David Beaton

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Did I Participate In A Pyramid Scheme?

How college students like me get recruited into multi-level marketing, which seems to defy the laws of mathematics<p>People dressed in business suits, many of them about my age, began to fill the rows of seats inside a private room at the Proud Bird restaurant near LAX. I was brought, along with a …

How to Find Work You Truly Love

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you clicked on this article, you probably don't like your job, and you probably have at least a shred of hope that if the stars aligned, you could. But finding fulfilling work isn't something that you should leave up to chance – it …

Happiness

Chrystia Freeland: The rise of the new global super-rich

Syrian Electronic Army hacks recruiting site, tells Marines to refuse orders from 'traitor' Obama

As the US moves closer to a military strike against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the pro-Assad Syrian Electronic Army has made one of its most obvious political statements yet. Earlier today, the group successfully defaced the Marines.com recruiting website, posting a plea for service members …

Fukushima’s radioactive ocean plume due to reach US waters in 2014

An aerial photo shows the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northern Japan. Radioactive water spilled during a tsunami-caused catastrophe in 2011 is slowly making its way toward the U.S. coastal area.<p>A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was …

Nuclear Energy

8 Disaster Tourism Sites

For your next family vacation.<p>Japan's Tōhoku region is still recovering from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, but a group that includes an author, a scholar, and a media activist has formed to turn the area's Fukushima nuclear disaster site into a tourism attraction. It's not the first time natural …

Associated Press News

U.S. Dolphin Deaths Rise to 300; Cause Still a Mystery

<b>The spike in bottlenose dolphin deaths this summer is showing no signs of stopping: Nearly 300 of the marine mammals have died along the East Coast as of August 20, according to the federal government. (Related: "Why Are Dolphins Dying on East Coast? Experts Alarmed.")</b><p>The high death toll, covering …

How to Perform Astral Projection

Astral projection refers to an out-of-body-experience (OBE) during which the astral body leaves the physical body and travels to the astral plane. …

Where Consciousness Comes From

Scientific talks can get a little dry, so I try to mix it up. I take out my giant hairy orangutan puppet, do some ventriloquism and quickly become …

3 Smoothie Recipes to Beat the Afternoon Slump. Hey, Who Needs Coffee, Anyway?

Right around 2 P.M.—<i>maybe</i> 3, if I'm lucky—my focus starts to be less, um, unfocused, and I would rather take a nap than anything else I might need to do during that exact moment. Does that happen to you?<p>It's easy to reach for a cup of coffee or something sweet—both of which give you a temporary …

How City Living Is Reshaping the Brains and Behavior of Urban Animals

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.22.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>When next you meet a rat or raccoon on …