Neat video from The History Guy on YouTube that takes a detailed look at one of the handiest office/household/workshop items – duct tape.
People really go wild for it! We all had that guy in high school who made a duct tape wallet and talked about it nonstop right? In all seriousness, duct tape really is that cool. Watch the full video to find out more about the history of its invention, what and how it’s made, and its various uses.
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