Logical Next Step: Fake Luxury-Brand Shopping Bags
December 12, 2011
China is known for making knock-offs, especially fake luxury goods. Counterfeiting in that country apparently has reached a new level. Chinese shoppers, according to China Daily, are now buying fake luxury-brand shopping bags — the paper bags that make people think you've been buying things in the real Louis Vuitton or Chanel store.
Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
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