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When It Comes To Mental Health, NASA Takes The Simple Approach

When It Comes To Mental Health, NASA Takes The Simple Approach

In a bow to the real possibility that someone on the International Space Station will suffer a breakdown that will lead to a threat to themselves or others, NASA has revealed that material on the space station includes duct tape and bungee cords that might be needed to restrain someone. Even though astronauts go through […]

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So Much For “Hands Free” Tearing

So Much For “Hands Free” Tearing

One of the most useful features of duct tape and other cloth based tapes, at least in conventional uses, is its hand tearability. No tools needed. The development of duct tape and gaffers tape as crafting products has changed that, and one of the world’s best known tape makers is teaming up with a giant […]

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Project Runway Winner Helps Launch “Stuck At Prom” Contest

Project Runway Winner Helps Launch “Stuck At Prom” Contest

Michelle Franklin, the 2011 Project Runway winner, joined with Duck Brand duct tape to launch this years “Stuck At Prom” contest. The contest, an annual event, awards scholarships to high school students who design and make prom wear from duct tape.  

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Duct Tape Solves Energy Crisis

Duct Tape Solves Energy Crisis

Molecular science uses the term “triboluninescence” to describe the phenomenon that causes blue light to be generated when two strips of ┬áduct tape, attached sticky side to sticky side are ripped apart. No word yet on how big a piece of tape you would need to be able to find your car keys in the […]

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“The Wheels On The Duck Go ‘Round and ‘Round, ‘Round and ‘Round

“The Wheels On The Duck Go ‘Round and ‘Round, ‘Round and ‘Round

Duck Brand duct tape is mounting a bus tour, “Rolls Across America”, to showcase their products. The green Duck Bus offers a chance to see their unique line of products and an opportunity to participate in “ducktivities”. You can see the bus and check the schedule at their Facebook page.  

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“Stuck At The Prom” Contest Winners Announced

“Stuck At The Prom” Contest Winners Announced

The winners of this year’s “Stuck At The Prom” contest for making prom wear from duct tape are from the Atlanta area. Caden Kluge and Ashton Woolen of Sequoyah High School earned $5000.00 scholarships for themselves and another $5000.00 for the school. They used 120 rolls of duct tape to make their creations. The contest […]

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Duct Tape Gets Ready To Strut The World Stage

Duct Tape Gets Ready To Strut The World Stage

This is the week when any news about tape must take a back seat to the Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival. June 14 is the opening date for the world’s premier duct tape event and this year is shaping up to be one of the best ever. This is the tenth anniversary of the event […]

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Duct Tape Floats Prizes Announced

Duct Tape Floats Prizes Announced

The annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival has announced the prizes for floats in this years parade. The range from $1000 for best of show down to $500 for most creative. It is free to enter most floats, but floats actually made of duct tape can pay a $40 entry fee and receive 60 rolls […]

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You Better “Duck”! Here Come The Avengers

You Better “Duck”! Here Come The Avengers

In perphaps the least logical piece of tape news we have published lately, The company that makes “Duck” brand duct tape has announced that they are teaming with the new Avengers movie to release an Avengers version of their branded duct tape. Duck describes the partnership as “the ultimate powerhouse pairing“. I don’t know about […]

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Duct Tape Makes The Big Time

Duct Tape Makes The Big Time

It’s been a running joke around our shop for years that we should go to the local mall and open up a tape store. It appears, that, at least in New York City, it isn’t a joke. Duck brand duct tape has actually opened a store in midtown Manhattan. Located at 1411 Broadway, the Duck […]

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