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.

Travel back in time with this soundscape from the world’s leading “archaeologist of sound”. 

If you're passing through Geelong, Victoria – hell, even if you’re not – you could do worse than stop at the Little Creatures Brewery for a boozy lunch or dinner (or both, why not). 

Morgan Phillips, aka the Sucklord, makes bootlegged action figures for a living. But they’re more than just knock-offs: they’re works of (very freaky) art.

It took over 100 years, but the meaning behind this headstone crossword has finally been solved. 

Capturing the Unexpected in Mexico

Tuesday January 10, 2017

Alex Webb has spent 30 years capturing Mexico’s less-travelled paths. These shots are some of his best.

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.