Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenMon, 11 Jul 2016 17:15:54 +0000Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on His Love of History, Youth Sports and Which Books Everyone Should Read basketball legend has always had a writer's touchMon, 11 Jul 2016 17:15:54 +0000Do Insects Have Consciousness? new theory has scientists buzzingThu, 30 Jun 2016 17:40:43 +0000What's the Difference Between Invasive and Nonnative Species? Plus, More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredThu, 30 Jun 2016 17:31:45 +0000Why Twitter's "Poet Laureate" Has No Plans to Unmask His Real Identity tweets under the guise of @Brian_Bilston and uses the platform to reinvent the age-old form of writingWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:20:09 +0000Why Betty and Veronica Are the Real Stars of Riverdale a reboot of the classic Archie comics, the two female leads take chargeWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:12:13 +0000These Abandoned Buildings Are the Last Remnants of Liberia's Founding History world created by former slaves in Liberia was a cruel paradox for more than 150 yearsWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:10:00 +0000The Residents of This Louisiana Island Are America's First "Climate Refugees" the sea levels rise, these photos provide a big picture view of a place losing the battle against climate changeWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000For More Than 100 Years, the U.S. Forced Navajo Students Into Western Schools. The Damage Is Still Felt Today Daniella Zalcman explores how native populations had a new nation foisted upon themWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000American Exiles: Leaving Home series of three photo essays explores how America has treated its own people in times of crisisWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000Shooting Penguins in the Falkland Islands to Save Them Neil Ever Osborne hopes that his work helps save the speciesWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000Discussion responses to our June issueWed, 29 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000A Bold New History of the Battle of the Somme generals have long been seen as the bunglers of the deadly conflict, but a revisionist look argues that a U.S. general was the real donkeyTue, 28 Jun 2016 15:44:13 +0000Novelist Edna O'Brien Explores the True Nature of Evil for her books about love, the writer might finally win a Nobel Prize for something darkerTue, 28 Jun 2016 15:42:30 +0000Childhood Leukemia Was Practically Untreatable Until Dr. Don Pinkel and St. Jude Hospital Found a Cure half century ago, a young doctor took on a deadly form of cancer—and the scientific establishmentTue, 28 Jun 2016 15:42:24 +0000History Forgot This Rogue Aristocrat Who Discovered Dinosaurs and Died Penniless fallen into shadow, the Romania-born Baron Franz Nopcsa was a groundbreaking scientist, adventurer -- and would-be kingTue, 28 Jun 2016 15:42:19 +0000The Discovery of a Roman Gladiator School Brings the Famed Fighters Back to Life in Austria, the archaeological site is providing rich new details about the lives and deaths of the arena combatantsMon, 27 Jun 2016 15:46:49 +0000The Surprising History of the Infographic iterations saved soldiers' lives, debunked myths about slavery and helped Americans settle the frontierMon, 27 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Fantastic Mr. Dahl British author’s world—antic, subversive, wildly inventive and monstrously humane—returns to the screen in Steven Spielberg’s <i>The BFG</i>Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:00:00 +0000