I considered doing a Top Ten Top Ten Lists list since there are so many of them floating around the blogosphere now. Instead, here are my two favorites along with an interesting/scary article about the psychology of consumerism.
Ben Goldacre's The Year in Bad Science.
The lovely and talented Rogues Gallery hips us to the SGU's year in review.
The Economist has taken a good, long look at neuromarketing. Thanks to Mindhacks for pointing this out.