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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...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Winter break is in its final days for college students across the country. While each scholar is certain to participate on various projects, some students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. will be working on a unique endeavor this semester. Remember their student-run fashion show that...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Where did the year go?  If you are looking for a creative and stylish way to wrap a gift for the holidays or any time of year, all you need are a few everyday supplies you may already have with your office supplies.   I started with a package of X-treme File Bands in lime green,...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
If you are in the Hot Springs area and have some extra food, please help us help the animals. The Hot Springs Animal Shelter needs our help. A pending court case has resulted in an excess of animals and not enough food.  Dan Bugg, the director of the Hot Springs Animal Shelter, says...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Heading into the final weekend before Thanksgiving, you may be thinking of ways to decorate your kitchen table for the holiday. Look no further! We came across a blog post from Fab Housewife that can help you create a festive centerpiece at your table this Thanksgiving. What you need: that...