Magazine | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenThu, 22 Sep 2016 18:53:27 +0000The Return of the Great American Jaguarhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/return-great-american-jaguar-180960443/The story of tracking a legendary feline named El Jefe through the Arizona mountainsThu, 22 Sep 2016 18:53:27 +0000Why Do We Still Have Morse Code and More Questions From Our Readershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/why-morse-code-questions-readers-180960460/You asked, we answerThu, 22 Sep 2016 18:15:36 +0000To Save the Woodrat, Conservationists Have to Deal With an Invasive Species First: House Catshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/save-woodrat-conservationists-deal-invasive-species-first-house-cats-180960445/On an island in Florida, a rare wild rodent faces a dangerous, feline threatThu, 22 Sep 2016 16:00:08 +0000Is Timber the Future of Urban Construction?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/timber-future-wood-construction-180960455/A celebrated architect goes out on a limb with a bold new take on building tallThu, 22 Sep 2016 15:12:47 +0000Photographer Adrien Broom Sheds Light on Old Structures in Her Workhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/adrien-broom-sheds-light-old-structures-180960456/An eerie vision of the luminous magic we find in ourselvesWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:18:54 +0000How Cuba Remembers Its Revolutionary Past and Presenthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/cuba-remembers-revolutionary-past-present-180960447/On the 60th anniversary of Fidel Castro’s secret landing on Cuba’s southern shore, our man in Havana journeys into the island’s rebel heartWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:04:19 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-october-2016-180960452/Reader responses to our July/August issueWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Get Face to Face With the Tribes of Tanzaniahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/tribes-tanzania-180960444/As safari parks encroach on their ancestral lands, indigenous groups struggle to maintain their ways of lifeWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Myth and Reason on the Mexican Borderhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/myth-reason-mexican-border-180960357/The renowned travel writer journeys the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at life along the blurry 2,000-mile lineWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000How the Heated, Divisive Election of 1800 Was the First Real Test of American Democracyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/election-1800-first-real-test-american-democracy-180960457/A banner from the Smithsonian collections lays out the stakes of Jefferson vs. AdamsTue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Sordid History of Mount Rushmorehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/sordid-history-mount-rushmore-180960446/The sculptor behind the American landmark had some unseemly ties to white supremacy groupsTue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Migratory Birds May Come Programmed With a Genetic Google Mapshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/migratory-birds-programmed-genetic-google-maps-180960442/These hybrid avians inherit some mixed directional messagesTue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Your Questions About African-American History, Answeredhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/questions-african-american-history-answered-180960120/A special edition of Ask Smithsonian on the occasion of the opening of a new Smithsonian museumThu, 01 Sep 2016 14:56:58 +0000Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedomhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/deep-swamps-archaeologists-fugitive-slaves-kept-freedom-180960122/The Great Dismal Swamp was once a thriving refuge for runawaysThu, 01 Sep 2016 13:52:17 +0000The Children of Civil Rights Leaders Are Keeping Their Eyes on the Prizehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/children-civil-rights-leaders-follow-path-parents-180960289/The next generation is following in the footsteps of its forebearsThu, 01 Sep 2016 13:02:09 +0000Black Tweets Matterhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/black-tweets-matter-180960117/How the tumultuous, hilarious, wide-ranging chat party on Twitter changed the face of activism in AmericaWed, 31 Aug 2016 17:19:25 +0000The Long-Lasting Legacy of the Great Migrationhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/long-lasting-legacy-great-migration-180960118/When millions of African-Americans fled the South in search of a better life, they remade the nation in ways that are still being feltWed, 31 Aug 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Definitive Story of How the National Museum of African American History and Culture Came to Behttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/definitive-story-national-museum-african-american-history-culture-came-be-180960125/From courting Chuck Berry in Missouri to diving for a lost slave ship off Africa, the director's tale is a fascinating oneMon, 29 Aug 2016 16:50:35 +0000The Powerful Objects From the Collections of the Smithsonian's Newest Museumhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/powerful-objects-collections-smithsonian-museum-180960126/These artifacts each tell a part of the African-American storyMon, 29 Aug 2016 16:50:03 +0000Keeping the Blues Alivehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/keeping-blues-alive-180960128/Is blues music a thing of the past? A festival in Memphis featuring musicians of all ages and nationalities shouts an upbeat answerFri, 26 Aug 2016 14:24:54 +0000