Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - January 7, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

What’s next in tech? One of the biggest trade shows on the planet, Consumer Electronics Show, kicks off today in Las Vegas! Notably visible: Apple’s giant billboard highlighting company’s privacy-related advantages; Ford recalls nearly 1 million vehicles due to airbag issues; United follows Delta’s lead, sets more restrictions on emotional support animals; Massive bluefin tuna (612 pounds – equivalent of > 12,000 pieces of sushi) sells for record $3.1 million in Tokyo market; Amazon’s cashierless Go stores – $4 billion business by 2021??; GM and DoorDash teaming up to deliver food in driverless cars; More first-time buyers turning to family for down payment; Dreadful curse of bed bugs back in America, and… spreading; Frontier Airlines asking passengers to tip flight attendants when they serve refreshments?; Costco’s 7-pound tub of Nutella; Blue Bell’s Mardi Gras King Cake ice cream; Carrot Cake Oreos.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Think you have a food allergy?? You probably…don’t…; New Alzheimer’s law pledges $20 million/year to research and care as U.S. prepares for wave of aging baby boomers; CDC reports ‘widespread influenza activity’ in 24 states; Computers — a real pain in the neck??; What you need to know about CBD sparkling water; How to eat oatmeal every day w/out getting sick of it; Why social media is worse for girls’ mental health than boys’; The 10 best Netflix health documentaries everyone should watch in 2019; A late-night snack that’s actually good for you [Spoiler Alert: 30 grams protein, 30 minutes before bed]; National Blood Donor Month.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Retailers are updating their loyalty programs – that gonna keep you coming back?; Police still searching for the woman who killed a manicurist over $35 bill; Stars turning to CBD to survive hours in high heels; Internet divided over Nicole Kidman’s hair bow at last night’s Golden Globes – looks sorta weird, doesn’t it?; The new Instagram filter that’s a selfie game-changer; A way-too-tan Teresa Giudice.

FITNESS/DIET

Lose weight or you’re fired? Pakistan International Airlines allegedly gives its “obese” cabin crew six months to shed the excess pounds; Marine Corps considers planks as alternative to crunches on Physical Fitness Test; How to get started and stick w/Fitbit in 2019; What no one tells you about massive weight loss; The man who can give you a Hollywood body in 21 days; A review of Chipotle’s new “lifestyle bowls”

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