Magazine | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Everyday Struggle of a Child Whose Parents Are Incarceratedhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/everyday-struggle-child-parents-incarcerated-180961438/With more American men and women in prison than ever before in our history, millions of children are struggling with the effects of a fractured family lifeThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Far-Reaching Effects of American Incarcerationhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/far-reaching-effects-american-incarceration-180961435/Three photo essays explore the history and modern-day consequences of the world's highest incarceration rateThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000After 39 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment, Ricky Jackson Is Finally Freehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/years-wrongful-imprisonment-ricky-jackson-finally-free-180961434/Locked up for a murder he didn't commit, he served the longest sentence of any U.S. inmate found to be innocentThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000The Injustice of Japanese-American Internment Camps Resonates Strongly to This Dayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/injustice-japanese-americans-internment-camps-resonates-strongly-180961422/During WWII, 120,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into camps, a government action that still haunts victims and their descendantsThu, 05 Jan 2017 17:00:00 +0000Why Were Electric Cars Once Advertised as "Ladies' Cars"?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/why-electric-cars-once-advertised-ladies-cars-180961440/Your questions answered by our expertsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:15:07 +0000The Master of Disguise of the Ocean Reveals Its Secretshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/master-disguise-cystisoma-ocean-reveal-secrets-180961426/A marine creature’s unusual defense is becoming perfectly clear Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:12:45 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/janfeb17_fob_discussion_article-180961432/Reader responses to our December issueThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000A Portrait of Obama in the Final Days of His Presidencyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/portrait-obama-prepares-leave-white-house-180961430/Commissioned for <em>Smithsonian</em> magazine, this painting shows a leader at a crossroadsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreverhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/lovers-shanxi-saved-chinas-ancient-architectural-treasures-before-lost-forever-180961424/As the nation teetered on the brink of war in the 1930s, two Western-educated thinkers struck out for the hinterlands to save their country's richesWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:32:43 +0000A New Documentary Conceived by David Byrne Explores the Wonder of the Color Guardhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/new-documentary-david-byrne-explores-wonder-color-guard-180961431/The dazzling offshoot of the marching band gets its moment in the spotlightWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:31:26 +0000This 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Upended What We Thought We Knew About the Roots of Western Civilizationhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/golden-warrior-greek-tomb-exposes-roots-western-civilization-180961441/The recent discovery of the grave of an ancient soldier is challenging accepted wisdom among archaeologistsWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:31:05 +0000March to the Joyous, Raucous Beat of the Sonic Boom of the Southhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/march-joyous-raucous-beat-sonic-boom-south-180961436/College football seasons come and go, but the joyous thunder of Jackson State's iconic marching band rolls onWed, 04 Jan 2017 16:20:38 +0000Why Do We Play "Hail to the Chief" for the President?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-play-hail-to-chief-president-180961428/A Scottish rebel features prominently in the anthemTue, 03 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000This Is the "Jass" Record That Introduced Millions of Americans to a New Kind of Musichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/first-jazz-record-introduced-millions-records-jass-180961427/The record that introduced millions of Americans to a new kind of musicTue, 03 Jan 2017 16:00:00 +0000