Magazine | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenThu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000Readers Respond to Our July-August issuehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-17-180972874/Your thoughts on tourism in the Holy Land, Herman Melville and invasive pythonsThu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000How to Read Like Mark Twainhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-read-mark-twain-180972928/Step one: Pretend you don't like booksThu, 22 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000Why Spain Is Seeking to Catalog All of Its Historic Shipwreckshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-spain-seeking-catalogue-all-historic-shipwrecks-180972836/A deep dive into the archives yields hundreds of long-forgotten journeysThu, 22 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000A Chunk of Trinitite Reminds Us of the Sheer, Devastating Power of the Atomic Bombhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/chunk-trinitite-reminds-sheer-devastating-power-atomic-bomb-180972848/Within the Smithsonian's collections exists a telltale trace of the weapon that would change the world foreverThu, 22 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000A 42,000-Year-Old Man Finally Goes Homehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/mungo-man-finally-goes-home-180972835/At long last, the remains of Mungo Man are at rest after an agonizing clash between modern science and an ancient spiritualityThu, 22 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000Dramatic New Photographs Recreate Scenes of Artists at Workhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/dramatic-new-photographs-recreate-scenes-artists-work-180972855/Adrien Broom's series brings vitality to how we think about the likes of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner or Mark TwainThu, 22 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000Do Goats Really Love to Jump? And More Questions From Our Readershttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/do-goats-really-love-to-jump-180972850/You've got questions, we've got expertsThu, 22 Aug 2019 10:00:00 +0000Why Americans Love Their Apple Piehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/why-americans-love-their-apple-pie-180972852/How did a humble dessert become a recipe for democracy?Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000John Steinbeck's Epic Ocean Voyage Rewrote the Rules of Ecologyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/ship-sent-john-steinbeck-epic-ocean-voyage-may-ride-again-180972847/A legendary writer, a quirky biologist and their jolly adventure in the Sea of CortezWed, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000Saturn Could Lose Its Rings in Less Than 100 Million Yearshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/saturns-rings-are-slowly-disappearing-180972856/Recent discoveries suggest that the planet's distinctive feature may be gone in the cosmic blink of an eyeTue, 20 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000The New Treasures of Pompeiihttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/new-treasures-pompeii-180972829/From gorgeous artworks to grimacing corpses, archaeologists are still uncovering the truth about life—and death—in the doomed cityTue, 20 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000In 1870, Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations—and Wonhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/henrietta-wood-sued-reparations-won-180972845/The $2,500 verdict, the largest ever of its kind, offers evidence of the generational impact such awards can haveMon, 19 Aug 2019 17:06:26 +0000