That’s the mayor, joyfully destroying an illegally parked Mercedes. I guess there’s a real problem of luxury cars parking wherever the hell they want in Vilnius.
”I wanted to send a clear message that people with big and expensive cars can’t park wherever they feel like and ignore the rights of pedestrians and bike riders.”
From Small World News Service, via OMG Facts.
Mazda is recalling the 4-cylinder Mazda6 because some of the cars are infested with Yellow Sac spiders that can cause problems with their webs.
Via The Hairpin.
Construction has caused a 60-mile, 10-day (and counting) traffic jam in northern China. Some people have been stuck for 5 days, and locals are taking advantage of the situation.
Though there were no reports of road rage violence, drivers complained about price-gouging by villagers who were their only source of food and water. A bottle of water that normally costs 1 yuan (15 cents) was selling for 10 yuan ($1.50), while the price of a 3 yuan- (45 cent-) cup of instant noodles had more than tripled, media reports said.
The circled element in the above image is the Hofmeister Kink, a signature design element of BMWs. Other carmakers have adopted the Kink when they want to signify luxury — as opposed to economy.