Ask Smithsonian | Smithsonian feed for Ask SmithsonianenWed, 15 Feb 2017 18:39:35 +0000What Do Insects Do in Winter? winter comes, most bugs either migrate or time travel. But some get far more creativeWed, 15 Feb 2017 18:39:35 +0000Are Oysters an Aphrodisiac?, if you think soMon, 13 Feb 2017 20:12:57 +0000Why Do Chinese Restaurants Have Such Similar Names? and familiarity is the traditionWed, 01 Feb 2017 16:18:35 +0000When Was the First Inaugural Ball? says there’s a new president in town more than the dance party they throw Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:18:06 +0000Can Humans Ever Harness the Power of Hibernation? want to know if astronauts can hibernate during long spaceflights. First, they need to understand what hibernation isWed, 18 Jan 2017 14:56:41 +0000Why Were Electric Cars Once Advertised as "Ladies' Cars"? questions answered by our expertsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:15:07 +0000Ask Smithsonian Sun, 01 Jan 2017 18:02:39 +0000Did Ellis Island Officials Really Change the Names of Immigrants? the 125th anniversary of the famous portal to the U.S., history shows inspectors were not the ones changing people's namesWed, 28 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000