Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenWed, 27 Apr 2016 15:57:14 +0000A German City Installed Traffic Lights For Texters Augsburg, distracted smartphone users don't have to look up to stay safeWed, 27 Apr 2016 15:57:14 +0000Prince’s Paisley Park Studios Will Become a Museum la GracelandTue, 26 Apr 2016 20:02:22 +0000Fire Devastates New Delhi's National Museum of Natural History late night blaze guts one of India's favorite museums, destroying valuable collections and exhibitsTue, 26 Apr 2016 16:00:02 +0000An Israeli Brewery Recreated a 2,000-Year-Old Beer brewed as in Biblical timesMon, 25 Apr 2016 18:13:04 +0000Celebrate Earth Day With a Rainbow of Spectacular Photos's palette is unparalleledFri, 22 Apr 2016 16:33:52 +0000This Artist Builds Tiny Rooms in Milan’s Forgotten Manholes seemingly whimsical project has a darker meaningFri, 22 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000Eight Awesome Maps From Stanford's New David Rumsey Map Center collection of 150,000 historic maps merges paper and digital images in new waysFri, 22 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000Why Women Bring Their 'I Voted' Stickers to Susan B. Anthony's Grave's a small tribute to a big leader in women's suffrage Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:36:31 +0000Massive Roman Villa Found in British Backyard of the largest and best-preserved Roman homes ever found in Britain was discovered after a family decided they wanted to play ping-pong in their barnTue, 19 Apr 2016 16:55:36 +0000Help First Responders in Ecuador Without Leaving Your Desk satellite imagery of earthquake-stricken areas to help aid agencies decide where to go nextTue, 19 Apr 2016 16:20:00 +0000A New Exhibition Is All About Underwear a queen's drawers to David Beckham's briefs, The Victoria and Albert Museum gets "Undressed"Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:00:00 +0000Death Valley Has a Secret Shrine to…Tea a kettle, leave a kettle at this remote junctionTue, 19 Apr 2016 12:00:00 +0000New York’s Newest Urban Farm Floats barge bursting with vegetables takes to the water this summerMon, 18 Apr 2016 15:04:52 +0000This Perfume Smells Like the Apocalypse bottled blood and thunder to capture the heady scent of the end timesMon, 18 Apr 2016 14:19:23 +0000Historic Sites of the London Underground Will Soon Open for Visitors Churchill’s blitz bunker and the first underwater tunnel ever builtFri, 15 Apr 2016 16:43:31 +0000The Czech Republic Wants to Change Its Name to “Czechia”Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:24:49 +0000Five Fascinating Places to Visit This Obscura Day<i>Atlas Obscura</i> celebrates all things weird and wonderful worldwide this SaturdayThu, 14 Apr 2016 17:07:12 +0000The U.S. Finally Has a National Monument That Honors Women’s History Constitution Avenue is now one of the women’s movement’s most significant sitesTue, 12 Apr 2016 20:10:51 +0000Museum Building Is Booming in the United States a seven-year period, museums in the U.S. spent around $5 billionMon, 11 Apr 2016 18:31:25 +0000Celebrate Shakespeare’s Legacy at Hamlet’s Castle, rest, perturbed spirit! A bed awaits at “Elsinore”Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:54:56 +0000Researchers Crack Open the Mysterious Plain of Jars 80 years, archeologists get the chance to explore the Laotian plateau dotted with giant stone jarsWed, 06 Apr 2016 16:57:53 +0000Eco-Celebrity Crane Inspires Wetland Protection in Taiwan endangered Siberian crane that has made Taiwan home is inspiring locals to protect the wetlandsTue, 05 Apr 2016 19:20:00 +0000Here are Seven of Zaha Hadid's Most Stunning Structures architect leaves behind an astonishing legacyFri, 01 Apr 2016 16:52:26 +0000Chicago Is Getting a Pizza Museum the anchovies: This pop-up is a pizza-lover’s dreamThu, 31 Mar 2016 19:20:00 +0000Switzerland Will Host the First Cyborg Olympics “Cybathlon” will show what happens when humans and machines collaborateWed, 30 Mar 2016 17:32:49 +0000Genetically Pure Bison Will Return to Montana After 100 Years in Exile week, the Blackfeet Tribe will receive 89 buffalo calves that descended from Montana stock in a Canadian National ParkTue, 29 Mar 2016 18:30:50 +0000Rhinos Will Be Airlifted to Australia to Avoid Poachers new project is flying rhinos from South Africa to Australia to create a "biological insurance policy" against increased poachingMon, 28 Mar 2016 18:05:23 +0000Johnny Rotten's Graffiti Made These Buildings Historic Landmarks Sex Pistols’ home and recording studio are now protected as a cultural heritage sitesThu, 24 Mar 2016 19:09:06 +0000This Could Be the World’s Most Colorful Library’s Forbes Pigment Collection preserves some of history’s most precious colors—and helps conserve the world’s greatest artThu, 24 Mar 2016 16:32:38 +0000French Theme Park "Battles" British Government to Keep Joan of Arc's Ring buying a ring purportedly owned by Joan of Arc, a French history park owner defies UK demandsThu, 24 Mar 2016 15:22:22 +0000These Are Europe’s Eight Most Endangered Cultural Landmarks things change, these historic sites could disappear from the map foreverThu, 24 Mar 2016 13:00:00 +0000Cruise Ship Set to Sail the Perilous Northwest Passage Cruises will sail a ship with over 1,000 passengers through the legendary—and deadly—Arctic routeWed, 23 Mar 2016 18:28:40 +0000A Saturated Snapshot of This Year’s Holi Celebrations are already soaking in shades of the spring festivalTue, 22 Mar 2016 17:04:43 +0000Here's Why Some of Yosemite’s Iconic Landmarks Are Being Temporarily Renamed U.S. government is battling a private company for the rights to historic namesTue, 22 Mar 2016 15:06:55 +0000This Polish Museum Exhibit Was Completely Curated By Kids“Anything Goes” took six months and 69 children to createTue, 22 Mar 2016 14:19:23 +0000CERN Seeks International Artists For Full-Time Residency European Center for Nuclear Research is calling for art submissions for its annual awardWed, 16 Mar 2016 16:30:00 +0000The CDC Says High Elevation Regions Are Safe From Zika's welcome news for anyone with travel plansTue, 15 Mar 2016 16:23:25 +0000A Prominent Street Artist Just Destroyed All of His Works used a chisel and gray paint to make a pointMon, 14 Mar 2016 20:45:00 +0000World War II Survivor Tips Off Geologists to Hidden Tunnels Beneath Naples forgotten tunnels were used as bomb sheltersMon, 14 Mar 2016 17:10:00 +0000These Mountains Are Made of Books interdisciplinary artist creates landscapes out of encyclopediasMon, 14 Mar 2016 14:22:46 +0000The Worcester Art Museum’s New Exhibit Is All Cats, All the Time art exhibit will trace humans' captivation with cats throughout historyFri, 11 Mar 2016 19:05:22 +0000Found: The Biggest Collection of Ancient Oaks in Europe massive, old trees were hiding in plain sight in the woods of a spectacular mansionThu, 10 Mar 2016 15:45:20 +0000Mr. Darcy’s Wet Shirt is Coming to the United States’s the costume that launched an entire generation of Jane Austen loversThu, 10 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000Virtual Reality is Coming to Real-Life Rollercoasters with Superman or pilot an alien-fighting jetWed, 09 Mar 2016 17:30:00 +0000The Sky Might Soon Be Flush With Self-Cleaning Bathrooms new Boeing prototype lavatory zaps germs with UV raysTue, 08 Mar 2016 14:00:00 +0000A Restored Skyscraper in LA Will Feature a Terrifying Glass Slide to the bank just got that much scarierMon, 07 Mar 2016 17:46:53 +0000At Long Last, Santiago Calatrava’s World Trade Center Transit Hub Is Open $4 billion train station has been called beautiful and a boondoggleFri, 04 Mar 2016 19:00:00 +0000Japan Has a Hotel Staffed by Robots, velociraptors and talking toys are all part of the experience at the Henn-na HotelFri, 04 Mar 2016 14:50:00 +0000New Zealanders Are Voting Whether to Adopt a New Flag country could drop the Union Jack in favor of a design with a more distinctive national symbol Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:46:45 +0000Alaska Is Shipping in Snow for This Year’s Iditarod a warm winter make the famous sled race go to the dogs?Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:03:09 +0000Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar Is Getting a Makeover bazaar has withstood at least seven fires and several major earthquakesWed, 02 Mar 2016 18:00:00 +0000It's Way Too Hard to Find Statues of Notable Women in the U.S. a handful of the country's sculptures honor womenMon, 29 Feb 2016 20:31:12 +0000