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.

Wrap your head around this taxonomy of ‘logical fallacies’, and you could become more persuasive and powerful than you’ve ever been before. 

What happens when an Alaskan fisherman also happens to be a fine art photographer? 

Glitch director Emma Freeman reveals how to make a zombie show naturalistic.

Board an international flight these days and unless it’s a truly budget affair, you’ll probably enjoy an endless selection of on-board films. But have any of them ever included live orchestral accompaniment? In 1925 there was a time when this was actually a thing, though quite literally ‘a time’, as it only happened once.

When the term ‘moving house’ gets a whole new meaning.

From an abandoned tower in deserted Russian swampland, a radio frequency is being emitted – only nobody knows who, or what, is causing it. 

2,000-Year-Old Hipsters

Sunday August 27, 2017

A visit to the Greek statues at the Louvre inspired French photographer Leo Caillard to create 'Hipsters in Stone'.

They look like cheap sci-fi props, but these improvised cars are actually the handiwork of ISIS.


Attention, children of men: it’s just over a week until Father’s Day. Here are some gift ideas to help secure your favourite child status for another year (and show dad you care, of course).

We’ve done a lot of research into what it’ll take to live on Mars. But one activity has been frustratingly neglected: human reproduction. Here’s what we know about this surprisingly complex endeavour.