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Whither will Scottish kilt prices go, eh? Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 1:23 PM ET
A Yes campaigner in a kilt waits to meet First Minister Alex Salmond on September 18, 2014 in Turriff, Scotland.

No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.

Dodge bills 'most powerful muscle car ever' Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 12:25 PM ET
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

It's billed as "the "most powerful muscle car ever," and its maker sounds satisfied with its EPA ratings, USA Today reports.

Robot bartender—hard drinks from hardware Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 9:53 AM ET
Makr Shakr

Royal Caribbean is introducing a robot bartender, but the experience just isn't the same, says Issac from 'The Love Boat.' NBC News reports.

Can Alibaba knock out the knockoffs? Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 11:53 AM ET
Workers distribute packs at an express company on November 12, 2012 in Wuhan, China.

Alibaba has increased efforts to rid its e-commerce platforms of fakes, but experts say it's an uphill battle.

Ivan Schneider's 1967 Jaguar XK-E, stolen 46 years ago, is shown to the media by the U.S. Customs agency in Carson, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014.

Ivan Schneider was 36 when he bought "the prettiest" Jaguar XKE convertible. Now 82, he's finally getting his hot wheels back.

Autonomous car ready in 6 years: Tesla CEO Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 11:07 AM ET
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks during a news conference in Tokyo.

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the technology needed for an autonomous car will be ready in five or six years.

Poroshenko appeals to US for more support Thu, 18 Sep '14 | 11:05 AM ET
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko greets supporters on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 17, 2014.

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko appealed to the U.S. to support Ukraine's freedom and democracy before unrest spread to other areas with large Russian populations.

Scotland vote worries its No. 3 industry: Whisky Wed, 17 Sep '14 | 12:41 PM ET
An employee works the production line at the Ian Macleod distillery in Scotland.

Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.

Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued, and on CNBC on Wednesday he did not disappoint.

NFL sponsor wrath: Can they change the league? Wed, 17 Sep '14 | 3:31 PM ET
Sponsor signage at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014

Major sponsors have made public statements criticizing the NFL over its handling of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Will the displeasure take hold?

A slice of pepperoni pizza from a Pizza Hut restaurant is shown in Torrance, Calif.

Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.

The downside to Apple Pay Wed, 17 Sep '14 | 1:08 PM ET
Tim Cook announces Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.

Apple Pay is a key feature to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but there are a few downside issues consumers should know.

Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter (L) and Peter Thiel, co-founder of Palantir.

Venture capitalist Peter Thiel trashed Twitter in a CNBC interview Wednesday.

Chinese tycoon orders 30 Rolls Royces Tue, 16 Sep '14 | 3:54 PM ET
One of the Bespoke Extended Wheelbase Phantoms as ordered by Stephen Hung.

Stephen Hung, a luxury hotel entrepreneur, ordered 30 Rolls-Royces—the largest single order ever of Rolls-Royces, according to the company.

LeBron has new shoes, but he can't touch Jordan Wed, 17 Sep '14 | 10:44 AM ET
LeBron James unveils the LEBRON 12 on September 16, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

LeBron James may be one of the biggest names on the basketball court, but his shoe sales still can't touch No. 23.

Orivaru island, Maldives.

A tropical island in the Indian Ocean will go on sale on Wednesday, allowing punters to buy a piece of paradise for around $14 million.

Within an hour of going online Monday, the citrus-flavored soda had sold out. It was soon restocked, only to sell out again, Today reports.

Receipt signed by LeSean McCoy as shown on eBay

The restaurateur who publicly blasted LeSean McCoy for leaving a 20-cent tip told CNBC he won't apologize for starting the controversy.

David Tovar

Wal-Mart's vice president of corporate communications is leaving after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree.

ThePanzerkampfwagen  IV Ausf. was widely used by the Germans in World War II.

Paul Allen is suing a company he said agreed to sell him a World War II German Panzer but failed to deliver it, according to a report in The Register.

Brazilian designer Aline Darc Piculo dos Santos won an award for her lingerie concept that illuminates when touched.

Warren Buffet and Boxer Floyd Mayweather face off.

As he attended his first-ever championship boxing match, Warren Buffett said Floyd Mayweather's job is much tougher than managing billions of dollars.

Digitsole Tue, 16 Sep '14 | 9:47 AM ET
App for Digitsole heated insoles

The vote is in, the crowd has spoken and they want a temperature controlled wearable for their shoes.

Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes Tue, 16 Sep '14 | 11:33 AM ET
A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California.

Wildfire in a small town in Northern California destroyed 100 homes, the latest incident of wildfire in the drought-affected state.

The Ray and Maria Stata Center ion the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

U.S. and U.K. universities remain tops, with Boston's MIT leading the way, according to widely followed global rankings out Tuesday.

Activists alter CoverGirl model to protest NFL Tue, 16 Sep '14 | 7:46 AM ET
A CoverGirl ad protesting domestic violence in the wake of the NFL's Ray Rice incident.

CoverGirl responded to images circulated on social media over the weekend of a model sporting NFL-inspired makeup and a black eye.

Nearly half of Chinese millionaires plan to move out of the country in the next five years, according to a report.

Cellphone only sidewalk tested out in China Tue, 16 Sep '14 | 3:25 AM ET

It's a hindrance most city dwellers face regularly – pedestrians are so glued to their phones they inevitably end up bumping into others.

The world's most pirated waters Mon, 15 Sep '14 | 1:00 PM ET
Indonesian navy sailors escort men accused of piracy, after they were arrested for attacking a Singaporean ship in Indonesia's Karimata strait from a navy ship in Jakarta's Tanjung Priok Harbor.
The rudest drivers in America Mon, 15 Sep '14 | 12:56 PM ET

The rudest drivers in the US have been judged, according to a report by Insure.com. Plan your commute accordingly.