Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 11, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Boeing under scrutiny? Company faces questions about its new 737 Max jets – used by airlines around world – after Ethiopia crash; Captain Marvel shatters expectations w/huge global opening; Jaguar attacks woman who climbed zoo barrier to take selfie; Richmond resident wins Virginia lottery 30 times in one day?!; Rent the Runway and West Elm partnering to rent short-term home decor; Netflix killing a ton of its own shows; Electric scooter injuries piling up – half coming from drunk or high riders?; Why companies like Lyft and Uber going public w/out having profits; What’s hot and what’s not in home features for 2019; How successful people make small talk; The accelerating pace of store closures; A look inside Damien Hirst’s $100,000/night suite in Las Vegas.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Flu season may not have peaked, and there’s another wave of severe infections underway?; Justin Bieber opens up about his mental health; FDA says OK to ‘Frankenfish’; Daylight saving time–killing us…literally?; Why Mondelēz, the snacking giant behind Oreo and Wheat Thins, is taking on gut health; How vegan mayonnaise convinced Jeff Bezos to make his first investment in South America; An SNL spoof on Goop’s Gwyneth Paltrow, by Gwyneth Paltrow; A rise in bone breaks among elderly dog walkers; National Napping Day.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Fading stigma of plastic surgery – contributing to rise in cosmetic procedures? New numbers out today; Bank of America teams up w/Tory Burch to offer $100 million in loans to women entrepreneurs; Helen of Troy puts beauty unit up for sale (too many challenges selling drugstore mainstays); Kimora Lee Simmons announces relaunch of Baby Phat; ‘Scandi blonde’ – the new platinum hair trend we’ll all want to try this summer?; The startup hoping to be the Airbnb of fashion; A look back at Barbie’s transformation now that she’s…60; J.Lo’s 15-carat engagement ring.

FITNESS/DIET

Lawsuit: driver’s diet made him lightheaded, weak, thus contributing to pedestrian’s death?; American Eagle selling Back to the Future Nike MAG sneakers for $50,000; Trendy diets causing zinc deficiencies; Why Planet Fitness is working out, and the new Weight Watchers isn’t [CNBC’s Jim Cramer weighs in]; What America’s fittest Peloton instructors eat in a day; The fancy sandbag Halle Berry uses to stay fit.

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