Magazine | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000What the Unisphere Tells Us About America at the Dawn of the Space Agehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/unisphere-america-dawn-space-age-180963244/A towering tribute to the future past—and one man’s egoTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000A Visit to Seoul Brings Our Writer Face-to-Face With the Future of Robotshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/visit-seoul-writer-future-robots-180963238/In the world’s most futuristic city, a tech-obsessed novelist confronts the invasion of mesmerizing machinesTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000Joe Pyne Was America's First Shock Jockhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/joe-pyne-first-shock-jock-180963237/Newly discovered tapes resurrect the angry ghost of Joe Pyne, the original outrageous talk show hostTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000One Girl's Mishap Led to the Creation of the Antibiotic Bacitracinhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/one-girl-mishap-creation-antibiotic-bacitracin-180963236/Margaret Treacy was the namesake for a breakthrough medicationTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000Australia's Salt Ponds Look Like Beautiful, Abstract Art From Abovehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/australia-salt-ponds-look-beautiful-abstract-act-above-180962781/ Taking to the sky to show how industry shapes the earthThu, 20 Apr 2017 18:11:45 +0000How New York City Is Rediscovering Its Maritime Spirithttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/new-york-rediscovering-maritime-spirit-180962769/The city's waterfront fell into dangerous decline, but now its on the rebound with a new wave of money and creativityThu, 20 Apr 2017 17:38:23 +0000Europe's Famed Bog Bodies Are Starting to Reveal Their Secretshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/europe-bog-bodies-reveal-secrets-180962770/High-tech tools divulge new information about the mysterious and violent fates met by these corpsesThu, 20 Apr 2017 16:53:42 +0000What's the Difference Between Horns and Antlers and More Questions From Our Readershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/difference-horns-antlers-questions-readers-180962778/You asked, we answeredThu, 20 Apr 2017 16:33:19 +0000The Naturalist Who Inspired Ernest Hemingway and Many Others to Love the Wildernesshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/naturalist-ernest-hemingway-others-love-wilderness-180962775/ W.H. Hudson wrote one of the 20th century’s greatest memoirs after a fever rekindled visions of his childhood.Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:02:42 +0000The Unsavory History of Sugar, the Insatiable American Cravinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/unsavory-history-sugar-american-craving-180962766/How the nation got hooked on sweetsWed, 19 Apr 2017 16:24:21 +0000This Jigsaw Puzzle Was Given to Ellis Island Immigrants to Test Their Intelligencehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/puzzle-given-ellis-island-immigrants-test-intelligence-180962779/A confusing set of blocks could seal their fateWed, 19 Apr 2017 16:03:46 +0000The Trial of the Century That Wasn'thttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/trial-century-jefferson-davis-treason-180962776/The case against Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, would have been a legal showdown of the agesWed, 19 Apr 2017 15:12:19 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/may17_fob_discussion_article-180962777/Reader responses to our April issueWed, 19 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000Why Mount Fuji Endures As a Powerful Force in Japanhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/mount-fuji-endures-powerful-force-japan-180962782/Not even crowds and the threat of an eruption can dampen the eternally mysterious volcanoTue, 18 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000How the Mustang, the Symbol of the Frontier, Became a Nuisancehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/mustang-symbol-frontier-became-nuisance-180962771/A mainstay of Western culture, the free-roaming stallions are now a force to be reckoned withTue, 18 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000Why I Take Fake Pillshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-i-take-fake-pills-180962765/ Surprising new research shows that placebos still work even when you know they’re not realTue, 18 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0000The First Step to Shipping a Chopper? Remove the Bladeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/the-first-step-to-shipping-a-chopper-remove/When a high-tech helicopter like the Sikorsky S-92 needs to be transported on a cargo plane, it's crucial that every rotor blade is dismantledMon, 17 Apr 2017 12:00:00 +0000