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.

Want to walk the Earth while also caring for it? Timberland’s rugged Earthkeepers will do the trick – and we have some to give away.

Artist Morgan Blair gives the show about nothing the impressionist treatment. 

How to Ride an Escalator

Thursday March 28, 2019

We’re sorry to break this to you, but you’re probably doing it wrong – and putting yourself, the escalator and common sense in danger.

The Twisted Trees of New Zealand

Tuesday March 26, 2019

Slope Point, New Zealand, is so windy, its trees all end up – you guessed it – constantly sloping.

Need to drown out the noise of the world? This 10-hour-long recording of a Norwegian icebreaker doing its slow, ASMR-inducing thing should do the trick.

Despite inventing dozens of groundbreaking fonts in the 1920s, most of W.A. Dwiggins' creations never saw the light of day. Until now.

Gangs in the '70s and '80s meant business – so much so that many even had their own business cards. A book by urban historian Brandon Johnson looks at 60 of the best.

Specifically: like Renzo Piano, designer of the Whitney Museum.

Take a Ride On Your Own Tiny Train

Wednesday March 20, 2019

Wish public transport was a tad more, well, private? These single-passenger rail vehicles could be the ticket.