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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Home improvement and craft projects go hand and hand with rubber bands. Not only are they durable, uses are unlimited. From school projects to fixing up the house, they help build "big projects" with ease. Here's a great example. Mendy of Arkansas, who sent us this week’s...
Friday, September 14, 2012
“Got that Rubberband/Up on his toes/And then he wriggled it up/All around his nose,” ~Lyrics from The Rubber Band Man I was just listening to a couple of songs that feature the word “rubber band.”  There are several with interesting behind the music tales. Consider...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Rubber Bands are famous, especially Alliance Rubber Bands. You may not know it, but they have a long history of work with the big screen. Some of the credits for these sturdy rubber inventions that can stretch up to six times their length include “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,”...
Friday, September 07, 2012
There’s a famous scene in a movie that’s been on my mind. It’s about a man, sitting on a tour bus, counting money. There is a performer. A concert. Stacks and stacks of money. I’m certain there must be a bunch of rubber bands, too. Money is nice. Sometimes we’re even...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Every year, rubber bands help numerous volunteer projects. Take a look around and you’ll find some of the best bands help organize some of the most endearing causes. Soles4Souls is a great example. In times of need, they provide shoes free of charge. It’s easy to slip and fall without...
Friday, August 31, 2012
On Labor Day Weekend, it is normal to reflect on things like the economy and the job market. This Monday, whether we pack up and donate extra belongings, go shopping, or gather with friends and family, we say goodbye to summer and welcome the approaching fall, thankful for our many blessings. Even...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
We’d like to thank Joel from Florida for sending in a picture of what he says is, “My 9,400 LB rubber band ball, Megaton.” Joel’s ball, according to various reports, is the largest one ever created and is featured in the 2008 Guinness Book of World Records. The rubber...
Friday, August 24, 2012
“To look at the paper is to raise a seashell to one's ear and to be overwhelmed by the roar of humanity.”  Alain de Botton, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work For those of you with a print subscription, this Sunday, when you step outside to grab the paper at your front door,...
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.  ~Gene Tunney In today’s blog, we’d like to highlight a couple of GREAT rubber band uses submitted by Cornelia from Arkansas. “Recycle and repurpose” is her motto. She says, “My trainer wants me...