Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 06 Jan 2017 17:05:25 +0000Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Presidential Food?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/quiz-how-much-do-you-know-about-presidential-food-51373316/In honor of Inauguration Day, here's a little quiz to see how much you know about presidential food historyFri, 16 Jan 2009 18:47:00 +0000The Bee That Breaks Your Heart http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/bee-that-breaks-your-heart-180960900/Insects are hard-pressed to get protection as endangered species. Can one fuzzy anomaly beat the odds?Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:16:39 +0000In This New Portrait, George Washington Trades His Curls for a Man Bun http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-portrait-george-washington-trades-his-curls-man-bun-180961715/The first president turns hipster at a new D.C. restaurantFri, 06 Jan 2017 17:05:25 +0000How Disney's 1942 Film Bambi Came to Be Influenced by the Lush Landscapes of the Sung Dynastyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-one-man-drew-1942-bambi-180949466/Chinese-American Artist Tyrus Wong's Brush With DestinyThu, 23 Jan 2014 19:56:13 +0000The True Story of "Hidden Figures," the Forgotten Women Who Helped Win the Space Racehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/forgotten-black-women-mathematicians-who-helped-win-wars-and-send-astronauts-space-180960393/A new book and movie document the accomplishments of NASA’s black “human computers” whose work was at the heart of the country’s greatest battlesThu, 08 Sep 2016 18:45:34 +0000From Opossums to Bologna: Weird Things Cities Drop on New Year's Evehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/possums-200-pounds-bologna-weird-things-cities-drop-new-years-eve-180953755/Who needs a ball? Cities get creative on New Year's Eve by dropping objects that reflect local products and cultureWed, 31 Dec 2014 23:23:27 +0000France Is Paving More Than 600 Miles of Road With Solar Panelshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/france-paving-more-600-miles-road-solar-panels-180958035/In five years, France hopes the panels will supply power to 5 million peopleThu, 04 Feb 2016 12:00:00 +0000Where Does Santa Live? The North Pole Isn't Always the Answerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-santa-claus-live-hometown-north-pole-180953723/Santa Claus is usually good news for tourism—but more than one place lays claim to his legendWed, 24 Dec 2014 16:06:43 +0000A Brief History of Children Sent Through the Mailhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/brief-history-children-sent-through-mail-180959372/In the early days of the parcel post, some parents took advantage of the mail in unexpected waysTue, 14 Jun 2016 15:31:23 +0000How Dorothy's Ruby Slippers Came to the Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-dorothys-ruby-slippers-came-to-the-smithsonian-180960760/A successful Kickstarter Campaign funds efforts to bring back their sparkle and keep them rubyMon, 17 Oct 2016 04:05:00 +0000