Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenTue, 25 Oct 2016 18:55:27 +0000Dragged-Out Drought May Make for Fainter Fall Foliage conditions in New England equal milder colors Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:55:27 +0000Iggy Pop Bares More Than Abs in New Art Exhibition About Masculinity meets pencil in an art show that examines the portrayal of masculinity throughout the centuriesFri, 21 Oct 2016 17:58:54 +0000Italy Has a Free Wine Fountain your thirst with what could be the world's most welcome glass of wineFri, 21 Oct 2016 12:00:00 +0000How the Poppy Came to Symbolize World War I blooms help the world commemorate a bloody warThu, 20 Oct 2016 15:26:25 +0000What to Know About NASA's Historic Astronaut Beach House famous bungalow is on track to be repaired by 2018 when SpaceX is hoped to launch humans into space once againWed, 19 Oct 2016 17:46:07 +0000Archaeologists Detect Two Previously Unknown Cavities Beneath Giza’s Great Pyramid don't get too excited just yetTue, 18 Oct 2016 15:53:39 +0000China Now Has a 20th-Century Architectural Heritage List country with an uneasy relationship to its past will preserve 98 buildings of the 20th century for future generationsMon, 17 Oct 2016 17:27:44 +0000Reach Out And Touch This Version of Klimt’s “Kiss” 3-D printed version of the classic painting lets blind people appreciate the artworkMon, 17 Oct 2016 16:08:52 +0000New Art Exhibition Celebrates 5,000 Years of Syria's History is more than just a refugee crisisMon, 17 Oct 2016 14:46:52 +0000Did the Greeks Help Sculpt China's Terra Cotta Warriors? analysis and DNA evidence suggests the 8,000 life-sized figures in emperor Qin Shi Huang's necropolis owe their inspiration to the GreeksFri, 14 Oct 2016 16:45:01 +0000Commercial Modules Are Coming to the International Space Station. But You Can't Visit Anytime Soon, slow steps for private spaceflightFri, 14 Oct 2016 14:42:06 +0000This Is What 18th-Century Paris Sounded Like bygone age comes back to life in this painstaking reconstruction of the sounds of 1739Fri, 07 Oct 2016 18:30:05 +0000Check Out This 3D Tour of a Villa in Ancient Pompeii Swedish Pompeii Project has digitally recreated a wealthy bankers villa and an entire city block using 3D scans from the devastated cityFri, 07 Oct 2016 16:02:57 +0000"Extinct" Variety of Tree Rediscovered at Queen's Palace in Scotland Wentworth elms identified at Holyroodhouse escaped Dutch elm disease, which destroyed millions of other treesThu, 06 Oct 2016 19:12:24 +0000Colorful Crosswalks Paint the Streets of Madrid art was made to be stepped all overThu, 06 Oct 2016 16:39:13 +0000October Skies Herald Meteor Showers Throughout the Month Draconid and Orionid meteor showers will streak across night skies this monthThu, 06 Oct 2016 16:33:24 +0000Toyota Hopes This Adorable Robot Will Make Japan Less Lonely your $390 best friendThu, 06 Oct 2016 15:43:11 +0000Channel Edward Hopper With a Night in His Bedroom in the childhood home of one of history’s greatest painters Wed, 05 Oct 2016 19:09:58 +0000This Art Project Breathes New Life Into Blighted Buildings<i>Breathing Lights</i> will illuminate hundreds of abandoned structures throughout New YorkWed, 05 Oct 2016 18:04:05 +0000Tour the World’s Biggest Manmade Cave in China 816 Nuclear Plant stands as a reminder of a paranoid pastWed, 05 Oct 2016 16:39:48 +0000Vibrant Lightning Sprites Spark Above Hurricane Matthew photographer’s good eye captures an elusive phenomenonMon, 03 Oct 2016 18:31:33 +0000People Really Hate a Newly Repaired Stretch of the Great Wall of China for good reasonMon, 03 Oct 2016 13:48:52 +0000Why Iceland’s Biggest City Turned Off Its Lights for One Night decided to pause in the dark to witness one of Earth’s most beautiful phenomenaFri, 30 Sep 2016 15:15:36 +0000An 1885 Ship Just Sailed Back to New York City a 16-month-long overhaul, the Wavertree has been restored to her former gloryTue, 27 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000Chinese Malls Are Filled With Sad Animals cities spread, so do depressing mall zoosMon, 26 Sep 2016 18:43:34 +0000Getty Instagram Grant Winners Document the Drama of the Everyday teen moms to slices of street lifeMon, 26 Sep 2016 16:29:02 +0000Canada Is Building a Trail That Measures Almost 15,000 Miles 2017, the world’s longest trail will finally be completeFri, 23 Sep 2016 16:59:22 +0000George Washington’s Biracial Family Is Getting New Recognition National Park Service is finally acknowledging the first president’s biracial familyThu, 22 Sep 2016 19:28:24 +0000This Group Celebrates Kenya’s Religious Diversity by Painting Religious Centers Yellow for pluralismWed, 21 Sep 2016 18:52:05 +0000Extreme Birdwatching Is a Thing, and This Could Be Its Greatest Year Ever El Niño for a Big Year that's bashing previous recordsWed, 21 Sep 2016 15:22:52 +0000France Waves 'Au Revoir' to Plastic Tableware it doesn't come from biological sources, the country's new motto is "just say <i>non</i>" Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:33:44 +0000A British Jail Is Paying Artistic Tribute to Oscar Wilde, its Most Famous Inmate Smith, Ai Weiwei and others envision what it's like to be <i>Inside</i>Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:41:25 +0000Augmented Reality Art Imagines What Could Be Seattle’s Weird, Bleak Future envisions mutant flowers and drone-like seaweed that may one day take over a post-climate change SeattleMon, 19 Sep 2016 15:24:37 +0000Visit the Manuscript of 'Jane Eyre' in New York handwritten novel is in the United States for the first time—along with an exhibition of artifacts from Charlotte Brontë’s brief and brilliant lifeMon, 19 Sep 2016 13:49:19 +0000The Oldest Lighthouse in the United States Just Celebrated 300 Years of Service Boston Light still welcomes sailors to Boston HarborFri, 16 Sep 2016 18:11:45 +0000You’ll Want to Sit on Guggenheim’s Latest Piece, an 18-Karat Golden Toilet Cattelan returns from retirement with this pretentious pottyFri, 16 Sep 2016 17:55:48 +0000Obama Declares the First Atlantic Ocean National Marine Monument the announcement of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, Obama solidifies his legacy as an ocean guardianThu, 15 Sep 2016 20:05:47 +0000Watch a 10-Ton Ice Cube Melt on a Seattle Square’s a different kind of block partyWed, 14 Sep 2016 15:30:00 +0000The New York Public Library’s Radical Zine Collection Is Now on Display out pamphlets from people like Noam Chomsky and Mumia Abu-JamalTue, 13 Sep 2016 16:56:37 +0000What Will the Memorials of the Future Look Like? underwater trees to mechanical parrots, the memorials of tomorrow don’t look much like the ones that exist todayTue, 13 Sep 2016 16:28:58 +0000Don't Miss These Dazzling, Iconic Flower Festivals matter the time of year, it’s always time for a flower festivalTue, 06 Sep 2016 20:02:01 +0000This Is the World’s Best Place for Expats wins big in survey of over 14,000 expatriatesTue, 06 Sep 2016 17:29:35 +0000What's With the People With Easels in Art Museums? the longest-running program at the METFri, 02 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000Now Departing: Some of America’s Most Iconic Train Signs will demolish departure boards in Philadelphia and New YorkWed, 31 Aug 2016 18:00:00 +0000New Exhibit Shows Manspreading Has Been Taking up Subway Space for Decades ads show struggles with transit etiquette Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:20:00 +0000New Exhibition Shares Rare Ansel Adams Photos of the American West breathtaking early works by the iconic photographerMon, 29 Aug 2016 15:11:45 +0000