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Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants and Peyton Manning #18 of the Indianapolis Colts.

The Manning brothers, Mumford & Sons, and Marmite are in the news this week as several outrageously funny video marketing campaigns go viral.

Sarah Palin and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Twitter provides a way for celebrities to connect, but this also means that the whole world is able to watch when drama unfolds. See some of these epic Twitter feuds.

Image from Quake 4

John Carmack, whose "Doom" and "Quake" helped revolutionize the video game industry, is looking to lead a new upheaval with a technology once dismissed as a pipe dream.

France: Adieu frogs' legs, bonjour fast food Wed, 7 Aug '13 | 3:25 AM ET

For the first time in France, fast food overtook traditional restaurant receipts as the economic crisis deepened, and the share of people who pack a lunch for work is rising faster by the year.

Plans by Abercrombie & Fitch to open a children's store on London's Savile Row have come under fire from tailors determined to keep the historic street free of chain stores.

Here's a few ways experts say Bezos may experiment with the Washington Post now that he is the owner.

Actor Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs in the red carpet premiere of "Jobs".

Actor Ashton Kutcher talks about his starring role in Jobs, the upcoming biopic about the late tech innovator Steve Jobs, which he hopes will inspire the unemployed.

Pope Francis I

Pope Francis has made several critical comments on world economic issues. Analysts say he's issuing a warning over the future of free market thinking.

Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis, the former madam and current candidate for New York comptroller, was arrested for selling prescription pills.

Taco Bell aims to go wide with waffle taco Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 1:04 PM ET
Taco Bell's waffle taco

Taco Bell says it's expanding its small test of waffle tacos, as it prepares to take its breakfast menu national sometime next year.

CNBC's top Vines revealed Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 1:00 PM ET
Vine app

On the eve of the #TwitterRevolution, we've gathered a collection of the best CNBC clips on Vine.

Rethinking that 4% retirement rule Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 11:56 AM ET

A retirement formula devised in the 1990s doesn't seem to hold up in an environment of low-yielding bond, volatile stock markets and inconsistent returns.

Fancy a game of… Segway polo? Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 9:18 AM ET

Polo has often had a stuffy reputation. But one London-based technology consultant is now looking to introduce the British to Segway polo, a revamped form of the game.

General Motors is knocking 12.5 percent off the Chevrolet Volt's sticker price as it tries to better compete with electric car rivals.

A Lloyds of London affiliate is offering a 1 million euro ($1.3 million) reward for information leading to a diamond collection stolen at gunpoint from a jewel show in Cannes.

Ben Cohen, left, and Jerry Greenfield in 1980

Some of the most vital companies were founded by just two friends with an idea. Here are 10 cases where friends with nothing but raw ambition and a dream built successful businesses.

So what separates the winners from the losers? In some regards, it's as simple as seeing a great opportunity, seizing it and putting it into action with hard work.

Lingerie for the 1%: 24-karat gold intimates Tue, 6 Aug '13 | 7:00 AM ET

Designed with 24-karat-gold thread, an ultraluxe collection has entered the intimate apparel market to fill a void in the underwear drawers of the wealthy.

A study of 5,000 families found that some moms' reactions to the 2007-09 recession included shouting more at their kids and yanking or spanking them.

Rape case unfolds on Twitter and divides town Mon, 5 Aug '13 | 4:02 PM ET

CNBC's Carl Quintanilla gathered a group of Torrington High School students to talk about the rape case that shocked the town.

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez

Few things strike a nerve with fans and the media as player salaries do. Who are this year's highest-paid players in each US team sport? Click ahead to find out.

The $325,000 hamburger (fries not included) Mon, 5 Aug '13 | 1:25 PM ET
A lab-grown meat burger made from Cultured Beef, which has been developed by Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

A Netherlands-based researcher has produced lab-grown, cruelty-free meat. But will vegans and vegetarians be lining up for a serving of the engineered food product?

Barely there biz: Lingerie Fashion Week Mon, 5 Aug '13 | 11:48 AM ET
A model walks the runway during the Secrets in Lace show at Lingerie Fashion Week in New York City.

Showcasing the latest in the big business of skimpy, several designers were featured during the second edition of Lingerie Fashion Week.

Every brand wants to go viral, but few actually know how to tweak Internet weather patterns to create a "Sharknado." One guy thinks he knows the key: Hundreds of T-shirts.

Shoppers walk down 5th Avenue in New York City.

U.S. consumer spending has remained largely flat for the last three months, Gallup reported on Monday, in contrast to other indicators suggesting otherwise.

Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

A freshly prepared cheeseburger sits on a kitchen counter at the first U.K. outlet of U.S. burger restaurant chain Five Guys in London, U.K.

The introduction of Five Guys and Shake Shack in London last month is part of a growing trend of American culture seeping into British food and drink.

Obama overturns Apple import ban Sat, 3 Aug '13 | 4:11 PM ET
A Samsung Galaxy S4 and an Apple iPhone 5

President Obama has overturned a looming US import ban against some older models of the iPhone and iPad.

Heartburn over bad math and Big Macs Sat, 3 Aug '13 | 11:00 AM ET

A report that says McDonald's would only need to raise the price of Big Macs by 68 cents to double workers' wages is bunk and based on bad math, says CNBC contributor Carol Roth.

George Clooney

Just when you thought hedge fund smackdowns couldn't get any uglier, they get...prettier! Actor George Clooney has stepped into the ring, accusing Dan Loeb of trying to scare Hollywood.