A multitool that’s also a belt-buckle

https://youtu.be/fwHFwBNjiTc

SOG's $60 Sync II "wearable belt buckle" multitool isn't the only multitool/buckle on the market, but it does add a couple very sensible innovations, like a clip-on/clip-off base that lets you use your tool without taking off your belt, and a squared-off form factor (like a pair of folding travel sewing scissors) that adapts the folded tool for the buckle form-factor. (more…)

Would-be Montana GOP Congressjerk with ties to sanctioned Russian companies beats up reporter at press-conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQwu4wff7lI

Greg Gianforte is a short-tempered, hyper-conservative Montana political hopeful who is standing for the GOP in a special election for a Congressional seat; he is also invested in Russian firms that are under US sanction. (more…)

This 70-year-old cartoon made a hell of an argument for single-payer healthcare

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiOzt57mfyA

Eric writes, "This is an analysis on the Chuck Jones short 'So Much for So Little' -- a documentary cartoon produced and paid for by the American government in 1949 that makes a stark case for public healthcare that everyone chips in a little for, in the interest of the greater good. This topic's always relevant, but with the recent monologue from Jimmy Kimmel, I think it's even more so this week." (more…)