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10 Spectacular Photographs That Prove The Physical World Is A Mesmerizing Place

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts

Every year, Smithsonian Magazine pays tribute to the hypnotic beauty of photography, poring over thousands of images submitted to its Annual Photo Con...

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Carl Warner's Mountains Are Made of Elbows and Knees

Megan Gambino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts
Megan Gambino

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What's New Under Tonatiuh?

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

The Smithsonian Institution, driven by rapidly developing technologies, shifting demographics and changing cultural participation patterns, is looking for innovative and even ingenious ways to do its work through the Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards.

PHOTOS: America's Best Small Towns

Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel

For the second year in a row, Smithsonian Magazine put together its list of the 20 best small towns across America worth visiting. Like last year, it ...

How I Finally Accepted My Son's Affection For Pink

good men project | Posted 03.19.2013 | Parents

Written by Kyle Wiley for The Good Men Project I’ve always considered myself a pretty progressive dad, riding the wave of modernity in the 21st ...

And The Finalists Are...

Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts

Smithsonian Magazine recently announced the finalists in its 10th Annual Photo contest, and the 50 selected images are nothing short of breathtaking. ...

William Wegman's Theory of Dogs and Dogginess

David Schonauer | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts
David Schonauer

It might come as a surprise that William Wegman, who is and will forever be best known for his droll photographs of Weimaraners, does not consider himself very doggy.

Looking Clearly At Las Vegas -- A Real City, Not A Tourist Slogan

Ellen Sterling | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Sterling

I know I am late to this particular party but circumstances have prevented me from doing a lot of things I normally do for the last couple of months...

HIGHLIGHTS THIS WEEK: Deicth, Badass Theatre, Magic Realism, and The Pope

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

This week on the Arts page, Jeffrey Deitch answered questions about his bi-coastal status, Anj Smith's magical realism haunted us, the Pope went to Lo...

PHOTOS: MUSEUM DAY: Save The Date For Free Entry to Museums Nationwide, September 25

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over 1,300 museums are set to participate in this year's Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day. Started 6 years ago by Smithsonian Magazine to shed light o...

New Technology Can Detect Terrorists Before The Strike: Northwestern Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

It may soon be possible to predict where and when the next terrorist attack will occur. In a recent study, Northwestern University researchers were a...

Veteran Freelancer Wounded In Suicide Bombing Fighting For Health Coverage

Nieman Watchdog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Paul Raffaele, a top flight freelancer for Smithsonian magazine, was badly injured in a suicide bombing while on assignment in Afghanistan in 2008. Ra...