Jennifer Nalewicki

Jennifer Nalewicki

Freelance writer in Brooklyn

Jennifer Nalewicki is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer who has been published in The New York Times, Smithsonian, Interior Design, Scientific American, Hemispheres...

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My 2000 year old double 1 article
Smithsonian Magazine

Find Your 2,000-Year-Old Dopplegänger

Send the Musée de la Civilisation a photo, and it will match you with an ancient statue

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Smithsonian Magazine

Where to Hunt for the World's Smallest Monuments

Don’t overlook these tiny statues in cities around the world

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Smithsonian Magazine

Tattooing Was Illegal in New York City Until 1997

The New-York Historical Society’s newest exhibit delves into the history of the city’s once-turbulent ink scene

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Smithsonian Magazine

Get Lost in a Maze of Storybook Canals in this Dutch 'Venice'

The picturesque village of Giethoorn is best navigated by boat (or ice skate)

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Smithsonian Magazine

This German Town Is Embedded with Millions of Tiny Diamonds

Scientists estimate that Nördlingen and the surrounding area contain approximately 72,000 tons of the gemstone

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Smithsonian Magazine

Get Lost in the Landscape that Inspired William Faulkner's Greatest Novels

A new book of photography brings the late author’s Mississippi homestead to life

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Smithsonian Magazine

Take a Look Inside These Six Presidential Homes

The White House isn’t the only presidential address worth visiting this inauguration year

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Smithsonian Magazine

Take to the Skies in One of These Restored Vintage WWII Airplanes ...

Earn your wings and experience a slice of aviation history from the cockpit of a historic aircraft

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Smithsonian Magazine

Seven Places Reinventing the Christmas Tree | Travel | Smithsonian

From rocket gardens to tumbleweeds, here are some of the most imaginative holiday trees in the United States

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Smithsonian Magazine

Five Colossal Stone Portraits Around the World | Travel | Smithsonian

Carved out of rock, these massive monuments go beyond Mount Rushmore

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Smithsonian Magazine

The Electoral College Has Been Divisive Since Day One | History ...

It has always had the potential for chaos—one that hasn’t been tapped...yet

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Smithsonian Magazine

Why Winemakers are Turning to the Ancient Sport of Falconry to ...

Napa Valley vintners are finding this tried-and-true deterrent more effective than modern technology

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Smithsonian Magazine

Underwater Pumpkin Carving Among the Wrecks in New York's ...

Just in time for Halloween, scuba divers test their Jack-o-lantern-making skills

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Smithsonian Magazine

Six Places on Earth That Scientists Say Look Like Other Planets ...

The eerie resemblance these locales have to Mars and beyond has attracted researchers for years

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Smithsonian Magazine

The Best Places to Go Gem Hunting in the US

From diamonds to emeralds, the United States is full of buried bling