Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - January 7, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Flying cars, sex toys, intelligent toilets, super-thin 8K TVs and more – Consumer Electronics Show kicks off today; One of America’s oldest and largest milk producers files for bankruptcy; Jeopardy! champs battle for GOAT title; Bed Bath & Beyond sells floor out from under itself; Taco Bell owner adds burgers w/$375 million Habit Restaurants acquisition – questionable move?; SmileDirectClub betting its exclusive deal w/Walmart will bring smiles to its investors; Little Caesars partnering w/DoorDash to provide pizza delivery service; Pier 1 Imports closing up to 450 stores (almost half its total); Hallmark Cards cutting 400 jobs; Another earthquake in Puerto Rico this morning – strongest in over a week (6.5 magnitude).

Health & Wellness

Mysterious virus making China (and rest of Asia) nervous…It’s not SARS, so what is it?; Impossible Foods debuts its latest lab-grown meat creation as company prepares for global push; Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop show brings dubious health claims to Netflix; Four-day workweek (currently under consideration in Finland) – key to happiness?; What 20 years of work can do to your body (Think: poor posture, round stomach, stress-induced eczema); How to cope w/post-holiday depression and dreaded January slump; The top high-protein fast food items to consider when you want most bang for your nutritional buck.


Stop Thief! Gangs likened to Pink Panthers stealing luxury watches (mostly Rolexes) in Paris weekend heists; Air Jordan’s new sneaker collaboration w/Dior setting internet on fire; TheRealReal opening flagship store in San Francisco; Baby Yoda beauty products – coming soon? CVS receipt scarves – available now?; The model who says her nudes have raised $700,000 for Australian fire relief.


Gym class without a gym? High schools follow Peloton example; Krispy Kreme adds 100-calorie(ish) mini-donuts to permanent menu in new ‘cheat sweet’ campaign; Under Armour‘lost it many years ago’?; Why keto diet is so popular even though not sustainable; How to choose which of Weight Watchers’ new plans is best one for you; What happens to your body when you’re skipping meals; The lazy man’s guide to getting fit; Foam rolling for beginners.

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