Latest articles | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenFri, 13 Oct 2017 18:29:14 +0000Here’s What It Takes to Turn a Museum into a Movie Screenhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/heres-what-it-takes-turn-museum-movie-screen-180964931/To mark the reopening of the Freer Gallery, the façade of the newly renovated museum made its cinematic debutTue, 19 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0000Did Vikings Bury Their Dead in Clothing Bearing the Arabic Word for "Allah"?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/these-vikings-buried-their-dead-clothing-bearing-arabic-word-allah-180965262/While contact between Vikings and Muslim cultures is well documented, the interpretation of the 10th-century burial cloth has been called into questionFri, 13 Oct 2017 18:29:14 +0000Eek! Each of These Insect Portraits Is Made From More Than 8,000 Imageshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/eek-each-these-insect-portraits-made-from-more-than-8000-images-180959134/With a mastery of macro, Levon Biss captures every hair and dimple on insects’ vibrant bodiesMon, 16 May 2016 16:34:45 +0000See the Earliest-Known Photograph of a U.S. President at the National Portrait Gallery in 2018https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/first-original-photo-us-president-be-auctioned-180964565/The museum recently acquired the 1843 daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams at the Sotheby’s photographs auctionFri, 18 Aug 2017 18:16:34 +0000Eight Places to See Amazing Fall Foliage Outside of New Englandhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/unusual-places-see-fall-foliage-180960540/Autumn blazes in these off-the-beaten-path locationsTue, 04 Oct 2016 18:59:55 +0000Best Places to See the Northern Lightshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/best-places-see-northern-lights-180953981/Find out where to witness the aurora borealis, with reindeer sleigh rides, ice hotels and hot springs includedWed, 21 Jan 2015 17:14:25 +0000Witness a Real-Life Wild West Buffalo Rounduphttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/old-west-lives-south-dakota-180960182/For one day only, the old West lives on in South Dakota's Custer State ParkTue, 06 Sep 2016 18:29:05 +0000Follow This Rainbow Tunnel to the World's Largest Collection of Fluorescent Rockshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/largest-collection-fluorescent-rocks-180962572/Get glowing in the Sterling Hill Mining MuseumTue, 28 Mar 2017 16:10:43 +0000How Billie Jean King Picked Her Outfit for the Battle of the Sexes Matchhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-billie-jean-king-picked-her-outfit-for-the-battle-of-the-sexes-match-89938552/King beat self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs and her victory still stands as an accomplishment for feminismMon, 01 Sep 2003 03:00:00 +0000Interior Secretary Recommends Shrinking Six National Monumentshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/national-monuments-recommendations-handful-boundary-changes-180964628/The review, which has been leaked, also suggests changes in uses and/or management of several other monumentsThu, 24 Aug 2017 21:14:37 +0000