Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0000Discussion respond to our September 2018 issueFri, 21 Sep 2018 13:00:00 +0000Traveling the World Was Never the Same Once the Boeing 747 Debuted 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 Masterpiece 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? 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 Issue from our readersThu, 23 Aug 2018 17:00:00 +0000Born Into Slavery, Bill Traylor Would Become a Leading Light of Self-Taught Art 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 County 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? 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 Violence 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 Readers asked, we answeredThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000The Wild Road Trip That Launched the Populist Conservative Movement 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 Schoolboy 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? founder of psychoanalysis collaborated with a junior American diplomat to lambaste the former presidentWed, 22 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000Rediscovering a Founding Mother 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 Smalls 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? appeal of the mythical, wild man holds strongTue, 21 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000How to Cipher Like a Soviet if you can figure out how the American code-breakers unraveled the complexities of the Russian codebookTue, 21 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000