Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - September 24, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

How much is your life worth? Boeing to pay bereaved 737 families $144,500 each; Second parent faces sentencing in college admissions scandal today; Google introduces new gaming subscription service; Facebook acquires brain-computing start-up; Rut Roh–Roku? Negative Netflix?; Samsung’s $2000 folding phone going on sale in U.S. this week (Friday); Amtrak launching non-stop service between New York City and Washington, D.C. (Monday); Trio of tropical storms spinning in Atlantic (now); Zillow hoping to make buying/selling home as easy as trading in a car?; How much Patriots has to pay NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown (had $15 million contract, John); What to do if Thomas Cook has left you stranded; A look inside Apple’s luminous new flagship store; The return of Oprah’s book club; Nestlé’s luxury KitKat bars; Toblerone Lava Cakes.

Health & Wellness

And the verdict is….guilty. Former Wall Street banker Sean Stewart convicted of insider trading – again – for passing tips about healthcare industry mergers to his father; Billionaire Ken Griffin teams up w/Michael J. Fox Foundation to fund new $10 million Parkinson’s research program; Kourtney Kardashian partners w/Saje Natural Wellness on luxe aromatherapy diffuser; Why being highly conscientious is one of healthiest personality traits; How to tell if you’re actually sleep-deprived (Yes, we are, Lisa); A new yoga retreat in Montana that promises wellness-meets-wilderness; The country’s first cannabis café.

Fashion/Beauty

Designers too afraid to do anything new? Lack creativity? Style superstar Iris Apfel says there’s ‘no passion left’ in fashion industry, too many copy-cats!; Mother issues warning after dry shampoo bottle explodes in daughter’s car; Tiffany & Co. courts millennials in China w/massive, and strategic exhibition; Barbour reinvents the classics for its 125th anniversary; How to tell if Sephora reviews are trustworthy; What happens to your skin when you drink too much; The coolest clean and green skincare brands of 2019; A professional’s guide to organizing your beauty products.

Fitness/Diet

Soul line dancing: come for the fitness…stay for the friendships?; Reebok debuts maternity fitness apparel that ‘grows’ w/baby bump; Lululemon strettttchhhes back in buy zone as analyst sees share gains (“accelerating opportunity in men’s and international sales”); Personalized diets – ready for prime time?; What we can expect to take over fitness landscape in 2020; Why you should go full-fat; Inside the Ness, New York’s newest invite-only boutique workout.

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