As always Wired Magazine delivers one of those rare articles that keep you interested even if there is too much technical jargon in other parts of the publication. Here we learn that not only was Leonardo da Vinci a great way to sell a lot of mystery novels, but he also designed an early robotic automobile. The three-wheeled device was painstakingly recreated by modern roboticist Mark Rosheim. And to answer that burning question in everyone's mind, the ancient cart was front wheel drive.

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