Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - February 20, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Markets may face ‘pretty serious reckoning’ as coronavirus slows growth?; Steven Spielberg’s daughter launches adult entertainment career; TikTok rolls out new parental controls; Airports warning of chaos w/looming Real ID license deadline; Flip phones facing backlash; Gold going to top $2000 in next 12 to 24 months?; Virgin Galactic stock going to keep rocketing higher?; How hottest IPO stocks of 2019 are faring now (and 10 most anticipated of 2020); Why Tesla stock jumped higher (again) yesterday; The best fast food cheeseburgers, ranked; Peeps’ five new flavors (plus minis) for Easter.

Health & Wellness

80 is not the new 70? Study finds age may bias heart care; Burger King launches (gross) campaign to highlight removal of artificial preservatives; Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery; Top dentist and public face of SmileDirect – going to lose license?; How COVID-19 does-and doesn’t-spread (and how long virus may linger on contaminated surfaces); Why DNA tests suddenly unpopular; The patient who played violin during brain surgery to guide doctors as they carefully removed tumor; An incredibly lucky Ryan Newman (walked out of hospital just two days after terrifying crash).

Fashion/Beauty

Victoria’s Secretthisclose to becoming private company? $1.1 billion valuation; Authentic Brands buys Forever 21, plans major revamp (new lines jewelry, footwear, handbags; more partnerships; international expansion); Alice + Olivia’s Stacey Bendet turns public feud w/Steve Madden (oy) into charitable initiative; Gucci opens funky-looking pop-up store in Chicago; Mark Zuckerberg gets his armpits blow-dried before speeches?; How the brow lift went mainstream; What you need to know about dermaplaning; The mom who had her ear amputated after developing skin cancer due to tanning addiction; A new men’s skincare line called…Disco; Barneys final final final goodbye (Sunday).

Fitness/Diet

What is the ‘dry fasting’ trend and is it safe?; Flywheel shutting down its virtual classes after admitting it illegally copied Peloton; Scientists exploring food crunchiness as tool to fight obesity; Basketball shoe industry getting crushed by athleisure wave; Why kids aren’t riding bikes the way we used to; How to punch like Rocky w/best boxing bags for your home gym; An unrecognizable Yasmine Bleeth (spotted 17 years after quitting Hollywood); A slimmed-down Drew Barrymore; Crepini Egg White Thins.

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