Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - May 8, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Google to showcase artificial intelligence advances at its big conference today; Comcast prepares all-cash bid to gate-crash Disney-Fox deal; Cheddar launches new channel on Snapchat [Note to NoPo – get yourself booked]; Elon Musk expands Tesla stake after jumping on short sellers; Americans becoming charged up about electric cars; Millennials skipping starter homes (going right to dream homes); Phishers taking advantage of marital infidelity; Oreo seller Mondelez buying upscale cookie company Tate’s Bake Shop – for $500 million; Amazon’s share of all retail sales could reach nearly 10% in two years???!!; A restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama, is voted Best in America; Massive Rockefeller sale @ Christie’s ($1 billion’ish); ‘Inflatable Hunk’ pool float; Winnebago plug-ins; Häagen-Dazs’ annual Free Cone Day.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Purple Carrot gets $4 million investment to bring more Tom Brady approved meal kits to general public; Huey Lewis opens up about sudden hearing loss; How to prevent Lyme disease; Why you aren’t getting dates now that you’re vegan [LOL, Michael!]; Breakdown of new features coming to Fitbit; The serious comeback of old school diseases (mumps, measles, whooping cough); Cannabis’ newest celebrity promoter: Actor Jim Belushi.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Luxury resale e-commerce site, The Real Real, quietly adds beauty products to its assortment; H&M pivots to big data to spot next big fast-fashion trends; Supreme items go on auction block; A look at the Gucci-Dapper Dan collection; The truth about those popular ‘liquid nose jobs’; Everything we know about Met Gala movie Ocean’s 8; Hair extensions for…horses.

FITNESS/DIET

Should you be exercising your…face?; The Mountain from Game of Thrones wins World’s Strongest Man title in his 8th try; New research suggests fruit and fast-food consumption affect speed of conception; How Jason Day toned down bodybuilding and turned up winning focus; Why you eat more at night and ways to curb your hunger; Crazy (but real) diets vs. fake ones; The California gym turning exercise into electricity…

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