19Entry by Sagar Parikh
18Entry by gicusudoru
We like to think the term "snake oil" is reserved for old-timey traveling salesmen and the holistic medicine aisle of Whole Foods, but it turns out it hits closer to home than we realize. In fact, many famous brands have been in trouble at some point or another for claiming their products have magical properties that everyone eventually called bullshit on.
With that in mind, we asked our readers to pick out the worst offenders and gave cash-money for the best entries. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...
Congrats, Scott Laffey. You win money.
Some characters come out of the gate and do an instant 180.