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Man Works One Day After Shooting Nail Into Own Brain
2012-01-21 05:21:18

A 32-year-old Illinois man had surgery to remove a 3.5 inch nail from his brain on Thursday -- more than 24 hours after he accidentally and unknowingly shot the thin, pointed piece of metal into his own head. According to CBS News, Naperville Sun, and Chicago Tribune reports, the man, Dante Autullo of Orland Park, was working on a project at his home Tuesday morning. Autullo was standing on a ladder, fixing up his garage when he used a nail gun to fire off multiple nails. His...

2012-01-04 14:00:00

Premium, task specific fasteners for log home construction are the latest edition at http://www.fmwfasteners.com Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 FMW Fasteners continues to add to their FastenMaster® product line with the addition of OlyLog® and LogHog® log home fasteners. “We´re committed to providing products that help solve specific challenges for our customers,” said Taha Raja, General Manager of FMW Fasteners. “The OlyLog® and LogHog®...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

New Energy Works Timberframers received the annual Green Builder Green Home of the Year, Best Craftsmanship award for The Vermont Street Project, a sustainably designed and built timber frame home in Portland, Oregon. The home is featured in Green Builder Magazine´s December issue. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 New Energy Works Timberframers received the annual Green Builder Green Home of the Year, Best Craftsmanship award for The Vermont Street Project a sustainably designed...

2011-12-29 21:00:00

Web development and SEO client of Web Full Circle launches new website. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 Website Design and SEO Company, Web Full Circle, is pleased to announce the launch of Crestline´s Cabinetry´s new website crestlinecabinetry.com. Web Full Circle provided Crestline Cabinetry with an innovative website that is showcased with a clean look and feel and enhanced online shopping experience. Crestline Cabinetry was founded on the premise that premium...

2011-11-29 14:00:00

Cloud-based fastener company continues to expand web store with the addition of task specific structural wood-to-wood fasteners from FastenMaster® Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 FMW Fasteners has added the FastenMaster® LOK Lineâ“ž¢ to their web store, making this collection of premium structural wood-to-wood fasteners available to contractors, homeowners and online consumers. âœWe have been stocking and selling the...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'