bad products

The Juicero Was A Terrible Idea That Became A Money-Losing Business

The Juicero Was A Terrible Idea That Became A Money-Losing Business

No matter how much you like cold-pressed juice, it was hard to make an argument for actually buying the Juicero, a WiFi-connected juicer. The product, which originally sold for $699, turned proprietary, barcoded fresh fruit and vegetable packets into juice. Now Juicero is going out of business, and these machines will likely become pricey doorstops. [More]

Segway Slowly, Dorkily Rolls Onto Worst Inventions List

Segway Slowly, Dorkily Rolls Onto Worst Inventions List

On the heels of the New York Daily News stupid inventions list comes Time Magazine’s 50 Worst Inventions roundup. Equally awful Farmville, the Segway and subprime mortgages pop up along with the must-have-sounded-good-at-the-time hydrogen blimp.

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Sleeping Pills For Kids? The 2007 International Bad Product Awards

Sleeping Pills For Kids? The 2007 International Bad Product Awards

The Consumer’s International 2007 International Bad Product Awards are here, folks. Let’s have a big round of applause for: