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.

From purpose-bred nudies to hair-shedding not-so-cuties, there’s no getting around the fact that bald animals are a bit, well, odd. Ditch your hairbrush and read on.

Mini Materials

Saturday March 31, 2018

These little building materials are really little.

Banksy’s Back

Friday March 30, 2018

And he's been tearing up New York...

Good news: the winemaking legends at Running With Bulls are hosting their Meet Your Maker series again for 2018. It's a wine-tasting and degustation experience, and you could attend – if you enter our competition.

The Bumpy History of Corduroy

Wednesday March 28, 2018

Bet you didn't know there used to be a Corduroy Day, not to mention a Corduroy Appreciation Club. Turns out there's a reason it translates as 'cloth of the king'...

Forget Google. We’re talking Googie, the space-age architectural style that blazed briefly but brilliantly across the United States during the 1950s and 1960s. 

Sometimes, size does matter. Like when it comes to your record collection. These photos take us inside some of the biggest around the world, and introduce us to the obsessive folk behind them.

The Head Hunter

Sunday March 25, 2018

Behold – possibly the world's coolest collection of logos from old and obscure bicycles, known as 'headbadges'.

Remember those scary monsters that haunted your dreams when you were a kid? They’re real (sorta) and they live in Bulgaria…

Dr Pia Interlandi spends her days making death masks (and other death-related things). But as she reveals in our new short film, it’s not all as morbid as you might think.