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Seventh Grader Wins Science Fair For Rubber Band Experiment

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...

Lunar Gala 2015 is Tomorrow!

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...

Stretch Your Mind: Experiment with Rubber Bands

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...

Gift Wrapping with Rubber Bands

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...

Eraselet Inventor Nominated for TAGIE Award

Remember the story of the Eraselet, the bracelet that erases? You may recall that an eight-year-old girl from Tennessee inspired the idea for the rubber band creation. Well that girl is Audrey Frazee, and she has been nominated for a TAGIE Award for Young Inventor of...

Lunar Gala 2015 to Feature Rubber Band Dresses

Lunar Gala is an annual fashion show put on by students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. More than 1,000 people gathered to watch students walk the runway and flaunt a variety of styles at last year’s show. We were excited when Miriam Buchwald, a...

Restore Old Furniture Using Gear Strapz

We were thrilled to watch a transformation project video blogger James Busvlogger documented. James snagged an old, broken-down chest of drawers at his local recycling center for just a dollar. He documents how he cleans it up and puts it back together in a video. Watch how he uses...

Product Profile: Non-Latex Rubber Bands

During his appearance on KATV this week, Jason Risner explained that 3-5% of the population suffers from latex allergy reactions. While the exact cause of latex allergies is unknown, it is believed that repeated exposure to latex and rubber products may stimulate symptoms. There are three...

How Brites® Can Set the Stage for a Bright School Year

It’s that time of the year for back-to-school shopping. You may have already read countless articles informing you on how to stay organized. We read one such article from RNG International’s blog. We’re partial to the author’s tip about keeping note cards organized! And of course...

The Rubber-Lin, A Band’s Gift of Bands

“It’s the thought that counts” is a phrase commonly used in the realm of gift giving. This is especially true when it comes to presenting a “gag gift.” With all that in mind, how much do you think this “rubber-lin” counts for? To answer that...

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Features on the unlimited uses of rubber bands.

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