Latest articles | smithsonianmag.comhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenMon, 16 Aug 2021 11:30:00 +0000Five Women Veterans Who Deserve to Have Army Bases Named After Themhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/five-women-veterans-who-deserve-have-army-bases-named-after-them-180975099/The U.S. Army has 10 installations named after Confederate generals. Zero are named after womenMon, 15 Jun 2020 16:10:18 +0000More Than 40 Million Acres of Land Have Burned in Siberiahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/siberian-wildfires-are-larger-globes-total-blazes-year-combined-180978433/Russia has seen an increasing severity of wildfires in recent years due to rising summer temperatures and a historic droughtMon, 16 Aug 2021 11:30:00 +0000Cleveland Baseball Team to Rebrand as the Guardianshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/after-105-years-cleveland-baseball-team-drop-indians-its-name-180976544/The new name references the "Guardians of Traffic"—larger-than-life statues that appear on the city's Hope Memorial BridgeMon, 14 Dec 2020 19:56:57 +0000The Story Behind the Harlem Cultural Festival Featured in 'Summer of Soul'https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/black-woodstock-summer-of-soul-146793268/Jesse Jackson, Nina Simone, B.B. King and 100,000 spectators gathered for a concert worth rememberingThu, 01 Feb 2007 05:00:00 +0000Toppled Statue of British Slave Trader Goes on View at Bristol Museumhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/protesters-throw-slavers-statue-bristol-harbor-make-waves-across-britain-180975060/The display seeks to continue a citywide conversation about the defaced Edward Colston sculpture's futureWed, 10 Jun 2020 11:00:00 +0000Georgia Approves Changes to Stone Mountain Park, 'Shrine to White Supremacy'https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/georgia-weighs-changes-stone-mountain-park-historic-ku-klux-klan-gathering-place-180977601/The site's board authorized the creation of a truth-telling exhibit, a new logo and a relocated Confederate flag plazaWed, 28 Apr 2021 10:30:00 +0000Haunting 'Ghost Forest' Resurrected in New York Cityhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ghost-forest-destroyed-hurricane-sandy-will-be-resurrected-new-york-180973545/Artist Maya Lin hopes to call attention to one of the dire effects of climate change with an installation in Madison Square ParkWed, 13 Nov 2019 18:56:17 +0000First Covid-19 Vaccine Authorized for Kids Ages 12 to 15https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/first-covid-19-vaccine-authorized-kids-ages-12-15-180977712/Officials and parents hope to vaccinate young teens against the coronavirus in time for summer recreation and school in the fall Tue, 11 May 2021 20:07:07 +0000Twelve Must-Sees When the Smithsonian Reopens Udvar-Hazy Center May 5https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/twelve-must-sees-when-smithsonian-reopens-udvar-hazy-center-july-24-180975293/The massive showcase facility offers plenty of space for social distance along with plenty of air and space travel historyMon, 20 Jul 2020 16:36:44 +0000Germany Will Return Benin Bronzes to Nigeria in 2022https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/major-push-museums-around-world-make-plans-repatriate-benin-bronzes-nigeria-180977519/Culture Minister Monika Grütters describes the move as a "historic milestone"Mon, 19 Apr 2021 19:53:53 +0000