Living in the concrete jungle with a backyard the size of a car, it's easy to think that composting, chook housing and D.I.Y. carpentry belong to a different generation and/or postcode.
NB: Smith is not responsible for any cases of vertigo, dizzy spells or rushing adrenaline caused by these images.
Amsterdam artist-come-industrial-designer Lex Pott loves his metal, but unlike most Northern Europeans his obsession doesn't make him burn down churches and wear human teeth around his neck.
A slim black headband may soon have the power to read our thoughts.
Some parents are clearly intent on doing stuff to embarrass their kids for decades. If you think you've had it bad, just be thankful your folks never tried to make music.
Nietzsche said that if you stare long enough into the void, the void stares back at you. So it might be best to gaze with caution at Everyone Ever in the World from The Luxury of Protest.
We're rather taken with the work of Amsterdam-based designer Tim Boelaars, who's created a collection of monochrome icon sets for various aspects of modern-day life.
Contemporary art meets Where's Wally whimsy in the work of Chinese artist, Liu Bolin ('The Invisible Man'), who paints himself into urban environments.
n+1 is a literary journal about American culture. It's a youthful rival to the New Yorker, Paris Review and McSweeney's Believer, but slightly more approachable and not as snooty.
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