If you got a Sharper Image gift card for Christmas, you can kiss that electric nose hair trimmer goodbye. At least for the time being, your card’s worth bupkis, because the retailer entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Buzz can think of several other gift cards we wouldn’t want to find lurking behind the library card in our wallet:
The early years of World War II truly were Britain’s darkest hour — struggling to figure out the mind of Adolf Hitler, officials hired an astrologer. The soothsayer turned out to be a charlatan, but a close study of the Brits’ failure helped the Reagan administration avoid similar mistakes when choosing its astrologer.