind but it was not what many would classify today as an exceptional one. So what was it that separated da Vinci from the rest of his fellows both in his time capsule and those beyond it? It was a principle that is noted very early on in the journ
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