Rendria Labde

50 Added | 4 Magazines | 6 Likes | @RendriaL | Keep up with Rendria Labde on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Rendria Labde”

Having children is one of the most destructive things you can to do the environment, say researchers

Having children is the most destructive thing a person can to do to the environment, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Lund University in …

Sustainability

Microgrids May Finally Have Their Day in the Sun

If microgrids can make it here, they can make it anywhere.<p>Slowly but surely, the renewable energy industry is finding ways to compete with fossil …

Renewable Energy

Storage Wars: Tesla Just Got a Major Competitor

Siemens and AES are forming an energy storage company that could be a big challenger for Tesla's leading position today.<p>Elon Musk and <b>Tesla Inc</b> …

Energy

Why People Who Succeed At School Don't Always Succeed In Life

When we were small, we were taught that if we wanted to be successful, we had to study hard and get good results at school. Getting straight “A”s had …

Elon Musk Says Powerwall Batteries Will Fix Australia's Blackout Problems in 100 Days or They're Free

This guy!<p>Since September, the Australian state of South Australia has suffered a string of blackouts, which has triggered fierce political debate …

Tesla

The World Wasted Trillions of Dollars on Fossil Fuels Because of Bad Math

The global measurement of fossil fuel subsidies is most likely wrong.<p>Government subsidies for fossil fuels over the last three decades have been far larger than anyone previously thought, according to a new study published by the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy in March.<p>A fossil …

Fossil Fuels

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

7 Quotes of a Lifetime | Inc.com

Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when challenges arise we often turn to words of wisdom for support and …

Leadership

America is torn apart by partisan politics—except when it comes to buying solar power

We are all one when it comes to getting cheap power from the sun. Amidst the political rancor roiling the United States, one bright spot is home solar power installation. It keeps going up, and a study by PowerScout, a company that helps people switch to renewable energy, finds that to be true for …

Renewable Energy

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Fake News

7 Very Simple Things That Will Expand Your Consciousness In Big Ways

Did you know “ignorance is bliss” is actually a misquote? The entirety of the line is: “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise.”<p>Unawareness …

Here Are All The Risks of Climate Change in a Single Graph

Prepare yourself.<p>Whether you like it or not, climate change is happening, and most scientists agree that it's been exacerbated by human …

Climate Change

10 must-read biographies of brightest entrepreneurs

Share26<p>Tweet<p>Share34<p>+11<p>Shares 61<p>Books are a terrific source of inspiration, a distillation of years of wisdom, a constant friend, a flight of the …

Listen to Rentify founder talk property tech, scaling a startup, and why tech press sucks

Yesterday I caught up with George Spencer, the 29 year-old CEO and founder of London property tech startup Rentify.<p>Prior to Rentify, he worked as a software engineer, in brand marketing, and in strategy, where, in his own words, he “tried in vain to motivate the British public to buy a lot more of …

Startups

Don't Work So Hard -- You're Making The Rest Of Us Look Bad

Dear Liz,<p>I work in a brokerage firm. The job itself is fine but I can’t deal with my co-workers. Most of them have worked for this company for twenty years or more and they’re extremely set in their ways.<p>When I got to the department six months ago they were slightly nice to me but it didn’t take …

Labor Economics

Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change

How much will our world change after three decades of rising temperatures?<p>We don't know what the world will look like 33 years from now. By then the Trump era, uncertain as it may seem from our vantage point, will become the stuff of history textbooks—or more likely, of history VR experiences. No …

Climate Change

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

Start Your Day With the Rule of Three to Work Proactively On Your Goals

Every day your work gets interrupted by emails, phone calls, and conversations with your boss. To work with focus, instead of reactively, start your …

Why You Need a Morning Ritual, not Just Morning Routine

You probably already have a morning <i>routine</i>, where you get up, clean up, get ready for the day, and head out the door. What you may be missing is a …

The Arctic sea ice collapse is happening before our eyes — and it's a worrisome sign of what's to come

Less of the northern ocean was covered in ice than scientists had ever seen in the satellite record.<p>The trend began in earnest back in November, when hot air in the far north began cooking the oceans, curbing the formation of ice. Growth sped up a bit in December, so the gap between what satellites …

Global Warming

11 Telltale Signs You Should Quit Your Job and Do What You Really Love | Inc.com

Some people hang on to a job they hate because the money is "too good." Some people hang on to a job they hate because the "prestige" of the title makes it too hard on their egos to quit.<p>And some hang on to a job they hate because they're afraid to start their own business --which to me is the …

Motivation

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

Social Media

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

Self-improvement

The 25 most tolerant, progressive, and environmentally friendly countries in the world

In the wake of Trump's victory in the US election and a vote for Brexit in the EU referendum, expat website Movehub has created a guide for those …

The 4 Stages of Enlightenment According to Buddhist Scripture (And How You Can Achieve Them)

Are you curious about Buddhism and how it may be relevant to your daily life? The philosophy from the east has become much more popular all around …

11 new trailers you should watch this week

The only problem with studios releasing so many interesting movies during the holidays is that you really don't have time to see them all. I have a whole list to catch up on, and I got started last week with <i>20th Century Women</i>, which was really great.<p>What I love most about the film is how honest and …

Movies

Your Mind is Your Religion

When I talk about mind, I’m not just talking about my mind, my trip. I’m talking about the mind of each and every universal living being. The way we …

Prepare yourself: Vibrating, augmented reality porn is on its way

Naughty America's VR content will connect with haptic sex toys later this year, and experiments in augmented reality will follow.<p>It's been a full year since CNET saw a big dose of adult entertainment delivered via a VR headset.<p>Naughty America, one of several studios delivering wraparound 3D video …

Augmented Reality

Elsewhere 1