Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenFri, 29 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000Should a Colony Where Leprosy Patients Were Once Exiled Become a Tourist Destination? discussion gets sticky with concerns over how to respect the largely Native Hawaiian residents past and presentFri, 29 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000A Museum Keeps The Fake Noses That Once Replaced Those Missing on Ancient Sculptures exhibit is a testament to art restoration’s changing valuesWed, 27 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000A Heat Wave Has Killed Over 1,100 People in India temperatures are having a disproportionate affect on the poorWed, 27 May 2015 17:30:00 +00003D Copies of Art Let the Blind Experience Classic Works in New Ways this museum, touching the paintings is allowedWed, 27 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000Take a Drone Tour of Ancient History offer a soaring perspective of ancient sitesWed, 27 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000A Volcano In the Galapagos Islands Is Threatening Precious Species iguanas, marine life could be harmed by lava flows on Isabela IslandTue, 26 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000There's a Spacecraft Cemetery in the Pacific middle of the Pacfic Ocean is one of the two places spacecrafts are laid to rest Thu, 21 May 2015 16:30:00 +0000This New Tower Gives Scientists a Bird's Eye View of the Amazon pairs with a similar tower in Siberia to observe changes in the Earth's atmosphereThu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000How Feral Donkeys Saved a Lost Hiker’s Life in Death Valley not everyone loves shaggy wild donkeysSun, 17 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000SpaceX’s Capsule Has an Emergency Eject System spaceflight company hits another milestone in tests of its Dragon 2 and Falcon 9 systems Thu, 07 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000Two French Towns Are Battling Over a Saint’s Remains Saint Bernadette be laid to rest in the town she made famous…or the one she chose to live in?Tue, 05 May 2015 17:00:00 +0000A Piranha Was Just Found in an Arkansas Lake sharp-toothed fish was likely a pet gone rogue Mon, 04 May 2015 14:24:34 +0000Germany Just Opened a Nazi Museum in the Party's Former Headquarters years later, Munich's mayor says the city is ready to "face up to its Nazi past" Fri, 01 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000Culinary Diplomacy: Why Governments Are Starting Food Trends your country's food is becoming a trendy tactic for nations looking to raise their profile (and tourist revenue)Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0000Lake Michigan is So Clear Right Now its Shipwrecks Are Visible From the Air Coast Guard patrol spotted the wrecks in shallow waters that are only clear after the lake's ice melts and before summer sediment swirls and algae bloomsMon, 27 Apr 2015 17:42:29 +0000Japan Plans a Trip to the Moon by 2018 lander will use information from Japan’s moon-orbiting satellite to stick the landingFri, 24 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000Watch A Dangerous Yet Lovely Volcano Erupt in Chile volcano springs to life after more than 40 years of dormancyThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:31:33 +0000Here’s How Cinnamon is Harvested in Indonesia as the inner bark from cinnamon trees is cut and stripped down to create the spiceWed, 22 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0000Meet the First Donut That Went to Space pair of Swedish brothers launched a tasty pastry into the stratosphere—and filmed the entire rideFri, 17 Apr 2015 18:35:07 +0000Levitating Train Breaks Speed Record in Japan magnetic levitation bullet train is capable of speeds of 366 miles per hour—and possibly moreFri, 17 Apr 2015 17:00:40 +0000This Man Plans to Spend a Year Living in a Giant Ball on an Iceberg Alex Bellini wants to watch a Greenland iceberg melt while he dwells in a "survival pod"Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:15:40 +0000New York City Ran a Slave Market marker will acknowledge the bustling slave trade that helped build New YorkTue, 14 Apr 2015 14:15:45 +0000Tour the Theater Where Lincoln Was Assassinated on Google Street View years later, a new view of Ford’s TheatreTue, 14 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0000Here Are the Places Most at Risk of a Volcanic Explosion research will help countries prepare Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:30:48 +0000Mountaineers Are Taking a New Route Up Everest’ll forge their path sans sherpas or oxygen tanksFri, 10 Apr 2015 15:30:32 +0000Here’s Why the Dutch Are So Tall new study shows natural selection is alive and well in the Netherlands Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:30:44 +000070 Percent of Western Canada’s Glaciers Will Disappear by 2100 that’s the conservative side of scientists’ ice melt projectionsTue, 07 Apr 2015 15:30:46 +0000Could NASA Stop on the Moon on the Way to Mars?'s chief of human exploration thinks we'll need a pit stop en route to the fiery planetMon, 06 Apr 2015 14:15:50 +0000An Autonomous Car Just Completed a 3,400-Mile Road Trip’s robo-car drove itself across 15 states in just nine daysFri, 03 Apr 2015 17:12:48 +0000California’s Drought Is Changing the Way Bay-Area Water Tastes And Smells Bay Area’s water is still safe to use, but drought is causing a noxious algae bloom to affect tap waterThu, 02 Apr 2015 16:37:26 +0000Why the ESA’s Astronauts Train Underground European Space Agency is applying protocols from the International Space Station in cavesThu, 02 Apr 2015 15:01:11 +0000Houston, We Might Have Some Major Problems Making Babies in Space risky pregnancies to birth defects to problems with inbreeding, it just seems like a bad ideaThu, 02 Apr 2015 13:30:50 +0000