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Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - October 21, 2019

Consumer/Personal Finance

Tornado rips through Dallas, leaves widespread damage and power outages (miraculously, no reports of deaths or serious injuries); PG&E warns of severe weather this week, plans more power cutoffs across 17 Northern and Central California counties; Fans flocking to Joker stairs in the Bronx for perfect Instagram picture; Delta betting you’ll pay $59/year for overhead bin space; Additional charges (including bribery) coming in college admissions scandal?; A successful test flight (record 19-hour+ nonstop, New York to Sydney); An unwelcome streak of insider trading charges at Goldman Sachs; The Orionid meteor shower (late tonight/early Tuesday morning); Earnings, earnings, earnings (strong start).

Health & Wellness

The more active your brain, the shorter your lifespan may be? Huhhhh????; Fitbit stepping up its partnerships w/drug companies to tackle critical heart condition (AFib); Doctors urging patients to get flu shots now (bad flu season in Australia raising concerns about season here); Hospitals pushing 3D mammograms despite no evidence they save lives?; A genetic reason why some people don’t need to sleep that much; The UK’s first private members’ spa.

Fashion/Beauty

Serena Williams and Nike seeking emerging designers for 2020 apparel and footwear collection; World’s oldest pearl going on display in Abu Dhabi; Things getting uglier in sneaker world (brands ripping each other off); NASA shirts selling, selling, selling – who’s profiting?; An exclusive tour of Omega’s new watch museum in Switzerland; The non-invasive skincare “tweakments” that are rivaling surgery; A now-married Jennifer Lawrence (See her around Newport, Suzie? Diana?).

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