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School Administrator Turns To Duct Tape To Enforce Dress Code

School Administrator Turns To Duct Tape To Enforce Dress Code

In something of a futile attempt to enforce his schools dress code,  Mt. View High School (Montrose, PA) dean George Barbolish used duct tape to tempoarily cover rips in students jeans. In further action to make the dress code even more restrictive, school officials now propose to no longer allow t shirts or turtlenecks, unless […]

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Pink Duct Tape Makes Woman See Red

Pink Duct Tape Makes Woman See Red

In an incident that clearly has nothing to do with making prom dresses from duct tape, a Seattle woman was arrested after a bizarre incident in a local bar. The bartender called police after a woman began removing her clothes and covering herself with pink duct tape. After a chase ensued, at least one officer […]

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Duct Tape Festival Attendance Tops 40,000!

Duct Tape Festival Attendance Tops 40,000!

Last weekends’ Duct Tape Festival in Avon, OH, was “all things duct tape” to a crowd of over 40,000. Parades, a fun run, craft shows and a fashion show were all part of the activities in the tenth anniversary celebration of this iconic product. Click here to see some great pictures and to read more […]

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You Talk The Talk-Now You Can Walk The Walk

You Talk The Talk-Now You Can Walk The Walk

Kathy Antoniotti, who writes a crafts colum for the Akron, Ohio Beacon Journal recommends that anyone planning to attend the annual duct tape festival in Avon, OH this summer should consider making themselves a pair of duct tape flip flops to wear to the festivities. See a picture here. Get your own crafting supplies here. […]

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You’ve Been Punked! Gaffers Tape Returns To The Fashion Scene

You’ve Been Punked! Gaffers Tape Returns To The Fashion Scene

This week’s death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has brought punk music back into the public consciousness. Bands like The Clash and singers like Elvis Costello made their first hits as responses to the “Iron Lady’s” tough fiscal policies and their music defined an entire British generation. This look back in time coincides […]

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The Queen Is Dead.  Long Live The Queen

The Queen Is Dead. Long Live The Queen

Patti Beth Anderson of Grand Lake, Delaware is now the self-proclaimed “Queen of Duct Tape”. Her title grab is based on her having a duct tape crown which she wears proudly and her claim that she never travels without duct tape. Patti Beth is happy to share her duct tape tips with anyone who is […]

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Duct Tape Hair Styling-You Better Be Sure About This One

Duct Tape Hair Styling-You Better Be Sure About This One

Noted hair sylist Alexander Wang is styling hair with duct tape. His work, intended for an Australian fashion show, uses duct tape as a wearable hair accessory. Using bands of duct tape, Wang creates a multi-layer pony tail. Click here to see his work. No word yet on the bald look his models will be […]

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Could Duct Tape Foil NC’s House Bill 34

Could Duct Tape Foil NC’s House Bill 34

While proclaiming “duct tape fixes everything”, North Carolina representative Tim Moore surmised that women could get around the bill that proposes making the baring of a woman’s breast a crime by covering up with a patch of duct tape. The bill would make exposing one’s “private parts” a felony. If the law ever passes, this […]

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Duct Tape Dash

Duct Tape Dash

Last Saturday’s 5K run in Owasso, OK was a fund raiser for Owasso’s  “Odyssey of the Mind”. School kids who participated in the event wore duct tape clothing that they made themselves. Funds raised will be used towards sending a team to the Odyssey of the Mind world competition in Lansing, Michigan. Click here to […]

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New IPad?  Make Your Own Custom Case

New IPad? Make Your Own Custom Case

Making a custom “one of a kind” IPad case is quick and easy. A little printed duct tape can give your case a personality that reflects the owner. Here’s some ideas to get you started. Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting tape news and we’ll […]

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