Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 23, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Feeling lucky? Mega Millions jackpot prize skyrockets to $493 million; Snapchat says no more Snapcash, forfeits to Venmo; Schools eye facial recognition technology to boost security; Equalizer 2 blasts past Mama Mia at box office; Why so many women say they’d rather hang w/their dog than their lover; How Shark Week became longest-running program in cable TV history; What we know about the Missouri duck boat incident; The 11-year old who just graduated from college…and wants to be an astrophysicist?!?!; Liquid bans in limbo; Tiered, meat-filled…piesEventbrite IPO; Star Trek vodka; Ritz Crackers recall.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Excuse me?!?! Doctors only spend 11 seconds on average listening to patients before interrupting them?; Health officials update consumers on what foods to stay away from amid ongoing outbreaks; MatchaBar makes splash in beverage market w/star-studded funding round; Air quality may be culprit in decline of national park visits??; How start-ups are positioning healthy food to make ‘a lot of business sense’; What your body is trying to tell you if you wake up early for no reason; Why ‘getting lost in a book’ is so good for you; Lower colon cancer death and recurrence risk among diet soda drinkers; A Starbucks for deaf customers; Snake massages.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Can the genes responsible for aging be altered by a face cream? These skin care companies say ‘Yes’; Popular Brazilian plastic surgeon arrested after patient’s death following botched buttocks procedure; Lindsay Lohan’s reality show moves forward; Tiffany’s latest initiative to appeal to younger shoppers; The return of the iconic Dior saddle bagReebok x Victoria Beckham collection; Jordan Spieth’s new ‘do.

FITNESS/DIET

Netflix series ‘Insatiable’ faces tidal wave of backlash for body shaming…stars defend show; Sam’s Club promises massive raises to workers who complete martial-arts-inspired training program; Americans – pretty good at counting calories, ‘cept when it comes to taco salad…egg rolls…pina coladas…daiquiris…; Too much supply at Under Armour–hurting brand??; Scrunch-butt leggings [so you never have to do another squat!]; ‘Customized’ Gatorade.

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