Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 27, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Email from the IRS? Watch out for new scam!; Lori Loughlin due in court today for hearing in college admissions case; Pumpkin Spice Latte returns to Starbucks (and Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew makes debut); Snapchat launches tools that make it easier for beginners to create filters; Spirit Airlines wants travelers to book flights via text message?; Instagram building new messaging app called Threads; Wells Fargo throwing cold water on holiday shopping season; Insiders selling stock like it’s 2007??; An update on Tropical Storm Dorian; The return of Eddie Murphy to SNL (guest hosting on 12/21).

FASHION/BEAUTY

Has Barneys found its savior? Nearing sale to online luxury retailer Farfetch?!; Schick launching new razor club for bald people only; Shoe retailer Cole Haan preparing for IPO; ‘Big-toe shoes’ – latest footwear trend?; Why everyone on Instagram is loving Amazon’s $30 “Nightgown Dress”; What you need to know before buying used makeup; The unfortunate return of the mullet; A better name for Kim Kardashian’s new shapewear company (Skims).

FITNESS/DIET

Can smart shorts make you a better runner? Improve your workouts?; Cornell scientists create low-calorie butter made mostly of….water; $200 swim goggles – turn you into Michael Phelps?; How many calories are really in Starbucks’ beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte; What dietitians think of Dunkin’s new burrito bowls; An endurance athlete who’s just become first man to paddleboard across Pacific Ocean (2,900 miles from SF to Hawaii; 26 days); The heaviest woman to finish a marathon; Drinkable Unicorn Foam (zero calories, zero sugar, zero carbs, and gluten-free, kosher, keto-friendly).

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