It makes sense that our skin-care products would be high-tech. Makeup, on the other hand, is considered artistic—a means of self-expression. Then again, there is real science and planning that goes into the making of high-end makeup.
Engineering students at Eindhoven University of Technology in Juuka, Finland, have set upon a new project—or rather, a very old one. They are building a bridge based on an obscure model designed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1501; a project the Renaissance man intended to span 240-metres over the Golden Horn, an offshoot of the Bosphorus River.