View This Year's 60 Stunning Finalists From the Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest

The photographs come from all corners of the world, capturing the beauty of everyday life

Close up of plate of Matzah.

A Gentile's Guide to Keeping Kosher for Passover

Pizza and pasta are pretty obviously out, but what are the other no-nos?


Word Search: Find the President

Given the years they served, find the last names of the U.S. presidents in the grid below

The Ohio State University filed for a trademark application to the word “THE”

The Ohio State University Seeks to Trademark 'The'

This article is about an article

"I fell in love with museums, especially the Smithsonian Institution. I like to say that I am the only person who left the Smithsonian twice—and returned," said Lonnie Bunch, who was appointed today to be the Smithsonian's 14th Secretary.

Lonnie G. Bunch III to Become the Smithsonian’s 14th Secretary

The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Bunch represents the first insider to lead the Institution in decades

Ewan McGregor stars in Christopher Robin.

Winnie-the-Pooh Returns to the Big Screen in a New Teaser Trailer

A live-action film of the iconic tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff hits theaters this summer

Mary Poppins arrives from on high again this December

Watch the Teaser Trailer for the Mary Poppins Sequel Starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt

The highly anticipated reboot hits theaters in December

Bulgogi is a classic Korean dish of thinly sliced, marinated beef.

A Brief History of Bulgogi, Korea's Most Delicious Export (Recipe)

And how you can get some of the tender, marinated beef stateside


The Top History Books of 2016

Here are some of the best titles to hit shelves this past year

Read the Letter Written by John Glenn to Honor Jeff Bezos for Blue Origin

Two weeks before he died, the legendary astronaut wrote a letter in recognition of the 2016 American Ingenuity Awards

Who will be the next Hamilton?

Which Great American Should Be Immortalized With the Next Big Broadway Musical?

<em>Hamilton</em> has caught the nation's attention. A panel of Smithsonian writers and curators suggest who's next.

Mah Jong Quest

Solve all the puzzles to break an ancient curse.

S'more Words

Use the letters to make as many different words as you can.

Word Roundup

Word Roundup combines the challenge of a crossword with the quick-solve satisfaction of a word search.

Bubble Town

Save Borb Bay from calamity in this addictive arcade-puzzler.

Producers Irwin Winkler, Sylvester Stallone, Robert Chartoff with their Academy Awards for Rocky, 1977

Sylvester Stallone Joins an Oscars Elite Team: Actors Nominated Twice for the Same Role

The actor and writer who gave us Rocky Balboa (again and again and again) is the sixth member of this exclusive club

Still from Coca-Cola advertisement

American History Museum Scholar on the History of the "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke" Advertisement

The commercial that closed out the series finale of "Mad Men," explained


The 2013 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards Liveblog

Follow along as we celebrate the best in innovation


Interactive: Seeking Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address

A series of photographs captured in November 1863 give us a sense of what happened when Lincoln delivered his famous speech


Direct Link to the Exhibition Website

Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code will be shown at the National Museum of Natural History until September 1, 2014

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