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Airline uniforms have come a long way, including nurse-like wool capes and hot pants.

Iconic brands that disappeared Wed, 25 Jun '14 | 4:51 PM ET
"Work Hard. Fly Right" was the motto of Continental Airlines. However, as of Saturday morning, all Continental flights fly the friendly skies as United Airlines flights instead, per the companies' 2010 merger agreement.Even the most iconic brand can plunge into extinction, and when it does, it can be years before the buying public realizes that it's gone. Many people are still not aware that they can no longer fill it to the rim with Brim, or that the streets are no longer paved with bargains at

Some brands make such an impression that the notion of them dissolving is unthinkable. Click ahead to see iconic brands that have vanished.

Spotting the next Chipotle: Restaurants to watch Mon, 23 Jun '14 | 12:01 PM ET
Project Pie's pizza  #5 (Mozzarella, Ricotta, Gorgonzola, Parmesan, Cracked Black Pepper, Olive Oil, Garlic, Fresh Chopped Basil)

What's the next big thing to pop in dining? These are the top 10 emerging brands, according to social media and online-review data.

10 best emerging markets for retail Sun, 22 Jun '14 | 10:00 AM ET

A.T. Kearney's annual study scores 200 developing nations to determine how important it is is for retailers to plant their flag there.

Disruptive tech companies whose products made people's lives easier, while upending industries in the process.

There are many curiosities along the highway for commuters and vacationers.

9 entrepreneurs and their cartoon alter egos Fri, 20 Jun '14 | 10:30 AM ET

CNBC's Disruptor 50 tell us what cartoon character they are most like.

Wacky and original ideas that raised millions Wed, 18 Jun '14 | 10:30 AM ET

Read ahead to see CNBC.com's list of honorable mentions from this year's pool of disruptor nominees.

10 exciting video games to look out for Fri, 13 Jun '14 | 10:08 AM ET

Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.

Top game apps of 2014...so far Thu, 12 Jun '14 | 3:56 PM ET

As mobile gaming overtakes traditional video consoles, here's a list of the top 15 game apps to watch from SaveOnPhone.com.

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.

News broke this week that federal authorities were about to bring to light a major insider trading case against some big financial players in the hedge fund, mutual fund and investment world. As Wall Street awaits the results of the investigation, we took a look at several insider trading that made headlines. Take a look at the people, companies and publications involved.

As Wall Street keeps its eyes on an investigation involving Phil Mickelson, William T. Walters and Carl Icahn, here are some others that made headlines.

The best and worst cities to start a career Wed, 28 May '14 | 9:00 AM ET

Of the 150 largest U.S. cities WalletHub ranked, here are the 5 best—and 5 worst—places for a college grad to move in search of a career.

Summer movie preview: 12 films you need to see Tue, 13 May '14 | 12:12 PM ET

As summer movie season preps to get into full swing, here are movies poised to dominate the box office.

Top 10 highest paid Formula 1 superstars Thu, 22 May '14 | 6:24 AM ET

Formula 1 - with its fast cars and petrol-fuelled action - is matched by the high-octane salaries. Here are the top 10 best paid racers.

6 apps to help lower your health-care costs Sun, 18 May '14 | 11:47 AM ET

Mobile health can be part of a cure for rising insurance costs. Here are six preventative health apps that can help consumers and employers.

Famous products back from the dead Sun, 18 May '14 | 6:01 AM ET

When a classic brand disappears while it is still wanted and the right people take up the cause, it can rise from the ashes

8 little-known franchises making millions Sat, 17 May '14 | 12:00 PM ET

Eight owners of unsung franchises generating more than $1 million in annual sales offer lessons learned on building a thriving franchise.

Ordinary people who became YouTube millionaires Sat, 10 May '14 | 10:03 AM ET
Smosh on YouTube.

You'd never guess who's getting rich on YouTube. Would you believe elementary girls that play with food, video gamers and toy collectors.

We messed up! Famous apologies Wed, 16 Jan '13 | 10:14 AM ET
Donald Sterling

Celebrity apologies are like snowflakes — no two are alike. Read ahead to see 12 examples of memorable apologies from politicians, athletes, actors and more.

Kitchen gadgets, skin care products, labor-saving devices, and wacky exercise equipment have netted these entrepreneurs and personalities fortunes.

Iconic cars that are no longer around Thu, 8 May '14 | 11:07 AM ET

Soccer moms, note—the Dodge Caravan is driving off into the sunset, joining other discontinued icons. Here are some others.

10 retiree-friendly cities Fri, 9 May '14 | 7:00 AM ET

From local amenities and median home prices to tax policies and second-career opportunities, a look at 10 budget-friendly places for retirement.

Will Ferrell took the Class of 2003 on a wild verbal ride, touching on everything from the Berlin Wall to that guy voted most likely to eat nachos in his car – and even managed to fire an assistant in the process! “You're about to enter into a world filled with hypocrisy and doublespeak, a world in which your limo to the airport is often a half-hour late. In addition to not even being a limo at all; often times it's a Lincoln Towncar. You're about to enter a world where you ask your new assistan

From business titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs to celebrities like Stephen Colbert and Bono, here are 12 of the best graduation speeches of all time.

Meet America's millionaires Tue, 6 May '14 | 10:20 AM ET

For those with a fixed view of what it means to be a U.S. millionaire, the first-ever CNBC Millionaire Survey serves up some surprises.

10 top brands Buffett’s Berkshire owns Mon, 5 May '14 | 11:59 AM ET
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett flips over a Dairy Queen Blizzard treat, the most successful product ever released in the history of Dairy Queen.

About 38,000 people flocked to the shareholder meeting in Omaha this weekend. Here's a highlight of top brands Berkshire Hathaway owns.

Offbeat collectibles can be right on the money Sun, 4 May '14 | 12:00 PM ET
1980s PEZ dispensers, featuring the heads of popular cartoon characters

From Pez dispensers to duck decoys, passionate but savvy investors are amassing collections of offbeat and oddball items for both love and money.

From the savings and loan debacle to the financial crisis, the past 25 years yielded a bumper crop of financial rogues. Here's a sampling.

America’s iconic companies that disappeared Tue, 29 Apr '14 | 7:01 AM ET
Pan Am Boeing 747-100 landing at Tempelhof Airport.

Even brands that are part of our cultural landscape cannot withstand the test of time. Here's some that vanished over the last 25 years.

Jobs that didn't exist in 1989 Tue, 29 Apr '14 | 7:00 AM ET

The rise of the Internet, advances in medicine and green tech spawned all sorts of new jobs. A look at some that evolved over the past 25 years.

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