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Americans get in holiday spirit with Macy's Thanksgiving Day paradeupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 06:42:00

Many Americans will take a respite from the barrage of unemployment figures and mortgage foreclosure news and begin to get into the holiday spirit Thursday with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade -- a tradition through good times and bad, for the last 84 years.

People.com: Victoria Beckham Gets Animated on SpongeBob SquarePants!updated: Fri Jul 02 2010 11:55:00

See the former Spice Girl in her a cartoon cameo appearance on the undersea show

Study: Cartoon characters attract kids to junk foodupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 11:47:00

Shrek, Dora the Explorer, and other animated TV and movie stars beloved by children have been moonlighting as junk-food pitchmen in recent years. And they're good at it.

Fortune: Their economy in tatters, Greeks try to remember how to cut backupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 09:07:00

Elly Koufakis, the co-owner of a busy beauty salon in the posh Athens suburb of Psyhiko, isn't used to sitting around. The shop's staff rarely has a minute to breathe between haircuts and manicures. But since the debt crisis in Greece exploded in January, they now spend half their workday sitting idle. "We've seen a 50% drop in our appointments," Koufakis says. "Everyone seems to be reining in their spending."

What never to say to a single womanupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 09:33:00

Allow me to introduce myself. I am a gainfully employed, God-fearing, law-abiding citizen, and I come in peace. I don't bet on baseball, I take excellent care of my gums, I keep my tray table locked and upright from takeoff to landing.

Macy's parade balloon preparation now a tradition, tooupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 09:10:00

The tradition that is Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has spun off its own tradition -- on Thanksgiving eve, New Yorkers and tourists alike gather on the Upper West Side of New York City to watch their favorite characters come to life in the forms of giant balloons.

People.com: Ashlee & Pete Bring in SpongeBob for Bronx's 1st Birthdayupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 07:49:00

With his parents and aunt Jessica Simpson looking on, Bronx Mowgli turns 1 in style

People.com: Pete Wentz Impressed with His Own Parenting Skillsupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 15:38:00

After a weekend alone with Bronx, he's excited he "didn’t burn the house down"

Men and women play juvenile gamesupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 11:05:00

Spongy red balls wait in a queue, separating two teams wired to smack their opponent. Within seconds, the players dip and dive like dolphins until one player stands alone, relishing in victory.

People.com: Victoria Beckham to Square Off with SpongeBobupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 18:27:00

The fashionista will play Queen Amphitrite, goddess of the sea, on a show in 2010

Cruises a floating fun factory for kidsupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 08:07:00

Todd Hawkins never figured himself for a cruising kind of guy. He grew up camping and still loves long road trips. But he got married to someone whose family vacation style couldn't have been more different.

People.com: PHOTO: Ray Liotta Plays SpongeBob Villainupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 13:09:00

The veteran actor's latest role is as a "Bubble Poppin̢۪ Boy" on the popular kids̢۪ show

People.com: FIRST LOOK: Miranda Cosgrove's New Music Videoupdated: Fri Aug 01 2008 13:26:00

"Stay My Baby" is the first video for Nickelodeon's iCarly star

How to delete, replay icky parts of lifeupdated: Tue Jan 29 2008 08:52:00

If only our best and worst experiences were rewindable, fast-forwardable, deletable. Hey, pause: They are!

Iraqi boy's outlook brightensupdated: Sun Sep 16 2007 16:28:00

Youssif arrives in the U.S. for critical help in healing from burns. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Youssif meets his doctorupdated: Sun Sep 16 2007 16:28:00

Dr. Peter Grossman meets with Youssif for the first time and examines the boy's scars.

CNNMoney: Burger King delivers quarterly profitupdated: Fri Aug 24 2007 08:01:00

Burger King Holdings Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter net profit, reversing a year-ago loss, helped by longer store hours and its low-cost breakfast menu.

CNNMoney: More toys recalled for lead paint hazardsupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:09:00

Following the recent recalls for toys made in China with loose magnets and lead paint, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued more warnings, this time recalling thousands of SpongeBob SquarePants journals, various spinning tops and children's jewelry.

CNNMoney: Testing kids for lead exposureupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:09:00

Testing kids for lead exposure

DV-Delightfulupdated: Fri Dec 15 2006 12:08:00

Its full name is the Digital Versatile Disc, and it certainly lives up to the billing.

CNNMoney: BitTorrent inks huge movie and TV dealsupdated: Wed Nov 29 2006 12:02:00

File-sharing company BitTorrent has announced a slew of partnerships with major film and TV studios, allowing it to sell in-demand titles like "South Park" and "SpongeBob Squarepants."

FSB: Box-Office Bluesupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 00:01:00

A year ago the Shadowbox Cabaret was itching to take its irreverent comedy theater routines from a shopping center in Columbus to Las Vegas, or maybe even get on cable television in a bunch of majo...

CNNMoney: Frisbee maker passed to new ownerupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 08:25:00

The company known for the Hula Hoop and Frisbee said Thursday it will be bought by a Hong Kong-based toy and game manufacturer.

Weather may rain on Macy's paradeupdated: Wed Nov 23 2005 21:17:00

When the 79th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes to the streets of New York City on Thursday, the balloons may need beefed-up security.

CNNMoney: SpongeBob SquarePants on the go?updated: Mon Nov 14 2005 11:22:00

Taking a page from their adult contemporaries, Hasbro will now offer kids the chance to take episodes of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Dexter's Laboratory" with them anywhere they go.

Is Gene Simmons the next SpongeBob?updated: Thu Mar 24 2005 13:57:00

Gene Simmons, the fire-breathing, blood-spitting KISS star, just might be the next SpongeBob, thanks to his latest project: "My Dad the Rock Star."

A sweep for 'The Incredibles'updated: Mon Jan 31 2005 09:21:00

It was an incredible night for "The Incredibles."

Fortune: THE DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY-FILM BUSINESSupdated: Mon Jan 10 2005 00:01:00

IF HOLLYWOOD WERE RUN LIKE A REAL business--instead of, say, like a clubby, insecure, award-crazy, star-groveling high school--where things like return on investment mattered, there would be one un...

CNNMoney: A 'Whopper' SpongeBob rewardupdated: Fri Dec 03 2004 07:47:00

Burger King really wants its SpongeBob inflatables back, and the burger chain is even willing to offer a one-year's supply of free Whoppers, salads or any other item on its menu as a reward for information leading to their safe return.

Where now: Okemo, Vermontupdated: Mon Nov 08 2004 09:08:00

She'll time her emergence with uncanny accuracy, the bedroom door opening the moment the last drop of coffee splashes into the pot. The kids snuggle under a blanket on the couch, unsure what to make of the fact that nobody's nagging them for watching TV on "such a beautiful day."

CNNMoney: But(t) really, doggie diapers?updated: Fri Aug 13 2004 08:43:00

This new brand of doggie diapers has a funny name -- 'Pee Pees -N-More' -- and it looks comical on a pooch. So could a puppy burp cloth be next?

CNNMoney: 1-800-AUTOPSY? Really...updated: Wed May 05 2004 09:53:00

Something that works locally should work elsewhere too: Today, Peoria. Tomorrow, the world.

CNNMoney: Hot in 2004: Movie toys & singing Barbieupdated: Tue Feb 10 2004 06:14:00

A superhero with spider-like abilities, a child wizard and a fearsome green ogre may be just what the doctor ordered to lift the toy industry out of the doldrums.

CNNMoney: XXX ... in a Tom Clancy game?updated: Mon Jan 05 2004 09:43:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - When you're a small business and you overlook a detail, it often goes unnoticed. When you're a multimillion or multibillion dollar business, it opens up the opportunity for someone to make you look foolish.

Money Magazine: Best Investments 2003 WAS THE BOUNCE-BACK YEAR WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. WHAT WILL 2004 HOLD? MORE OF THE SAME. HERE'S HOW TO PLAYupdated: Thu Jan 01 2004 00:01:00

When the writers and editors of MONEY set out to find the best stocks for the upcoming year, we recalled a market that caught us by surprise in 2003. Remember SARS? Or how spooked you felt before t...

Money Magazine: Best stocks to own in 2004updated: Tue Dec 23 2003 00:16:00

We were on a quest for undervalued stocks in a rising market.

Fortune: Golden Geese You don't have to run a company to be essential to its success. These folks are worth a boatload of MBAs.updated: Mon Aug 11 2003 00:01:00

ROGER AILES He made Richard Nixon telegenic (as much as anyone could). He made CNBC the official channel of the stock market boom. Then Ailes, 63, built Fox News Channel into an inescapable politic...

Fortune: I'm Not Paranoid, I Just Live Hereupdated: Mon Apr 28 2003 00:01:00

I was in L.A. the other day, which is a good thing when it's the third week of spring and snowing in New York City. Of course they had perfect weather there. They're proud of their weather, which i...

Fortune: Unwrapper's Delight Give it up for our Holiday Gift Guideupdated: Mon Dec 09 2002 00:01:00

Outside, the Gentle Giant Studios is an unprepossessing warehouse on a stretch of uncharming highway they tell me is in Burbank. Inside, however, it's Wonderland. It's Toontown, teeming with imagin...

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