Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:20:38 +0000How Elephants and Songbirds Are Helping Humans Communicatehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-elephants-and-songbirds-are-helping-humans-communicate-180956086/In this Generation Anthropocene podcast, social animals show scientists how to trace our evolution and improve interactionsTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:20:38 +0000No One Knew This Plant Existed Until It Was Posted to Facebookhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/no-one-knew-plant-existed-until-it-was-posted-facebook-180956084/What's the emoji for "scientific discovery"? Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000Why Mammals Have a Monopoly On Milkhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/mammals-monopoly-milk-180956072/It all started with an eggTue, 28 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000Visit D.C.'s Best Off-the-Beaten-Path Historic Homes and Gardens http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/summer-visit-dcs-coolest-beaten-path-estates-180955928/History, nature and culture combine at these fascinating estates and gardens in our nation's capitalTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:32:29 +0000There's Flowing Ice on Plutohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/theres-flowing-ice-on-pluto-180956071/And maybe an underground oceanTue, 28 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000Venezuela Is About to Run Out of Beerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/venezuela-about-run-out-beer-180956069/Strict import laws could make Venezuela's taps dry up in just a few weeksTue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000A Tour Through the Vineyards of Chile and Argentinahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/sponsored/tour-through-vineyards-chile-and-argentina-180956055/Sip some of the world's best wines in some of the world's most magnificent sceneryMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:41:33 +0000Drones Are Getting in the Way of Firefighters Combating Wilderness Blazeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/drones-are-preventing-firefighters-combating-wilderness-blazes-180956064/Firefighters need to take to the air to fight fires, but sometimes that air is just too crowdedMon, 27 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0000What Gives Bugs Bunny His Lasting Power?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/what-gives-bugs-bunny-his-lasting-power-180956070/Seventy-five years after his first “What’s Up, Doc?,” the leporine character still leaves his markMon, 27 Jul 2015 17:34:49 +0000Officials Had to Use A Snowplow to Reclaim a Bridge in Iowa Swarmed by Mayflieshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/snowplow-was-needed-reclaim-bridge-iowa-swarmed-mayflies-180956063/An unusually large emergence of aquatic insects created temporarily hazardous conditionsMon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:00 +0000