Through its annual bake-off, the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas, provides a fun way for the public to engage with its collections
Dozens of important cultural, social, and ecological places are already at risk from climate hazards.
Seating was segregated, and the ceremony's only Black speaker was forced to drastically revise his speech to avoid spreading "propaganda"
The Smithsonian’s Chris Browne flew the much-feared F-14, and as a former TOPGUN student, knows well the power of a Navy-trained fighter pilot
Contrary to contemporary claims, Susan B. Anthony and her peers rarely discussed abortion, which only emerged as a key political issue in the 1960s
In the mid-1990s, tens of thousands left in boats or handcrafted floats facing treacherous waters in search of a better life
Author Carlo Collodi may have drawn inspiration from one—or a few—female figures in his life
To residents of Southern California with ties to the Eastern European nations, the conflict feels close to home
For more than a century, museum artifacts were acquired in ways we no longer find acceptable. How can we repair the damage?
The drug's initial successes have upended what many neuroscientists know about the brain and mental illness
Forget what you know from the cartoon. The 19th-century story, now in a new translation, was a rallying cry for universal education and Italian nationhood
In early 1945, a six-panel comic in a U.S. pamphlet offered a visceral depiction of the Third Reich's killing machine
Forget Dolly the Sheep. The birth of a mouse named Cumulina 25 years ago launched a genetic revolution
An unpublished memoir reveals how the world’s most famous child actress became a star of the environmental movement
One sculptor and his team of artists take on the epic project of conveying the century-old conflict through a massive bronze installation
Around 750,000 people died during the conflict—2.5 percent of the country's population at the time