Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 24, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Ready, set, shop? Walmart kicks off shorter holiday shopping season w/deals starting tomorrow–earliest start ever; Author of parenting book gets 3 weeks in jail for college admissions scam; Tesla shares soar after crushing third-quarter earnings (take THAT, all you skeptics); Holiday movie programming starts this weekend??; Americans spending almost half billion dollars on Halloween costumes…for their pets; Fatigue hitting influencers as Instagram evolves; Car prices rapidly increasing; A massive new exhibit at the Louvre, marking 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death (opens today, runs through end February); An overnight billionaire (literally–and the kid’s just 24 years old); The single biggest day of the earnings season.

Health & Wellness

Trans fats – bad for the heart and the brain?; Amazon acquires start-up Health Navigator, its first health-related purchase since PillPack; Virtus Health taps into artificial intelligence to improve IVF success rate; Answer to treating post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental issues – could lie in the gut?; How homeopathy went from fringe medicine to the grocery aisles; What happens to your brain when you check your phone in middle of the night; Why you should start your day w/morning sex; The top 10 medical innovations for 2020 (per Cleveland Clinic); Another life saved, thanks to the Apple Watch.

Fashion/Beauty

Who will be named model of the year?; Nordstrom opens its New York City flagship store to public today; Martha Stewart criticizes Felicity Huffman for her ‘schlumpy’ prison style; Competition for Barneys heats up; Tom Ford sells Bel Air home ($20 million); Ulta Beauty stock – fallen too far this year?; The clothing rental app that wants to end fast fashion; A ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ pearl (found in cold water oyster).

Fitness/Diet

Tom Brady taking it ‘day-by-day’? No longer saying he wants to play until he’s 45 years old? Admitting some level of uncertainty about his future?; Former Facebook engineer looking to put healthy diet on autopilot w/launch of Modern Basket; Jennifer Aniston’s fitness trainer coming to your living room; How to make fitness and health a priority when traveling; What to know when you’re going to free group workout; A 550-pound IT worker who remade himself into 220-pound Spartan Race athlete; An exclusive look at Lululemon x Wilderness; The top Mediterranean diet meal delivery services; LÄRABAR’s new Protein Bars.

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