Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - November 27, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Hurricane-force winds, blizzard conditions, heavy snowfall – and a ‘bomb cyclone’ on the west coast? These are the dire predictions of weather forecasters, who are warning Thanksgiving travelers to be cautious and prepare for delays; Toys ‘R’ Us back in business w/first store (opens today); Holiday decorations –  elite’s new competitive sport?; Real estate associations cracking down on private listings; Twitter going to remove inactive accounts and free up handles; Shopping while driving – the dangerous holiday trend of 2019?; How you can watch A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving this year; Why Macy’s cares about the weather when other retailers don’t; Which stores are open on Thanksgiving, and when; The latest Italian town selling homes for $1; “A Candle for Day Drinking”

Health & Wellness

For your heart, eat fish or…take pills? Now there’s a drug equal to 8 salmon servings?!; Impossible Foods eyes doubling valuation w/new funding; Best Buy makes inroads w/health offerings (now serving 1 million seniors); Ketamine may treat harmful drinking behavior by ‘rewriting drinking memories’??? Huh???; Why U.S. life expectancy still on the decline; How to use avocados to make your favorite desserts healthier (For you, Josephine); The best plant-based meal delivery kits; A growing market for pea protein; Health benefits of chia seed…water.

Fashion/Beauty

Remember when we wrote about that pair of Nike “Moon Shoes” that sold for about half a million last year? Now a second set is up for sale – how much they gonna go for?; Versace suing Fashion Nova over copycat version of Jennifer Lopez’s iconic jungle-print gown; Gucci opening restaurant on Rodeo Drive (Spring 2020); Stutterheim now making luxury raincoats for dogs; Pili oil – new superfood for skin that deeply nourishes and protects?; Hollywood’s $1000 facial that involves as many as 100 ingredients.

Fitness/Diet

How many calories are in that Thanksgiving meal? 3,000’ish??? And what does it take to burn it off? Gyms even open tomorrow???; SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan resigns w/no explanation for leadership change; Bethany Frankel shares ‘philosophy on eating and exercise’ (no ‘torturous’ workouts or dieting); Pickleball – next Fountain of Youth, Rosie?; The top workout trends and products for 2020; A mint that can (apparently) help you give up sugar.

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