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Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 15, 2018 0

There’s something about the blue color of glacier ice that leaves a lasting impression. It may be because glacier-blue is a hue that can’t be duplicated anywhere else or by any other means. I

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Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Videos: The Sun Bear, “He Who Likes to Sit High”

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 6, 2018 0

It’s ironic that an animal whose name includes the word sun would be a creature of the night. But once darkness descends, the Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus)—the smallest member of the bear family—lumbers

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Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Video: Yellowstone Bear Bathtub

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 1, 2018 0

It seems that the snow monkeys of Japan aren’t the only animals that seek out baths. In 2016, National Geographic set up some camera traps at the “bear bathtub,” a natural swimming hole in

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Video: Walking on Clouds in Grand Canyon National Park

Video: Walking on Clouds in Grand Canyon National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 4, 2018 0

The Grand Canyon in Arizona is a natural wonder without equal in the world. Here, erosion has crafted both beautifully graceful and strikingly sharp forms, and geology has painted colors that manage to be

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Video: The Reverence of Zion National Park

Video: The Reverence of Zion National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 21, 2017 2

It was love at first sight when I met Utah’s Zion National Park. With its massive, rock behemoths and soothing-sounding, dripping-water canyons that sprout green ferns seemingly out of solid stone, it is one of

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106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

106-Year-Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 12, 2017 1

For a food that has been around at least since the Middle Ages, fruitcakes certainly have their share of detractors. The long list of jokes about fruitcakes—a rich dessert containing dried or candied fruits, nuts

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