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.

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Reading nooks suspended in mid-air and something straight out of a sci-fi. Long gone are the stuffy suburban libraries of our youth. 

From abandoned mills to antique train shows, John Sanderson’s images explore the ideology and reality of modern life in the U.S. 

The Real Food of Fiction

Monday May 21, 2018

The New York Public Library's searchable menu database gives you insight into what Don Draper and Patrick Bateman might have eaten.

We totally dig these photos of terrible gardens. 

These Ancient Egyptian designs wouldn’t look out of place today.

DIY Wood-Infused Booze

Thursday May 17, 2018

Make it for your good friends or gift it to your good self.

“Women only drew penises 1.4% of the time – but when they did, they drew them longer than men.”

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

Gin vs vodka. Shaken vs stirred. Dry vs wet. As if martini drinkers weren’t opinionated enough, here’s another question for them to debate: just who invented the drink anyway?