| You always hear how endlessly useful duct tape is: it’s water resistant, tears easily, and comes in a variety of colors. Just go online and you’ll find numerous examples of duct-tape creativity, including entire articles of clothing made from this miracle product. |
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But that wasn’t good enough for Team Boom Tape, a group that formed a year ago at the MillionManLan gaming convention hosted by LanWar. Using conventional computer parts (a standard Pentium chip, motherboard, RAM, hard disk, and so on) held together with duct tape, they constructed a working server that they say performed flawlessly over the four-day competition. Check out their craftsmanship at the Duct Tape Server Web site.
Quite possibly the first duct-tape server
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