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 …

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

Science News<p>A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will likely reach U.S. coastal waters starting in 2014, according to a new study. The long journey of the radioactive particles could help …

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. …

Meditation

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 …

Princeton University

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 …