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From broke mom to multimillion-dollar success Tue, 26 Aug '14 | 12:28 PM ET
PackIt cooler bags.

Meet single mom turned entrepreneur, Melissa Kieling—founder of cooler maker PackIt, which has attracted the attention of big retailers and Hollywood stars.

Super-rich pets that live better than you Tue, 10 Jun '14 | 7:13 AM ET

We know the super rich live in luxury, but did you ever wonder how their nonhuman best friends live? A peek at the secret lives of super-rich pets.

Believe it or not people are actually censoring themselves online.

Could Elon Musk be the next Jobs, Edison? Tue, 26 Aug '14 | 2:12 PM ET
Elon Musk

"The guy's had more success in more industries than any entrepreneur I know of on the planet," says tech investor Steve Jurvetson.

'Madden' scores touchdown...with viral video Tue, 26 Aug '14 | 12:08 PM ET
A still image from the "Madden NFL 15: Madden Season" video, by Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts' latest version of its hit "Madden" football video game launches Tuesday, and it's breaking records for views of its promotional video.

BuzzFeed's big bet on cute cat videos Tue, 26 Aug '14 | 7:00 AM ET

BuzzFeed, the media website that got popular creating and promoting viral content, is making its biggest and most expensive move yet into video.

Wine cost: What's in that bottle? Tue, 26 Aug '14 | 12:46 PM ET

What makes one bottle of wine cost $15 while another goes for $1,000? Joe Bastianich of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" explains the cost of wine.

Broker has become a dirty word in the financial advisor business, but in some cases it's the fee-based model that's the wrong approach.

Helping millennials learn the benefits of compounding can be personally rewarding—and will help you establish a future client base.

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus (L), actor Bryan Cranston and winner of the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'The Big Bang Theory' Jim Parsons on stage during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014.

The industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors.

Arby's Meat Monster.

Arby's is rolling out a sandwich that will contain at least half a pound of assorted meats and cheeses, according to The Washington Post.

Hard to remember passwords may soon be a thing of the past, as researchers across the world work to make the future password-less.

The most valuable comic books of all time Mon, 25 Aug '14 | 12:34 PM ET
Along with baseball cards, comic books represent an important component of the collectibles market, and can prove to be quite profitable for collectors holding highly sought-after and rare items. The “Golden Age” of comic books spanned from the late 1930’s into the early 1950’s and introduced most of the superhero and adventure characters that have become billion-dollar brands today. Among the most expensive comics are the ones that tell the story of a superhero’s first adventures, but in order

Comic books are a vital part of the collectibles market and can prove profitable for collectors holding highly sought and rare items.

US hit by 'most unusual year' for temperatures Mon, 25 Aug '14 | 12:32 PM ET
What was once the Echo Bay Marina, sits high and dry next to Lake Mead in the Nevada section of Lake Mead National Recreation Area in July.  A 14-year drought has caused the water level in to shrink to its lowest point since it was first filled in the 1930s.

NBC News reports that 2014 is on track to set a temperature record that researchers say is unique since the first time stats were taken in 1900.

Priciest divorce ever? How Hamm may lose $17B Sun, 24 Aug '14 | 9:54 AM ET
Harold Hamm and his wife Sue Ann Hamm, in April, 2012

Is Harold Hamm's fight to keep his billions "the King Kong of divorce cases"?

Yo ho ho: From hedge fund to rum maker Mon, 25 Aug '14 | 1:58 PM ET
Bridget Firtle's Owney's Rum

Bridget Firtle worked for a hedge fund on Long Island before leaving for a career in cocktails.

Bankers, traders and fund managers are practicing yoga in order to build their mental faculties and improve their ability to focus.

Napa region wading in wine damage from quake Sun, 24 Aug '14 | 6:05 PM ET
An associate winemaker of Bouchaine Vineyards, surveys fallen wine barrels after a 6.0 earthquake in Napa, California August 24, 2014.

When a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa early Sunday, it caused significant damage to local businesses connected to the wine business.

Two popular cars were once again on the top of the National Insurance Crime Bureau's list of most stolen vehicles.

Inside North Dakota's latest fracking problem Fri, 22 Aug '14 | 8:00 AM ET
Oil rig workers drill into the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.

As regulators crack down on natural gas flaring in North Dakota, energy companies are scrambling to meet the rules.

Lining London's famous street of tailors – Savile Row - are businesses looking to tap the growing appetite for luxury suits in China.

Why America has a shortage of truck drivers Wed, 20 Aug '14 | 11:00 AM ET
Truck drivers navigate a rain-covered highway on the outskirts of Chicago, in Hinsdale, Ill.

The U.S. has more available trucking jobs than qualified drivers, as older workers retire. Inside the labor shortfall.

The Love Cloud plane

Love Cloud Vegas is an airline where people pay to go airborne so they can join the Mile High Club.

This most expensive home in Celina, Texas, comes with its own big game safari.

This house is a 314-acre masterpiece with a “Mare Motel,” competition-size horse arena and three stock ponds.

The booming business behind Burning Man Fri, 22 Aug '14 | 9:52 AM ET
The Man burns during the Burning Man 2013 arts and music festival in Black Rock Desert, Nev.

Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.

Screen image from Madden 15

EA is counting on its "Madden" football franchise to help it launch the company's boldest digital push to date.

OK, wine in a box or screw top … but a can? Fri, 22 Aug '14 | 10:36 AM ET
Oregon-based Union Wine Company offers pinot noir in beer-like aluminum cans.

"It's definitely kind of pinkies down." That's how Ryan Harms, owner and winemaker of Oregon-based Union Wine Company, describes his new wine in a can.

Is this the world’s most innovative city? Fri, 22 Aug '14 | 1:16 AM ET

Tokyo is a spellbinding city. Here we take a look at eight innovative companies from the city that have shaped the world we live in.

Melons and pumpkins grown into specific shapes by farmer Tony Dighera sell for as much as $100 apiece wholesale.

Food prices are high, but for the $100 watermelons and pumpkins Tony Dighera grows organically in Fillmore, California, demand is outstripping supply.

The U.S. Copyright Office has ruled that pieces of content produced by animals cannot be copyrighted.

The U.S. Copyright Office weighed in on the question of a monkey's selfie in its latest regulatory update, NBC reports.