Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - February 25, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Smile! Some airline seats now equipped w/cameras – aimed at passengers; Coca-Cola debuts Orange Vanilla today – its first new flavor in more than decade; Apple partners w/Goldman Sachs to offer new credit card; Zillow looks ahead to new chapter (going to invest heavily in buying and selling homes); Papa John’s putting chicken and waffles pizza on menu [Alternative to Al Fresco’s, Gregg?]; Harpoon Brewery and Poland teaming up on new line hard seltzer; Kevin Costner renting out his 60-acre Aspen home for $30,000/night; Getting $ from tooth fairy these days – like pulling teeth?; The hidden dangers of volunteer tourism; A look at the rise and fall of former Enron CEO, Jeffrey Skilling (just out of prison); An iPhone app that will pay your Uber fare – if you know your trivia.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Popular health apps stop sending personal data to Facebook per WSJ investigation; Peter Frampton talks degenerative muscle disease diagnosis, announces farewell tour; New study shows blueberries might lower risk of heart disease by 20%; Nearly half of people w/depression appear…happy?; A look inside a $67 million NYC mansion w/an entire floor for spa treatments [Like!]; The three friends behind $1 billion healthy fast-food firm, Sweetgreen; RightRice (plant-based, 10 grams protein/serving); Banza Chickpea RiceFabaButter.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Supermodel Elle Macpherson officially gets the man she thinks she wants, but may not really know [fraudulent…perhaps??]; Italian sportswear company La Sportiva debuts fibers from tropical tree as eco-friendly down alternative; Why everyone in fashion is talking about colonics lately; How Stitch Fix is reinventing retail [investors aren’t getting it yet]; The best dressed stars at the 2019 Oscars, and best looks from after parties

FITNESS/DIET

Lime says it has fixed scooter braking glitch that’s been causing rider injuries; Peloton picks Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan to lead IPO (could value it at more than $8 billion); Adidas rolls out new hiking sneaker that serves as trendy take on notoriously clunky shoe; Planet Fitness – “Amazonian business model”?; What you need to know about stretch studios (growing fitness trend); How Silicon Valley is rebranding eating disorders; Kate Hudson’s impressive solo of “Shallow” while doing pilates; Sherri Shepherd’s 30-pound weight loss (before & after photos here).

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