Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 12, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Will court scrutiny of Bill Cosby case cement – or threaten – #MeToo movement? Appeal arguments today; BlackRock buys $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group (company behind Sports Illustrated, Juicy Couture, and other brands); Yellowstone urges guests to use ‘common sense’ after new video shows man petting park bison; 2019 hurricane season now favors ‘above-normal’ activity, w/10-17 named storms?!; Jean-Georges opening residents-only restaurant in country’s most expensive apartment building; Apple offering hackers up to $1 million to hack into their iPhones (and share hacking secrets); Tourists sitting on Rome’s Spanish Steps now facing $450 fine; WeWork–unveiling IPO plans this week….perhaps?; The return of Wendy’s spicy chicken nuggets; A candy-themed vacation home; World’s Wealthiest Families.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

We’ve reached peak wellness and most of it is…nonsense?; Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel is largest on record in Georgia; Human EEE case in Massachusetts is first in state since 2013; People having stress dreams about losing their AirPods?; What Warren Buffett would do to live a happier life if he could it all over again; Why drinking water all day long is not best way to stay hydrated; An all-too-common life event (health insurance interruption) that can double your chances of bankruptcy; A new wellness hotel that sits on top of a river in summer and freezes into the ice in winter; Natty Light hard seltzer; Nutritious noodles.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Apparel subscription service Le Tote ready to bag Lord & Taylor–deal coming soon?; Target going to start selling Levi’s famous ‘Red Tab’ jeans; Elon Musk’s model mom Maye writing first book (out in December); Actress Suzanne Somers entering cosmetics industry; Fashion rental competition increasing, increasing, increasing (Bloomingdale’s – latest); Farfetch’s $ investment in streetwear–maybe too far….fetched, from an investor standpoint?; The new Hugo Boss racing yacht – as sharp as bespoke suit; A ‘topless’ Heidi Klum (on honeymoon w/Tom Kaulitz).

FITNESS/DIET

McDonald’s! Burger King! Wendy’s! Taco Bell! The more fast food you drive by on your commute, the more likely you are to be overweight?; Planet Fitness seeing strong demand for new gyms, accelerating store openings; Crunches – wasta time if trying to get rid of those dang love handles, Bryce???; What – and why – you need to eat after a workout to lose weight; How exercise lowers risk of Alzheimer’s by changing brain; An unbelievable triple-double combination, nailed by U.S. gymnast Simone Biles.

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