FISA passes providing immunity to wiretapping telcos

From TPM today: The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new federal wiretapping law this afternoon by a vote of 69-28. After last month’s approval of a similar measure in the House, today’s vote essentially clears the way for the bill to go to the White House for a final signature. … Sen Barack Obama (D-IL) voted […]

Bit Cover for Drilling Through Carpet

This “carpet cutter and drill guide” will probably be useful to nearly none, but I get a kick out of discovering products so highly specialized. This little bit cover will cut through carpet cleanly, preventing severed fibers from wrapping around your bit, making it easy to drill through a covered floor to install a wire, […]