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Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 27, 2018

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

 

Crazy Rich Asians tops box office again w/crazy second weekend; Ferrari race car sells at auction for record-making $48.4 million; World’s first craft beer hotel opens today; Functioning Apple computer built in 1970s up for auction soon–could fetch $300,000 or more?; Uber gearing up for shift to electric bicycles, scooters on short trips; Instagram testing virtual communities for college students; Sheraton, Westin, and other Starwood Hotels finding their religion?; Most popular Labor Day Weekend destinations and what to do in each of them; America’s favorite apple; Pot stock highs; Tinder U.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Global study says safest level of alcohol consumption is…drum roll, please…none?!; Aspirin disappoints for avoiding first heart attack, stroke; People are now taking placebo pills to deal w/their health problems–and it’s working; You’ll soon be able to get your prescription and a blowout at CVS??; A ranking of every type of cheese by how (un)healthy they are; The connection between sleep and loneliness; Ultimate guide to vegan meat substitutes.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Hugo Boss recreates Michael Jackson’s white ‘Thriller’ suit in honor of King of Pop’s birthday (would have turned 60 this coming Wednesday); Kelly Preston readies to launch natural beauty brand Breathe Organics; Target rolls out enhancements in beauty department – for men; Botched facial fillers and…blindness?; The $28 vitamin C serum developed by MIT scientists that keeps selling out; RealReal’s new 12,000 square foot boutique in Los Angeles; Met’s most popular fashion exhibit ever.

FITNESS/DIET

Major study finds new slimming pill could help millions fight middle-age spread? It’s three times more effective than dieting alone?? And–safe??; J.Lo teams up w/activewear brand Niyama Sol, drops new line of workout pants and sports bras; Ireland Baldwin reveals past struggle w/anorexia; The simple science that explains why drinking diet soda makes you gain weight; A “floating” backpack that could ease the burden of travel; Halo Top competitor.

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