Chris Weis

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

The Paradoxical Traits Of Resilient People

Resilient people develop a mental capacity that allows them to adapt with ease during adversity. Like bamboo, they bend but rarely break. How resilient are you?<p>Journalist Hara Estroff Marano once wrote in a <i>Psychology Today</i> article “The Art of Resilience”:<p>“Resilience may be an art, the ultimate art …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Six Famous Thought Experiments, Animated in 60 Seconds Each

From the fine folks at the Open University comes 60-Second Adventures in Thought, a fascinating and delightfully animated series exploring six famous thought experiments.<p>The Paradox of the Tortoise and Achilles comes from Ancient Greece and explores motion as an illusion:<p>The Grandfather Paradox …

Fantasy Football 2013: Buy, Sell Stock Report After Preseason Week 2

The NFL preseason is now in full swing. The starters get a little more time on the field, and we get a little more clarity in the fantasy realm.<p>As you likely know, preseason performances should always be taken in with at least some cynicism. Similarly, these observations should be taken with a …