Latest articles | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenTue, 06 Nov 2018 17:18:12 +0000How Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Captured Elvis Presley's Kisshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-photographer-alfred-wertheimer-captured-elvis-presleys-kiss-2247874/"I think most of the time Elvis didn’t even know I was taking photographs," said the photographer, who died in 2014 Tue, 09 Nov 2010 16:06:19 +0000The Surprising Origins of Kotex Padshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/surprising-origins-kotex-pads-180964466/Before the first disposable sanitary napkin hit the mass market, periods were thought of in a much different wayFri, 11 Aug 2017 16:00:00 +0000Top 10 Real-Life Grinches Who Did Their Best to Steal Christmashttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/top-10-real-life-grinches-12149543/These historical humbugs rival Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch in their lack of holiday spiritMon, 07 Dec 2009 05:00:00 +000035 Places to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War Ihttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/WWI-cemeteries-around-world-180963437/These cemeteries, memorials and museums around the world remember the millions who died in the Great WarFri, 26 May 2017 19:28:12 +0000Why Women Bring Their 'I Voted' Stickers to Susan B. Anthony's Grave https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-women-bring-their-i-voted-stickers-susan-b-anthonys-grave-180958847/It's a small tribute to a big leader in women's suffrage Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:36:31 +0000Preserving the Home of Selma Heraldo, Neighbor and Friend of Louis Armstronghttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/preserving-home-selma-heraldo-neighbor-and-friend-louis-armstrong-180970699/Heraldo bequeathed her home to the Louis Armstrong House Museum, which plans to renovate the property with the help of a sizable city grantTue, 06 Nov 2018 17:18:12 +0000Man-Eating Tigress Killed in India, Lured by Calvin Klein Colognehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-mens-cologne-caught-man-eating-tigress-180970498/Indian officials say the hunters initially attempted tranquilizing the animal, but killed her, reportedly in self-defense, in the endTue, 09 Oct 2018 18:11:05 +0000When Pulling a Lever Tallied the Vote https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/pulling-lever-tallied-vote-98774074/An innovative 1890s gear-and-lever voting machine mechanized the counting of the ballots so they could be tallied in minutes, not hours or daysMon, 01 Nov 2004 05:00:00 +0000Take a Trip Through Edgar Allan Poe's Americahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/take-trip-through-edgar-allan-poes-america-180953067/From his birth in Boston to his death in Baltimore, check out places that were important to America's favorite macabre authorTue, 28 Oct 2014 13:34:24 +0000Where to See the World’s Biggest Spidershttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-see-worlds-biggest-spiders-180960938/Don’t freak out—our arachnid friends help more than hurtMon, 31 Oct 2016 19:20:12 +0000