Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 16, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Chips! Crackers! Paper towels! Toilet paper! Sales of consumable products more than triple on first day, Amazon Prime; Waze now tells you exactly how much that toll road will cost; Huggies puts dads on diaper boxes for first time; Ed Sheeran will sing a duet w/Alexa if you ask?; Dollar General expanding into home furnishings; RT airfares dropping – through September; How to protect your child from identity theft; What you need to know about Venmo…etiquette; A woman who makes a living creating Ben & Jerry’s flavors; The 30-year old who created $850 million co-living empire to take on WeWork; Every type of straw, ranked…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness?; New study shows your health before age 40 (cholesterol, blood pressure levels) tied to heart risks later in life; Scientists close in on blood test for Alzheimer’s; Niksen is the Dutch lifestyle concept of doing nothing–and you’re about to see it everywhere?; How to prevent falls in older adults; What happens to your body when you’re…lonely; Most Stressed City in America–for second year in row.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Did you buy dresses, heels on Prime Day yesterday? Will you today? Amazon hopes to make its mark in fashion, and capitalize on demise of malls, department stores; Stella McCartney inks deal w/French luxury group LVMH, becomes its 2nd high-profile signing this year; Victoria Beckham CEO steps down after failed 10-month long attempt to return brand to profitability; Jennifer Lopez’s new subscription box includes…butt sheet masks?; How Crocs have taken over teen footwear, and sent the stock soaring; What 33 celebrities look like w/FaceApp’s “old” filter; The five defining looks of Sun Valley (“Billionaire Summer Camp”) this year; A new 8,000-square-foot men’s luxury-shoe department at Saks Fifth Avenue flagship (coming soon).

FITNESS/DIET

Dining out – bad for your wallet AND your waistline?; International study shows origins of anorexia nervosa both in mind and body; Jillian Michaels speaks out against restrictive diets; Nike, Adidas, Under Armour–which store does athletic-wear best?; How Jazzercise has dominated the fitness industry for 50 years; When you should step on scale to track your weight-loss progress; The diet that helped Djokovic win Wimbledon; A happy conclusion to four-day search (missing CA hiker found alive!).

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