I always assumed that the reason normal, non-rich-people cars don’t have hood ornaments is that a) tiny car sculptures are not for plebeians and b) Bart Simpson might steal them. But it turns out there’s another reason: Without a hood ornament, you have more room for birds.

This guy was unscathed by his 40-MPH adventure — in fact, he’s king of the world. But the really important question goes unaddressed: Would this car now be allowed in the HOV-3 lane?