Quantcast

Latest Duct tape Stories

2011-06-27 14:42:38

Creating 'red box' safe zone also improves communication with isolated patients A simple roll of duct tape has proven to be an inexpensive solution to the costly and time-consuming problem of communicating with hospital patients who are isolated with dangerous infections. A 504-bed Midwestern health system saved up to 2,700 hours and $110,000 a year by creating a "Red Box" safe zone, a three-foot square of red duct tape extending from the threshold of the door, to facilitate communication...

2011-06-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 17: DUCT TAPE Profile America -- Friday, June 17th. No matter what the subject, it seems there's a festival somewhere in the U.S. to honor it. A perfect example starts today in Avon, Ohio -- the annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival. Some 50,000 people are expected at the...

2010-10-05 05:00:00

Nexcare Clear and Band-Aid Clear/Transparent Water Block Plus fare the best YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waterproof bandages are supposed to protect cuts and scrapes from water and other liquids that can carry germs. But Consumer Reports tested eight bandages labeled waterproof and one labeled water resistant and found only two delivered fairly well when it came to keeping the water out. Consumer Reports asked 33 panelists to wear each bandage on their fingers for four...

2010-08-20 06:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Westerberg, president of Dawn Westerberg Consulting LLC in Austin, TX, is one of a growing group of entrepreneurs nationwide selected to participate in the Duct Tape Marketing Authorized Coach program. "The selection process was quite involved," says John Jantsch, award-winning small business expert and creator of the Duct Tape Marketing system. "To ensure the program's success, I limited the scope of the initial offering to business owners who...

2010-08-05 09:00:00

AVON, Ohio, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all animal lovers, hipsters, hot rodders and everyone in-between. Duck® brand duct tape is excited to reveal the latest designs to join its explosive line-up of more than 20 colors and patterns. Whether you're looking for a dash of inspiration for your next creative craft project or perhaps you want to add a pinch of pizzazz to that household repair, with so many options to choose from, it's never been easier to find the tape...

2010-06-19 17:27:00

AVON, Ohio, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A time warp occurred in Avon, Ohio, over Father's Day weekend with the Seventh-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, complete with a colorful parade that rolled down the streets with participants sporting peace signs, flower power and...Duck® brand duct tape. This year's festival celebrated all things duct tape in a far-out way by taking festivalgoers on a retro rewind to the 60s, 70s and 80s with a Peace, Love, and ......

2010-06-01 14:07:00

AVON, Ohio, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What happens when you combine the 60s, 70s and 80s with duct tape? You create the theme for this year's Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival - Peace, Love and...Duck Tape®. Over Father's Day Weekend, duct tape enthusiasts and festivalgoers will be treated to the grooviest retro rewind of the year - complete with far-out fashions, sculptures and festival fare. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100601/CL13611 ) The free,...

2010-04-26 08:35:00

AVON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone says there are a million and one uses for duct tape. So why not give the fans of Duck Tape® on Facebook® (www.facebook.com/ducktape) another million reasons to love their favorite crafty, handy fix-all? We've reached a milestone in the world of fan pages on Facebook: One Million Fans. So, we're doing something special to celebrate. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/CL92921 ) We're...

2010-02-10 15:16:00

AVON, Ohio, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect prom night requires a few essentials: the venue, the music, the friends and the hair. While these may change, there is one key item to bring to prom that has remained the same from year to year: style. Students seek the outfit that will "stick" out and leave a memorable impression on their peers - and, for the past decade, one familiar fix-all has helped many do just that: duct tape. (Photo:...

2009-12-16 08:45:00

AVON, Ohio, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a crafter interested in sharing some creative duct tape ideas, a DIYer looking for help with blocking out pesky drafts or a teen searching for unique ways to earn much-needed scholarship dollars, www.duckbrand.com - the new online home of Duck brand products - can help with these solutions, and more! The site provides helpful tips and tricks for using various Duck brand products around the home, from Duck Tape® brand...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
Related