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Variety In Form - Women

This is a study in the various forms that women take. Both in body size, facial diversity, color, and beauty. It's quite amazing how different people will find different things attractive and other things not. 

Italian scientists to dig up Leonardo da Vinci's bones

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Italian scientists to dug up Leonardo da Vinci's bones"London, Jan 24 (ANI): A group of scientists is seeking permission to open the tomb in which Leonardo da Vinci is believed to lie, in a bid to reconstruct his face and discover whether his masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is a disguised self-portrait.
Leonardo is laid at Amboise castle, in the Loire valley, where he died in 1519, aged 67.The team from Italy's National Committee for Cultural Heritage, a leading association of scientists and art historians, wants to exhume the remains of the great painter to be able to throw new light on his most famous work, reports The Times.
Giorgio Gruppioni, an anthropologist, said: "If we manage to find his skull, we could rebuild Leonardo's face and compare it with the Mona Lisa," he said.
Mona Lisa's tru…