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Catching Clouds

Thursday January 28, 2016

Farmers in Peru have developed an ingenious way to collect water: by harvesting it directly from the clouds.

Mapping your Surname

Thursday January 14, 2016

Ever wondered where in the world everyone with your last name is hanging out? This interactive map will tell you. (Though whether you choose to track them down or steer clear is up to you.)

Hiking for Emails

Thursday January 07, 2016

With the help of some modern technology and a lot of old-fashioned hiking, this man helped connect over 60,000 Nepalese people to the internet.

Matt Berninger’s an old hand at crowd surfing, but transferring that skill to the water has proved more difficult. We spoke to the singer about the joys of being a terrible surfer.

Smith's New Year's Drinking Guide

Wednesday December 30, 2015

Ah, 2015. You had your terrifying lows, your dizzying highs, and your sweet, creamy middles. But now it's time to leave you behind. Here's what our writers will be drinking this NYE to cap things off.

A Festivus for the Restivus

Friday December 25, 2015

Looking for some Christmas cheer? Here's our guide to the best TV to get you through the day/season.

Clothes Shopping for Gangsters

Friday December 18, 2015

Where do gangsters shop for clothes? At Greenspan's: the 87-year-old clothing store run by a father and son in Los Angeles.

Running With Bulls's latest Garnacha – a juicy, un-oaked tapas wine – is like having a bit of the Mediterranean in your mouth. And we've got some cases to give away.

Starward wine barrel whisky (giveaway)

Thursday December 10, 2015

Whisky aged in red wine barrels? Aussie distillers Starward have done just that. Sounds crazy; tastes delicious – and we’ve got four bottles to give away.

Smith Journal Volume 17

Monday December 07, 2015

Volume 17 of Smith Journal is jammed with real-life MacGyvers – people who know how to solve super complicated problems in ingenious ways.

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