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Smithsonian Magazine 7h
Plop down on the landmark and you might find yourself hit with a €250 fine.
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“If not for our arrival in Europe, I don’t see any reason why cave bears should not be around today,” says study co-author Hervé Bocherens of Germany’s University of Tübingen.
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Smithsonian’s Sidedoor podcast visits with researchers working to understand the conditions these threatened plants need to grow.
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By the mid-1940s, Anderson had performed in halls all over the globe—at one point, she had 60 performances in seven months. She was traveling some 20,000- to 30,000-miles a year.
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The publication taught its readers how to be healthy skeptics—a lesson that media consumers need more today than ever.
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More details regarding the room, which will be available for bookings on select Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings on 50 different dates between October 26 and February 23, 2020, are expected later this month.
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Smithsonian Magazine 9h
Europeans sought to recreate the luxury of wintering in the Alps with an indoor rink attraction.
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Smithsonian Magazine 9h
Black squirrels may gain from the thermal advantage offered by their dark coats. Helping the gray squirrel variant “inhabit regions with extremely cold winters,” black fur may have contributed to the expansion of their range during the past 11,000 years.
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Smithsonian Magazine 9h
As Germans turn to American-style supermarkets, the local butcher—a fixture in their sausage-happy culture—is packing it in.
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Smithsonian Magazine 9h
Fact #13: One of the most famous roller coaster designers had a “bad motion sickness problem.”
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The last time a new leech species was described in North America was 1975. To research zoologist Anna Phillips, the lesson learned is that “there is unrecognized diversity close to home.”
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Smithsonian Magazine 10h
Have you heard the one about the crowd of hungry miners looking for a meal in Chinatown?
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Smithsonian Magazine 10h
Sure, some roller coasters can loop-the-loop, but ever notice that they are never perfectly circular? The loop isn’t a circle itself, it’s roughly the part where two circles hypothetically overlap, sort of like the middle of a Venn diagram.
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Smithsonian Magazine 10h
Rum was a key player in America’s revolutionary days.
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Smithsonian Magazine 11h
Watch Steve Martin's groundbreaking 1974 appearance on "The Tonight Show" with host Johnny Carson and guest Sammy Davis Jr.
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Smithsonian Magazine 12h
They suspect that the man killed by federal agents in 1934 was not, in fact, the outlaw, but a Dillinger expert dismisses the theory as ‘total nonsense.’
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The cocktail has a surprising, and litigious history.
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Smithsonian Magazine 13h
Mosaics uncovered in a Roman bathroom in modern-day Turkey reminds us that bathroom humor has ancient roots.
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Stanley Feder, founder of Simply Sausage, walks us through what it takes to make truly outstanding links.
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