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Regular Einstein Awards

The best of this week's absurd news and fatuous people

Written by . Published on December 9th 2011.


Regular Einstein Awards

WE scour the local and international media to bring you the best and worst our planet has to offer. Drum roll please...

 

Crash-Japan “The Most Expensive Pile-Up Ever” Award goes to…

A group of super car drivers in Japan involved in a 14 vehicle crash which included eight Ferraris, a Lamborghini and three Mercedes Benzes. Remarkably no one was seriously injured but the cost of the incident was thought to be over £2m.


“The Funniest Glitch In Gaming” Award goes to…
Fifa 12 for capturing a moment where Liverpool’s Andy Carrol snogs Arsenal’s Lukasz Fabianski. The Xbox and Playstation game footage has had 1,000,000 YouTube Hits, 5,000 ‘likes’ and seen more than 1,000 posted comments.


“The Internet Is Dangerous If You Are A Lush” Award goes to...

Britain’s inebriated online purchasers. A recent study found that nearly half the population has at one time indulged in a bit of online shopping when drunk. According to research clothes, DVDs and technology are popular drunk buys although it also highlighted the fact that many fall asleep or fail to carry out transactions.


Hmfake “The Fashion Industry Promoting Unreal Body Perception” Award’ goes to…

The H&M campaign which got busted by a Swedish newspaper for using computer generated body images with real model faces.


Beautifulpeople

“The Silvio Berlusconi Bunga Bunga” Award goes to…

Internet dating site BeautifulPeople.com who tastefully offered up a date with a scantily clad Virgin Mary on auction site eBay.  

 

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