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Disney's Leap-Day Venture: 24 Hours of Nonstop Magic

If you've ever wanted to spend a day at Disney World or Disneyland -- a whole day -- Feb. 29 is your chance. To celebrate the leap year, Disney will keep its flagship parks open 24 hours straight. That'll be a challenge for the House of Mouse -- and for Leap Day visitors' endurance.

Voodoo Economics: Mystical Methods to Attract Money

With millions of Americans near the end of their financial ropes, some may wonder if it's time to try some unconventional methods for turning their fortunes around. Magic. Feng Shui. Or even good old-fashioned prayer. Without judgment or endorsement, we explored some of the occult options.

How to Save Money at Summer Music Festivals

Summer music festivals offer a fun way to hear the country's best bands, but between tickets, travel, food and accommodations, they aren't cheap. So we asked directors and promoters of some of the summer's top events for their favorite penny-pinching tips for festival-goers.

Radiation Risk to U.S. Very Low, Top Expert Explains

As the crisis at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant continues, some worry that radiation from the damaged reactors will reach U.S. shores. Dr. Edward Maher, president of the Health Physics Society, and an environmental science expert at Harvard, explains why we should breathe easy.

10 American Cities With the Worst Drinking Water

Unknown to most Americans, a surprising number of U.S. cities have drinking water with extremely unhealthy levels of chemicals and contaminants. Using data collected from multiple sources for five years by Environmental Working Group, 24/7 Wall St. has compiled this list of the 10 worst.

Daily Blogwatch: The New Gold Could be a Liquid Asset

Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including posts about gold, the investment that could be the next gold, the chance the a new face will own Facebook, and the world's nerdiest porn star.

Under the Radar: Two Stocks Focused on China

Worries are building bout the prospects for China's economy, but GameChangerStocks.com's Hilary Kramer says there are some good long-term opportunities for investors. Kramer reveals her stock picks: Two non-Chinese companies invested heavily in China.

Investing in Water Could Pour On the Returns

Thirsting for an interesting investment? Consider water. The precious resource could prove very lucrative over the next decade as its use in agriculture, industrial production and other areas surges. There are a few water industry stocks and mutual funds that could be good bets.

The City of Angels Is About to Run Out of Cash

There may be signs of an economic recovery, but times are still tough in Los Angeles: Unless the mayor and city council approve a transfer of $90 million from an emergency reserve fund into the city's general fund to cover basic expenses, Los Angeles will run out of cash as early as May 5.

Water Utilities Are Ready to Rise with the Tide

Water utilities are the only companies on the Standard & Poor's 1500 that haven't seen double-digit percentage growth in the last year. Are they ready to start catching up with the rest of the economy at last?