Kaaron Carter

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The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Epic Road Trip: Southern Utah & Northern Arizona

Westward, ho! From admiring the incredible red rock views at national parks like Zion and Bryce Canyon to snapping the perfect Forrest Gump photo …

The Azores Islands Are The Atlantic Ocean's 'Best-Kept Secrets' For Excellent Reason

The only thing better than an unspoiled paradise is one that nobody you know has visited yet.<p><i>Some</i> people can say they’re familiar with the Azores, a group of nine islands some 800 miles off the coast of Portugal. But by and large, these rugged, salt-sprayed islands are what USA Today calls “some of …

The world's most incredible caves

Scroll down to see which of these incredible caves is the deepest and then find out how to explore them below.<p>Interactive: Incredible caves interactive<p>How to get to the caves<p>Skaftafell Ice Caves, Iceland<p>Glacier Guides (00 354.659.7000 ; glacierguides.is) offers tours to Skaftafell ice caves for …

This Infographic Shows the Best Time to Visit National Parks in the US

A national park is a great summer vacation option. Problem is, parks can be crowded in high season. But in low season, you might meet bad weather and …

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2014 Tours of a Lifetime

The Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing The Best Economically

The U.S. may have its first black president, but these have not been the best of times for African-Americans. Recent shootings of unarmed black teenagers and the murder of two New York City police officers have inflamed racial tensions. A Bloomberg poll in December found that 53% of respondents …

The 10 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in a Job Negotiation

<b>1) Not Negotiating</b><p>Via The Essentials of Job Negotiations: Proven Strategies for Getting What You Want:<p>…the overarching theme to successful job …

Career Development

15 interview questions to measure emotional intelligence

Earlier this year, Container Store CEO Kip Tindell said one of the most important things a leader can have is high emotional intelligence.<p>“Emotional …

Tesla expected to bypass California for 'Gigafactory' in Nevada

California loses out on 'Gigafactory,' reports say<p>Tesla Motors on Thursday is expected to name Nevada as the site of the electric automaker's planned $5 billion "Gigafactory" for advanced batteries, following an intense competition among five states trying to land the massive project and its 6,500 …

Why 'Employee Satisfaction' Is the Wrong Metric

With more than four decades of experience observing and measuring a wide range of workplace issues, my bottom line advice on such metrics can be distilled into two simple maxims.<p>First, ask the right questions.<p>Well, of course, you say! Anybody knows you have to ask the right questions.<p>But the second …

U.S. coal imports surge while exports plummet

The U.S. coal industry, already struggling with low natural gas prices and federal regulations, is now facing cheap foreign competition that's boosting the nation's imports and cutting its exports.<p>After plunging from their peak in 2007, U.S. coal imports have reversed course. They've jumped 57% in …

Using expired meat in China was allegedly company policy for a US-owned supplier

The latest food scandal over the use of rotten meat by a US-owned supplier is spreading across China and creeping up the company’s management chain.<p>A quality control manager at Shanghai Husi Food Co, owned by the Aurora, Illinois-based OSI Group, told investigators that management “at least above …

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Success in life doesn't depend on college choice | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The first large-scale study of college graduates’ success in life using measures other than salary reached some potentially revolutionary conclusions.<p>Cyclists traverse the Main Quad at Stanford University in Stanford, California, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach<p>It also …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …