Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 15, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Warning! Warning! Red alert after yield curve inversion…hasn’t happened since 2007, and is fairly reliable indicator of coming recession…Stocks on borrowed time??; Mortgage rates fall below 4% and refis explode; WeWork reveals it’s bleeding cash ahead of IPO; Alleged Capital One hacker may have hit 30 other companies?!; Restaurants investing in ghost kitchens as way to manage demand for deliveries; Goldman Sachs getting deeper into subprime lending business; Snapchat users not liking new logo; Sony’s monstrous new 8K television — about size of Mini Cooper?!; Why pressed caviar should be your next food obsession (you); Where to get Lucky Charms Magically Delicious Marshmallows (me); An Airbnb shaped like a giant Beagle; The world’s largest meet-up of VW Beetles (this weekend in Germany); Pumpkin Spice Spam.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

No plant-based seafood for Red Lobster? Never ever?; Kroger’s big Wellness Your Way Festival kicks off tomorrow in Denver; Spas look to new technologies like virtual reality to enrich consumer experience; Lucuma – most powerful superfood you’ve never heard of?; A restaurant in South Africa that serves only insect-based gourmet meals (packed w/protein, iron, magnesium); The best wellness resorts in the world.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Artistic Director….Editor-in-Chief Vogue….and now, Global Content Advisor….Anna Wintour gets yet another job title at Condé Nast per new leadership team; $3.4 million in fake Gucci, Hermes, Ferragamo, Versace items gets confiscated at LAX; BaubleBar launches affordable fine jewelry line; Macy’s problems…..continue; Gel formulas – hot new makeup trend?; How to wear Birkenstocks w/a dress (if you must); Why celebrities are falling in love w/the Rainbow Rolex; The bespoke shirtmaker who spends 12 hours on a single shirt; A very pregnant Ashley Graham; Britney Spears’ love of…Target.

FITNESS/DIET

You’ve likely heard of Hoka, but have you heard of On? Both brands gaining ground in unlikely shoe markets beyond what they’re known for (running); Pattie Gonia shaking up adventure world; Jersey Shore star releasing keto cookbook; Spiked still water – here to ruin summer of spiked seltzer?; How this 24-year-old created low-sugar gummy bear company now bringing in $40 million/year; Why Whole Foods’ CEO never snacks, barely drinks water, and travels w/rice cooker; An architect-designed exercise bike that will turn your home into an art gallery; The best sports and exercises to avoid injury; Acrobatic sex positions guaranteed to burn a ton of calories.

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