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.

Paintings are made for your eyes. But Brian Eno and his artist friend Beezy Bailey want to know what they sound like.

Precarious Homes and Gardens

Sunday January 08, 2017

These houses – all situated in some of the world’s more unconventional nooks and crannies – give new meaning to living on the edge.

In a small village in China, a group of “spider-men” and women free-climb massive cave walls for medicinal herbs. Just don’t look down.

Sci-fi fans, rejoice: the 1978 Dune calendar, which features rare artwork by illustrator John Schoenherr, totally works for 2017. Now you just need to get your spice-covered mitts on one.

These photos give NASA’s retro rockets and Mars-bound robots the awe-inspiring treatment they deserve.

Retro Maps of Modern Cities

Wednesday January 04, 2017

Lost? These retro-style maps by graphic designer Hubert Roguski won’t help. But they sure look good.

Swedish hardcore punk outfit Refused are on tour soon, so we thought we’d have a bit of a chat with frontman Dennis Lyxzén about growing up in Nordic Noir country and potentially, accidentally, cursing the world.

The Kombi Vans of Berlin

Tuesday January 03, 2017

Berlin is awash with campervans. This photographer is attempting to capture them all.

Album Covers from the Future

Monday January 02, 2017

Former-Gerling drummer Paul Towner spends his downtime making album covers for albums that don’t exist yet, and they’re psychedelically good.

A Nearly-Perfect Hangover Cure

Sunday January 01, 2017

Good news: Lucky Peach reckon they've discovered the perfect hangover cure. Bad news: it's probably quite unpalatable – especially when you’re hung-over.