Brian Murphy

3,953 Added | 39 Magazines | 1,314 Likes | 13 Following | 130 Followers | @subjectmatter | Keep up with Brian Murphy 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 “Brian Murphy”

Forget About Inspiration. This Is the Real Key to Getting Motivated

Are you struggling to start that big project? Here’s how to push past procrastination.<p>As I write this, I’m sitting in my home office and …

Creativity

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

Want to Perform at a Higher Level Without Doing More Work? Science Says Try This 1 Thing.

Get more done in less time.<p>Running a business can feel like a never-ending battle. You're constantly fighting and putting out fires. Crazy demands are made on your time, mind and stamina. It's not easy, and to succeed, you need to find your competitive edge.<p>Spare time is in short supply, so you …

Synthetic Biology

Bahá'í Temple in Chile: The universal house of worship - CNN Style

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of cookies, revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. More information about cookies.<p>I agree

Chile

JR Unveils Giant Athletes in Rio to Celebrate the Olympics

As we are just days away from the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympics, here we get a look at a pair of massive installations that artist JR has …

Toro Y Moi Has a New Album Out, Called 'Live From Trona'

Listen to it here.<p>Toro Y Moi surprised his fans today with the stream of his new project, <i>Live From Trona</i>. It follows the impressive visual for the cut, “Grown Up Calls,” which initiated the subtle promotional campaign for the album. <i>Live From Trona</i> documents a particularily impressive three-hour …

Sarah Silverman Finally Put All the Bernie Bros in Their Place

Mic drop.<p>PHILADELPHIA—People had been saying it all day, then Sarah Silverman stepped up to the microphone and said it to thousands of people in the arena and millions more watching on TV:<p>"And let me just say, to the Bernie or Bust people: You're being ridiculous."<p>Keep in mind that Silverman was …

Sarah Silverman

Bernie Sanders: 'I am proud to stand with her'

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders on Monday and Tuesday led an orchestrated attempt by Democratic leaders to pull their party together, but simmering anger among his die-hard supporters proved that Democratic unity will be a work in progress.<p>On a dramatic first night of the Democratic convention, …

Government

Nike's latest soccer cleat is its most data-driven shoe yet

In soccer, like most other sports, footwear plays a major role in helping athletes perform at their best. Your shoes say a lot about who you are as a player, and you need them almost as much as you need the ball to play. This week, soccer pros all over the world will test-drive Nike's latest …

Shoes

These 12 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts foreign to her liberal arts background.<p>…

Harvard Business School

CrossFit workouts: The 10-Day program to get stronger

It’s no secret that CrossFit is a demanding discipline. If you wanna survive a grueling WOD, you’ll need a big metabolic engine, plenty of power, and …

A laid-off TV reporter in a Culver City Starbucks first uncovered borrowed passages in Melania Trump's speech

Since he lost his TV reporting job last year, Jarrett Hill has been looking for his next opportunity. It presented itself in an unexpected way.<p>Hill was sitting at a corner table Monday night in a Culver City Starbucks, drinking a venti iced coffee and watching the Republican National Convention on …

Louis Vuitton’s Ultralight Backpack Will Have You Traveling in Luxury Style

If you’re looking for luxury and lightweight travel rolled into one cohesive and stylish piece, French fashion mainstay Louis Vuitton has got you …

Louis Vuitton

How Stüssy Became a $50 Million Global Streetwear Brand Without Selling Out

Growing organically from its surf-inspired roots, the independent label, which turns 35 this year, managed to parlay its heritage into a business …

The Artist Who Inspired Kanye West's "Famous" Visuals Responds to the Video

"I was almost in tears."<p>When Kanye West's "Famous" video released last weekend, many pointed out its likeness to Vincent Desiderio's "Sleep," which similarly shows naked figures slumbering side by side.<p>Soon after the premiere, it was revealed that West not only aimed to recreate Desiderio's famed …

The best $5 I ever spent on an iPhone app

If you thought the iPhone wasn't for tinkerers, think again. Workflow puts powerful task automation in the palm of your hand.<p>When you think of smartphones and automation, your mind might immediately gravitate towards IFTTT or even Tasker for Android.<p>Automation apps let you create "recipes" that …

Apps

Which iPhone lens is best? The Zeiss ExoLens looks like a winner.

The iPhone has one of the best smartphone cameras out there. The only thing holding it back? Its fixed lens.<p>Committed iPhone photographers have long …

How Ove Arup Brought Engineers Out Of The Shadows

The legendary engineer’s building philosophy has never been more relevant. This summer, he’s getting his first major museum retrospective.<p>In 1956, the Danish architect Jørn Utzon’s won the competition to build the Sydney Opera House with a visionary charcoal sketch of the now-iconic design. The …

Engineering

Magic mountains: Ugo Rondinone's modern totems liven up the Nevada desert

The Art Production Fund and Nevada Museum of Art are currently presenting their latest venture, 'Seven Magic Mountains', by Swiss-born artist Ugo Rondinone. The large-scale desert installation has been constructed and installed near Las Vegas and consists of seven monumental day-glo stone …

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you've made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Here's Why Apple Is Bringing Meditation To Your Wrist

Breathe, an app coming soon to the Apple Watch, is designed to help you chill out. But so far there’s little evidence that “mindfulness” apps have health benefits.<p>Apple wants you to take a deep breath, savor the moment, and slowly let it go. Preferably while wearing an Apple Watch.<p>Last week, Apple …

Gravity-Defying Shoes Hang Skyward From London Street Lamps

Farewell, physics?<p>Hurl shoes into the air and click that time-freezing stopwatch from <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, and you’ll have something akin to the bizarre, gravity-defying sneakers popping up above London’s streets.<p>“Downside Up” is the latest installation from artist Pejac, last seen carving poignant …

What Does it Cost to Make a Running Shoe?

Fashion companies are often accused of inflating their prices – perhaps none moreso than sneaker brands. After all, how much can it possibly cost to …

A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a …

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Nutrition

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

Motivation

How Two Industrial Design Titans Are Helping Brands Simplify Tech

Future Facility, a spin-off of the British firm Industrial Facility, wants to make networked products work for us, not the other way around.<p>Kim Colin and Sam Hecht, founders of the London-based industrial design studio Industrial Facility, have helped a number of large companies work through thorny …

Product Design

The logos of these 19 huge companies have changed beyond recognition since they launched

By comparing the original logo to its most recent version, we can learn important lessons about a brand's roots and its arc of progression.<p>We compiled a list comparing the first logos of 19 of the biggest brands in the world with their most recent logos with help from StockLogos.com, an …

Graphic Design

The Rock and Iron Man wear its tight shirts. That's not all you need to know about Under Armour after its $280-million UCLA deal.

On Tuesday, UCLA and Under Armor announced the university had signed a whopping 15-year, $280-million apparel and shoe deal with the Baltimore-based sports apparel company that will start after a contract with Adidas ends next year.<p>This new deal is considered a major step for Under Armour in having …