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  • Looking for the best return on your college investment? Here's a fun list: The top 10 universities for producing billionaires -- and some of their famous alum.

  • Some concept cars never became production models, and they're holy grails for certain collectors. Read our list of 10 cars that never made it to the showroom.

  • The biggest mobile trade show in the calendar kicks off on February 25 in Barcelona, Spain. Industry watchers expect new products to be unveiled by a host of players including Google, Samsung, HTC and Sony at the Mobile World Congress.

  • An auction by collector Bruce Weiner has brought renewed attention to "microcars," a popular automobile genre valued as much for their cute looks and ingenious designs as for their parsimony.

  • Sewage stenches, dwindling food supplies, makeshift beds: See what passengers experienced inside the Carnival Triumph.

  • Behind the scenes and on the Lincoln Center runway at New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show for the Fall 2013 season.

  • Decadence doesn't come cheap. And for whatever the reason, these liquors command prices you wouldn't believe.

  • Europe may be mired in a recession and austerity but the continent's biggest soccer clubs (football clubs to those in Europe) are continuing to look recession-proof.

  • Celebrity gravesites become popular attractions, visited by tourists hoping to connect with their once living idol. See some of the most popular celebrity gravesites of all time.

  • Charlize Theron at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    Who are the rich and powerful who come to schmooze and party in Davos during the World Economic Forum's annual meeting?

  • Britney Spears speaks at a taping of We Will Always Love You: A GRAMMY Salute To Whitney Houston on October 11, 2012

    Some stars’ real estate purchases and sales are infrequent, and with other entertainers, the hits keep on coming.

  • Uncertain growth prospects in the developed world are turning more companies and investors toward emerging markets for better gains. How secure are the financial systems in these rapidly developing economies?

  • The Detroit Auto Show

    With 800,000 visitors expected, companies will gauge whether their newest offerings satisfy consumer demands.

  • Projecting trends is precarious business. But there are a lot of likelihoods for 2013. The economy is expected to grow, new technology releases will change consumer behavior, and demographic shifts will hit tipping points. Here are predictions for 2013.

  • What are the least stressful jobs? Here is CareerCast.com's list for 2013. Click ahead to see if yours is on the list.

  • What are the most stressful jobs? Here is CareerCast.com's list for 2013. Click ahead to see if yours is on the list.

  • Following are 10 of the best and worst trades of the year.

  • As the end of the holiday shopping season quickly approaches, procrastinators may be scrambling for gift ideas that don't scream 'I bought this an hour ago.' We found 13 gift ideas that may save the day.

  • Many presents fit comfortably in a stocking convey indulgence and extravagance. CNBC.com presents 10 luxury gifts whose small sizes are offset by large price tags.

  • From the collapse of a global power to a surge in a stock price, several boom to bust observations have been made this year. Here is our list of eight.

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