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Rihanna Rocks The BET Awards With Duct Tape

Rihanna Rocks The BET Awards With Duct Tape

Rihanna chose to take the low road, accessorizing her blinding gold blazer outfit with……drum roll….. DUCT TAPE. Sporting a roll of duct tape like a two pound bracelet, at one point she tore off a strip and used it to tape shut the mouth of Floyd “Money” Mayweather. If I was Mayweather I would have […]

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Duct Tape Festival Set For 12th Edition

Duct Tape Festival Set For 12th Edition

This weekend, June 19-21, will see the 12th year of the Duct Tape Festival in Avon Ohio. This festival, which celebrates “all things duct tape” will feature a parade, music, magic and duct tape fashion. The festival is sponsored by the Duck brand of duct tape and admission is free. Click here for the official […]

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Photo of Worker “Duct Taping” Jet Liner Goes Viral

Photo of Worker “Duct Taping” Jet Liner Goes Viral

The photo of an airline worker applying what looks like duct tape to the cowling of an EasyJet jetliner went viral after it was posted by a passenger on Twitter. Click here to see the picture and to hear an explanation as to what he was actually doing.  

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Wrap Up Your Cables With Duct Tape-Leave No Sticky Residue

Wrap Up Your Cables With Duct Tape-Leave No Sticky Residue

Lifehacker has this handy “how to” for securing coiled cables with duct tape and then removing them cleanly. It is a little “origami like” but it works great. Use multiple colors for color coding cable types and lengths.

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Here’s A Skill We Hope You Never Need

Here’s A Skill We Hope You Never Need

We normally stay away from duct tape crime stories here, but a recent piece on Dateline caught our attention. Correspondent Andrea Canning shows viewers how to escape if they are ever tied up with duct tape. You can see it by clicking here.  

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Duct Tape Closes Major Highway-That’s Some Powerful Duct Tape!

Duct Tape Closes Major Highway-That’s Some Powerful Duct Tape!

A suspicious looking device taped to an overpass railing on Atlanta’s Downtown Connector caused police to close the highway for two hours while the bomb squad detonated the device. No one was sure what was taped to the bridge, but drivers caught in an hours-long traffic tie up spent the afternoon clogging alternate routes through […]

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You’ve Seen Apollo 13.  Here’s What Really Happened

You’ve Seen Apollo 13. Here’s What Really Happened

The best known duct tape hack in history, by far, was the saving of the lives of the three Apollo 13 astronauts after they suffered a catastrophic explosion during their 2013 lunar mission. How the problem was solved was featured in the movie Apollo 13. Now Gizmodo has released actual images of the fix and […]

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Annual Duct Tape Festival Set For This Weekend

Annual Duct Tape Festival Set For This Weekend

Avon, Ohio will again host the nation’s premier duct tape festival, with events kicking off on June 13. There will be concerts, a parade, celebrity appearances and contests galore. Many attendees favorite event is the Saturday parade. This year more than a dozen local groups have crafted floats featuring duct tape. You can read more […]

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In Duct Tape Veritas-In Duct Tape There Is Truth

In Duct Tape Veritas-In Duct Tape There Is Truth

Eighth grade students at a Cincinnati school used duct tape to create colorful murals illustrating a justice theme. Designs focusing on the concept were overseen by art teacher Alyson Mardin and local artist Joe Girandola. The murals will be displayed in the school’s mosaic garden. Click here to see their work and read more about […]

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Father’s Day Is Coming-Make Dad A Duct Tape Tie

Father’s Day Is Coming-Make Dad A Duct Tape Tie

We know that “do it yourself” duct tape craft projects are everywhere, but occasionally one still catches our eye. Craftfasyings.com has these plans for making a tie from duct tape. You can make it really special by using this argyle print tape so that it matches the socks you gave him last Fathers Day.  

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