×

Slideshows

More

  • Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1987.

    A look at some of the greatest moments of Margaret Thatcher's time as UK prime minister.

  • The following ten lodgings are repurposed structures in settings like an Asian hillside, a Swedish peninsula, and a Costa Rican nature preserve with histories involving famous authors, businessmen, and rock stars.

  • Martin Cooper places first call on mobile phone on April 3, 1973

    It has been 40 years since the first call was made on a cellphone. Here's a look at how mobile devices have evolved.

  • Golfers with extravagant tastes are vital to the game’s culture, and upmarket brands have the goods to sell them at top dollar. CNBC.com presents a list of 10 extravagances for the golfer who demands--and can pay for--the best. Read ahead to see what they are and what they cost.

  • From the Bentley Flying Spur to the Porsche 911 GT3, here are some of the most exciting cars showcased at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

  • Are you savvy enough to discover tag sale treasure? These found fortunes were windfalls for those lucky enough to buy them at tag sales, garage sales, and thrift stores.

  • For a fraction of the cost of buying a supercar, laymen drivers can drive a Ferrari on a closed course for a few laps. This experience is sold by businesses and manufacturers, and even though it’s over quickly, it’s exhilarating and unforgettable.

  • Ideally, hot rods aren't just powerful, but also more appealing to the eye -- the more outrageous the better. CNBC.com presents ten of the most souped-up hot rods of the last 70 years.

  • From "Saturday Night Fever" to "Star Wars," here is some movie memorabilia that cleaned up at auction.

  • No marketplace can filter out every fraudulent product from sellers who are unscrupulous or simply unaware. Here’s a roundup of commonly faked items in popular categories of collecting.

  • There's a fine line between “innovation” and “eyesore” when it comes to cars. CNBC.com presents a list of 10 models whose designers should have been shamed back to the drafting table.

  • The NCAA tourney is infamous for the productivity loss it supposedly engenders, but it's hardly the costliest workplace distraction.

  • Cooltra scooter as seen in the GSMA Connected City

    A phone that can make you coffee? Hitch you a ride? Here are 10 of the coolest things your smartphone will soon do.

  • We're tired of hearing about the sequester and its brutal budget cuts. But this is standard operating procedure in American politics, historians say.

  • There’s a lot of risk involved in passing off a forgery, but people do it anyway, for ego gratification or pure profit. An expert can stop a buyer from getting fleeced, but even experts get fooled. Read ahead to see CNBC.com’s list of fakes and forgeries that fooled the experts.

  • At an auction of classic Ferraris, collectors will be anxious to see if the skyrocketing prices still have room to run.

  • A $4 purchase that winds up being worth $8 million? Read the fascinating stories of famous and not-so-famous treasures lost and found around the world.

  • Movies may fade from memory, but a cool car is forever. Read ahead to see CNBC.com’s list of 10 cars from the silver screen whose memories have hung around long after the credits rolled.

  • From a FedEx delivery guy to a referee, there are few characters Jim Cramer won't play! Here are eight of his craziest getups to commemorate the eighth anniversary of "Mad Money."

  • Jeff Allen buys, re-tools and sells cars for top dollar, so he must be doing something right. Read ahead to see 10 cars he restored that turned major profits.

Latest Special Reports

  • Active vs Passive

    This special report looks and whether investors are better served by active or passive investment strategies.

  • Business icons and provocateurs share their innovative models. Learn how to upend old industries and start new ones that move markets.

  • The Cambridge Cyber Summit at M.I.T.

    Top leaders from business, government and academia come together to address cyberthreats and secure America’s future.

CNBC Quizzes