The N’Djili district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo is home to an enormous market of scrap auto-parts, carefully salvaged from Japan's waste-stream and meticulously arrayed on blankets by merchants eking out a marginal existence. Read the rest “Amazing photos from Kinshasa's scrap car-parts megamarket”
Cocoon's Grid-It organizers
are flat, rigid boards criss-crossed with tough, strong elastic straps, which let you lay out every small and useful thing you own in a pleasing, knoll
ish layout. Cory Doctorow
's carried one for a month now, and can't imagine how he ever lived without it.
Wired profiles Jim Golden, a commercial photographer who has a side project producing beautifully lit, wonderful shots of carefully knolled everyday items, from guitars to beach detritus. Read the rest “Knoll photographer”