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.

Architect Oscar Newman devised a gigantic spherical nuclear shelter, built underground, below present-day New York.

Tokyo subway employee Shuetsu Sato has garnered a cult following for his helpful worksite signs. 

This anonymous photographer documents the serene, pastel-coloured beauty of the American mid-west.

How early cinema’s foley artists made movie magic.

Scientists say the 500-year-old ship dates back to the Renaissance. 

We rarely see an image like this without any sunspots.

What happens when you cross Dr Seuss with Nick Cave? This nightmare-inducing picture book.

Noodle Warriors

Monday July 29, 2019

Designer Taishi Arimura gets creative with his instant noodles.  

Metal Stars and Their Cats

Friday July 26, 2019

They may look tough on the outside, but these photos prove metal-heads love cats as much as we do. (Either that, or cats are way more metal than we suspected.)

Weaving Architecture

Friday July 26, 2019

Artist Patrick Dougherty used natural materials and primitive building techniques to transform this 18th-century Montana cattle ranch into… something else.