Michael Johansson's awesome sculptures almost pop off the pages in the latest volume of Smith, but behind the scenes Johansson's a pared-back guy. Here's a look inside his studio.
Opened in 1969, Spreepark (formerly Kulturpark Plänterwald) was East Germany's only permanent amusement park - an exciting site of Soviet amusement and attraction.
What happens when you take one automated robot, a wood stump and some fancy programming? Not one, but seven stools.
Jens Lekman, the guy penning the heartthrobby ballads with the wit of a down-and-out comedian, is bringing his 'I Know What Love Isn't' tour to Australia.
Design nerd, meet beer geek. Combining their love of Swiss beer and the Pantone Color Matching System, Swiss advertisers Alexander Michelbach and Daniel Eugster have created an paint shop palette sampler for interior-decorating beer snobs.
This one's right up there with the Easter Island heads in terms of haunting landscapes: hundreds of massive iron anchors standing in perfect rows on an isolated Portuguese island.
"The name's Bun, James Bun." Two French graphic designers have turned burgers into an artform and one such burger is indeed called James Bun (or Bun James).
Continuing our public awareness campaign that video games are actually good for you, here's the latest argument for games as art, and skipping class to play them.
NASA may not have discovered evidence of a lost civilisation on Mars (yet), but those looking for alien-like relics need travel only so far as the Atacama Desert, Chile.
Jimmy Kets captured the smallest details of Belgium's tiny, intensely local 'people's cafes' in Smith volume five, and his back-catalogue makes for more than worthy viewing.
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