Electronic valet parks the car, no tip required
There is no one inside the Range Rover in a Las Vegas parking lot. But it still guides its way to a parking place, after what looks like some hesitation.
Archaeologists plan more digs at Richard III site
Archaeologists who unearthed the skeleton of England's King Richard III under a municipal parking lot say they want to dig up a 600-year-old stone coffin found nearby.
Strong urban cores promote socializing in the city
Long commute times and urban areas that leapfrog over open space make it harder for people to socialize, but cities that are decentralized are even worse, University of Utah researchers say in a study published online today ...
Video of eagle attacking toddler sparks online buzz
A video of a golden eagle swooping down in Montreal and briefly snatching a toddler off the ground sparked online buzz, but turned out on Wednesday to be a hoax that some said harms wildlife.
Partnership bringing real-time parking information to urban motorists
Space shuttle embarks on 12-mile trip to LA museum (Update)
(AP)—At its prime, the space shuttle Endeavour cruised around the Earth at 17,500 mph (28,160 kph), faster than a speeding bullet.
Shuttle crossing provides a unique teaching moment
(AP)—When the space shuttle Endeavour hits the streets of Los Angeles, some schools along the 12-mile route are using the historic move as a teaching moment.
Researchers investigate the science behind cooperation
(Phys.org)—For two decades, evolutionary scientists have been locked in a debate over the evolved functions of three distinctive human behaviors: the great readiness we show for cooperating with new people; the strong interest ...
'Virtual bumpers' can help avoid crashes
Three new Cadillac models, including the ATS sport sedan, have a new advanced safety system that can automatically stop the vehicle in low-speed conditions to help avoid crashes.
'Cool pavement' technologies studied to address hot urban surfaces
(Phys.org)—On those sweltering summer days—when it's too hot to play at the playground, when it seems like you could fry an egg on the pavement, when your car feels like an oven after a couple hours parked ...
Google merges online and offline worlds in Maps
Google on Wednesday took another step in its quest to merge the Internet with the real world with Maps and put itself at the heart of mobile gadget lifestyles in the process.
Researchers explore alternatives to reducing crime at high-crime locations
The bar with the regularly flashing police lights in its parking lot. The apartment building thats frequently featured on the news because of numerous crime investigations. A new essay suggests an alternative approach ...
UNH research adds to mounting evidence against popular pavement sealcoat
A parking lot at the edge of the University of New Hampshire campus has contributed important research to an emerging concern for the environment and human health.
In a new book, an MIT urban planner rethinks the mundane, ubiquitous parking lot
Quick: Name a great parking lot.