Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 23, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Wet, windy weather .. flash flood warnings .. and Tropical Depression Three?! Hello, summmmer, where are you????; Apple nears deal to buy Intel’s phone-chip business; Airbnb introduces new search tools for business travelers; Popsicle announces return of Double Pop (Thanks, Biebs); Back-to-school spending – will reach record highs?; Major retailers launching affordable clothing lines for children w/disabilities; Americans starting to cool on home improvement projects; Starbucks launching coffee creamers inspired by your favorite lattes?!; How to (try to) get your share of the Equifax settlement; What Google’s new phones will probably look like; A new design for middle seats on airplanes (available next year); The most expensive rental in the Hamptons (million/month); F*ckboy Tears Gin to help you get over latest heartbreak (Jen? Liza?); “Regular Beer” (for the rest of us, and especially you, Paul); Tom Hanks — as Fred Rogers…

HEALTH & WELLNESS

More younger adults being diagnosed w/colorectal cancer?; Beyond Meat’s stock jumps on investor optimism ahead of earnings (next week); Pinterest launches wellness activities to help users cope w/stress, anxiety; “Chat benches” – to combat elderly isolation?; Why you should stop taking aspirin for heart health; How quickly an attached tick can make you..sick; A teenager who is looking to change the world by spreading joy; An oat milk taste test; The biggest health mistakes people make this time of year–from sunburn to grill safety.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Scarlett Johansson debuts 11-carat engagement ring; Moncler enlists Will Smith for his first-ever fashion campaign; Ted Baker shares soar on reports of private equity buyout; Barneys financial woes – leave independent designers out in the cold?; How DSW turning things around w/nail salons and other in-store ‘experiences’; Why Chanel resists selling online, and why menswear not on agenda; Opening Ceremony’s new Vans Slip-Ons (bright colors, see-through); Gucci’s “fruit salad” slides.

FITNESS/DIET

Plant-based diet – might help prevent type 2 diabetes?; Floundering bike industry getting big lift from sales of e-bikes; Hoka One sneakers having major celebrity moment; Adidas-inspired workout clothes…for your dog?; How an anti-inflammatory diet is helping Andy Murray recover from hip surgery that threatened to end tennis career; What a husband and wife who’ve been on keto diet for 6 years keep in their kitchen; The 7 best fast food meals you can order on the road; A test of Lululemon’s new moisturizer for sweaty faces; An insanely-fit Hilary Swank.

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