Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 25, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Europe’s record-breaking heatwave threatens Notre Dame’s repair efforts–cathedral’s roof, walls could collapse?; California entrepreneur pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as volleyball recruit; AAA report says old drivers more likely to be distracted by tech while driving; Hipcamp (Airbnb of camping) raises $25 million to lure more people out of the great indoors; Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer predicts next year’s Superbowl teams – Patriots vs. Rams again?; Tesla still bleeding money (and now stock dropping, too); Nissan cutting thousands of jobs worldwide (profits wiped out); Samsung Galaxy Fold gearing up for September launch; Wall Street worrying that Netflix’s best days could be behind it?; How classical music is becoming next emerging streaming market; Why the $800 billion trucking industry is in a ‘bloodbath’; The bottle of bordeaux that’s about to become world’s most expensive wine (September release, John); A new yacht for tennis superstar Rafael Nadal.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

As Beyond Meat turns its attention to fake bacon and steak, it announces partnership w/Dunkin to sell its meatless sausage; Allergan recalls breast implants due to cancer risk; Oat milk’s popularity expands to ice cream case; Cherry plums – the delicious fruit hybrid we never knew we needed?; Why mosquitoes single you out, BV, and what to do about it; How a hot bath 1 or 2 hours before bedtime can significantly improve your sleep; Pros and cons of posture corrector devices; One of the best wellness options on…St. Barths!

FASHION/BEAUTY

Has anyone seen the “Botox Bandit”? You know, the woman who gets all sorts of stuff done to her face and then skips out on the check? Authorities on the hunt….; New report says fake followers in influencer marketing will cost brands $1.3 billion this year; Drybar and IT Cosmetics collaborate on a blowout-inspired….mascara; Norma Kamali’s skincare line – as iconic as her clothing?; How fashion-tech companies such as Poshmark, ThredUp, TheRealReal are leveraging in-house data to gain publicity; Why this beauty brand wants you to spend time in nature; An ear piercing startup looking to replace mall experience w/direct-to-consumer; The NY designer turning Louis Vuitton bags into folding chairs…

FITNESS/DIET

Waist size – a forgotten factor in defining obesity?; Study finds meal timing strategies appear to lower appetite, improve fat burning; Tennis star John Isner inks sport’s first CBD endorsement deal; Outdoor Voices debuts content website to inspire people to stay active; Dunkin’s new Beyond Sausage breakfast sandwich – heavy on the fat?; A new keto-friendly cereal that adults can’t get enough of; The real reason marathoners hit the wall.

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