Isabella Parsons

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The "Indian Problem"

As American power and population grew in the 19th century, the United States gradually rejected the main principle of treaty-making—that tribes were …

Star Stories: The Girl and Her Seven Brothers

This animation tells an Arikara story of the creation of a sacred landmark on the plains, the Bear’ Lodge (Devils Tower), as well as the formation of …

Smithsonian

Up, Up and Away

Sophie Blanchard was the first professional female aeronaut (traveler in a hot-air balloon, airship or other flying craft) in history. Born March 25, …

Study: Managed beehives can discourage crop-raiding elephants

Strategically placed honeybee hives can deter African elephants from raiding crops, but the hives must be actively managed by beekeepers to work, …

Smithsonian Insider – Traditional artisans breathe new life into Afghanistan via Turquoise Mountain Project | Smithsonian Insider

On the third sublevel of the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C., a new exhibition “Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming …

Seventeen Objects for 170 Years (Happy Birthday to us!)

With over 138 million collection objects, 2.1 million library volumes, and 137,000 cubic feet of archives, the stories of how our collections have …

Smithsonian Insider – New Species of Extinct River Dolphin Discovered in Smithsonian Collection | Smithsonian Insider

A fossil that has been in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History since it was discovered in 1951 is today helping …

Smithsonian Insider – Venus-like Exoplanet Might Have Oxygen Atmosphere, But Not Life | Smithsonian Insider

The distant planet GJ 1132b intrigued astronomers when it was discovered last year. Located just 39 light-years from Earth, it might have an …

The Milky Way's blowout bash 6 million years ago!

Christine Pulliam<p>The center of the Milky Way galaxy is currently a quiet place where a supermassive black hole slumbers, only occasionally slurping …

Universe

Meet Azuki, The Cutest Hedgehog From Japan

Source: Youtube<p>Meet Azuki – a little hedgehog from Japan that has more Instagram followers than you! 55k to be exact. Why? Well because he’s the …

Artist Adds Monsters Next To Strangers On The Subway

The New York subway can be a pretty strange place even at the best of times, but as you can see from these creepy doodles, it looks positively normal …

I Layer Up Colors Without Much Planning To Create These Vibrant Portraits Of Animals And People

I’m a UK based artist specialising in vibrant portraits of animals and people. I work in a very instinctual way, not liking to plan too much what …

10+ Of The Most Epic Entries From The 2016 National Beard And Moustache Competition

40 of the the best beard, staches and characters all in one place.<p>I've shot 3 out of the last 4 competitions and they never disappoint. This year's …

Woman Helped Friend’s Bar By Drawing Chalk Signs, The Result Was So Good It Increased The Sales

For almost a year now Ollie Wolff Pruitt, aka littlewolff, has been drawing sidewalk signs for her friend's bar in Dahlonega, Georgia. She not only …

10+ Of The Funniest Reactions To The New iPhone 7

Apple has just unveiled the brand new iPhone 7 at a big fancy event in San Francisco. It was live-streamed across the world to eager fans itching to …

Street Artist Responds To Brock Turner’s Release

Los Angeles based street artist Plastic Jesus is not afraid to make bold statements. You might remember the wall he built around Donald Trump’s …

15+ Of The Funniest Mom Tweets Ever

Being a mother requires a lot of patience. Just think - all those "redecorated" walls, fusses over random stuff, food all over the ground, basically, …