The HurriQuake Nail

December 3rd, 2006

Fresh on the heels of the Functional Utility Bar, the folks at Stanley/Bostich have developed a better nail. Popular Science has named the Hurriquake® nail as its innovation of the year. The nail is designed to help prevent the roof from lifting off a house during a hurricane, and it also works against the shear forces caused by earthquakes. It looks like a good thing, but I can’t believe they actually patented the idea of a larger nail head.

(via Slashdot and Neatorama)

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