Latest articles | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 21 Nov 2014 20:30:54 +0000A Simple Way to Reduce Car Crashes: Start the High School Day Later http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/simple-way-reduce-car-crashes-start-high-school-day-later-180953435/A later roll-call time for teens also means improved health, mood, and grades Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:30:54 +0000Americans Are Using Less Water Than We Did in 1970http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/peak-water-was-decades-ago-americans-are-using-less-water-we-did-1970-180953437/Peak water was decades agoFri, 21 Nov 2014 20:00:23 +0000With An Eye To Mars, NASA is Testing its Astronaut Twinshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/eye-mars-nasa-putting-its-astronaut-twins-work-180953358/Scott and Mark Kelly, the only twins to have traveled in space, are embarking on a mission to help NASA prepare for MarsFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:27:08 +0000Light Therapy May Work on Chronic Mood Disorders, Toohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/light-therapy-may-work-more-season-affective-disorder-180953431/Sitting under fake sun could help heal chronic depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety, tooFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:25:54 +0000Before Instagram, Memorializing Asia’s Most Traveled Roadshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/instagram-memorializing-asias-most-traveled-roads-180953429/From Moroccan postcards to Japanese scrolls, the Sackler Gallery explores five centuries of travel around the Asian continentFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:03:00 +0000After the Storm: Floods of Dumped Milk And Melting Snow in Western New Yorkhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/strange-consequences-buffalos-storm-include-dumping-milk-and-flood-risk-180953434/More than five feet of snow, and up to eight in some places, over such as short time period is a lot to deal withFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:47:31 +0000In the U.S., Few Heavy Drinkers Are Actually Alcoholicshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/few-heavy-drinkers-are-actually-alcoholics-us-180953433/About 90 percent of people who drink excessively—more than eight drinks a week for women, 15 for men—are not alcohol dependentFri, 21 Nov 2014 18:15:21 +0000A Tapeworm Crawled Around In This Man's Brain for Years http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/tapeworm-crawled-around-mans-brain-years-180953430/Studying the extracted parasite might help others avoid a similar infestation Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:42:00 +0000Prague's Famous John Lennon Wall: Is It Over, or Reborn?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/pragues-famous-john-lennon-wall-it-over-or-just-reborn-180953415/Art students painted over the famous landmark to make space for the next generation of artists—and people are already festooning the wall with new graffitiFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:08 +0000One Idea to Get to Mars: Fill the Walls of a Spaceship With Waterhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/one-idea-get-mars-fill-spaceships-walls-water-180953428/The insulation from radiation would also be drinkable Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:18:02 +0000