Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenThu, 20 Oct 2016 18:04:00 +0000The Ruby Slippers Are Funded in the Museum's First Kickstarter Campaign Smithsonian asks visitors to help bring back the sparkle and #KeepThemRubyMon, 17 Oct 2016 04:05:00 +0000When Was the First Map Produced and More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredThu, 20 Oct 2016 18:04:00 +0000Discussion responses to our September issueThu, 20 Oct 2016 16:51:14 +0000The Tragic Fate of the Afghan Interpreters the U.S. Left Behind men risked their lives for the U.S. military. Now many would like to come to America but are stranded — and in dangerThu, 20 Oct 2016 15:07:38 +0000Ulysses S. Grant Launched an Illegal War Against the Plains Indians, Then Lied About It president promised peace with Indians — and covertly hatched the plot that provoked one of the bloodiest conflicts in the WestThu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000Newly Discovered Letters Bring New Insight Into the Life of a Civil War Soldier mysterious package holds long-lost correspondence from a young Union infantrymanThu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000Looking at Nature Through Infrared Film Will Have You Seeing Red the world on a whole different spectrumWed, 19 Oct 2016 16:44:11 +0000Did John Adams Out Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings? scholar makes the intriguing case that Adams gossiped about the relationship years before the news erupted in publicWed, 19 Oct 2016 15:46:29 +0000These Women Reporters Went Undercover to Get the Most Important Scoops of Their Day under pseudonyms, the so-called girl stunt reporters of the late 19th century played a major role in exposing the nation's illsWed, 19 Oct 2016 15:16:59 +0000When Curious George Made a Daring Escape From the Nazis authors of the children's book series fled wartime France with the manuscript tied to their bikesWed, 19 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000How Bats Ping On the Wing—And Look Cute Doing It reveal how bats turn echolocation signals into a 3-D image of moving preyTue, 18 Oct 2016 17:31:34 +0000The FBI’s Fake Russian Agent Reveals His Secrets an exclusive interview, a retired FBI agent who posed as a KGB officer finally spills the beans about his greatest sting operationsTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000A Pearl Harbor Disappearance May Finally Have Been Solved instructor Cornelia Fort faced a close call on that infamous day, but her plane was thought to have been lost to historyTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000Making the Case for the Next American Saint Blandina Segale showed true grit while caring for orphans and outlaws in New MexicoTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000Beneath a Mountain in Switzerland Lies the World’s Longest Shortcut massive structure, running 35.4 miles through the Alps, begins full operations this DecemberTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Return of the Great American Jaguar 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 Readers asked, we answerThu, 22 Sep 2016 18:15:36 +0000To Save the Woodrat, Conservationists Have to Deal With an Invasive Species First: House Cats 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? 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 Work eerie vision of the luminous magic we find in ourselvesWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:18:54 +0000How Cuba Remembers Its Revolutionary Past and Present 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 +0000Discussion responses to our July/August issueWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Get Face to Face With the Tribes of Tanzania 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 Border 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 Democracy banner from the Smithsonian collections lays out the stakes of Jefferson vs. AdamsTue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Sordid History of Mount Rushmore 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 Maps hybrid avians inherit some mixed directional messagesTue, 20 Sep 2016 15:00:00 +0000Your Questions About African-American History, Answered 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 Freedom 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 Prize next generation is following in the footsteps of its forebearsThu, 01 Sep 2016 13:02:09 +0000Black Tweets Matter 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 Migration 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 Be 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 Museum artifacts each tell a part of the African-American storyMon, 29 Aug 2016 16:50:03 +0000