Mike Corblay

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Distractify

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 …

Jaguar Cars

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 …

BMW

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 …

Classic Cars

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 …

Classic Cars

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, …

Solar Power

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 …

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 …

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 …

Hong Kong

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, …

South America

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
Leadership

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 …

Jules Verne

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 …

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 …

Happiness

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

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

<b>When you think about the environmental impact of washing your face, you’re probably just worried about wasting water. Unfortunately, when you’re</b> …

Pollution

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 …

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

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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 …

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

Hard drive used to store top-secret NSA documents that was smashed on insistence of prime minister to be part of exhibition that questions privacy<p>The remains of computers used to store top-secret documents leaked by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, which were symbolically destroyed by Guardian …

Leadership

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 …