Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenThu, 29 Sep 2016 18:37:41 +0000Happy 445th Birthday, Caravaggiohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/happy-445th-birthday-caravaggio-180960643/The artist’s gory paintings have captivated art lovers for centuriesThu, 29 Sep 2016 18:37:41 +0000Mission Complete: Rosetta's 12 Year Journey Is Overhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/dont-miss-tomorrows-livestream-rosetta-crashing-comet-180960638/In the early hours of the morning, Rosetta crashed into comet 67P in styleThu, 29 Sep 2016 16:09:42 +0000Finders, Keepers: Five of the Best Places to Go Gem Hunting in the U.S.http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/hidden-gems-hunt-treasure-these-geological-sites-180957962/From diamonds to emeralds, the United States is full of buried blingFri, 23 Sep 2016 19:39:17 +0000Debating on Television: Then and Nowhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/debating-on-television-then-and-now-59429581/Kennedy and Nixon squared off in the first televised presidential debate 56 years ago and politics have never been the sameTue, 14 Sep 2010 03:00:00 +0000Eight Lessons for the Presidential Debateshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/eight-lessons-for-the-presidential-debates-1-59255565/What are the key do's and don'ts the candidates should remember when campaigning for the White House?Wed, 03 Oct 2012 03:00:00 +0000Dominique Dawes' Guide to Watching Gymnasticshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/dominique-dawes-guide-to-watching-gymnastics-7936186/Watching the Women's Individual All-Around competition tonight? The former gold medalist offers a cheat sheet on her sport’s rules, maneuvers and slangFri, 27 Jul 2012 03:00:00 +0000Researchers Find Mysterious Purple Orb in the Channel Islandshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/researchers-find-mysterious-purple-orb-channel-islands-180959933/The creature stumped the team and could be a new speciesWed, 27 Jul 2016 18:56:43 +0000Big Boom: The Best Places to See Meteorite Impact Cratershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/big-boom-best-places-see-meteorite-impact-craters-180955460/Ancient impacts changed landscapes and perhaps even the course of evolution—here's where to see the coolest craters this summerMon, 18 Jul 2016 12:47:36 +0000The Top 10 Political Conventions That Mattered the Mosthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-top-10-political-conventions-that-mattered-the-most-15502885/As the two parties bring together their faithful supporters, we look at those conventions that made a difference in the country’s political historyMon, 27 Aug 2012 03:00:00 +000011 Fun Facts About Riohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/11-fun-facts-about-rio-180954485/It’s more than beaches, favelas and that Duran Duran songThu, 12 Mar 2015 13:30:36 +0000