These blings of the road take pimp my ride to a whole new level.Whole families in Japan spend months fitting out these ‘light trucks’, decorated with more sparkle than the average Christmas high street.
Looking like a cross between Transformers’ super robot Megatron and a particularly gaudy arcade machine, the custom trucks cost around £100,000 each to hand-decorate… dailymail.com
The Ig Nobel Prizes are a parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year in early October for ten achievements that “first make people laugh, and then make them think”. Organized by the scientific humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR),
they are presented by a group that includes genuine Nobel Laureates at a ceremony at Harvard University’s Sanders Theater… wikipedia.org
And the winners this year are…