Dragon's Den vs. snake-oil salesman

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Dragon's Den vs. snake-oil salesman

Post by specious_reasons »

Courtesy of Phil Plait's blog:

I've seen parts of this show, or shows like it, where a panel of experts/venture capitalists review a presentation by a business in need of money.

It's mildly surprising how strongly the whole panel reacts to this guy who's selling a bottle of distilled water & minerals as a cure-all. I assume it's because these people are experts enough and see this kind of crap every day of their lives.