All posts by Tasha Salinas

Tasha Salinas is a staff writer at The American Genius, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and Journalism from Northeastern University. She is an info geek who reads, talks, & thinks way too much. You don't want to know how long it took her to write this bio.

ice cream fight

Ice cream truck drivers arrested in violent...

Aug 21, 2013No Comments

Two ice cream truck drivers were arrested last week during a turf war, when one allegedly pulled a knife on the other.


JCPenney pulls ad as some say it promoted b...

Aug 16, 20131 Comment

JCPenney is under fire for an ad which some parents are upset, saying it promotes bullying.

bra ad

Hilarious bra ad makes a very memorable poi...

Aug 11, 2013No Comments

Wacoal Mood Boost-Up Bra advertisement has interesting twist which shows quite literally how effective it is at boosting bust-line by two full cups.


McDonalds launches the ultimate un-branding...

Aug 11, 20131 Comment

“Unbranding" through the removal of logos and other identifying marks is a fascinating way of branding, as McDonald's is proving through new campaigns.

blood donors

Case study: simple newspaper stunt solicits...

Jul 29, 2013No Comments

A tiny hole punctured throughout an entire section of a Metro newspaper effectively advertises Rio de Janero’s “Blood Donors Week,” conveying a simple but effective


Average American drinks $20 of coffee per w...

Jul 15, 20131 Comment

With Americans spending so much on coffee, do you know what your coffee choices say about you?

tsa instagramming

TSA Instagramming confiscated items: bad mo...

Jul 13, 20131 Comment

The TSA now Instagrams photos of dangers items confiscated from travelers at airports around the country. But is that really a good idea?


McDonald’s employee asks if customer&...

Jul 12, 20133 Comments

An employee at McDonald's gave a woman more than she ordered for dinner, when he boldly asked her twice if her breasts were real.


Samuel Adams joins JetBlue’s mile hig...

Jul 09, 2013No Comments

Samuel Adams has created the “Sam Can,” an innovative new product that will enable airline passengers to get sloshed while drinking their favorite beer 30,000

ikea paper shop

IKEA Paper Shop: stationary, journals, gift...

Jun 29, 2013No Comments

The IKEA Paper Shop has landed on shelves in Europe, and if it does well, will hop the pond, but how does an environmentally conscious

square market

Square Market launches, takes on Amazon and...

Jun 27, 20131 Comment

Square Market enables local businesses throughout the United States to sell their products to anyone, anywhere, through the Internet.

no kids allowed

Banning kids improves Sushi restaurant sale...

Jun 19, 20131 Comment

Banning kids in a restaurant seems controversial, yet, sales prove otherwise. Perhaps it isn't as monstrous of an idea as some have made it out