Smithsonian Magazine takes you on a journey through history, science, world culture and technology with breathtaking images from around the world.
Course Correction • AS THE SMITHSONIAN GRAPPLES WITH A DARK LEGACY, A NEW TASK FORCE WILL RECOMMEND ETHICAL POLICIES FOR HANDLING HUMAN REMAINS
The Stuff of Legend • A president’s forbearance spurred history’s most enduring toy craze
Home Games • SIMPLE TOYS FROM PAST MILLENNIA EVOKE HUMANITY’S UNDYING URGE TO PLAY
Freedom Fighter • Thaddeus Stevens is one of the greatest heroes in U.S. history. Why hasn’t he gotten his due?
Boon Companion • THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF THADDEUS STEVENS’ TRAILBLAZING FEMALE PARTNER
TIPPLE PLAY • A Yuletide mainstay continues to warm cockles and ventricles everywhere
Head Over Heels • Collectors go nuts over one of the rarest stamps in history
Photo Ops • THE DARING JOURNALIST WHO MADE A SPLASH ON BOTH SIDES OF THE LENS
Act now to slow GA with SYFOVRE • If you’ve been diagnosed with Geographic Atrophy (GA)
STATE OF THE ART • In the birthplace of Italian sculpture, a powerful automated robot tries its hand at an ancient craft
Clinging to Life • The surprise rediscovery of a rare frog has conservationists doubling down on the need to protect vulnerable habitat
American Vintage • The nation’s wine industry was once built on native grapes. Now one Missouri winemaker is restoring the vines to their former glory
VALLEY OF THE REINDEER • ON NORWAY’S SVALBARD ARCHIPELAGO, A RARE ANIMAL IS THRIVING— FOR NOW
The Ravine • PLANS TO CREATE A UNIQUELY AMBITIOUS HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL AT THE SITE OF AN INFAMOUS MASSACRE WERE FINALLY UNDERWAY. THEN A NEW WAR IN UKRAINE CHANGED EVERYTHING
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