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  • Top-Selling Superfoods In The U.S. Friday, 20 May 2011 | 2:01 PM ET
    Sales of superfoods have exploded in recent years as Americans look for easy ways to make their daily diet more healthy. “Consumers are increasingly looking for healthful nutrients from foods rather than from supplements,” says Bob Jones, a principal at Scientia Advisors. Superfoods are touted for their high nutrient content and disease-fighting properties. However, the health effects of these foods are controversial. While there is no set definition for superfoods, the term is often used for ma

    Here's a look at top-selling superfoods grown in the U.S., based on retail sales data from the Perishables Group, a fresh food industry consulting firm.

  • World's Largest Nuclear Power Plants Friday, 20 May 2011 | 7:54 AM ET
    Nearly two months after Japan's nuclear crisis began, the head of Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has finally stepped down and the company posted a $15 billion loss for the year. New details have also emerged, showing three of the reactors at the Fukushima plant likely suffered partial meltdowns.The disaster in Japan has major implications for the U.S., the world’s largest producer of nuclear energy, especially since the crippled Fukushima plant shares the same design as other plants in the U.S.In

    We’ve put together a list of the world’s largest nuclear stations by output capacity. Check out the list!

  • Surprising Six-Figure Jobs Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 5:01 PM ET
    When you think of jobs that pay six figures, you think doctor, lawyer -- and anything with the word “chief,” “director,” “engineer” or “petroleum” in it.But there are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. People you may encounter on a daily basis, or some who you may not, but never suspect they make that much.Take, for example the recent story about the lifeguards in Newport Beach, Calif., who  and some of them, over $200,000!“Generally, high-paid jobs require one or more of

    There are some jobs that pay six figures that you might not expect. Here are 15 surprising examples of jobs that pay $100,000 or more.

  • Top 10 Road Trip Cars Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 2:09 PM ET
    Road trips bring the anticipation of the unknown and the thrill of newly discovered vistas. Anyone with memories of a family vacation, spring break adventure, or a cross-country journey on four wheels, knows that the wheels are a major part of the trip. But which cars are the best for the hitting the road? According to Kelley Blue Book, it all depends where you’re at in life.

    Which cars are the best for the hitting the road? According to Kelley Blue Book, it all depends where you’re at in life.

  • 14 spectacularly wrong predictions Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 1:09 PM ET
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    Even the most intellectually gifted prognosticators did not foresee key forces that would cause paradigm shifts in society.

  • The Top 10 Most Diverse Cities in America Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 4:39 PM ET
    Photographers love cities that are culturally diverse because they’re visually interesting, and young people love them because of the energy and creativity that often exists in cities with a wide mix of people.“Diversity certainly makes for a more interesting city,” said Bert Sperling of  It means a ton of restaurants and shops beyond the usual big-box chains as well as festivals and other cultural events that can make you feel as if you’re traveling — right in your own backyard. Plus, it offers

    Here are the top 10 most diverse cities in America.

  • Coolest Car Gadgets Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 4:09 PM ET
    Some auto features are far from standard and are not available as options, so drivers who want ever more futuristic (or simply cool) touches are taking matters into their own hands using specialized gadgets.The following ten products, chosen by Al Carlton of  run the gamut from purely frivolous to innovative and time-saving to downright creepy. Click on ahead to inspect these gadgets.

    The following ten products, chosen by Al Carlton of Coolest Gadgets.com run the gamut from purely frivolous to innovative and time-saving to downright creepy.

  • Potentially Dangerous Places For US Tourists Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 10:12 AM ET
    Summer is the time when the most Americans travel abroad. Some visit family and friends; others simply sightsee. Our neighbors Mexico and Canada are by far the most popular. The U.K. is a distinct third, while Germany, Italy and France are fairly close together in occupying spots 4-6. In all, the government tracks visitors to the top 38. Some travelers like to go to more exotic and far - flung destinations, very few of which make it onto that list. There's another travel list kept by the governm

    Summer is the time when the most Americans travel abroad. But US travelers should be aware of the State Department's list of countries carrying a travel warning. Learn more.

  • America’s Biggest Double-Dip Real Estate Markets Monday, 16 May 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    In its quarterly report on home values, real estate website  painted a bleak picture for the U.S. housing market, with negative equity hitting a new high and with home values showing signs of a double dip. Using the Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI) as a barometer, the company reported that home values fell faster in the first quarter of 2011 than in any quarter since 2008, falling 3 percent from the previous quarter and 8.2 percent year over year. In addition, foreclosures were on the rise in the

    Zillow analyzed data for CNBC.com in 158 metro areas to identify the cities where home values have seen the biggest recent run-ups before falling below their previous bottoms.

  • Top Cyber Security Stock Plays Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:08 PM ET
    The definition of cyber security seems to be ever evolving, but the more common definition appears to relate to the protection applied to computers and networks and the information they store/relay. Over the last few years there has been no lack of media reports regarding cyber break-ins, identity theft and more — all going a long way to highlight/identify the problem, but representing only the tip of the iceberg.The crux of the threat seems to be that our reliance on networks grows more interco

    Have a look at EarlyBird Capital analyst Alex Hamilton's list of companies that stand to gain the most from the growing demand for cyber security.

  • Million Dollar Homes Across America 2011 Friday, 13 May 2011 | 5:52 PM ET
    Listing price: $999,000Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 4 full, 1 halfSize of home: 3,790 square feet Homes for sale: 1,401Median size: 4,284 square feet       Median time on market: 78 days

    What will a cool $1 million fetch homebuyers in 2011? How much square footage? How many bedrooms and bathrooms? How big of a yard, if any yard at all? It all depends what city you’re buying in, of course.

  • Top 10 U.S. Cities for Young People Friday, 13 May 2011 | 3:14 PM ET
    What makes a city attractive to young people?Well, first and foremost, it’s that there will be other young people there.“You need other young people around to bounce ideas off of -- to get excited with. That’s No. 1 most important,” said Bert Sperling of .There has to be a strong indie culture – a lot of bands, artists and other creative types. To gauge that, Sperling checked in with , which helps artists sell their music and merchandise to fans, , a site that offers tools for musicians and shar

    Sperling took all those criteria and came up with a list of the top 10 cities for young people.

  • Coolest Homes of Athletes Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:29 AM ET
    Athletes are bigger, better, faster, and/ or stronger than the rest of us, and some of them almost achieve the superpower of flying. The pros perform on a larger than life scale, and many live that way as well. In the interest of gawking at eye candy, we’ve gathered more than a dozen of those athlete mansions and houses, including more than a few in the Miami area. These homes’ square footage ranges from a relatively modest 6,000 to a positively palatial 28,000. Aerial images provided by Realtor

    In the interest of gawking at eye candy, we’ve gathered more than a dozen of those athlete mansions and houses, including more than a few in the Miami area.

  • Wow, That's Smart! Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 3:39 PM ET
    There are some products that just make you go, “Wow, that’s smart! I wish I’d thought of that.”Maybe they solve a common problem, maybe they were invented by a kid. What’s the secret to coming up with a product like this?Amilya Antonetti from , a company that helps entrepreneurs take their product from concept to consumer , says the formula is simple: “The product concept has to be something that somebody wants to repeat — whether it’s a slogan, a logo or a product,”  she  said. “If people are r

    There are some products that just make you go, “Wow, that’s smart! I wish I’d thought of that.” Here are 10 of those products, some of which made the inventors a ton of money!

  • Asia-Pacific's Highest Earning Athletes Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 8:23 PM ET
    Professional athletes are some of the richest people in the world. Becoming household names by excelling in their sports, these athletes have raked in millions with exclusive contracts, endorsement deals and special appearances.  This weekend alone, Filipino boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao is set to make $20 million as he defends his WBO welterweight title against American Shane Mosley.Whether you call it god-given talent or mere luck, there’s no denying that some sport icons have influence

    We’ve put together a list of Asia’s 10 richest athletes taking into consideration their annual earnings from a mixture of sporting contracts, salary, endorsement deals and appearance fees. Check out what we found!

  • Notable Guests of the Robin Hood Gala 2011 Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 4:07 PM ET
    The Robin Hood Foundation's annual gala raised an estimated $47 million to help New York's poorest and U.S. veterans Monday night.Check out some movers and shakers who attended the event.

    The Robin Hood Foundation's annual gala raised an estimated $47 million to help New York's poorest and U.S. veterans Monday night.

  • Scenes From The 2011 Floods Tuesday, 10 May 2011 | 11:35 AM ET
    The ongoing flood situation along the Mississippi River threatens hundreds of thousands of square miles, including the Louisiana cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge.Many low-lying areas surrounding the Mississippi River have already been affected, including floods in the area, which experienced record flood levels. With the opening of the Morganza Spillway, evacuations have been taking place in the area as the region braces for the oncoming floodwaters. Opening the spillway is expected to affe

    The Mississippi River crested in Memphis at nearly 48 feet on May 10, falling short of its all-time record but still soaking low-lying areas with enough water to require a massive cleanup.

  • The Best Money Movie Monologues Monday, 9 May 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    The business world has served as the backdrop for some of the most entertaining movies ever made. The industries var y wildly, and everything from real estate to fashion to organized crime has had its moment on the silver screen. However, whatever the business might be, one thing is likely --- at some point, one of the characters will let us know with a monologue exactly what makes the enterprise tick. Click ahead to see 14 of the most iconic monologues about business in cinema history.

    The business world has served as the backdrop for some of the most entertaining movies ever made. Click to see 14 of the most iconic monologues about business in cinema history.

  • Unexpected Origins of Big Companies Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:25 PM ET
    Some companies spring from a single idea or a single innovation, while others take a detour.Some of the biggest brands and biggest companies today were created from a detour. Originally, they might have made textiles, soap or weapons. In at least one case, they were kind of a cult before planting their corporate roots. Today, those stories have largely trailed off , and we know them as powerhouses in retail, manufacturing and technology. Here are the unusual orgins of some big companies.

    Some companies spring from a single idea or a single innovation, while others take a detour. Some of the biggest brands and biggest companies today were created from a detour.

  • 10 Outrageous Objects Made of Gold Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 8:57 PM ET
    With gold hitting record highs, we were thinking about all the different ways you can own it.Sure, you can buy gold bars, or an ETF to try to take advantage of the hot metal's rise. Or you can go for something a little more fun. So here's a look at some unusual ways some people have found to stake their gold claims.

    For some people, gold is the ultimate safe haven commodity. Here's a look at the 10 most outrageous items some people have found to stake their gold claims.

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