Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - March 13, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

The Ol’ College Lie: 50 people, including two Hollywood actresses (By now you know–Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) accused in federal indictment of participating in scheme to get students into top-notch colleges; Pressure mounts on FAA to ground or ban Boeing 737 MAX 8 in United States; Intense and ferocious winter storm (“bomb cyclone”) set to strike central US today; Honda and Acura recall > 1 million vehicles over Takata air bags–again?!?; When (and where) Americans most likely to pop open bottle of wine; How to join Chipotle’s rewards program (now nationally available); The financial pop-up changing the personal finance world for young female investors [Hi, Farnoosh!]; A list of companies that offer unlimited vacation, and are hiring now; Bugatti’s $33,000 ‘baby car’…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Can an eye exam detect Alzheimer’s?; FDA approves new generic blood pressure drug to relieve shortages; Starbucks brings next big dairy-free milk (oat) to select U.S. locations; Bose Sleepbuds – to block out the guy who snores?; The bad, the ugly, and the good of long-term care; A look at some of most beautiful jungle spas around the world; Inside Goop’s $1000 day of wellness.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, among bold-faced names charged in college admissions scam, allegedly coughed up $500,000 to get daughters into USC…by pretending they were crew athletes?; Paris Hilton invests in The Glam App, a provider of in-home beauty services, to help users ‘look hot’ on dates; Harry’s and Heyday partner up, look to demystify men’s skincare; Glamlite’s latest collection – inspired by “America’s favorite fast foods”?; A look at the new Kate Spade x Keds wedding collection (Sparkly sneaks for all); The animal ingredients hiding in your makeup; Betsey Johnson’s La Croix-inspired crossbody bag; Hello Kitty shoes.

FITNESS/DIET

Restaurants not meeting needs of plus-size Americans–eating out still daunting experience for many; Dick’s Sporting Goods strengthening its private athletic label assortment; REI planning major expansion into cycling; Keto – may increase risk of heart rhythm disorder?; What to know about the lemon detox diet; Why a box jump isn’t as simple as it looks, and how to do it right; When you should drink a protein shake; The diets of some of the most notable tech billionaires; A 90-calorie spiked still water drink.

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