Scientists reveal that Mona Lisa may be the first 3D image in history

Thanks to a wonderful coincidence, Leonardo da Vinci may have invented the first stereoscopic image in history. According to researchers Claus-Christian Carbon and Vera M Hesslinger, the Mona Lisa can be seen in 3D thanks to another version that was painted side by side as Leonardo was making the original. » 5/01/14 5:31pm 5/01/14 5:31pm

We're Getting Closer to Finding Mona Lisa's Skeleton

Researchers who've been hunting for Mona Lisa's skeleton are now opening up a family tomb in hopes of confirming Mona Lisa's existence. They want to confirm that bones they found last year under a convent are the remains of Lisa Gherardini. The family tomb they're cracking open is the resting place for Gherardini's… » 8/08/13 8:00pm 8/08/13 8:00pm

MythBusters Build a 1100-Barrel Paintball Gun to Paint the Mona Lisa,…

In a presentation made at Nvidia's NVISION show this week, Adam and Jamie unveiled a 1100 barrel paintball gun and—in an instant—painted a pretty convincing (if slightly drippy) Mona Lisa. In typical MythBusters fashion » 8/28/08 9:20pm 8/28/08 9:20pm, the incredibly elaborate experiment was only tenuously linked to their hypothesis. The…

Louvre Apple Store Now Official, Mona Lisa Keeps Smiling

The Gioconda will be surrounded by fanboys with white earbuds soon, as Apple gets ready to open an Apple Store in the Louvre following the official approval of the project. Like the Regent Street store in London or the Fifth Avenue store in NYC, the Louvre store will be located in one of the busiest tourism spots in… » 6/05/08 8:30am 6/05/08 8:30am