The first edition in a series of six “bookzines” that invite you to explore your surroundings with a more curious gaze. Each is dedicated to a single theme relating to a street-level detail, proving that anything can be more interesting and meaningful than what it seems to be. Unless you live in Switzerland or Singapore, chewing gum discarded on the ground is a ubiquitous sight. But why depositing gum on the ground has become acceptable in most places is still unclear. This issue offers a provocative and fresh perspective on a phenomenon that is too often seen in a negative light. How many types or colours can be found? Do they form constellations? And what about ants?