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  • 5 Undefeated Eating Challenges Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    For many people, the word eating challenge evokes the iconic scene in the movie when John Candy tackles “The Old 96er” to the chagrin of his digestive tract. More recently, the Travel Channel’s has popularized eating challenges, which have increasingly become a strategy for restaurants across the country to make a name for themselves, draw in new customers and simply have fun with their menus. For those testing their fortitude through eating challenges, clearing a plate of outrageously large or

    The following food offerings are pushing the envelope for gastronomic challenges: No individual has yet to cross the finish line.

  • New Holiday Cocktail - The Vodker Rule Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET
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    It's that time of year. You can't escape it. Every time you turn on the TV, there's one of those Lexus "December to Remember" commercials. Every time you walk into Starbucks, you're hit with the Christmas music. It's not even turkey day yet and everyone's already breaking out the red and green! As one friend in public relations told me, "Turkeys and Thanksgiving need a new PR person." Maybe you need to unwind before the stress of the holidays set in with a drink.

  • Cut Food Subsidies, Tackle Hunger: FAO Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
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    If feeding 7 billion people is proving hard, how will the world feed 9.1 billion people by 2050? That is the key question the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) faces as it seeks to increase production and improve distribution across the globe.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield   Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Kraft Breaks in Half and Opens Up Value   Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET
    Kraft Breaks in Half and Opens Up Value

    Now that Kraft Foods is splitting up into two separate companies; Snacks Co. and Grocery Co., the stock is finally worth owning, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. The break-up will bring out a lot of value for shareholders.

  • B&G Foods: A House of Brands That Pays   Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 6:42 PM ET
    B&G Foods: A House of Brands That Pays

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer, says B&G Foods pays a juicy 5-percent yield and increased the dividend by 9-percent last week. Discussing the food company's forecast and bottom line, with David Wenner, B&G Foods CEO.

  • Bigger Corn Surplus Could Slow Food Inflation Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 11:47 AM ET
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    Food prices could rise more slowly next year because farmers have a bigger surplus of corn on hand than previously thought.

  • Inventions by Kids Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.

  • Tips to Help Your Kids Become Entrepreneurs, Too Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 2:49 PM ET

    When you hear about inventions by kids, and kids who've made a million dollars off of their ideas before they're even out of high school, you think, how did they do that? Or rather, how can I get my kids to do that? Here are tips for how your kids can become entrepreneurs, too.

  • Deaths From Cantaloupe Listeria Rise Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 1:55 PM ET
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    At least 13 people in eight states have died after eating cantaloupe contaminated with listeria, in the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in the United States in more than a decade, public health officials said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.

  • Hog Wild: The Great Bacon Crime Spree of 2011 Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 12:31 PM ET
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    We tried to warn you about the coming bacon crisis. Did you listen? Nooooo. Well, guess what? Now the Midwest is suffering a devastating bacon crime spree.

  • Cramer: A Stock As 'Recession Resistant As It Gets' Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 6:31 PM ET

    Why the "Mad Money" host thinks this stock can weather any storm.

  • Supermarkets Strike   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 1:44 PM ET
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    CNBC's Sue Herera has the story on a strike issued for three southern California supermarkets: Ralphs, Vons, and Albertons.

  • Texas Cattle Ranchers Lose $Billions   Friday, 16 Sep 2011 | 1:24 PM ET
    Texas Cattle Ranchers Lose $Billions

    The Lone Star state is recording the driest 11 months on record. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on an estimated $2 billion dollars in livestock losses for the year.

  • Cisco's Future   Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the story on how John Chambers, Cisco System CEO plans to increase sales and reassure investors. Also, discussing whether the stock is oversold, with Mark Sue, RBC Capital Markets, and Alkesh Shah, Evercore Partners.

  • 10 Toys That Failed Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:29 PM ET
    Whenever parents put on amateur Santa Claus hats and try to choose toys for their children, they’re often in for a difficult task with several volatile factors. Will the toy make loud, irritating noises? Is it too expensive? Does it have small parts that are destined to be lost forever under the couch?While choosing toys for a child poses many challenges, designing them presents even more. Will it be sold in an eye-catching package? Is it a tie-in with a movie that nobody wanted to see? Will it

    Companies that have dominated the toy market have sometimes rolled out products that may have seemed like a joke to potential buyers. Here are a few examples.

  • Pepsi, NFL to Renew Partnership with Multi-Year Deal Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 9:55 AM ET
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    PepsiCo and the NFL say they're renewing their long-term partnership with a new, multi-year deal that starts next year.

  • Cramer’s Play on the Healthy Eating Market Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 6:46 PM ET

    The “Mad Money” host goes one-on-one with The Hain Celestial Group’s Irwin Simon.

  • Top Traders: 5 Market Movers to Watch Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    As stocks closed near session lows Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders found themselves talking about these market movers.

  • What $1 Million Buys You Tuesday, 23 Aug 2011 | 6:30 PM ET
    Who hasn’t spent at least a few daydreaming moments fantasizing about spending money? Not just a few hundred bucks either, but huge, irresponsible sums of money, all on completely unnecessary luxury items? Most of us probably have, but sadly, reality tends to intervene. Just as we’re settling into a meditation about a chartered plane jetting us off to Aruba, the memory of that unpaid and overdue $250 phone bill intrudes and throws cold water on the fantasy.If one were to make a completely uneduc

    $1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.