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Colleen Kane

Colleen Kane
Special to CNBC.com

Colleen Kane is a writer for CNBC.com covering luxury and unusual real estate as well as travel and other topics. Her essays and articles have appeared in The Oxford American, Bust, Spin, the anthology Madonna and Me, and in many other publications. She created the urban exploration website Abandoned Baton Rouge and more recently set her camera sights on the ruins of Borscht Belt resorts.

Follow her on Twitter @colleenkane


  • Junk-store jackpots Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    Are you savvy enough to discover tag sale treasure? These found fortunes were windfalls for those lucky enough to buy them at tag sales, garage sales, and thrift stores.

  • Want to Spy on Somebody? It's Easier Than Ever Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    All in one smartphone and PC monitoring device.

    How private is your PC or phone? Many options are available to anybody who wants to know what someone else is doing in the digital realm.

  • Commonly faked collectibles Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    No marketplace can filter out every fraudulent product from sellers who are unscrupulous or simply unaware. Here’s a roundup of commonly faked items in popular categories of collecting.