Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 8, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Nor’easter prompts airlines to cancel more than 2,400 flights, but apparently not mine??; Coca-Cola experimenting w/its first alcoholic drink–in Japan; Russell Crowe selling off his movie memorabilia in ‘divorce auction’; Why you’re seeing brass at every trendy restaurant; Where Apple might put its 4th U.S. campus; How you eat a slice of pizza (It matters); Fanciest McDonald’s in the world?; Rusty old neglected Porsche expected to fetch $$$$; Art fairs popping up everywhere; M&M’s new limited edition flavors; Drunk shopping (a billion-dollar problem); Brown paper bags — great for school lunch and for .. American Airlines?

HEALTH & WELLNESS

23AndMe gets FDA approval for at-home breast cancer risk test, but lots of talk about how this might create false sense of security…; Amazon takes aim at Walmart by offering 54% discount on Prime memberships for Medicaid recipients; Nobel-prize winning scientists claim Alzheimer’s disease will be as manageable as HIV w/in 10 years; Early research suggests a phone case might be able to measure blood pressure; Babies who look like their dads more likely to be healthy??; New in-office wands to help detect skin cancer; Best blackout curtains ($11, and might actually help you stay asleep!); Coming decline of employment drug test; The sudden collapse of coconut oil, 2015’s favorite superfood…

FASHION/BEAUTY

Can beauty products really relieve stress and anxiety? So many brands now promise to do much more than just treat your skin!; Founder of skincare brand, The Ordinary, is launching perfume line that explores ‘unfamiliar scents‘ [Think: A Tannery in Tuscany]; French brand Veja wants to make most sustainable sneaker in world; Boob blazers next trend that’s about to blow up??; How Hollywood is changing future of beauty business [Many celebs backing brands they personally use]; Why biodynamic is next big thing in beauty; The hockey reporter who wears heels on the ice [Your team, McGootch]; A Helen Mirren you won’t recognize…#nomakeup

FITNESS/DIET

What the heck is the Thonon diet and can it really help you lose 22 pounds in two weeks??; Scientists getting closer and closer to a pill that can mimic effects of exercise (Here’s everything we know so far); Dieting pressure in teen years tied to food and weight problems later; Building muscle as age tears it down [important!]; Steam room etiquette [necessary, especially after last week’s encounter!]; Alcohol: the one thing Instagram’s most influential fitness star avoids

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