Just one week after the end of summer, and there’s snow…in seven states…including 40 inches in parts of Montana?!; Elon Musk unveils SpaceX’s new Starship, designed to fly to moon, Mars and beyond; Abominable leads weekend box office ($21 million); Wedding loans in vogue – should you say “yes”?; IPO market slamming brakes on unprofitable companies; Felicity Huffman’s daughter reportedly retaking SATs; Millennials fleeing big cities for suburbs; A review of Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold; An $$$$ Airbnb rental that doesn’t actually exist (scam alert!); The first U.S. gas station that’s fully electric.
Meatless Monday goes more mainstream as McDonald’s begins testing new plant-based P.L.T. burger today in Canada; CVS pulls Zantac and its generic brand over possible link to cancer; Walmart’s Sam’s Club readies to launch bundled healthcare benefits to its members (pilot program in test states, starts early October); The secrets your face can reveal about your health (from whether you’re pregnant to whether you have medical issue); An app for the sober curious (makes dating, travel, and socializing easier for those who don’t drink); A plant pop-up hotel.
Forever 21 files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, will close up to 178 stores; Rent the Runway stops taking new customers; works to keep disgruntled subscribers on board w/refunds, discounts, cash; J.Crew’s Madewell moves into men’s fashion; Brooks Brothers introduces infant collection; Eyebrow extensions officially a thing?; The $170 bronzer that gives J.Lo that admirable “glow”; A newly-bearded George Clooney; Justin Bieber’s $25,000 lavender dental grills.
Buh Bye, athleisure; Hello, ‘ath-lifestyle‘?; Padma Lakshmi seeing higher numbers on scale after months of filming Top Chef; Mike The Situation Sorrentino seeing lower numbers after spending eight months in prison; Cam Newton’s vegan diet – to blame for his injuries, struggles?; How and when to include static stretching in your workout; What it’s like to be overweight and have anorexia; The need for Peloton (hardware company or fitness platform?) to ride like the wind to reward investors.