Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - September 11, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Missed the big Apple event yesterday? New iPhones, Apple Watches, an iPad…timing and pricing details for its new subscription services, etc. etc.; Winklevoss twins launch crypto storage service; Uber lays off hundreds of staffers–again; Average FICO score hits all-time high?; Netflix putting out strong performance data, but investors still fleeing stock; Billionaire Ken Griffin buying more and more real estate; Bette Midler selling Fifth Avenue PH apartment (Yours for $50 million); Jennifer Lopez headlining Halftime Show at Super Bowl LIV?; This fall’s most anticipated restaurant openings….hotels; and, for you, Sam – books.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Have researchers finally discovered the Fountain of Youth? Cocktail of drugs gives first hope that ‘biological age’ can be reversed; Growing number of workers turning to teletherapy – online mental health counseling – to deal w/work-induced stress; Taco Bell introducing new national vegetarian menu (sans Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods); Period-tracking apps sharing sensitive data w/Facebook?; The gut-healing drink that tastes like soda and is way easier to make than kombucha; A breathalyzer for weed; Britain’s oldest twins (thriving because of “no sex and plenty of Guinness” lol)…

FASHION/BEAUTY

Is 24-hour-wear makeup legit?? And is it good for your skin?; L Brands promises an ‘evolution’ is ahead for Victoria’s Secret brand; JCPenney stock rallies nearly 19% amid addition of new men’s clothing line, concept shops; Fashion designer Betsey Johnson lists colorful Malibu mobile home (yes, mobile) for $1.95 million; Kate Spade – problems, problems, problems?; How men’s fashion is inspiring interior design trends; Why TheRealReal not interested in buying a department store anytime soon; Weirdest trends at NY Fashion Week; Chanel’s first-ever Brow Artist.

FITNESS/DIET

High-fat, high-carb diets affect not only your physical appearance, but also your brain?; Peloton sets IPO range between $26-$29/share, looks to raise over billion; Lululemon launches high-end streetwear brand Lab; Alex Rodriguez backs LA-based workout app Fitplan (lead investor $$$$); Tracking your exercise — more effective w/competition?; A review of Starbucks’s egg bites (What exactly are they, anyway???); The states w/highest junk food consumption (Alabama tops list); Halo Top’s Chocolate Peppermint Crunch.

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