Ye Olde Gadgete Bullshittery


You, too, can look like a pasty, bloated pub-lout with rosacea.

Ahh, I love these little round-ups of fake gadgets that took the world by storm. Not surprisingly Wired didn’t add Scientology’s E-Meter dead-alien-soul-dectector system but they did mention the Tesla watch, bullshit++, and the Q-Ray bracelet that my mom actually wears and which makes no specific medical claims.

After a few years of paying attention to gadgets, I’ve been able to suss out what’s total garbage and what has a ray of truth. All of this stuff stinks to high heaven yet still sells in droves. What was it about a sucker being born every minute?

10 Great Snake-Oil Gadgets [Wired]