Posts Tagged ‘conspicuous consumption’

La Prairie, Bad Science and Conspicuous Consumption

April 15, 2012

Since Ben Goldacre stopped writing his weekly science column for the Guardian, it seems to me that more bullshit ‘science’ is creeping in. Take this item on rip-off Britain. I refer to the section wherein one Rachel Simmonds attempts to justify La Prairie selling a skin cream for £656. For a 50ml bottle. (more…)


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