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  • Fabulous Firehouse Homes Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 4:13 PM ET
    It was recently announced that the Tribeca firehouse famous for starring in  is about to get vacated (along with 19 others) due to budget cuts. With news like this in New York City, thoughts turn immediately to real estate: what can be done with this newly available space?

    It was recently announced that the Tribeca firehouse famous for starring in Ghostbusters is about to get vacated. What can be done with this newly available space? Here are ten ideas.

  • Race Car Drivers' Everyday Cars Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 5:28 PM ET
    No one likes to take their work home, but race car drivers might be an exception. From Talladega to Monaco, the world’s best-compensated drivers tend to fill their garages with collections of prized automobiles. In the slides ahead, you’ll discover which pro driver can’t drive 45 in a Mercedes SUV (and got ticketed and a trip to driving school), and which famed racer has a thing for vintage Camaros, including the 1967 model pictured here.But whether these famously fast drivers are affiliated wit

    Discover which pro driver can’t drive 45 in a Mercedes SUV, who has a thing for vintage Camaros, who made fantastical choices, who made practical ones, and who did a little of both.

  • 20 Stocks with the Potential to Pop Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 4:37 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

    From the entire S&P 500, which stocks are analysts expecting to have the biggest pops? Find out!

  • 10 Products That Oprah Made Popular Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 1:15 PM ET
    The Oprah Winfrey Show airs its final original episode on May 25, 2011. When that happens, it won’t just signal the end of a popular television show. It will signal the end of a venue that has catapulted obscure businesses to unexpected heights and increased sales beyond their owners’ wildest dreams. It’s known as “The Oprah Effect,” and it’s been known to turn a struggling company into a commercial phenomenon after a single appearance on her show. Click ahead and see some of the products that w

    Click to see some of the products that were put on the map by “The Oprah Effect.”

  • Most Popular Scapegoats for Europe's Crisis Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 10:07 AM ET
    As a sovereign debt crisis rages in the euro zone and countries attempt to get to grips with a spiraling deficit, numerous views on who and what caused it have emerged and the inevitable blame game has begun.

    So who really is to blame? Are these ten commonly named culprits merely scapegoats and victims of the wider global economic meltdown?

  • Top-Selling Prescription Drugs Monday, 23 May 2011 | 4:18 PM ET
    The pharmaceutical business is an extremely profitable one. According to the , spending on medicine in the U.S. alone exceeded $307 billion in 2010. For many drug makers, one money-spinner can carry a company for years, even longer, before the patent expires and low-cost generic versions can be made. The IMS recently released its annual list of the top-10 selling drugs in the US based on sales. Each of them have brought in at least $3 billion dollars in sales. However, a majority of these drugs

    For many drug makers, one money-spinner can carry a company for years, before the patent expires.Here are the ten top-selling prescription drugs in the U.S.

  • 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
    Titanic

    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!

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