Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - November 21, 2017

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE 11.22.2017

Will consumers spend this holiday season?; Retailers are going nuts trying to lure you into their stores!; Tencent beats Alibaba in race to $500 billion, leaving Facebook in wake; Uber signs deal to buy 24,000 autonomous cars from Volvo (just as it’s getting fined for driver screening failures); US moves to block AT&T’s takeover of Time Warner; Google Express lets you shop at Costco w/out a membership; British Airways introducing zoned boarding; Paul McCartney’s Aston Martin – yours for $2 million; Best holiday dishes you can buy at Trader Joe’s; Water bottle filling stations at airports; Thanksgiving 2017 travel – today is worst day to hit the road.

HEALTH & WELLNESS 11.22.2017

Every year, emergency room visits spike on Thanksgiving Day…Too much drinking? Food poisoning? Wrong types of food(s)? Yes, Yes, and Yes; Older Americans have more serious health problems than they used to; Skin cancers rising….along w/questionable treatments; E-cigarette flavorings may impair heart muscle function; Amazon’s sketchy health products??; Vegetarian Thanksgiving dishes that aren’t plain veggies; Surprising health benefits of…gratitude!

FASHION/BEAUTY 11.22.2017

Who Dunnit? Someone destroyed > $1000 worth of Sephora makeup and fingers point to .. a child, who allegedly used it as .. finger paint?; Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show goes on after slew of controversies; NSYNC Christmas merchandise sells out in just hours; Emerging labels you’re about to see all over Instagram; Vans – the shoes everyone’s wearing…again; Honey skin (latest K-beauty skin care trend); Coconut-infused…mascara?; “Epic” leggings everyone is about to buy; Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday beauty deals so far…

FITNESS/DIET 11.22.2017

Are you eating enough fruits and vegetables? Probably not! Only 1 in 10 Americans consume recommended daily allowance; SoulCycle’s Julie Rice wants to whip WeWork into shape (She’s its new Chief Brand Officer.); Losing weight over the holidays w/out hating your life; Cheap fitness trackers you’ve never heard of; Orthorexia Nervosa: when righteous eating becomes an obsession; Pricey DNA-based fitness advice — junk science??

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