Videos | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/videos/RSS feed for the videosenFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Steve Ramirez and Xu Liuhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-steve-ram/In a neuroscience breakthrough, the duo implanted a false memory in a mouseFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Palmer Luckeyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-palmer-lu/In his parents' garage, he dreamed up Oculus Rift, a homemade headset that's creating a new realityFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Rosanne Cashhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-rosanne-cash/The singer-songwriter traveled to new artistic terrain in the land of her Southern ancestorsFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Max Kennerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-max-kenner/His program to offer a college degree to prison inmates gives them a second chanceFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Kimberly Bryanthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-kimberly/She's engineering an answer to the tech world's diversity problem: teaching black girls to codeFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Francis Halzenhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-francis-h/His amazing experiment in Antarctica heralds the beginning of a new era in astronomyFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Janet Echelmanhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-janet-ech/Suspended above city spaces, her dazzling woven sculptures cast a magical spellFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Hugh Herrhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-hugh-herr/The brains behind an amazing bionic prosthesis is ready to enhance everyone's capabilitiesFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2014: Bill Morrisonhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-2014-bill-morr/The filmmaker's found-footage masterpiece about the Great Flood immerses you in historyFri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: What’s the Difference Between Bacteria and Viruses?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-whats-the-difference-betwe/The answer…and why you should careThu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: Do People Really Drill Holes in Their Heads?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-do-people-really-drill-hole/The oldest known form of surgery might have you scratching your headThu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: How Does Anesthesia Work?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-how-does-anesthesia-work/A modern medical mysteryThu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Time Trial of Andrew Jackson.wmvhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/the-time-trial-of-andrew-jacksonwmv/Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Time Trial of Benedict Arnold (Low).mp4http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/the-time-trial-of-benedict-arnold-lowmp4/Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Time Trial of John Brown (Low).mp4http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/the-time-trial-of-john-brown-lowmp4/Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Pardis Sabeti: 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awardshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/pardis-sabeti-2012-smithsonian-american-ing/This rock star Harvard professor explains why she believes she has the greatest job in the worldFri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Pardis Sabeti's New Look at Infectious Diseasehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/pardis-sabetis-new-look-at-infectious-disease/The American Ingenuity Award winner is on the brink of using the human genome to provide better diagnostics for deadly diseasesFri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: Lightning Roundhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-lightning-round/How many of your questions can our host, Eric Schulze, answer in 45 seconds?Thu, 25 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: Does Acupuncture Work?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-does-acupuncture-work/Our host, Eric Schulze, looks into the ancient medical techniqueThu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Behind The Scenes at the United States Patent and Trademark Officehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/behind-the-scenes-at-the-united-states-paten/Every day, thousands of inventors and businesses all over the world turn to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to protect their intellectual property. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000March on Washington - Eleanor Holmes Nortonhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/march-on-washington-eleanor-holmes-norton/Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000March on Washington - John Lewishttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/march-on-washington-john-lewis/Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000March on Washington - Julian Bondhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/march-on-washington-julian-bond/Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000What Stonehenge's Mass Grave Meanshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/what-stonehenges-mass-grave-means/Using cutting-edge digital mapping technology, scientists of the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project find signs of a "long barrow," a sophisticated mass grave that reveals strange burial rituals and the arrival of a new era.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Great Riffs, Ex-Boyfriends, Hit Singleshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/great-riffs-ex-boyfriends-hit-singles/With lyrics inspired by conversations Debbie Harry had with her ex-boyfriend, and the musical collaboration of Nigel Harrison and Jimmy Destri, "One Way or Another" rocketed up the charts.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Why Was This Man Sacrificed at Stonehenge?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/why-was-this-man-sacrificed-at-stonehenge/Discovered in a ditch at Stonehenge, a skeleton reveals signs of human sacrifice. Scientists puzzle over how and, more importantly, why it happened.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Stonehenge Scientists Find Evidence of Britain’s First Civil Warhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/stonehenge-scientists-find-evidence-of-brita/Hundreds of arrow heads and several skeletons discovered at Crickley Hill give scientists the first signs of large-scale warfare in prehistoric Britain.Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: How Do Taste Buds Work?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-how-do-taste-buds-work/The sweet science behind our sense of tasteThu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Sponsored Video: Papua New Guinea — A Million Different Journeyshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/sponsored/papua-new-guinea-a-million-different-journeys/Papua New Guinea is one of the last frontiers of adventure travel, providing an unparalleled array of natural beauty, exotic wildlife and cultural tradition. 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Browse our <a href="http://bit.ly/PNGSmithsonianCultures">custom travel packages</a> and our <a href="http://bit.ly/PNGSmithsonianCultures"> dive packages</a> to start your journey today!</a>Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Sponsored Video: Louisiana — Pick Your Passion http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/sponsored/sponsored-video-louisiana-pick-your-passion/Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: What’s a Stone Baby?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-whats-a-stone-baby/Prepare to be amazedThu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Germany's Black Forest and Cologne - Rick Steves’ Europehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/germanys-black-forest-and-cologne-rick-stev/After a stop at historic Cologne, ride the train to the resort spa of Baden Baden, then hop south through the highlights of Germany’s Black ForestMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0000Florida Everglades: Restoring the Wetlandshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/florida-everglades-restoring-the-wetlands/With an 80-acre scale model of the 1.6 million-acre Everglades wetland system, scientists study how to restore the flow of water that was interrupted years agoSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Watch the SpaceX Rocket Liftoffhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/watch-the-spacex-rocket-liftoff/The Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX, the company founded by Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award winner Elon Musk, takes off from Cape Canaveral, Florida in May 2012Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000A City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building by Buildinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/a-citys-greenhouse-gas-emissions-building/The Hestia project paints a detailed picture of a city's greenhouse gas metabolismSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Stunning Timelapse of the Pacific Northwesthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/stunning-timelapse-of-the-pacific-northwest/From the stars moving across the night sky to clouds moving over snow-capped mountains, photographer John Eklund captures the beauty of the regionSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000My Three-Hour Tour of Eight Smithsonian Museumshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/at-the-smithsonian/my-three-hour-tour-of-eight-smithsonian-museums/How to build a museum tours app? Send the intern out to see if she can see it all in just three hoursSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Apollo 11 Moonwalk Montagehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/apollo-11-moonwalk-montage/On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moonSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Is Pluto a Planet?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/is-pluto-a-planet/Demoted from its planetary status, Pluto is now relegated to the Kuiper Belt. Is the word "planet" to blame?Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The History of English in 10 Minuteshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/the-history-of-english-in-10-minutes/A compilation of ten videos on the history of the English language. I compiled the videos into a film to make it a little easier to watch them all. While I do not own the originals. They originals are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Licence agreement. The origin webpage can be found here http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language/the-history-english-ten-minutes?track=378501f80bSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Devastating Decline of the Tasmanian Devilhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/the-devastating-decline-of-the-tasmanian-devil/An infectious cancer is wiping out this iconic marsupial. Is there hope to stop the infection before it's too late?Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Lost Map of the Hindenburghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/the-lost-map-of-the-hindenburg/Seventy-five years after the tragedy, a curator at the National Postal Museum made a discovery that shed new light on what happened to the doomed dirigible Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Why Can Contemporary Art Be Made of Anything?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/why-can-contemporary-art-be-made-of-anything/Evelyn Hankins, curator at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, explains how artists from the last century have used almost anything to create masterpiecesSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Behind the Scenes: Making the Monster Snakehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/behind-the-scenes-making-the-monster-snake/See Titanoboa coming to life! The life-size replica is as big and bad as the real boaSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000How Many Beads Can You Glue to the Outside of a VW Beetle?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/arts-culture/how-many-beads-can-you-glue-to-the-outside-o/The Huichol people of west-central Mexico have designed the Vochol—a car turned work of artSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Cherry Blossoms in Under a Minute (Timelapse)http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/around-the-web/the-cherry-blossoms-in-under-a-minute-timel/In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of Japan's gift to Washington, D.C., we set out to capture the scenes surrounding the Tidal BasinSat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Adam Steltzner of the Mars Rover Teamhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/adam-steltzner-of-the-mars-rover-team/Meet the winner of the 2013 American Ingenuity Award for TechnologyFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000A Daring Deep-Sea Divehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/a-daring-deep-sea-dive/Two of the Navy's top trained divers attempt to reach the bottom of the North SeaFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Washington's Wily Womenhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/washingtons-wily-women/As flirtatious and cunning as they were respected and refined, many doyennes of Washington society operated as spies for the ConfederacyFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000MACHINE: A Profile of Artist Aaron Murphyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/machine-a-profile-of-artist-aaron-murphy/A sculptor gives his answer to the question, "Why should anyone care?" - produced by Refah Seyed MahmoudFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Archival Footage of D-Dayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/archival-footage-of-d-day/On June 6, 1944, allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France to fight Nazi GermanyFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000How to Cook in a Space Kitchenhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/how-to-cook-in-a-space-kitchen/Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield prepares a 0-g treatFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000In Motion Video Contest Highlightshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/in-motion-video-contest-highlights/Feeling inspired? Check out Smithsonian.com/inmotion to submit your video for a chance to win our grand prizeFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000A Tour of the Alpshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/a-tour-of-the-alps/The mountain range system that stretches across eight countries in Europe captured in this stunning high definition timelapseFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000What's a Kolache Doing in Brooklyn?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/whats-a-kolache-doing-in-brooklyn/Czech immigrants brought the pastry to Texas; Autumn Stanford brought them to New YorkFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Personality of a Wardrobehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/the-personality-of-a-wardrobe/A woman's aunt passes away and she invites Doris to search through the vintage treasures hidden away inside her late aunt's closetFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Largest Bat Collection in the Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/the-largest-bat-collection-in-the-world/The collection of 140,000 bat specimen at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is providing a key resource for tracking the epidemic that is wiping out the world's bat population.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Tracking Bat Colonies With High-Speed Camerashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/tracking-bat-colonies-with-high-speed-cameras/Scientists place high-speed cameras at the mouth of a cave and catch thousands of bats in action as they fly off to feed.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000A Comet Zooms Close to Earth This Monthhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/a-comet-zooms-close-to-earth-this-month/Viewable to the unaided eye, the comet PanSTARRS will speed past our planet for the first and only timeFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Art and Science of Taxidermyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/the-art-and-science-of-taxidermy/"Immortalized," a new show on AMC, pits taxidermists against each other in a high-stakes competitionFri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards - Dave Eggers and Mimi Lokhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/no-ad/05_voice-of-witness_eggers_lok_smithmov/Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards - Caroline Hoxbyhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/03_hoxby_caroline_smithmov/Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards - Caroline Wintererhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/06_winterer_caroline_smithmov/Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Ask Smithsonian: Does Lightning Ever Strike Twice?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/ask-smithsonian/ask-smithsonian-does-lightning-ever-strike/Here’s why old sayings shouldn’t always be trustedThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000The Nazi General Who Turned on Hitlerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/the-nazi-general-who-turned-on-hitler/Erwin Rommel was the toast of the Nazi Party and a German national treasure. That all changed when he tried to assassinate Hitler.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards - John Rogershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/smithsonian-ingenuity-awards-john-rogers/Ingenuity Award winner John Rogers discusses the future of biosensors—bendy, rubber-band like electronics that can melt in your body.Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Lighting the Darknesshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/lighting-the-darkness/Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000Para Fumarhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/para-fumar/Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000To the Moon and Back: Apollo 11 Celebrates its 40th Anniversaryhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/history/to-the-moon-and-back-apollo-11-celebrates-i/Sending a man to the moon required an overhaul of the entire space program, involving more powerful rockets and new spacecraftWed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 -0000