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    Planned Obsolescence

    The Lightbulb Conspiracy – Planned Obsolescence

    Source: TheTruthIsDiscovered February 14, 2014 Did you know that the lifetime of light bulbs has been reduced on purpose to just 1000 hours? Or that your printer may ‘break’ after a predefined number of printed pages determined by an electronic counter? Or that Apple batteries lasted only 18 months which meant that you had to throw away your iPods and buy another? What about Dupont stockings that were strong enough to tow a car, before they went back to design a stocking that would wear out more quickly! Have you ever heard the phrase ‘…They don’t make them like they used to’ or have you ever wondered why an item…