Smith Journal · A quarterly, Australia-based publication that takes unexpected, interesting, funny and sometimes complicated stories and tells them the way you would to a bunch of friends at the pub.

This may well be the most rustic-looking hut we’ve ever seen. But where on Earth is it? 

This New Jersey holiday town is losing its kitschy motels one by one. Good thing photographer Mark Havens is here to preserve their memory.

The DIY Portable Science Lab

Monday February 27, 2017

Finally: a kit for anyone who’s ever wanted to conduct their own crazy science experiments, but never had a lab to do them in.

How to Make a Pizza Oven in an Old BBQ

Saturday February 25, 2017

Put away the bricks and cement: here’s how to make some very bellissimo pizza in your old BBQ.

It took two years to make this seven-minute, 20-terabyte time-lapse film of the Scandinavian countryside. Our review: worth every second.

This short film shows how the paper marblers at Cockerell and Son used to make their hypnotic, beautifully crafted patterns.

Hitching a Ride on the Phantom Train

Thursday February 23, 2017

Take a ride on Australia’s abandoned railway lines with this hypnotising short film. 

The Futuristic Houses We Almost Lived In

Wednesday February 22, 2017

If history had gone just a little differently, we might all be living in Buckminster Fuller's crazy "dwelling machines".

365 Bands in 365 Days

Tuesday February 21, 2017

Last year, photographer Zo Damage set herself a challenge: see a band a day for 365 days, and take good photos of each of them. Mission accomplished.

Some bright spark has illustrated all 96 pages of the iTunes Terms and Conditions document in the style of classic cartoon strips. Learning has never been this much fun.