Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Astounding images of space, environmentally conscious oyster farmers, hip-hop's contribution to HIV activism and more

Photographer Barbara Iweins Documented All 12,795 Objects She Owns A vibrator, a mold of teeth and metal combs to extract head lice: these are just some of the 12,795 objects that photographer Barbara Iweins captured when she set out to document every item she owns. The project, which is covered in the book Katalog and distilled into an accompanying exhibit of the same name at Rencontres …

Tech Startup Nothing Launches Highly Anticipated Phone

Tech startup Nothing—helmed by co-founder and CEO Carl Pei—generated plenty of attention with their first product, the Ear (1), designed in collaboration with Teenage Engineering. Now, their foray into the smartphone space has been realized with the highly anticipated Nothing Phone (1). Design-wise (and thanks in part to Teenage Engineering’s retro-influenced style) it’s eye-catching due to a transparent back and flashing LED “glyph.” Aside from …

OB-4 Radio

Teenage Engineering’s sleek, portable high-fidelity OB-4 enhances traditional radio and speaker capabilities while delivering new music listening experiences. Compatible with line input, Bluetooth, FM radio and disk, the OB-4 produces powerful sound through four tailor-engineered speaker elements and two four-inch bass drivers, lasting 40 hours on a single charge. The true magic of the speaker, however, is its ability to memorize everything it plays on …