The great academic Jeremy Bentham really got ahead in life. But in death, not so much. 

Yep, it's a big call. But here goes...

What with scarce food, Arctic conditions and polar bears, it turns out that searching for remains of megafauna is risky business. Some hunters simply set off in the morning and never return. 

Imagine going from zero recognition of words to suddenly being able to hear 98 per cent. In our latest doco, actor and filmmaker Sofya Gollan reveals what it was like to get a cochlear implant. 

We’re hiring! Could you be our next Don or Peggy?

A few handpicked odds and ends to Smith-ify your house (or give as gifts, if you’re feeling generous).

Volume 27 Out Now

Monday June 04, 2018

No bones about it, Smith Journal volume 27 is a mammoth issue – and it’s out now in Australia.

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

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.