Magazine | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenThu, 19 May 2016 17:27:20 +0000The Unlikely, Charming Designer Who Is Changing the Face of Gardeninghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/unlikely-charming-designer-changing-face-gardening-180959067/With weeds, critters and Celtic symbols, Mary Reynolds is transforming what it means to gardenThu, 19 May 2016 17:27:20 +0000Why Do Humans Have Canine Teeth and More Questions From Our Readershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/humans-canine-teeth-questions-readers-180959074/You asked, we answeredWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000Underwater Photographer Heather Perry Dives Deep and Looks Uphttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/underwater-photographer-heather-perry-dives-deep-180959075/Is it crazy to think that people are at their most natural in the water?Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Most Treacherous Battle of World War I Took Place in the Italian Mountainshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/most-treacherous-battle-world-war-i-italian-mountains-180959076/Even amid the carnage of the war, the battle in the Dolomites was like nothing the world had ever seen—or has seen sinceWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000What's the Best Way to Help the Amazon's Indigenous People?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/what-best-way-help-amazon-indigenous-people-180959063/Can a pioneering computer model save the rainforest's residents from our best intentions?Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-june-2016-180959064/Readers responses to our May issueWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000How an Obscure Photographer Saved Yosemitehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/carleton-watkins-yosemite-photographer-national-parks-180959065/The beauty of the national park became clear long before Ansel AdamsWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000Did Neanderthals Die Out Because of the Paleo Diet?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/did-neanderthals-die-out-because-paleo-diet-180959066/A new theory links their fate to a meat-heavy regimenWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000Kill All the Mosquitoes?!http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/kill-all-mosquitos-180959069/New gene-editing technology gives scientists the ability to wipe out the carriers of malaria and the Zika virus. But should they use it?Wed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000A Secret Tunnel Found in Mexico May Finally Solve the Mysteries of Teotihuacánhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/discovery-secret-tunnel-mexico-solve-mysteries-teotihuacan-180959070/The chance discovery beneath a nearly 2,000-year-old pyramid leads to the heart of a lost civilizationWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Fight Against Elephant Poachers Is Going Commandohttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/fight-against-elephant-poaching-going-commando-180959071/In central Africa, a former Israeli military trainer and his team are deploying battle-tested tactics to stop the runaway slaughter of elephantsWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Inside Story of Christo's Floating Piershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/inside-story-christo-floating-piers-180959072/The renowned artist dazzles the world again, this time using a lake in northern Italy as his canvasWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000This Powerful Stokely Carmichael Portrait Never Made It to the Cover of Time Magazinehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/powerful-stokely-carmichael-potrait-never-made-cover-time-magazine-180959073/The artwork, by famed artist Jacob Lawrence, captured the turning point in the Civil Rights MovementWed, 18 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000