Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 21, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

The Eagles’ ‘Greatest Hits’ overtakes Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ as best-selling album; World’s biggest marijuana stock soars to all-time high; Children’s literacy levels fall as social media hits reading; Record # workers ‘sleepwalking’ through their careers?; Student debt “clinics” popping up around country?; Why scotch whisky auctions are breaking records; How to get the most out of short vacation; Zippin – first Amazon Go rival; Churro ice cream sandwiches (Cinnabon and Carvel concoction!); Aldi’s Wine Advent Calendars (coming in November).

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Dreading the end of summer? You’re not the only one! Experts confirm link between changing of seasons and decline in your mood; Amazon hires star cardiologist to help its push into health; Singapore Airlines partners w/nutrition and health experts to create wellness menu, sleep strategies, stretching routines for world’s longest flight; New study says Googling your medical symptoms can actually be good thing?; How to use bitter melon for diabetes, blood sugar balance, cooking, and more; What a doctor really thinks about those mail-in genetic tests; A new wearable patch to help you track your stress; The man who sold America on Vitamin D–and profited in the process.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Big shoulders! Cinched waists! Pleated pants! The 1980s are back in a big way for fall, 2018; Farfetch, aiming to be the Amazon of luxury fashion, files for IPO; La Mer now a billion-dollar brand?!?!; How Crazy Rich Asians‘ costume designer brought the book’s fashion to life; Everything you need to know about the non-surgical breast lift;¬†Benefits of mesotherapy (whatever that is); Boy de Chanel (just like it sounds).

FITNESS/DIET

 

You can now get your fat pet a fitness tracker?; Start-up GuavaPass takes on fitness app ClassPass in Asia; ‘Dutch diet’–good for your waistline…and your brain?!; The $1885 connected rowing machine that brings the outdoor experience indoors (and smack onto the Charles River); A complete revamp of Google Fit that looks beyond # of steps, stairs, miles, etc.

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