Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 7, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

It’s National Consignment Day! Time to get rid of stuff you no longer want, and make some money in the process? Lots of promotions going on today; Controversial Joker sets new October record w/$93.5 million debut; Consumer Reports names iPhone 11 Pro best smartphone, praising battery life and camera; Airlines roll out new programs to help children w/autism; Credit Karma launches high-yield savings account that earns over 20 times more than average??; What you need to know about Bed Bath & Beyond coupons, returns, and gift cards in light of all the store closings; How every new IPO bigger than $1 billion has performed in 2019; An app that tells you how noisy restaurants are; The 20-year-old chef serving $200 tasting menu in NYC; A $1,600 wagyu beef burger topped w/gold (For you, James).

Health & Wellness

Are the supplements you’re taking actually doing anything?; Michigan doctor launches online clinic dedicated to anti-aging; Americans bail on…kale; Counterfeit water filters – bigger health risk than you may realize?; An app (TapCloud) that helps you tell your doctor what’s wrong; The fall produce you need to try (besides pumpkin); More bad blood for Theranos founder, Elizabeth Holmes (this time w/her own attorneys); Another round of chemo for Alex Trebek.

Fashion/Beauty

Barneys thisclose to announcing buyout deal? Newlyweds Justin and Hailey Bieber team up for Calvin Klein underwear campaign; Lady Gaga celebrates going multi-platinum status w/bubblegum pink hair; Kardashian-Kenner family gets into resale business (Think: full-length minks, goat hair vests, thigh-high boots); Victoria Beckham ditches YouTube channel – only brought in £25/day?!; How Erin Andrews’ cervical cancer diagnosis inspired her to create clothing line; Why Nicky Hilton created shoe line amid ‘retail apocalypse’; The fake doctor who nearly killed patient w/butt enlargement procedure.

Fitness/Diet

Ever heard of waist training? You know, when you work out while wearing a gut-sucking corset? It’s (apparently) becoming popular exercise trend for those seeking hourglass shape; SoulCycle’s Stacey Griffith picks up (romantic) pace w/Milly designer Michelle Smith; Will Smith launches limited edition ‘Bel-Air Athletics’ collection; ‘Gratitude Mile’ – trick you need to power through your long runs?; A breakdown of the McRib’s ingredients and nutritional information (Cult favorite returns to McDonald’s today); The benefits of group fitness workouts for your body and mind; Heaviest…pumpkin.

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