Latest articles | Smithsonian Magazine feed for with the latest articlesenWed, 07 Apr 2021 20:32:31 +0000In Ponzi We Trust from Peter to pay Paul is a scheme made famous by Charles Ponzi. Who was this crook whose name graces this scam?Tue, 01 Dec 1998 05:00:00 +0000Activist Group Will Return Stolen Confederate Monument—After Converting It Into a Toilet"White Lies Matter" had pledged to deliver the stone chair intact if the United Daughters of the Confederacy displayed a specific bannerWed, 07 Apr 2021 20:32:31 +0000Watch 150 Years of Asian American History Unfold in This Documentary five-part PBS series chronicles the community's story through archival footage, interviewsWed, 13 May 2020 19:29:01 +0000Entirely Digital Artwork Sells for Record-Breaking $69 Million sale marks the third-highest auction price achieved by a living artistThu, 18 Feb 2021 12:30:00 +0000Virtually Celebrate Peak Bloom With Ten Fun Facts About Cherry Blossoms year's National Cherry Blossom Festival will feature a mix of in-person and online eventsWed, 04 Mar 2020 16:21:37 +0000One of the Last Privately Owned Botticelli Portraits Just Sold for $92 Million 15th-century painting, which went up for auction at Sotheby's Thursday, depicts a young Florentine manFri, 25 Sep 2020 15:18:50 +0000The Award-Winning Artist ADÁL Has Died. Read One of His Final Interviews Puerto Rican artist won the National Portrait Gallery's People’s Choice award for his devastating image 'Muerto Rico'Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:42:32 +0000The Epic Failure of Thomas Edison's Talking Doll, heavy, non-functioning and a little scary looking, the doll created by America's hero-inventor was a commercial flopMon, 01 Jun 2015 14:07:19 +0000The Little-Known Story of Madagascar's Last Queen, Ranavalona III linked to the royal are headed home following their purchase at auction by the African island's governmentTue, 08 Dec 2020 12:30:00 +0000Olympic Decathlon Medalist Rafer Johnson Dies at 86 was the first African American athlete to light the cauldron that burns during the GamesThu, 04 Aug 2016 12:36:53 +0000