Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenTue, 22 Nov 2016 20:08:35 +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 +0000Sonny Assu Uses Graffiti to Reassert Native Culture 41-year-old artist mashes decades-old depictions of indigenous peoples with modern-day styleTue, 22 Nov 2016 20:08:35 +0000Where Did Harriet Tubman Escape to and More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredTue, 22 Nov 2016 19:53:50 +0000The First Patented Animal Is Still Leading the Way on Cancer Research was a genetically engineered animal designed to help scientists learn more about tumorsTue, 22 Nov 2016 18:57:59 +0000A Photographic Chronicle of America's Working Poor<i>Smithsonian</i> journeyed from Maine to California to update a landmark study of American lifeTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:30:01 +0000How (Almost) Everyone Failed to Prepare for Pearl Harbor high-stakes gamble and false assumptions that detonated Pearl Harbor 75 years agoTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:10:00 +0000Getting to the Bottom of How Apes Think apes show an ability to discern what others are thinking that we once only attributed to humansTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:01:54 +0000The Christmas Tale Spoken Record That Launched the Audiobook by Dylan Thomas, the album would go on to sell 400,000 copiesTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000A Surprising New Theory of How Dinosaurs Got So Huge species with adorned skulls increased in body size faster than those withoutTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Untangling the History of Christmas Lights bright idea was ahead of its timeTue, 22 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000Discussion responses to our October and November issuesTue, 22 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000The Remarkable Comeback of Przewalski's Horse nearly extinct, the population of these wild horses has rebounded on the dusty steppes of MongoliaTue, 22 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Director David Lynch Wants Schools to Teach Transcendental Meditation to Reduce Stress acclaimed filmmaker has become the champion of the practice that's now been adopted by thousands of kidsThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Without These Whistleblowers, We May Never Have Known the Full Extent of the Flint Water Crisis concerned mother and a renowned scientist spearheaded the investigation that exposed the dangers lurking in the water supply of the Michigan cityThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Meet the Team of Scientists Who Discovered Gravitational Waves year, the geniuses behind LIGO announced that they had finally found what Albert Einstein had predicted a century agoThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Christopher Gray's Scholly App Is Bringing Millions of Dollars to College Students in Need entrepreneur's new digital platform has helped applicants land $50 million in scholarshipsThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000With "Master of None," Aziz Ansari Has Created a True American Original star of the breakout television series brings the voice of his generation to the massesThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Need a New Organ? Surgeon Anthony Atala Sees a Future Where You Can Simply Print It Out you can order a new body part online, you’ll have this doctor to thankThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak Uses Satellites to Uncover Ancient Egyptian Ruins Indiana Jones of low Earth orbit harnesses 21st-century technology to uncover long-buried treasuresThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000Is Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin the Future of Space Exploration? one had ever launched, landed and relaunched a rocket into space until the company's historic achievementThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +0000How OK Go Has Revolutionized the Music Video pull off one of their most daring videos, they needed a borrowed Russian transport jet, spreadsheets and calculus, and a lot of motion-sickness medicineThu, 17 Nov 2016 16:00:00 +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 +0000