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  • High Fliers in Modern Aviation Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 3:01 PM ET
    Whether luxury business jets or commercial airliners , some planes have a special place in aviation history. To mark the 2011 Paris Air Show, we've picked 12 aircraft, whose design and construction make them key players in almost a century of innovation. Click ahead to see see an early runway success, modern flyers that have gained worldwide recognition and new models likely to make their mark in the years and decades ahead, as well as their production history.

    To mark the 2011 Paris Air Show, we've picked 12 aircraft, whose design and construction make them key players in almost a century of innovation. Click to learn more.

  • Top Commercial Products Launched by NASA Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 12:39 PM ET
    For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program has helped transfer NASA technology to the private sector. The result: products used by millions of people around the world in the fields of health and medicine, industry, consumer goods, transportation, public safety, computer technology, and environmental resources.

    For more than 40 years, the NASA Innovative Partnerships Program has helped transfer NASA technology to the private sector. Click to see some of their most commercially successful products.

  • What Happens If Greece Defaults? Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 5:14 PM ET
    If Greece defaults on its sovereign debt, the effects will be global. Everyone from Japanese savers to US retirees is likely to feel the effects. Let's run through the dominoes that could fall after a Greek default.

    What happens if Greece defaults? Everyone from Japanese savers to US retirees is likely to feel the effects. Learn more.

  • Jobs That Make You Fit Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 5:08 PM ET
    Look, it’s not breaking news that working as a physical trainer or fitness instructor makes you fit. Duh. In that line, it’s an essential job requirement: “People will always judge you on your appearance,” says certified personal trainer Joshua Margolis, of Mind Over Matter Health.

    We went beyond the most obvious to find some of the less commonly cited occupations — including one we can practically guarantee you didn’t know was a legitimate job.

  • CEO Dads and Their Executive Kids Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 4:43 PM ET
    For many dads, the greatest Father's Day gift imaginable is the sight of a son or daughter working beside him in the family business. It offers the same satisfaction as helping a child get a leg up in life, bit it also offers the tempting possibility of the family business surviving after dad retires. This holds true whether the business is a feed store, a bait and tackle shop, or a multinational conglomerate.Click ahead and see the CEO dads whose kids hold executive positions in their companies

    For many dads, the greatest Father's Day gift imaginable is the sight of a son or daughter working beside him in the family business. Here are some CEO dads whose kids hold executive positions in their companies.

  • Scenes From Vancouver's Stanley Cup Riots Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 10:57 AM ET
    By Darren Rovell

    After the Canucks got shut out in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, losing to the Boston Bruins, the city residents put on one of the most heinous riots we've ever seen surrounding a sporting event.

  • Comeback Cars Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 11:06 AM ET
    Times change, tastes change, popular attributes and features in personal vehicles change. Once-indefatigable SUVs fall out of favor, as smaller more fuel economic cars come back with a vengeance. But no matter what the current trends dictate, it seems that there’s always room for a stylish sports car. So yes, once-popular cars do get retired, but sometimes come back.

    We consulted Marty Padgett, Editorial Director for TheCarConnection.com, for a list of comeback cars. Click to see some of the biggest revivals.

  • Scenes From The Greek Protests 2011 Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    Greek police fired teargas at demonstrators in central Athens on Tuesday at the start of a 48-hour strike to protest austerity measures demanded by international lenders as the price for more financial aid. As Greece teeters on the edge of bankruptcy, parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations agreed as part of a massive bailout aimed at averting the euro zone's first defaultEarlier in the month, Greece's parliament backed Prime Minister G

    Stone-throwing Greeks clashed with police and protesters marched on parliament to oppose government efforts to pass new austerity measures for the debt-stricken euro zone state.

  • Top Athletes and Their Endorsements Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 4:00 PM ET
    Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box in 1977, companies have used endorsements by top athletes to boost their sales. As a result, major sports stars routinely receive multimillion-dollar paydays for lending their names to products, and the practice has become so competitive that a player’s endorsement income can sometimes dwarf his or her salary or winnings.Click ahead to see top athletes who supplement their income with lucrative endorsement deals.

    Ever since Bruce Jenner appeared on a Wheaties box, companies have used top athletes to boost sales. Check out our list of top athletes with lucrative endorsement deals.

  • World's Most Expensive Cities to Live 2011 Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 10:51 AM ET
    Human resources consultant ECA International has drawn up its latest list of the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates. The survey looked at 400 cities and regions across the world, and measured a basket of common items in U.S. dollars terms, purchased by foreign workers including food, clothing and electrical goods.But the ranking excludes housing and school fees, because ECA says, those two items aren’t usually covered by companies in their cost of living adjustments (COLA). Some of th

    Human resources consultant ECA International has drawn up its latest list of the world’s most expensive cities for U.S. expatriates. Check out the list!

  • Homes of CEOs Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 4:29 PM ET
    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, Calif. He doesn’t move in for a few months, so the address remains a closely guarded secret until the current occupants move out. However, a few details have emerged -- the 5,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a pool. It’s not quite on the same level as Bill Gates’ 50,050-square-foot Washington mansion (pictured, left), but it’s not a bad start for a man whose last few homes were rentals.Zuck

    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.

  • 2011’s Most Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 10:34 AM ET
    With gasoline around $4 a gallon in most of the U.S., fuel efficiency is a major buzzword for the auto industry. Each year, manufacturers expand their fuel-efficient product lines, giving consumers more options to help save money at the pump without sacrificing vehicle preference. Recently NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the Most Fuel Efficient Vehicles of 2011. The data is based on combined miles per gallon (MPG) and the average rate of city and hig

    NADAguides, a publisher for vehicle pricing, came out with its annual list of the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2011. Click ahead for the 2011 model year’s most fuel efficient vehicles.

  • Misunderstood Jobs Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 1:50 PM ET
    Certain job ads attract candidates who are barking up the wrong tree, whether it’s due to wishful thinking, careless reading, or a simple lack of understanding what the job is all about."We once had job [listings] for Java Server Architects—a very technical job. We were getting a lot of resumes from candidates who were not a fit,” says Heidi Golledge, co-founder and CEO of CareerBliss.com. “I called one of them to chat about why he applied. He said he had years of experience serving coffee at De

    Certain job ads attract candidates who are barking up the wrong tree, whether it’s due to wishful thinking, careless reading, or a simple lack of understanding what the job is all about.

  • Seven Video Games To Watch 2011 Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 12:04 PM ET
    E3, the video game industry's yearly convention, is the ultimate tease for gamers. They're shown well-polished bits of upcoming games that whet appetites and ramp up their enthusiasm, then told to wait – often for a couple of years. It is, in some ways, rather cruel. Not every game is quite so far from its shelf date, though. And while it's a fool's mission to name one title the best of the show, given the limited look people get and the sheer volume of titles on display, it's a little easier to

    E3, the video game industry's yearly convention, is the ultimate tease for gamers. We've compiled a list of the games you can expect to be on people's wish lists this holiday season.

  • Scenes From E3 Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 11:42 AM ET
    Games themselves are only part of the story at E3 , the video game industry's yearly gala . To get a real sense of the carnival-like atmosphere at the show, you need to look beyond the carefully coordinated demos and presentations. The E3 convention is often called a circus – but there are a lot more than three rings. With everything from celebrity cameos to multimillion-dollar booths to scantily dressed models, E3 is a constantly moving, nearly organic being. Capturing all of the show's eccentr

    Games themselves are only part of the story at E3 , the video game industry's yearly gala . To get a real sense of the carnival-like atmosphere at the show, you need to look beyond the carefully coordinated demos and presentations.

  • Athletes' Second Careers Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    On June 1, 2011, the Boston Celtics’ Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement from professional basketball. Both time and an Achilles injury had caught up with him, and now he would leave the court and fade into the sunset. Fortunately, he already has a record of off-court accomplishments under his belt, such as a movie career, a music career and even time served as a law enforcement official. For O’Neal, the question now is not what he will do for a second career, but which one he will pursue

    Click to see the second careers that athletes have pursued after they left the playing field once and for all.

  • 20 Stocks With the Potential to Drop Wednesday, 8 Jun 2011 | 4:25 PM ET
    It's the basic question when investing in a stock: is it on the way up or down? To answer this question, the street has developed numerous ways of attempting to predict what will happen, estimating various attributes tied to stock performance in order to determine what the future holds for a company's valuation. After dissecting the data, analysts following a particular stock produce a price target of where they believe the stock is headed. With data from Thomson Reuters, CNBC.com took a look at

    The prices and analyst estimates presented here are as of the market close on June 8, 2011. So, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Click ahead to find out!

  • Favorite Cars of the Stars Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 6:32 PM ET
    Paparazzi photographers are not disappearing from our culture anytime soon. Because of their candid photos and the immediacy of the Internet gossip sites, there is more awareness than ever of the minute details of the lives celebrities live in public, including the cars they drive. Anyone with more than a passing interest in a given celebrity can probably name one of that star’s cars.

    You'll see in the following list of favorite types of cars owned by the rich and famous. You will also read of cars being given as gifts from one celebrity to another.

  • Ten Scapegoats for Japan's Crisis Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 4:58 PM ET
    Japan’s debt-to-GDP ratio of 225 percent is the worst in the developed world. Standard and Poor’s has already downgraded the country’s credit rating, Moody’s has said it might follow suit.The country, which has suffered nearly two lost decades, saw first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) decline by 3.7 percent on an annualized basis.Current Prime Minister Naoto Kan narrowly survived a no-confidence vote, but he has promised to quit as soon as the current crisis is over. If he does, the countr

    Japan’s debt-to-GDP ratio of 225 percent is the worst in the developed world. There is plenty of blame to go around for Japan’s dismal state. Click ahead to find out who the scapegoats are.

  • 11 Notable US Sex Scandals Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 3:43 PM ET
    In 1999, Anthony Weiner became the Democratic representative of New York’s 9th congressional district. On May 27, 2011, he sent a photograph of his nether regions to one of his Twitter followers, with the area in question obscured only by a pair of gray boxer shorts. The scandal became known in the press as “Weinergate,” and when the congressman admitted his guiltin a June 6 press conference, he insisted that he would not resign his seat. Though Weiner may survive the scandal, other politicians

    Though Anthony Weiner may survive his recent sex scandal, other politicians have not been so lucky. Click to see the former icons who lost their status after sex scandals.

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