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Blinged-out cars of filthy rich celebrities Tue, 28 Oct '14 | 10:13 AM ET

Read ahead and be transported to a faraway world, where the rich and famous blow mountains of money on cars, simply because they can.

If you want to network better to grow your business, don't stop at LinkedIn or Facebook. More unique networking apps are out there.

Family business stories that ended in disaster Tue, 21 Oct '14 | 11:04 AM ET

CNBC.com asked people for family business horror stories that they had witnessed firsthand. Below are the awkward and cringe-worthy responses.

Here's a round-up of new suitcases and travel gear that offer the option to morph and fold, stop bullets, kill bedbugs and massage your feet.

The IBM 7950 Harvest cryptanalysis computer, used by the NSA from 1962-1976.

The NSA is not known for transparency, but there is some super-secret stuff it's willing to show you, in a museum devoted to cryptology.

Only 15 percent of advisors specialize in niche clients but they account for a third of advisor assets. A look at five niche practice areas.

History’s deadliest epidemics Fri, 17 Oct '14 | 10:48 AM ET

As the world focuses on Ebola, CNBC takes a look at some of the worst epidemics throughout the ages.

Ferrari's line Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif., to celebrate it's 60th year anniversary in North America.

A look at some of the most eye-catching Ferraris from the "Race Through the Decades" exhibit.

Famous family business feuds Mon, 31 Jan '11 | 8:51 AM ET
British Chef Gordon Ramsay's personal life was splashed through the tabloids in late 2010 after a big argument with his father-in-law went public. Ramsay ended his professional relationship with Chris Hutcheson when he fired him as chief executive of his company, Gordon Ramsay Holdings, in October.Angry, Hutcheson is reported to have called Ramsay a "monster" who tried to turn his daughter, Tana, against him. Ramsay followed up with a public letter condemning Hutcheson, calling him a "dictator."

We look at some of the most famous family business feuds of the last century. From the breakup to the makeup and everything in between.

Artwork inspired by bitcoin's 'BearWhale' Thu, 9 Oct '14 | 1:43 PM ET

After someone placed a $9 million sell limit order for 30,000 bitcoins, the community has begun to mythologize the incident.

Some states' residents are better at preparing for retirement than others. Is your state among the least ready?

Nicholas Cage introduces Guns N' Roses at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

From Blue Ivy's $5,200 crystal bathtub to Lady Gaga's $50,000 ghost-detecting machines check out some of the extravagant purchases made by celebrities.

Snow White costume

With Halloween falling on a Friday, many shoppers are stocking up—and spending more—so they're not caught in the same outfit as they celebrate all weekend.

9 pizza franchises hoping to deliver millions Sun, 5 Oct '14 | 11:00 AM ET

The pizza franchise model is booming, planning to do for the pie what Chipotle did for the burrito. Bad for Dominos, good for entrepreneurs.

Hot new cars from the Paris Motor Show Fri, 3 Oct '14 | 7:55 AM ET

CNBC highlights some of the hottest new releases from Europe's biggest car makers at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

America's most ticketed cars Thu, 2 Oct '14 | 8:28 AM ET

Police don't ticket cars, they ticket drivers. But the drivers who get tickets drive certain kinds of cars. See what made the top 10.

These states are at the biggest risk of disaster Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 11:18 AM ET

Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes—depending on where you live in the U.S., natural disasters can be a way of life.

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, Borneo, Southeast Asia, Asia

Believe it or not, the United States is not the top energy guzzler in the world.

Families in these states don't have enough liquid assets to survive three months in poverty according to the Assets and Opportunity Scorecard.

Unusual ways companies are helping the planet Fri, 26 Sep '14 | 8:00 AM ET

These companies are taking unusual steps to help the planet.

Eight Cambridge alumni who shook the world Fri, 26 Sep '14 | 12:51 PM ET

The University of Cambridge is synonymous with excellence. CNBC takes a look at some of the brilliant minds to have studied there.

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees waves to the fans after a game winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Popular, pricey, and sometimes peculiar Derek Jeter memorabilia—from $410 used socks to a $155,000 World Series bat.

The world’s most murderous cities Mon, 22 Sep '14 | 11:46 AM ET

Click ahead to learn which cities are the most dangerous in the world, in terms of murder rate per population.

Scotland votes No: Scenes of joy and despair Fri, 19 Sep '14 | 2:36 AM ET
A pro-Union supporter celebrates following the announcement of referendum polling results during a 'Better Together' event in Glasgow, Scotland, on September 19, 2014.

There was joy and despair in Scotland after a historic referendum on independence swung in favor of the No vote.

Scotland’s independence vote has piqued the hopes of other separatist groups in Europe. Click ahead to learn which regions may try to imitate Scotland.

Want cheaper car insurance? Move here Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 2:47 PM ET

An InsuranceQuotes.com report reveals the most and least expensive cities for car insurance in America.

IWant? These are Apple's newest products Tue, 9 Sep '14 | 2:53 PM ET
Apple Watch

Apple revealed several new products at the Apple Special Event, including the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6, and Apple Pay.

Education 2.0: 8 start-ups changing how we learn Thu, 11 Sep '14 | 10:00 AM ET

The digital age is shattering the traditional learning model. Now VC-backed tech start-ups are revolutionizing teaching methods.

A model poses backstage at the Marissa Webb fashion show during MBFW Spring 2014 in New York.

It wasn't hard to imagine tossing on one of the lightweight dresses or swimsuits being worn on the runways during New York Fashion Week.

Click ahead to see some ads from around the world which aimed to change the way that people think.

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