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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Wedding Photographers-You’re On!

Wedding Photographers-You’re On!

It is the wedding season and wedding photographers all over the country are gearing up for their busiest time of the year. Fstoppers.com has a list of essential items that every busy photographer needs to have within arms reach. Not surprisingly, the list includes gaffers tape and Sharpie markers. Click here for their list.   […]

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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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Traveling With A Small Child?  Don’t Forget The Gaffers Tape

Traveling With A Small Child? Don’t Forget The Gaffers Tape

Travelling with small children is always stressful and making a hotel room child safe can really be a challenge. Adding a small roll of gaffers tape to your luggage can make it easier. No, I’m not talking about taping the child to the wall. Here are some real good ideas. Pad sharp corners on furniture […]

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We’re Expecting This Woman To Become A Regular Customer

We’re Expecting This Woman To Become A Regular Customer

After being found guilty of harassing her neighbors (including making 999 harassment phone calls) British model Tanya Pascolini was ordered to not speak to any of her neighbors for a period of five years. Pascolini’s response was that she thought it all but impossible to go five years without speaking to her neighbors unless she […]

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Maybe The Should Have Called It “?@$%%#+” Tape

Maybe The Should Have Called It “?@$%%#+” Tape

A recent article in the New York Times speculates that the original name for the transparent tape we call Scotch tape, was originally intended as a slur, since in the 1920’s “Scotch” was used as a synonym for “cheap”. The term was apparently applied by a painter who found that the tape didn’t have enough […]

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