Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - June 4, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Who is new Jeopardy! champ, Emma Boettcher? James Holzhauer ends 33-day run, just $58,484 shy of Ken Jennings’s mark; Walmart going after high school students in war for talent; Boeing saying it plans to fly 737 Max planes by end of year; Whole Foods having wine sale (just in time for summer); What will happen to your music now that Apple ending iTunes; Where a hurricane is likely to form in June (and why); The crypto entrepreneur who paid $4.57 million for lunch w/crypto skeptic, Warren Buffett; A Chewy IPO ($7 billion valuation?!); Everything Apple just announced at its annual conference.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Nestlé getting into fake meat market w/launch of copycat “Awesome Burger” (BYND down on news-natch); Quest Diagnostics saying data breach may have hit up to 12 million patients; Cupping massage therapy becoming increasingly popular in wellness circles; Red Bull expanding into world of soft drinks; Up to 25 cups of coffee – safe for heart health?; Why you don’t sleep as well in new place, and what to do about it; How to stop feeling so overwhelmed at work; The health-related updates Apple just unveiled; A vegan cookie brand backed by Jay-Z (now officially first hip-hop billionaire).

FASHION/BEAUTY

Allbirds opening first LA store (6th store for the brand, which, as u know, started w/direct-to-consumer model); Goop getting into men’s apparel business; Forever 21 exploring restructuring; Marc Jacobs introducing new line called…The Marc Jacobs?; A 1,000 milligram CBD oil (now available @ Sephora); The increasing allure of being an influencer in college; Everything you need to know about face yoga, the wrinkle-reducing exercise craze we’ve yet to try…

FITNESS/DIET

Fitness startup Mirror, which sells $1,495 full-length mirrors that double as interactive home gyms, nears $300 million valuation (!) w/latest round of funding; FDA warns that an ingredient found in dietary supplements (vinpocetine) may cause harm to pregnant women; Instant pot – destroying nutrients in your food?; The healthy eating advice all men aged over 60 should hear; A new novelWaisted – that explores women’s obsession w/weight.

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