Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - January 17, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Jack Bogle, founder of Vanguard who created world’s first index fund, dies at age 89; Apple reportedly plans to slow down hiring after weak iPhone sales; Alexa gets professional ‘newscaster’ voice for reading day’s news; Sears saves face; Netflix (earnings today) – tech stock of 2019 or what?; Where to watch January’s ‘Super Wolf Blood Moon’ eclipse this weekend; How to buy new, brand-name products directly from your friends or people you follow (new app called Storr just launched); An over-the-top cheese plate using only airplane snacks [For you, Miles]; The marijuana billionaire who doesn’t smoke weed; America’s Best and Worst Banks 2019.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

A pill for loneliness? Scientists race to treat condition that causes mental illness and even premature death; Heather Locklear getting rid of bad influences (BF), spending time w/good (family), and focusing on her health and wellness; Wealthy dropping an extra $15,000 to sleep more peacefully on flights; ‘Alarming’ burnout making doctors want to kill themselves?; BON & VIV’s new botanical-spiked seltzer waters; The best wellness retreats for 2019.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Victoria Beckham using moisturizer made from her own blood? Another celebrity hooked on Dr. Barbara Sturm, the brain behind the Vampire Facial craze?; Owner of Kay Jewelers accused of opening fake store credit card accounts; Neiman Marcus adds cannabis beauty products to its luxury lineup; Beautycounter carves out niche in clean skin care for men; Valentino/Birkenstock collaboration?; A first look at Kate Spade’s new direction under current Creative Director; The high-cut bikini that’s just too…high.

FITNESS/DIET

Seeds, kale, and red meat once a month — this is the diet that will save lives and the planet?!; New research shows you need more fiber in your diet than you may think (Keep eating Alyssa’s Vegan Bites, J&J!); Dietitians explain how tea cleanses work (and why they could make you really sick); RXBAR recalls protein bars that may contain peanuts; A low-cal IPA that doesn’t taste like seltzer water; The N.F.L.’s obesity scourge; Healthiest and best-tasting bottled salad dressings.

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