Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - April 11, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to ‘historic springtime snowstorm’ — at least 12 states under warnings (big problems today in Dakotas and Minnesota, specifically); Investors want Bed Bath & Beyond to show turnaround, like, now; JetBlue announces plans for service to London beginning in 2021; National Enquirer goes up for sale; Snap – growing up?; Macy’s launching revolving ‘story’ boutiques to make things…fun; Millennial pet owners driving rise in ‘pet-nups’; Rent – accelerating again; The 100 best restaurants worth splurging on this year, according to Yelp; A $1000 sundae that needs to be ordered 24 hours in advance; Virgin Atlantic’s new business class suites; PoolCandy’s glitter animal floats.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Prince Harry and Oprah making documentary series about mental health for Apple; People posting images of pollen powder on cars…sidewalks…trees…everywhere (#pollenpocalypse); Hulu closing deal for Theranos miniseries; Amazon – only matter of time before it starts selling prescription drugs on its online marketplace?; A five-minute breathing ‘workout’ that may benefit heart and brain health; An app that uses music to tune out stressful thoughts; Häagen-Dazs’ new Vegan Chocolate Fudge ice cream bars.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Teeth whitening strips – harmful?; Fashion designer Betsey Johnson ‘recovering wonderfully’ after open heart surgery; Denim underwear apparently going to be all over Coachella; Men apparently wearing fancy engagement rings now; Elizabeth and James – heading to Kohl’s?; Good times at Louis Vuitton and Dior; Tough times at Victoria’s Secret; ‘Goth Crocs’

FITNESS/DIET

Is Gillette glamorizing obesity?; New study shows sitting for > 13 hours/day may sabotage benefits of exercise; Review of past research shows caffeine before exercise could improve performance (speed, power, strength, endurance); FaceGym’s training sticks – actually work better the more you sweat?; Why getting upside down (aerial yoga) is best thing you can do for your body; How to find your max heart rate for exercise; Missing hikers – found!

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