Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 8, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

After two quakes shake California, residents wonder: Are we getting close to the Big One?; Jeffrey Epstein due in court today following Sat. night’s arrest for alleged sex-trafficking; Spider-Man does huge business over July 4th holiday, nears $600 million globally; Kevin Spacey’s case faces possible turning point as attorneys discuss critical questions — where is accuser’s cell phone, and why is it missing?; Gordon Ramsay using $100 million private equity investment to open 100 new restaurants; MAD magazine leaving newsstands after two-thirds of a century; Nursing mothers selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups?; How to use up leftover hot dog buns; What to do w/your old pool noodles; The three hottest IPOs through first half of year; A reminder that Creamsicle-flavored vodka exists and you can buy it right now…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Study finds drug for treating prostate cancer linked w/increased risk of dementia?; Stevie Wonder announces he’s having kidney transplant later this year; Netflix adopts smoking policy following damning report (Stranger Things top offender); Lab-grown STEAKS could soon be on the menu?; The floating hotel and spa in Sweden that is now open for reservations; An eye drops/ointment recall.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Louis Vuitton drops colorful version of Jenga for $3,050 (original wooden version about $7); Fendi café opens at Harrods in London; Whole Foods – clean beauty destination?; How to make headbands worn by record-winning U.S. Women’s National Soccer team; What you need to know about Ralph Lauren’s Wimbledon history; A breakdown of how much it costs to be a bridesmaid; The viral lip balm that doubles as a bug bite ointment; Supreme’s summer-ready snorkel set.

FITNESS/DIET

Doing yoga…then ‘bang’?! Witnesses describe chaos inside Plantation’s L.A. Fitness following gas explosion over weekend; Audrey Eyton, creator of popular 80s diet the F-plan, dies at age 82; London Marathon offers free entry to runners called ‘fat’ and ‘slow’ by officials; Isagenix cleanse – help you lose weight?; A remarkable Wimbledon run for 15-year old, Cori “Coco” Gauff (plays 7th seed Simona Halep today); The return of Sir Bradley Wiggins to the Tour de France (This time, on the back of a motorbike).

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