Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - May 7, 2020

Consumer/Personal Finance

Layoffs start turning from temporary to permanent across America as job situation gets worse; Frontier scraps plans to charge passengers extra to guarantee empty middle seat; Tyson reopens its biggest pork plant; Airbnb – going to survive?; Clothing stores changing fitting rooms for coronavirus re-openings; American Airlines testing new First Class snack box (mmm, Wheat Thins); Airbnb hosts building own direct booking websites; Tinder launching in-app video chats; Bird watching – soaring; What experts are saying about when we will be going to concerts and sporting events again; How hotels are redefining cleanliness and safety; Arctic air in Eastern U.S. (in coming days); Flower Moon (tonight).

Health & Wellness

As you stop doing things you don’t want to do, end relationships that should have been ended a while back, and prioritize your entire life, are you feeling….happy? And is it OK to feel this way in the middle of a crisis?; Experts explain what we know so far about coronavirus antibody tests (not much, but taking them anyway); Study finds blood thinners may help patients w/severe coronavirus infections; What happens when you watch or read a lot of news about COVID-19; How to safeguard your mental health during pandemic; Healthy habits to keep up after lockdown ends (from listening to your body to setting work boundaries to stressing less over what you can’t control); An ‘eerie’ emptiness in the ER – where are the heart attacks and strokes?

Fashion/Beauty

You don’t say — brides going more minimal….this season, next, and maybe forever?; Sephora pushing back against temporary restraining order that would prevent it from ending contract with JCPenney (hearing scheduled for tomorrow); Ferragamo diving into new digital strategy to try to reach younger demo; Nordstrom permanently closing 16 stores (big blow for malls); A new Magic Glow Wand from facialist-to-the-stars Joanna Vargas so you can liven up your complexion at home; The best skincare fridges and why you need them; Mountain Dew-flavored lip balm.

Fitness/Diet

 

Is Adele getting too thin? People talking about this, that, and the other….; Peloton sales surge 66% as everyone realizes they need its super-expensive bike and live classes to stay sane; U.S. police officers test 50 mph electric bicycles in real-world patrols; Fitness trackers – valuable role in detecting and tracking spread of coronavirus?; How to supersize your walk (just takes a few minutes to improve your mood); Why you don’t want to get too much exercise during quarantine; A specific yoga routine that may help w/severe migraines; The 10 best places to go for free online workouts.

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