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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Atlanta's airport scored top marks for perks, according to a new survey. Orlando is best for kids and avoid Chicago if making a connection.

Peter Berg

Peter Berg of "Friday Night Lights" fame on what it's like to direct a Super Bowl ad. And ... ACTION!

12 Most Unusual Super Bowl Bets Thu, 31 Jan '13 | 9:54 AM ET
Clark Haggans of the San Francisco 49ers and Katherine Webb of 'Inside Edition' dance during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day.

Beyond wagering on traditional point spreads, gamblers these days can choose to put money down on hundreds of obscure and sometimes ridiculous bets listed on sportsbooks for the Super Bowl.

'The Rock,' America's New Milkman Thu, 31 Jan '13 | 9:49 AM ET

Per capita milk consumption has fallen 23 percent since 1975. Does milk need a super hero? Enter Dwayne Johnson, aka "The Rock," America's new milkman.

A British riot policeman stands guard in front of a burning building and burnt out car in Croydon, South London.

There are hardly any jobs, generally low wages and it rains all the time: Not the usual picture that a country wants to portray of its culture or economy. However, U.K politicians are considering launching a negative publicity campaign in Eastern Europe to deter potential migrants from coming to the U.K. in search of jobs.

Structured finance deals of a type last seen before the financial crisis are set to come back in 2013, according to market experts, signaling a return to the credit boom in 2004.

Economic hardship has inspired a full range of clandestine entrepreneurship in Spain. The combination of higher taxes and unemployment has pushed desperate Spaniards to convert their apartments and underused lofts and warehouses into jazz clubs, hair salons, restaurants and even flamenco halls.

Gold and platinum have been locked in a tight race for the past month, with both trading currently around $1,680 an ounce, prompting the question – which precious metal will win the race to $2,000?

China's foulest fortnight for air pollution in memory has rekindled a tongue-in-cheek campaign by a multimillionaire with a streak of showmanship who is selling canned fresh air.

The South Street Seaport is recovering three months after Sandy. How some small-business owners are using technology to keep sales ringing.

Is the Refi 'Apocalypse' Really Upon Us? Wed, 30 Jan '13 | 1:09 PM ET

A mortgage analyst says, "The thought is that there are a bunch of homeowners on the fence who haven't refi'd who will all jump in thinking they will miss out. The theory is 100 percent nonsense."

Twitter Ups Its Game in Super Bowl Ads Wed, 30 Jan '13 | 10:57 AM ET
A sneak of Bud Light Super Bowl Ad

Every year the Super Bowl is always just as much about ads as it is about football, but this year half the Super Bowl ads will include Twitter hashtags in their game-time spots.

Cramer: GDP Decline Is a 'One-Off Number' Wed, 30 Jan '13 | 9:47 AM ET

After the economy posted an unexpected drop in fourth quarter GDP, CNBC's Jim Cramer called it a "shocker" but also a "one-off number."

A Seattle resident takes marijuana from a plastic bag shortly after a law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana took effect on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.

As Washington state tries to figure out how to regulate its newly legal marijuana, officials are hiring an adviser on how it's best grown, dried, tested, labeled, packaged and cooked into brownies.

JPMorgan Bet Against Itself in 'Whale' Trade Wed, 30 Jan '13 | 1:44 AM ET

There is a new twist in the London Whale trading scandal that cost JPMorgan Chase $6.2 billion in trading losses last year. Some of the firm's own traders bet against the very derivatives positions placed by its chief investment office, said three people familiar with the matter.

A new study on student loans offers more evidence of the financial squeeze facing recent college graduates. But nearly as striking is the company behind the study: TransUnion.

Brace yourself for a costlier latte. Coffee leaf rust - a fungus-borne disease devastating to plantations - has returned to plague crops in Central America, a region supplying 14 percent of the world's global production.

Industries That Hired the Most in 2012 Tue, 29 Jan '13 | 5:04 PM ET

Hiring showed modest but consistent gains as 2012 came to a close. Manufacturing and services were among the sectors that posted gains, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Where Do LinkedIn's Biggest Influencers Work? Tue, 29 Jan '13 | 4:36 PM ET

From Richard Branson's Necker Island to T.Boone's desk that's seen billions of dollars come and go, here's a peek at where some of LinkedIn's biggest influencers work.

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark

The producers of "Spider-Man" on Broadway and ousted director Julie Taymor told CNBC they're ready to settle their long-running court case.

Antoine McClain #60 of the Baltimore Ravens poses during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day.

The team whose metropolitan area boasts the lower employment rate during the previous calendar year has won 20 of the last 25 Super Bowls, according to a study by an outplacement firm.

A rare red vinyl Elvis Christmas Album went up for auction on eBay with a buy-it-now price of nearly $30,000. Will it fetch that sum?

The Making of Tiffany's Super Bowl Trophy Tue, 29 Jan '13 | 1:41 PM ET
The making of the Super Bowl Trophy by Tiffany's.

The prize for winning the Super Bowl? Seven pounds of sterling silver, handcrafted by jewelry icon Tiffany.

A map of Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, after the addition of crowd-sourced data.

Efforts to map out North Korea have been made over the last few years, but on Monday, Google was finally ready to officially update the region on Google Maps.

Want to Change Careers? Test Drive One First Tue, 29 Jan '13 | 11:35 AM ET

Some people quit whatever they're doing to plunge into a new career. As glamorous as it sounds to chuck everything for a new passion, it's not practical, NBCNews.com reports.

A decade after Apple revolutionized the music world with its iTunes store, the music industry is undergoing another, even more radical, digital transformation.

When asked about their broader definitions of wealth, a majority of investors surveyed said it meant "greater security." "More happiness" ranked a distant second.

The once online-only glasses-maker Warby Parker in 2013 expects to open its first wholly-owned retail location in Manhattan.

After getting crushed by big-box stores during the 1980s and 1990s, mom-and-pop shops are enjoying a rebirth among some U.S. consumers. Is the Internet finally democratizing the retail space?

Workers clear snow from the field before Minnesota Vikings play the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The 2014 Super Bowl will be played in the uncovered MetLife Stadium in New Jersey where temperatures this time of year average 32 degrees and a snow fall of nearly 3 inches. Some analysts say lousy weather could be a financial boon to the game.

No Wall Street Consensus on When & How QE Ends Tue, 29 Jan '13 | 8:30 AM ET

CNBC Fed Survey shows Wall Street pros divided on how and when quantitative easing will end.