With the impending arrival of The Frankenstorm to much of the east coast, there's beginning to be a mad rush to a variety of local stores load up on survival items. Duct tape is one of those things you never want to run out of. It can do wonders for minimizing and repairing damage, stopping leaks, patching broken glass. and reinforcing weakened structures.
If all goes well, the folks at treehugger.com have some suggestions for using up your stash -- starting with Halloween.