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.

This isn’t your grandfather’s model village.

The Jefferson Grid project uses Google Earth to chart the planet, one square-mile of land at a time.

Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.

How to 'Rewild' Australia

Wednesday May 29, 2019

Would you like to see Tassie devils return to the Australian mainland? That’s just one of the proposals the global rewilding movement has made.

Saying goodbye to Vietnam's improbably stacked motorcycles.

It was the theft of $1500 that began photographer Daniel Hartley-Allen's series of confronting – though often beautiful – photos of outback Australia.

This Is Not A Squid

Sunday May 26, 2019

But it is a very life-like glass model of one – just one of hundreds of fake sea creatures crafted into existence in the 19th century.

The Online Knitting Library

Saturday May 25, 2019

Dislike being cold? Looking for something to do with your hands? Good news: the University of Southampton has uploaded over 300 gloriously daggy knitting books to the internet.

Thirsty? This astrophysicist-turned-brewer steps us through the tasty, intoxicating science of making beer from wildflowers.