Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 29, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

California faces huge power cuts as wildfires rage–estimated 1.5 million more people set to lose power today; Virgin Galactic celebrates first day on New York Stock Exchange; Uber announces deeper push into financial services w/Uber Money; Apple unveils $250 noise-cancelling AirPods Pro; Popeyes sets official return date for its virally popular chicken sandwich; Soho House, the luxury hotel and private members’ club, raises $100 million at valuation of $2 billion???; The perfect wines to pair w/your favorite Halloween candy; An all-time high for the S&P 500.

Health & Wellness

Beyond Meat turns first profit, tops estimates…but stock still falling? IPO lockup expiration today–whatcha gonna go, John?; Impossible Whoppers fuel Burger King’s best quarter in four years; Facebook unveils first foray into personal digital healthcare tools; Silicon Valley founders going on ‘dopamine fasts’ – ridiculous fad or stroke of genius?; Why you need more Vitamin K (older adults don’t get as much as should); How your poop can help train AI; A new Angelina Jolie-produced documentarySerendipity – that explores breast cancer through sculpture; The ‘sex shots’ that keep 73-year old Suzanne Somers and her 83-year old producer husband “active”…as in twice/day; Xanax recall.

Fashion/Beauty

Last minute bid to buy Barneys coming on Halloween?; Nordstrom family dropping plans to take larger ownership share in department store chain; Birchbox CEO looking beyond beauty connoisseurs for next phase of growth; Allbirds growing, growing, growing (opening 20 stores next year); Christie Brinkley’s ex-husband Peter Cook planning to marry 21-year old college student?; A warning about Halloween costume contact lenses (which are all over Instagram right now).

Fitness/Diet

Google parent Alphabet in talks to buy Fitbit; Walgreens announces plans to bring Jenny Craig weight loss services to 100 drugstore locations; Doctors call on workplaces to ban sales of sugary drinks; Kelly Ripa’s ‘biological age’ actually 35, thanks to her workouts and plant-based alkaline diet?; What nutritionists really do w/their kids’ Halloween candy haul; Why you’re always hungry (and what to do about it…besides, like, eat); A super-ripped Tim McGraw (‘best shape of my life’); The Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir – 72 and still crushing workouts.

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