Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 05 Feb 2016 20:54:38 +0000One Man's Epic Rail Journey to the Darjeeling Himalayahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/darjeeling-himalayan-railway-francis-baird-adventurer-trek-lachen-north-sikkim-india-tibet-180958045/A grandson retraces adventurer Francis K.I. Baird's mysterious trek to a remote village near the India-Tibet borderFri, 05 Feb 2016 20:54:38 +0000The Only Known Jaguar in America Was Finally Caught on Videohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/only-known-jaguar-america-finally-caught-video-180958060/“El Jefe” made a rare appearance in ArizonaFri, 05 Feb 2016 20:30:08 +0000Photographs Document Some of the First Black Women to Serve With the U.S. Navyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/photographs-document-some-of-the-first-black-women-serve-us-navy-180958049/Black women were not allowed to join WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) until 1944Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:18:15 +0000One in Four U.S. Deer Is Infected With Malariahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/one-in-four-deer-infected-malaria-180958046/Scientists suspect the undetected blood parasite has been present in the animals ever since they arrived across the Bering Land Bridge Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:02:01 +0000This Biotech Company Is Growing Meatballs in a Labhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/biotech-company-growing-meatballs-lab-180958051/In just a few years, lab-grown meat might make it to the marketFri, 05 Feb 2016 18:30:00 +0000British Monks Discovered a Curry Recipe in a 200-Year-Old Cookbookhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/british-monks-discovered-curry-recipe-200-year-old-cookbook-180957979/The Portuguese brought the dish to Europe when they began colonizing IndiaFri, 05 Feb 2016 18:04:19 +0000Which States Have the Fastest Talkers?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-figured-out-which-states-talk-fastest-and-which-slowest-180958033/Next time you hear, "this call may be recorded," an analytics firm could be analyzing every wordFri, 05 Feb 2016 17:33:50 +0000Here's the Latest on Penguinshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/heres-latest-penguins-180958052/From invasive "fairies" to huddling chicks, penguins are the perfect pick-me-upFri, 05 Feb 2016 17:00:17 +0000Can This New Football Helmet Prevent Head Injuries?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/can-this-new-football-helmet-prevent-head-injuries-180958031/The team behind the Zero1, a new four-layer helmet design, hopes soFri, 05 Feb 2016 17:00:05 +0000The Forgotten History of Women’s Footballhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/forgotten-history-womens-football-180958042/Several women’s football leagues formed during the 20th century—one from the 1930s even became a national sensation—but they’re barely remembered todayFri, 05 Feb 2016 16:37:34 +0000