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Litter driving consumerism

Picture yourself walking down the street on your way to work. As you are walking, you suddenly see an empty Starbucks cup in the gutter. The site of a dirty cup may not be pleasant, but the thought of hot,...
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Car sense

Here are a couple of quick trends in the auto industry over the past few months: Ford: Not Asking, but Doing Ford is a classic name in cars. But in an age when most people want new cars, ‘classic' is no...
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Senator Kennedy hospitalized

Senator Edward M. Kennedy was hospitalized Saturday morning after suffering apparent seizures, CNN and the Boston Globe are reporting. It was originally thought that Kennedy may have suffered a stroke, but t...
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Let’s get down to business

Welcome to Blast's new Business Trends section! Spring is in the air and with each spring, many new things emerge. In this brand-new section, it is only appropriate to feature news about baseball. The Red...