Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenThu, 28 Jun 2018 14:02:34 +0000The Battle Over the Memory of the Spanish Civil War Spain chooses to memorialize Francisco Franco and the victims of his authoritarian regime is tearing the nation apartThu, 28 Jun 2018 14:02:34 +0000Meet the Americans Following in the Footsteps of the Knights Templar 700 years ago, the most famous of the medieval Christian orders is undergoing a 21st century revivalThu, 28 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Counterfeit Queen of Soul strange and bittersweet ballad of kidnapping, stolen identity and unlikely stardomThu, 28 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000Readers Discuss Our June 2018 Issue from our readersThu, 28 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000Do Marine Mammals Yawn and More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredThu, 28 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000An Artistic Reimagining of London's Past in 'Old River Thames' ho! Photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten English looks at when swan lovers come to their censusThu, 28 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000The Epic Quest to Ride the World’s Biggest Wave to the new Mt. Everest of surfing, a notoriously dangerous break off the coast of PortugalWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:30:00 +0000Engineering the Perfect Wave technology breakthrough allows surf legend Kelly Slater to manufacture the same wave over and over againWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:30:00 +0000What It Took to Set the World Record for Surfing surfer Rodrigo Koxa had to conquer PTSD before he was ready to break Garrett McNamara’s world recordWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:30:00 +0000This French Town Has Welcomed Refugees for 400 Years centuries, the people of the mountain village of Chambon-sur-Lignon have opened their arms to the world’s displacedWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000Pushed to the Margins, These Brave People Are Pushing Back the American West to the Middle East, the powerless face stark choices when confronted by the powerfulWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000The Slow Recovery in Puerto Rico the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria approaches, Puerto Ricans feel not only devastated but abandonedWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000Identity Crisis: Three Photo Essays Highlight the Lives of the Dispossessed our chaotic era, there are outcasts—and people who take them inWed, 27 Jun 2018 14:00:00 +0000Fifty Years Ago, Airline Diplomacy Sought to Bring the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Closer Together for a Cold War détente were sky high when the first American and Soviet flights took off 50 years agoWed, 27 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Uniquely Texan Origins of the Frozen Margarita Dallas restaurant owner blended tequila, ice and automation. America has been hungover ever sinceWed, 27 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000Buried by the Ash of Vesuvius, These Scrolls Are Being Read for the First Time in Millennia revolutionary American scientist is using subatomic physics to decipher 2,000-year-old texts from the early days of Western civilizationTue, 26 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Iconic Hula Hoop Keeps on Rolling the loopy 60-year-old toy maintains its popularityTue, 26 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000The Raging Controversy at the Border Began With This Incident 100 Years Ago Nogales, Arizona, the United States and Mexico agreed to build walls separating their countriesTue, 26 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0000A Century Ago, the Romanovs Met a Gruesome End Rappaport’s new book investigates if the family could have been savedMon, 25 Jun 2018 17:49:08 +0000The Quest to Preserve the Last of Castro's Crocodiles are trying to save a 'pure' Cuban crocodile—but out in the wild, divisions between species are increasingly murkyThu, 21 Jun 2018 12:30:00 +0000Readers Discuss Our May 2018 Issue from our readersThu, 24 May 2018 17:00:00 +0000How Come U.S. Currency Never Changes Its Face and More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredThu, 24 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000What Is the Future of Fire? Andrew C. Scott reconstructs the sites of past blazes to look at our relationship with this elusive elementThu, 24 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000The Lost Maidens of Berlin decades-long quest for one of the most intriguing artworks looted by the Nazis leads to the courtyard of a posh hotel in the German countrysideWed, 23 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000Travel to Southern France for a Dazzling Taste of Ancient Rome new museum in Nimes pays tribute to the grandeur of the EmpireWed, 23 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000Get Schooled on the History of Where 'Grease' Was Really Filmed me about it, studWed, 23 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000The Lionfish Have Invaded, But a Ragtag Army of Divers and Chefs Are Fighting Back waging the war against this devastating wave of the venomous species have taken on an "eat 'em to beat 'em" approachTue, 22 May 2018 15:00:00 +0000Seventy-Five Years Ago, Women's Baseball Players Took the Field Indiana slugger was one of the athletes who “hit the dirt in the skirt” and changed Americans’ view of womenTue, 22 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000A New Exhibit Gives Charles White's Art and Activism the Attention They Deserve century after his birth, an overlooked figure in the Black Renaissance is on the rise againTue, 22 May 2018 14:00:00 +0000The Defiant Ones young girls, they fought the fierce battle to integrate America’s schools half a century agoTue, 22 May 2018 13:00:00 +0000