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2009-11-30 09:09:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Pressure Sensitive Tapes - A Global Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164523/Pressure-Sensitive-Tapes---A-Global-Market-Review.html The market for high performance pressure sensitive tapes is witnessing the refining effect of technology development and sophistication. New and improved products with higher functional performance are driving the...

2009-10-28 13:16:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While small repairs and mends are typically easy to fix, there are often bigger tasks like repairing patio furniture, bundling large pieces of lumber and securing carpeting and cords that require tough strength to get the job done. When the conditions are extreme, the repairs are rough and only the strong survive, it's time to reach for the tough fix -- new Scotch Tough Duct Tapes from 3M. Withstanding outdoor elements like sunlight and moisture,...

2009-09-30 16:58:50

Animal authorities in Pennsylvania said a cat found abandoned and wrapped in duct tape has gone home with a new adoptive family. Liz Williamson, spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said a few people contacted the organization to claim ownership of the cat, named Sticky after its rescue, but no one met with officers to prove ownership, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Wednesday. They were given the opportunity to come in and meet with our...

2009-09-23 17:08:46

A Pennsylvania animal advocacy group is offering a reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever abandoned a cat covered in duct tape. George Bengal, director of investigations for the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said the cat was found Tuesday in a Philadelphia yard with only its head sticking out of the duct tape cocoon, The Philadelphia Enquirer reported Wednesday. Whoever did this is very sick, Bengal said. I've never seen a cat totally...

2009-06-21 15:16:17

Residents of Avon, Ohio, embraced the many uses of duct tape during the city's annual Duct Tape Festival, a maker of the versatile tape says. ShurTech Brands LLC, which manufactures household and office products, said in a news release that Saturday's Sixth Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival in Avon included a parade full of floats made out of duct tape. Event judges rated the more than 20 parade entries based on originality and how much duct tape used in their creations. The winner of...

2009-06-20 15:43:00

-Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival proves it still has sticking power- AVON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Juggling jesters and marvelous masked marchers made their way through Avon, Ohio, on the morning of June 20 in a parade honoring the Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, held annually over Father's Day weekend to celebrate all things duct tape. The parade of more than 20 floats made by local businesses and organizations with Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape rolled from...

2009-06-19 08:00:00

AVON, Ohio, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Top 10 Couples in the 2009 Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest have been named, so now it's the public's chance to vote for their favorite outfits to decide who gets the top $3,000 scholarship prize. To View the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/theduckbrand/38781/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090619/NY34868LOGO ) The contest challenges high school students to create their...

2008-09-08 09:00:08

By Elaine Schmitz PLEASANT HILL -- Summer doldrums? Not at the Pleasant Hill Park Aquatic Center. The Recreation & Park District's inaugural Derby Day tested the imagination, engineering skills and sheer courage of residents, who produced a select number of ingenious, comical, and seaworthy boats. Eight contestants showed up poolside to test their mettle and designs Friday -- their boats and paddles made entirely of recyclable materials, including wood, cardboard, plastic bottles,...

2008-06-22 15:00:06

A new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention laboratory is using duct tape to seal a room where deadly bacteria experiments are performed, officials say. The duct tape was placed around the edges of the containment door at the $214 million Atlanta lab a year ago, after the building's ventilation system malfunctioned and pulled potentially contaminated air out of the lab and into a clean hallway, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. At the time, nine CDC workers were...

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2008-04-22 06:45:00

At this year's Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, Alabama, Prof. Paul Shiue of Christian Brothers University was overheard joking that duct tape was his team's "best engineering tool." Others felt the same way. The sound of gray tape being torn from rolls practically filled the race course as dozens of college and high school student engineers busily assembled and repaired their homemade moonbuggies. Little did they know, this was in the finest tradition of lunar exploration. Turning back...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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