Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - July 31, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Siri, what am I? Not an iPhone company….Apple’s growth now depends on wearables; Snapchat trolls Instagram w/its first global ad campaign; India crowns its newest billionaire (a 37-year old former teacher); Sting buys $66 million penthouse in NYC; Fake Equinox sites popping up, scamming consumers looking for settlement payouts; Holiday Inn ditching tiny soaps and shampoos; Paperclipping – newest trend taking over dating scene?; How to tell if affected by the Capital One breach (and how to protect self from fraud even if not a Cap One customer); What you need to know about tonight’s Black Supermoon; A list of states offering tax-free weekends (and when); An Airbnb for pools; The restaurants you need to visit before you die.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

After 100 years in business, Red Door Salon & Spa no longer the spot for Ladies Who Lunch? Company changes name, logo, and re-brands as wellness/self-care destination for everyone; Fast food chains take crack at faux eggs; Scientists create contact lenses that zoom on command?; What’s ahead for Beyond Meat stock (experts weigh in); How a dirty air conditioner affects your breathing; The 15 Netflix health documentaries you need to watch in 2019; A South African start-up making ice cream from insects; National Avocado Day.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Even in summer, people still choosing sneakers over sandals?; Amazon moves into Stitch Fix territory and adds personal styling service to Prime wardrobe; Gloria Vanderbilt’s childhood home in NYC lists for $50 million; Birkenstock launches skincare line formulated w/cork oak bark? Huh???; What it’s like to live w/out mirrors; Why fashion rental is taking off; A chic accessory line for wheelchair users; The former swimsuit model who married her dog; Freezable bra inserts.

FITNESS/DIET

Individuals w/obesity get more satisfaction from their food?; Under Armour stock suffers worst day in two years (too much athleisure competition in U.S.); Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson drinks 4 gallons of water/day??; What you need to know about CICO (Calories In, Calories Out); How to recover from tough workout; The runner who is making art w/his routes; A carb-free baguette…body pillow.

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