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Urban Camp Turns Parking Lots Into Micro-Villages, Is a Manifesto Against Car Culture
Urban Camp Turns Parking Lots Into Micro-Villages, Is a Manifesto Against Car Culture

30 Jul 2022, 02:00 UTC / Designer Felipe Campolina proposes a project that prioritizes man over vehicles, could potentially solve the homelessness crisis in big cities

 
A Woman Hits a Tesla in a Parking Lot and the Car's Reaction Is Totally Unexpected for Her
A Woman Hits a Tesla in a Parking Lot and the Car's Reaction Is Totally Unexpected for Her

20 Jul 2022, 16:40 UTC / Sentry Mode filmed a woman apparently hitting a Tesla in a parking lot for no reason. The situation is all the more bizarre because the woman's reaction comes u

 
Park Your Car’s Shadow in the Disabled Spot and You Get a Fine, Ford Driver Claims
Park Your Car’s Shadow in the Disabled Spot and You Get a Fine, Ford Driver Claims

22 Apr 2022, 04:49 UTC / Dad parks Ford in the usual spot, is surprised to get a fine in the mail. He claims it’s because he parked his car’s shadow in the disabled spot

 
Huge Car Guzzling Sinkhole Wreaks Havoc in a Parking Lot in Jerusalem
Huge Car Guzzling Sinkhole Wreaks Havoc in a Parking Lot in Jerusalem

8 Jun 2021, 17:07 UTC / A giant hole in the ground swallowed several cars in a parking lot in Jerusalem. There were no deaths or injuries reported.

 
The Unsung Hero of Supermarket Parking Has Spent 6 Years to Park in Every Spot
The Unsung Hero of Supermarket Parking Has Spent 6 Years to Park in Every Spot

30 Apr 2021, 09:11 UTC / Gareth Wild came up with the idea of parking in every spot on the lot outside his regular supermarket; he dedicated 6 years of his life to the mission

 
An M.C. Escher Inspired Parking Lot for Bikes is Open for Business in The Hague
An M.C. Escher Inspired Parking Lot for Bikes is Open for Business in The Hague

13 Sep 2020, 23:35 UTC / The Netherlands are a bike haven. It makes sense to also have entire parking lots designed only for bicycles. This one is even inspired by M.C. Escher.

 
Guy Plays Around with Tesla Smart Summon, Police Pull Over Driverless Car
Guy Plays Around with Tesla Smart Summon, Police Pull Over Driverless Car

4 Oct 2019, 10:01 UTC / Guy testing the Tesla Smart Summon get a police surprise after a cop pulls over the driverless car, the entire scene seems staged

 
A Ferrari 812 Superfast Being Towed Away is a Deplorable Sight
A Ferrari 812 Superfast Being Towed Away is a Deplorable Sight

8 Aug 2018, 13:47 UTC / Driver of 2017 supercar parks it illegally in West London, gets to see it towed away. He has also been issued a fine of £130

 
Bird-Eating Spiders on the Loose in Derbyshire After Car Runs Over Pots
Bird-Eating Spiders on the Loose in Derbyshire After Car Runs Over Pots

16 Jul 2018, 12:14 UTC / 10 pots were found on the scene and 2 of them were empty; RSPCA warns locals not to approach the Brazilian spiders if they spot them

 
Automated Valet Parking Robot Shows Why We Need Self-Driving Cars
Automated Valet Parking Robot Shows Why We Need Self-Driving Cars

31 May 2017, 13:31 UTC / A robotics company named Stanley Robotics has come up with a system that not only parks cars on its own, but it also does it more efficiently

 
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught
Chinese Driver Draws Parking Spot With Chalk To Trick Cops, He Gets Caught

2 May 2017, 18:09 UTC / A Chinese van driver tried to trick police officers in Hong Kong by drawing a parking spot in chalk around his car. It did not work out for him thanks to CCTV

 
Siberia's Strongest Woman Demonstrates Alternative Road Rage Solution
Siberia's Strongest Woman Demonstrates Alternative Road Rage Solution

30 Mar 2017, 17:05 UTC / Everyone has had an encounter with an amateur "drifter." You might have encountered them in parking lots, and they were close to a crash. Here's a response

 
Daimler Trucks China Executive Has Xenophobic Remarks During Parking Space Row
Daimler Trucks China Executive Has Xenophobic Remarks During Parking Space Row

21 Nov 2016, 18:17 UTC / The CEO of Daimler Trucks & Buses China Ltd had an uncontrolled outburst at the people in the country currently hosting him caused by a parking space incident

 
Cars Have Grown Larger, Parking Lots Haven't: a Very Expensive Situation
Cars Have Grown Larger, Parking Lots Haven't: a Very Expensive Situation

21 Nov 2016, 17:12 UTC / Not only have cars grown over the past few years, but so has our desire for the largest of them, as demonstrated by the public's proclivity toward SUVs

 
Parking Lot Looks like It's Hosting the Convention of People Who Can't Park
Parking Lot Looks like It's Hosting the Convention of People Who Can't Park

9 Oct 2016, 15:53 UTC / One of the first things they teach us in driving school is how to park a car. Well, teaching and learning are two very different things

 
Concrete Proof that Not Everyone Possesses All the Necessary Parking Skills
Concrete Proof that Not Everyone Possesses All the Necessary Parking Skills

4 Sep 2016, 20:41 UTC / What happens when you really want something, but getting it is almost impossible? Well, you try harder, think outside the box and don't take no for an answer

 
Watch Six Excruciating Minutes of the Worst Parking Fail You've Ever Seen
Watch Six Excruciating Minutes of the Worst Parking Fail You've Ever Seen

6 Jul 2016, 14:28 UTC / A woman finds parallel parking harder than deciphering the hieroglyphs as she struggles to squeeze her Opel Corsa into a spot that could have taken a large SUV

 
Four Disabled Parking Spaces Taken by One Very Un-Disabled Driver in the UK
Four Disabled Parking Spaces Taken by One Very Un-Disabled Driver in the UK

25 May 2016, 20:04 UTC / It's hard to believe how just one apparently harmless image - no words, no context, nothing - can make us feel so enraged by what we see

 
Chevrolet Spark Driver Starts a Rampage in Underground Parking Lot
Chevrolet Spark Driver Starts a Rampage in Underground Parking Lot

14 Apr 2016, 19:51 UTC / In one of those cases that can best be described using three capital letters that start with "W" and end with "F," a woman driver wrecks havoc in a parking lot

 
Google Employee Lived in an RV in Google's Parking Lot for Two Years
Google Employee Lived in an RV in Google's Parking Lot for Two Years

21 Mar 2016, 17:39 UTC / Working for one of the most hi-tech companies out there while living almost cost-free: the story of Pete and Kara, the resident couple of Google's parking lot