Latest articles | Smithsonian feed for with the latest articlesenTue, 06 Nov 2018 17:18:12 +0000How Photographer Alfred Wertheimer Captured Elvis Presley's Kiss"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 Pads 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 Christmas 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 I 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'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 Armstrong 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 Cologne 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 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 America 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 Spiders’t freak out—our arachnid friends help more than hurtMon, 31 Oct 2016 19:20:12 +0000