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.

By cutting photos up and weaving them together, Lala Abaddon takes collage to a whole new level.

The Captured Project

Monday July 08, 2019

The Captured Project asks people in prison to draw the people they think should be in prison. What does it say that most of their portraits are of CEOs and football administrators?

Back in the ’90s, this place was home to around 2,000 people. Now the Chinese ghost town of Houtouwan is blanketed by vines. 

Inject some old-timey tawdriness into your vocabulary.

A peek at the corridors of power long after the foot traffic has petered out.

We know it doesn’t sound exciting. But trust us: it’s exciting.

To paraphrase Heraclitus, you cannot climb the same hill twice.

He’s scaled Everest twice, flown a balloon around the world in 11 days, and been camel riding with Vladimir Putin. Meet Fedor Konyukhov, 21st-century Russia’s most tireless adventurer.

The internet has made them ubiquitous. But as these sun-bleached charts and diagrams make clear, infographics have been with us since well before the computer – and they may have even shaped the arc of human history itself.  

If the prospect of clean, renewable energy isn’t enough, solar panels are pretty neat to look at, too.