Use Your Imagination (and Duct Tape!)

Traveling back from a conference in Rhode Island this week, the TSA searched my art supply bag after repeated passes through the x-ray machine.

The offending object of suspicion: A roll of duct tape!

See! It can be used for anything, even WMD!

Pictured above, Lake Ridge Academy’s splendidly bedecked, duct tape elephant takes first prize in the Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival parade held Saturday, June 19. Keep reading for more on the magic substance from one of the finest news sources, Weekly World News, found in every American grocery checkout lane.

From Weekly World News:
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DUCT TAPE! It's Good For Everything! By TAYLOR BRIDGES

Tim Nyberg and Jim Berg call themselves "The Duct Tape Guys." The brothers-in-law have written six books with titles like "The Ultimate Duct Tape Book," "Duct Shui," and "The Jumbo Duct Tape Book," and have dedicated their lives to "The Ultimate Power Tool."

"There are basically two rules in life," Tim says. "If it's stuck and it's not supposed to be, use WD-40. If it's not stuck and it's supposed to be, use duct tape."


Read about the miracle uses of duct tape here.

[Thanks to Jarrell McAlister of Donkey Top]