Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - January 30, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Facebook’s new metrics show it’s still one-trick pony (too reliant on its core app to generate revenue); Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine; Tesla spikes on earnings beat, vows to sell more than half million cars this year; Tom Brady buys home in Las Vegas – Hello, Raiders?; MoviePass shutting down permanently and liquidating in bankruptcy; Hackers ramping up attacks on retirement accounts; Warren Buffett giving up on newspapers; Krispy Kreme expanding in New York City; What arrives on and leaves from Netflix in February 2020; Where to get best Super Bowl food deals; A Super Bowl drinking game for those inclined to…drink; The new hot sauce everyone wants for this weekend, but can’t get.

Health & Wellness

You into plant-based meat? How ’bout you? And you? Interest in meat alternatives broader than you think; Delta redesigning uniforms – again – after lawsuits over all sorts of health issues – from rashes and hives to blurred vision, breathing difficulties; Japan going crazy over McDonald’s first-ever rice burger bun; Denny’s giving away free Beyond Burgers (today); KFC expanding plant-based Beyond Fried Chicken test (next week); How balancing ‘warming’ and ‘cooling’ foods could benefit your health; Why mountain towns across U.S. are experiencing mental health crisis; The cancer-surviving dog starring in a $6 million Super Bowl ad; A spike in ‘Avocado-Hand’ injuries.


Anyone want to buy a struggling lingerie brand? Billionaire founder of Victoria’s Secret looking to get out; StockX donating all proceeds from all Kobe Bryant-related products sold on its platform to late athlete’s foundation; Nordstrom launching secondhand shop online and in its New York flagship store (tomorrow); Designer Thom Browne collaborating with…Samung?; An inside look at Louis Vuitton’s first-ever café and restaurant.


Pizza! Nachos! Wings! Chips! Guac! Beer! How many calories will you consume on Super Bowl Sunday? Average is a whopping 2,400!; Queen legend Brian May launches guitar-adorned sports bra; Netflix of fitness (NEOU) releases new platform for kids; Ultramarathons – becoming much more mainstream?; The real-life diet of Juice Press Founder Marcus Antebi, who likens his meals to meditation; A 9-year-old boy who can deadlift more than twice his body weight (and is crushing records left and right).

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