Australian Magazine in Blog Form | Smith Journal

After 88 years, Britain’s first robot, Eric, might have the chance to “live" again. But he needs your help.

Rohan Hutchinson photography

Friday May 27, 2016

How do changing weather patterns affect the world around us? Melbourne photographer Rohan Hutchinson looks for answers in his new photo series.

Skateboarding in Ethiopia

Friday May 27, 2016

A growing community of young skaters are tearing up the streets of Addis Ababa.

Psychedelic Waterways

Thursday May 26, 2016

Want to know why the water in Yellowstone looks so much like a hippy’s tie-dyed t-shirt? It’s all due to some psychedelic bacteria.

The 387 Houses of Peter Fritz

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Why did an insurance clerk painstakingly make 387 architecturally perfect miniature houses, only to abandon them in an op-shop?

Care for a can of World War II-era ‘rationed ham chunks’? Us neither. But for this group of military food enthusiasts, there’s nothing like chowing down on a box of some decades-old food rations.

Pre-Order Volume 19

Monday May 23, 2016

The next volume of Smith Journal is just around the corner, and it’s a good’un. (If we do say so ourselves.) Here’s a little taste of what to expect.

Nico Beighton

Monday May 23, 2016

Nico Beighton’s photos make us feel like we’ve gone back in time.

Bat Symbols

Saturday May 21, 2016

Holy Graf Zeppelin! This collection of every ridiculous explanatory label from the original Batman TV series shows how hilarious (intentional or not) Batman once was.

Ask a 90-Year-Old Man

Saturday May 21, 2016

At 90 years old, Ron Lehker knows a lot of stuff. Now’s your chance to ask him a question.

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