Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - November 5, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Researchers hack Siri, Alexa, and Google Home by shining lasers at them??; Felicity Huffman begins community service following release from prison; Starbucks opens its first pick-up only store in U.S. today; Dow rips to record high; JCPenney – the new place to play games, take selfies, hang out?; Growing number of smaller companies adopting 4-day workweek; ‘Free trials’ costing Americans a fortune; A change of heart for Krispy Kreme (now letting formerly-barred student re-sell its donuts); An early look at what new Ford Bronco will look like when debuts in spring; The start-up that launched wine into space so it could “age”…

Health & Wellness

Fa La La La La! Study reveals early Christmas decorating is good for your health; Consumer Reports tests potency and purity of turmeric and echinacea; Lena Dunham reveals she has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome – what’s that??; When to start colon and rectal screening (and why medical groups differ on this); The 15 best foods to eat when you have the flu (or even bad cold); A reason to re-think how you hydrate in the sky; An unhealthy-looking Matthew Perry; Your seven chakras, explained…

Fashion/Beauty

Diamonds are an American Girl Doll’s best friend?; Harrods readying to open network of standalone beauty stores; David’s Bridal preparing for talks w/lenders in search of solution to its ailing balance sheet; Lady Gaga starring in movie about Gucci family murder; More men using laser hair removal on their private parts?; The over-the-top Tiffany & Co. gifts that deserve special spot on your fantasy wish list; A very cozy history of the puffer coat; An engaged Anna Faris (maybe).

Fitness/Diet

Skinny Pot: Could weight-loss weed be next?; ClassPass customers say they’re being bombarded w/emails from gyms and studios; Under Armour’s stock tanks as problems pile up; Instagram – causing increase in yoga injuries?; Why it’s best to exercise before breakfast; How to be better workout buddy; The first known woman to standup paddle entire 2,300-mile length of Mississippi River; A recall of more than 100 vegetable products.

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