Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenMon, 06 Jul 2015 14:49:46 +0000Researchers Strapped a Go-Pro to a Sea Turtle, and Here’s What They Got the Great Barrier Reef from a turtle's viewMon, 06 Jul 2015 14:49:46 +0000SpaceX Failure Puts Dozens of Satellites on Hold losses have left other SpaceX customers in limboThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000This Boomerang-Shaped Aircraft Could be the First to Fly on Mars lightweight glider would search for potential landing spots to be used by a future manned mission to MarsThu, 02 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000This Beautiful Valley in Turkey is Home to 100 Species of Butterflies valley's remote location keeps the butterflies happy and thrivingTue, 30 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000Germany is Turning its Old Military Bases Into Nature Reserves downsizing the military, Germany sets aside land for wildlifeTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:30:00 +0000Move Over, Clooney: This Japanese Gorilla is the Internet’s Newest Heartthrob’s sexy looks are responsible for a spike in zoo attendanceMon, 29 Jun 2015 14:30:00 +0000Here’s Why Scientists Want to Flood the Grand Canyon sediment flowing through the canyon, it loses sandbars vital to the river ecosystemMon, 29 Jun 2015 14:03:05 +0000A 93 Year Old Miscalculation Helped Create Today's Western Drought a miscalculation led to modern water shortages in seven Western statesMon, 29 Jun 2015 13:59:27 +0000Scale El Capitan From Your Couch Using Google Street View latest expansion of the Maps project takes users up Yosemite’s iconic climbFri, 26 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000Here’s A Map of All the Trees in California meter covered by trees shows upThu, 25 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000Have Something Rude to Say? Put it on This 2300-Year Old Statue in Rome cardinal started the tradition of decorating this statue with snarky poems and insultsThu, 25 Jun 2015 18:20:00 +0000These Are the Most Threatened Historical Places in America Grand Canyon, The Factory and the A.G. Gaston Motel are just a few of the 11 names on the listWed, 24 Jun 2015 16:58:54 +0000How Will Climate Change Affect National Park Attendance? new analysis of the effect of global warming on tourism has things heating up in some areas, staying lukewarm in othersFri, 19 Jun 2015 16:41:21 +0000Six "Crew Members" Just Emerged from a Simulated Eight Months on Mars celebrated with a skydiving trip chaperoned by the U.S. Army Parachute TeamThu, 18 Jun 2015 16:00:00 +0000Michigan Owns 1,500 Shipwrecks, historians and state officials team up to preserve the state’s underwater heritageThu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000Elon Musk’s Futuristic Hyperloop is Coming to California Next Year project isn’t the enormous high-speed rail alternative that Elon Musk orginialy proposed, but it is closeTue, 16 Jun 2015 15:30:00 +0000Lions and Tigers are on the Loose After Floods in Tibilisi, Georgia animals escaped a Tibilisi, Georgia zoo when their enclosures were destroyed Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000Dinosaurs (Probably) Never Saw the Grand Canyon canyon likely didn't exist in time to be a hang out for giant lizardsFri, 12 Jun 2015 15:00:00 +0000Salty Groundwater is Threatening New Mexico’s Chiles plus salt equals bad news for a state’s signature cropWed, 10 Jun 2015 15:50:59 +0000There is an Ikea Museum at the Company’s Headquarters in Sweden main focus is Ikea's designs throughout the decadesFri, 05 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000Yes, Lions Will Hunt Humans if Given the Chance tragic attack at a South AFrican park serves as a reminder that lions are predators and humans are preyFri, 05 Jun 2015 06:00:00 +0000Watch One Snorkeler Swim Through a Lake of Pulsating Jellyfish Lake is a popular tourist destinationMon, 01 Jun 2015 13:30:00 +0000London Adds Special Lanes for Ducks city charity has painted pathways for waddlers on Regents Canal walkwaysMon, 01 Jun 2015 12:55:42 +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 +0000