Magazine | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0000Discussionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-15-180970353/Readers respond to our September 2018 issueFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0000Traveling the World Was Never the Same Once the Boeing 747 Debutedhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/traveling-world-never-same-once-boeing-747-debuted-180970308/Wave goodbye to the beloved jet that took us to new heightsTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:42:36 +0000The Artist Who Made Coloring Books Cool for Adults Returns With a New Masterpiecehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/johanna-basford-coloring-books-180970305/Johanna Basford, whose fanciful, hand-drawn illustrations launched a worldwide craze, is back with flying colorsTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:40:17 +0000Why Is the Snowy Owl Disappearing?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/snowy-owl-disappearing-180970314/These birds, once a feature of the far north as reliable as ice, are becoming less and less commonTue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000Readers Discuss Our July/August 2018 Issuehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/readers-discuss-our-julyaugust-2018-issue-180970061/Feedback from our readersThu, 23 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Born Into Slavery, Bill Traylor Would Become a Leading Light of Self-Taught Arthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/born-into-slavery-bill-traylor-become-leading-light-self-taught-art-180970039/A new show at the Smithsonian American Art museum highlights his workThu, 23 Aug 2018 16:02:31 +0000What Made P.D. East the Fearless Wit of Forrest Countyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-made-pd-east-fearless-wit-segregationist-south-180970036/The newspaper man's bravery rocked the racist establishment of the South—and heralded a new era of political satireThu, 23 Aug 2018 16:00:28 +0000When Was the Earliest Internet Search?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/when-was-the-earliest-internet-search-180970041/Years before the birth of the Google, a forgotten experiment laid the groundwork for the ubiquitous search engineThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:42:56 +0000Before the Civil War, Congress Was a Hotbed of Violencehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/field-of-blood_article-180970043/A new book from historian Joanne Freeman chronicles the viciousness with which elected officials treated each otherThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000Could Lava Incinerate Trash and More Questions From Our Readershttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/could-laval-incinerate-trash-more-questions-readers-180970030/You asked, we answeredThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000The Wild Road Trip That Launched the Populist Conservative Movementhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/wild-road-trip-rallied-conservatives-180970033/How a fiery preacher and a maverick Army general took the nation by stormThu, 23 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0000How a Little Yellow Bus Came to the Rescue of a Persecuted Schoolboyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/little-yellow-bus-came-rescue-persecuted-schoolboy-180970044/LGBTQ activist and journalist Bil Browning reminisces about the importance of a simple toyWed, 22 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000What Drove Sigmund Freud to Write a Scandalous Biography of Woodrow Wilson?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-drove-sigmund-freud-write-scandalous-biography-woodrow-wilson-180970042/The founder of psychoanalysis collaborated with a junior American diplomat to lambaste the former presidentWed, 22 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000Rediscovering a Founding Motherhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/rediscovering-founding-mother-180970037/Just-discovered letters herald the significance of an unsung Revolutionary woman, Julia RushWed, 22 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000Terrorized African-Americans Found Their Champion in Civil War Hero Robert Smallshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/terrorized-african-americans-champion-civil-war-hero-robert-smalls-180970031/The formerly enslaved South Carolinian declared that whites had killed 53,000 African-Americans, but few took the explosive claim seriously—until nowTue, 21 Aug 2018 16:06:02 +0000Why Do So Many People Still Want to Believe in Bigfoot?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-so-many-people-still-believe-in-bigfoot-180970045/The appeal of the mythical, wild man holds strongTue, 21 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000How to Cipher Like a Soviethttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-cipher-like-soviet-180970032/See if you can figure out how the American code-breakers unraveled the complexities of the Russian codebookTue, 21 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000