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Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Travel Memories: Were We on the Same Trip?

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2010 5

For eight years now, I’ve been traveling to various nature spots around the globe with a great group of folks. Thirteen of us met on a polar bear tour in 2002, and since then,

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Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Advanced Medicine: A Prescription for Adventure

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 1, 2010 8

You’ve probably got one in the bathroom, bedroom or basement or perhaps tucked away in a closet. It’s that piece of exercise equipment, such as a treadmill or foldable “home gym,” that you thought would be

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Video: Happy, the Movie

Video: Happy, the Movie

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 28, 2010 1

What makes you happy? New research shows that spending money on having experiences—such as traveling—makes you feel cheerful and more upbeat than when you purchase things. Now, Academy Award nominated director Roko Belic is

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Happy Travelers

Happy Travelers

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 25, 2010 16

Smiling sightseers in Uganda, Africa. Big grins on the faces of tourists to Costa Rica. An enthusiastically clapping audience for the whales off the Mexican Baja Peninsula. Come to think of it, have you

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Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Adventure in the Ellipses: Elk

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 18, 2010 7

Ever since elk were reintroduced to Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in 1995, I’ve wanted to see them roaming freely in my home state. Last month, my dream was realized—twice. In September, I was fortunate

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Talk of the (Prairie Dog) Town

Talk of the (Prairie Dog) Town

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 14, 2010 2

Which animal has the most complex communication system? You may have guessed whales or wolves. Researchers, however, now think that prairie dogs just might have the most sophisticated language of all nonhuman animals. Watch

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