Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - May 13, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty today in college admissions cheating scandal; Alain Ducasse steps into specialty coffee w/new Paris tasting room and roastery; Elizabeth Holmes’ apartment goes up for rent ($5395/month); Backseats of Uber and Lyft cars–35,000 times more germs than average toilet seat, and 219 times as many as average taxi?; Baby Boomers embracing ‘unretirement’ for fulfilling careers; Price of helium blowing up; Nevadans taking more selfies than any other state in the country?; What the Boston Beer-Dogfish Head merger means for future of craft beer; Where to get Sunseeker Rosé for the prettiest Happy Hour pour; The new Snapchat gender change filter that’s gone viral.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Is Topo Chico the next big wellness water?; Research finds death of close friend can impact health and wellbeing for up to four years; New study predicts we’ll all be drinking more in next decade than we are today; Appendix removal = increased risk of Parkinson’s?; How Viagra revolutionized the erectile dysfunction market; Why sugar may stop mosquito bites; The organic rise of kombucha’s kingpin, GT Dave; A review of the best travel pillows.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Victoria’s Secret trademarks twist on rival’s name—will it backfire?; Unilever considers $1 billion bid for U.S. skincare brand Drunk Elephant; Ariana Grande is new face of Givenchy; Louis Vuitton wants to turn your bag into a….TV?; What a $3,000 Emsculpt butt lift really looks like; Why Rihanna’s new fashion brand is such a big deal; Cronut-inspired…sneakers.

FITNESS/DIET

With a goal of forming connections through audio-based workouts on your phone, Aaptiv might be the end of personal trainers?; Jessica Simpson exercises in rubber corset after giving birth two months ago; Yoga instructor disappears after hike in Maui; Why working out slower might be key to getting results you want in gym; What body fat percentage you need to see your abs; A look back at Sharon Osbourne’s incredible weight loss journey; The 99-year old who can’t stop running.

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