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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  Potlucks are fun occasions for many reasons. Enjoying a meal at the table is a great way to form and build relationships with family, friends, co-workers, etc. A possible downside to a potluck is transporting your dish from your kitchen to your destination, especially if your dish is...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Being located in Hot Springs, Ark., we are accustomed to seeing many residents enjoying various outdoor activities, particularly when water is involved. Although the groundhog forecast six more weeks of winter, we know it will be fishing season before we know it. There are many factors that...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Moving from one living space to another comes with its share of challenges. Whether you are moving across the country or down the street, packing and unpacking all of your belongings is not a fun process. One of the many unpleasant tasks is collecting all of your hanging clothes and keeping them...
Monday, February 09, 2015
We wanted to share an awesome story about a hard-working, resourceful seventh-grader.  A few months ago Lauren Biondi, a seventh-grader at Ventnor Educational Community Complex in Ventnor, New Jersey, reached out to us as she was conducting her research on rubber bands for her science...
Friday, February 06, 2015
The big day is drawing near for fashion design students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh! Lunar Gala 2015: Vestige is this Saturday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m. EST. You may ask: What is Lunar Gala? It is a student-run organization at CMU that is “invested in cultivating inter-disciplinary...
Friday, January 23, 2015
We are excited to announce that Garland County selected Alliance Rubber as its Industry of the Year! The Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce held an awards ceremony Thursday night and presented us with a beautiful plaque.  There are so many we would like to thank for making this possible. We...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the rubber band and how it worked its way into society today? Wonder no more! Today Gizmodo published “A Brief History of the Rubber Band” on its website. Check it out here, and don’t miss the important role our founder William Spencer...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Rubber bands are unusual and fascinating objects. They can serve many purposes because they behave in an odd manner that is counterintuitive. Such behavior prompted physicist Paul Gluck to conduct a series of experiments and write about his findings. One such experiment is the effect of heat...
Friday, January 02, 2015
If you’re like millions of Americans, “Be more organized” is on your list of New Year’s resolutions. While striving for organization is an admirable endeavor, without direction, you are unlikely to meet your goals. According to researcher Richard Wiseman, 88% of people...