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The Blindfold Mowing Olympics

Friday July 22, 2016

Forget Rio: the only Olympics we care about is Detroit's Blindfolded Lawn Mowing Olympics. 

Winter needn’t be all red wine and snifters of whisky. James Smith, author of the upcoming Great Australian Beer Guide, is here with five brews to get you through the darkness.

Climb Like a Girl

Sunday July 17, 2016

At just 14 years old, Ashima Shiraishi is one of the best rock climbers in the world. Watching her climb is like watching someone complete an incredibly dangerous puzzle.

Working on the Railroad

Monday June 27, 2016

Bruce Zaccagnino has something unusual in his basement: 12 kilometres of train track, half a million trees and 3000 buildings. But that’s what it takes to make the world's largest model railroad.

Looking for something to listen to? We’ve handpicked seven podcasts that are so good, you’ll actually want your commute to last longer.

Smith Journal Volume 19

Monday June 06, 2016

Volume 19 of Smith Journal is an atlas of unpredictable pathways – stories of people who reckoned they knew where they were going before veering off-road completely, managing to avoid the potholes along the way. And it’s in stores today.

Pre-Order Volume 19

Monday May 23, 2016

The next volume of Smith Journal is just around the corner, and it’s a good’un. (If we do say so ourselves.) Here’s a little taste of what to expect.

Ask a 90-Year-Old Man

Saturday May 21, 2016

At 90 years old, Ron Lehker knows a lot of stuff. Now’s your chance to ask him a question.

Medieval Fight Club

Friday May 06, 2016

Missing fingers. Broken arms. Smashed teeth. The Armored Combat League isn’t your average role-playing community.

The Last Seltzer Bottlers

Sunday April 24, 2016

New York’s last traditional seltzer bottler – who carbonates water for a living – is still going strong. Just like the drinks he makes.

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