Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - February 20, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

How’s the weather where you are? Snow? Sleet? Freezing rain? Flooding? Much of the country under some sort of advisory today–flight disruptions/cancellations all over the place; Walmart shares surge as holiday sales crush estimates, boosted by e-commerce growth; Samsung rolls out bunch of new products, including much-hyped foldable phone; World’s longest flight – so high-tech you won’t even get jet lag?; Apple’s priorities shifting as iPhone sales continue to sink; American Airlines offering helicopter rides through Blade Fly to beat airport traffic and lines; ‘Panic buying’ – gonna drive stock market higher in near term?; New online mattress companies that want to sweeten your dreams; A post-breakup concierge service that handles all your moving-out needs; “The burger you eat like a fry”…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

FDA warns against ‘young blood’ infusions, which make unproven claims to reverse aging; Flu season peaks w/widespread cases in U.S., but falls short of last season’s intensity; Celeb fave Taryn Toomey further expands into booming wellness tourism (8 trips scheduled this year); Goop podcast – now on domestic Delta flights (through summer); Low-carb coconut wraps – next big tortilla alternative?; Why opting out of your family group text can improve your mental health; How a full moon can affect your sleep; The Naked Professors podcast: stripping it back for mental health…

FASHION/BEAUTY

Fashion world reacts to death of Karl Lagerfeld; Beauty companies trying to cash in on virtual makeovers; Patchwork denim trending for spring; Calvin Klein’s new vision – sort of like its old one?; What to know about Levis Strauss before it goes public; How Fendi is updating its iconic baguette bag; Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about tuning-fork facials.

FITNESS/DIET

Weight Watchers stock plunge means Oprah’s stake has shrunk by $555 million in 8 months?!?!?; Outdoor Voices invents new fabric that makes layering at gym easier; Running is hot new fitness trend that you now…pay for; How to turn your home into a yoga studio w/Peloton’s newest fitness expansion; Why the dance party workout is more popular than ever; The untimely death of a ‘My 600-lb Life’ participant (just 29 years old); A review of the Bone Broth Diet.

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