| Apr 19, 2009
Let's be honest. At times, the fashion industry seems inherently eco-unfriendly. It's built on the notion of seasonal obsolescence (imagine for a second that your lightbulbs were designed to go dark every two to six months) and more or less constant...
| Apr 26, 2009
Davy Yang, 21, peers at the models sashaying down the Otis College runway in his carefully wrought designs -- an arresting yellow swimsuit that swirls on the hipbone with fabric trailing down the back, and a blue jumpsuit with an eye-catching rust-colored...
| Apr 25, 2009
| 12:22 PM
As Kermit the Frog famously said all those years ago, "It's not easy being green." Well, take it from someone who is in the thick of it, it's doubly hard to be green while planning a wedding. Think of all those eco-diehards simply decrying the mere idea....
| Nov 16, 2009
| 11:36 AM
Starbucks offers consumers up to 87,000 drink combinations. Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, offers up to 1,000 channels. Sirius offers 140 different satellite radio stations for your listening pleasure.
Americans have come to expect a...
| Nov 17, 2009
| 1:55 PM
The last time I visited the Baltimore courtroom where Mayor Sheila Dixon is on trial, it was for a homicide case, and a medical examiner was among the many witnesses. This time, the alleged crime is theft and, instead of a medical examiner, the state...
| Nov 29, 2009
The midsize CTS helped ignite the rebirth of Cadillac, with its dynamic design and good appointments.
Now it's time for CTS to capitalize on its popularity with a couple of derivatives, a wagon and coupe.
First up is the 2010 wagon, called Sport Wagon...
| Dec 1, 2009
Here's a statistic that will have you reaching for the newspapers in your recycling bin. "If every American family wrapped just three presents in re-used materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields." That's according to the...
| Sep 13, 2009
The $300-billion fashion business is in the midst of an epic shake-up that is changing the way clothes are designed, marketed and purchased. The Internet -- the same force that has splintered the media and music industries -- is challenging the taste-...
| Dec 21, 2009
Frank Brogan, chancellor of Florida's public universities, likes to describe the state's economy as a three-legged stool standing on the strength of tourism, agriculture and population growth.
But growth is no longer sturdy enough to bear the weight of...
| Dec 20, 2009
Call it the United Nations of crossovers.
The Sorento from South Korea is assembled at a plant in West Point, Ga., the first Kia produced in the U.S.
And depending on with whom the crossover might travel, the navigation system offers English, French and...
| Dec 27, 2009
Many years ago, a novelty was hidden in the bowels of the original McCormick Place for Chicago Auto Show visitors to find: a weird four-door Chevrolet Corvette. Even weirder is why anyone would do such a thing.
Still, someone cut the fiberglass body in...