Mike Corblay

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Distractify

Like most people, you've probably struggled with feeling like an occasional failure at work. Everyone makes mistakes and setbacks are inevitable, but …

Let There Be Lightness: Circa-1977 Lotus full-line brochur

<i>All brochure images from the collection of Mark J. McCourt</i><p>It was a wonderful recent surprise when I opened an envelope sent by dedicated Hemmings fan …

More than 2,000 classic cars lined up for world-record attempts through Coventry city centre

Classic Car Run 2013 View gallery<p>Thousands of classic cars will parade through Coventry in an ambitious bid to set two new world records at the same …

A Day Spent Carving Corners In A Tweaked BMW 2002

When searching for words that characterize the experience one gets from a modern sports car, “frustrating” is not one you would expect to come to …

Accessible Classic: The Fantastic, Forgotten Citroën GS

Launched in 1970—the same year as the famous SM—the GS filled an important slot in the Citroën range. Up until the GS arrived there had been an …

Everything old is new again with period-correct mild mods

<i>Period ads from the author’s collection.</i><p>There is a certain irony in the fact that many of the aftermarket parts vintage car buyers in the 1980s and …

This Is How Easily Our Cities Could Become High-Density Solar Power Plants

Solar energy has a dark side. Those gargantuan plants that sprawl out like deconstructed disco balls sacrifice valuable open space and put wildlife, …

Google will fly a crazy, plane-like, 84-foot wind turbine next month

Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash<p>Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today.<p>Google's wind turbines don't look like the ones you might see along the US coastline. They're more like …

Wind Power

Green-roofed Hong Kong health center is 100 percent naturally lit and ventilated

Ronald Lu & Partners completed the SK Yee Healthy Life Center, a low-carbon design that immerses patients in a lush, nature-filled environment. Built …

Hong Kong

New Hong Kong school campus to boast a green, bioclimatic facade

Ronald Lu & Partners recently unveiled designs for the new bioclimatic Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi) in Hong Kong. The …

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Happiness

The World's Worst Startup Jargon

From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley, mind-numbing startup jargon stops for no one. It winds up in TED Talks, pitch meetings and every tech journalist's inbox in between. At Forbes we're obsessed with all things entrepreneurs. So, for our third annual Jargon Madness -- an NCAA tournament-style …

Recent Survey Reveals Four Of The Top Leadership Behaviors

There’s a leadership gap that exists in industry today. In government, education, business and non-profit sectors, leadership have become an exception rather than the rule due mainly to the “me” centric approach that governs self-interest. If leadership is about authentic self-expression that …

Finally! A Flying Car Could Go On Sale As Soon As 2017

It’s the future promised to us by the Jetsons, “Back To The Future” and even as far back as Jules Verne: Finally after decades of dreaming and waiting, a company has plans to make a flying car commercially available to the public within 24 months.<p>Last year, Slovakian company AeroMobil unveiled its …

Flying Car

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Camping

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

TravelBest Of<p>Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Travel Photography

Top 10 Distance Trails

Travel<p>Top 10 Distance Trails from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Wind River Mountains, Wyoming</b> <br>The mountains climb over 13,00 feet (4,000 meters) into the skies southwest of Dubois in Wyoming. Native American tribes hunted here, and their rock …

Hiking

Tiny beads, big problem: Is there plastic in your facewash?

From the threat plastic shopping bags post to marine life, to the infamous Pacific ‘trash island’ – we already know our oceans are choking with …

Hackabot Nano, Plug And Play Arduino Robot Kit Unveiled (video)

Makers, and hobbyists that would like to learn more about robotics maybe interested in a new Arduino robot kit that has been developed by Funnyvale …

Arduino

3 Common Mistakes Startup Entrepreneurs Make

Here are the three most common pratfalls my clients (and I myself) have fallen victim to, and how to avoid them.<p>Not all entrepreneurs found companies--we can't all be Steve Jobs, and not everyone should aim to be. Many leaders make their marks inside existing companies and institutions; still …

Entrepreneurship

Death By Slapstick: Will The DARPA Robotics Challenge's Final, Grueling Stage Kill The Humanoid Bot?

With training wheels off, many robots in the Pentagon's competition will fall all over themselves<p>Yesterday, DARPA revealed two important pieces of news, regarding the final stage of the world's most ambitious robotics competition.<p>The first was the full lineup of teams headed to the DARPA Robotics …

Warren Buffett's Two Tips on Building Successful Businesses - Pass Them Along

CEO Warren Buffett’s recipe for business and life success is revealed in Berkshire Hathaway’s 2014 annual report released last weekend. It’s simple:<p><b>Culture + Leadership + Trust = Wealth</b><p>This formula shows how Berkshire’s unique culture and leadership has established a foundation of trust on which …

Investing

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

Are You a Fiction-Thinker?

If every new idea you encounter reminds you of a movie, song, or novel that you have consumed in the past, it might be holding you back.<p>Movies and …

Dilbert

Guardian's destroyed Snowden laptop to feature in major V&A show

The Guardian,Edward Snowden,The NSA files,V&A,Privacy,Internet safety,Culture,Museums,National newspapers,Newspapers,Newspapers & magazines,London,UK news,Media,US news<p>Hard drive used to store top-secret NSA documents that was smashed on insistence of prime minister to be part of exhibition that …

Surveillance

How Leaders Should React When Someone Disappoints

“Why?” the CEO of the hedge fund yelled at one of his portfolio managers. “Why would you increase that investment? What were you thinking?”<p>The portfolio manager muttered a weak defense which the CEO promptly and easily tore to shreds.<p>When the manager left his office, the CEO turned to me, …

Son Of M1: 1-of-3 1993 BMW Italdesign Nazca C2

This 1993 Italdesign BMW Nazca C2 is one of three running concepts built. This one remains unregistered with factory delivery mileage only, making it …

Soon, A Giant Balloon Could Leisurely Float You To The Edge Of Space

World View sets a new record in the quest to conquer the stratosphere<p>It’s a dream of many to visit the great wide vacuum that is outer space—but getting there can be pretty intense. You know, like the part where you have to strap yourself into a 60-ton rocket accelerating upward at 18,000 miles per …