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.

It’s pretty nippy in the Antarctic right now, so we’ll have to settle for tour guide Sam Edmonds' stunning overhead images of the frozen continent. 

He burned his last pair of jeans when he was 14 and never looked back.

Sure, you could just go outside. But nature can’t hold a candle to the splendour of ’80s and ’90s pixel art.

Long considered unclimbable, Tasmania’s treacherous Federation Peak has finally been bested – and there’s plenty of leech-filled footage to prove it. 

The wonders of the ‘number one’ renewable energy resource.

Photographer David Wadelton is on a mission to capture the inner-north’s last un-gentrified homes.

A Salute to Space Dogs

Monday July 15, 2019

A new book pays tribute to the canine cosmonauts who gave birth to space exploration – and some very kitschy memorabilia.

The Basket Houses of Iraq

Saturday July 13, 2019

This water kingdom in southern Iraq was almost destroyed by Saddam Hussein – and its unique woven reed architecture along with it. But now they're both making a comeback.

The World in Close-Up

Thursday July 11, 2019

No such thing as too close.

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