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Daedalus was a total mastermind. He was kind of like Einstein, Leonard da Vinci, and Thomas Edison all rolled up into one. On top of being an amazing inventor, he was also a genius architect, a master craftsman, and an off-the-charts sculptor. One of his most famous creations was the mysterious Labyrinth of Crete, where the man-eating Minotaur was imprisoned. His other major claim to fame was inventing the fabulous wings that carried him and his son Icarus into the sky. Unfortunately, though, the first test flight ended in tragedy when Icarus flew too close to the sun and fell to his death in the sea.
Wingman, First in Flight, Greek Einstein
Elysium, the Underworld
Inventor, Architect, Craftsman, Sculptor
Mom: Alcippe, Athena, Iphinoe, or Phrasimede
Fling with Naucrate
"Necessity [...] is the mother of invention."
Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci by Leonardo Da Vinci
Daedalus by Thrice
Mythbusters (TV) (I wish they'd done one about wings made of wax before I tried my hand at it…)