Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 10, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Apple’s cheapest MacBook is now over $1000?!; Uber expands ‘no talking’ rides and launches helicopter service in NYC; Boston Market closes 45 stores amid chain’s ‘multi-facted transformation plan’; Serena Williams gets fined $10,000 for damaging Wimbledon practice court; Housing market – about to shift in bad way for buyers?; Starbucks launching Tie-Dye Frappuccino today; Production of Volkswagon Beetle ending today; Why Burger King now adding $1 tacos to the menus; How to make the perfect charcuterie plate (which we don’t like, but know you do, Leslie); Where to get Absolut Juice Vodka; A final farewell for legendary auto executive, Lee Iacocca…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

So…about those nutritional supplements you take…did you know they’re not necessarily…nutritious? And could actually be hurting you?; NUGGS launches mail-order plant-based chicken nuggets; Jay-Z goes into marijuana business; Caregiver depression – tied to more ER visits for dementia patients?; The 13-year old who discovered harmful effects of hand dryers on kids’ ears; A DNA testing service – Vitagene – that exposed thousands of customer records online for years; Carrot “hot dogs.”

FASHION/BEAUTY

Lady Gaga’s beauty line coming soon – will be first major beauty brand to be sold exclusively on Amazon; Macy’s partners w/Dick’s Sporting Goods and Scotts Miracle-Gro for outdoor experience; Stella McCartney launches Beatles-inspired collection; Allbirds releases its first patterned sneakers; Michael Kors says friendship smells like…pepperoni pizza?; Louis Vuitton’s $2,650 volleyball.

FITNESS/DIET

You can do it! You got this! Scientists find urging yourself on in the second person is key to sporting success; Peloton creates capsule collection w/Outdoor Voices; Fitbit starts rolling out redesigned app; Dietitians – not completely sold on plant-based burger trend?; How aerobic exercise benefits the brain – especially as you age; What Chris Hemsworth eats every day for his impressive physique; The dancing cockatoo.

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