Study: Twin Cities Among Happiest Places In NationA new survery shows the Twin Cities is one of the 25 happiest places in the country.
National Geographic Photographer Shoots Endangered MN Animals"We're trying to get the 15,000 species that are routinely in human care around the world. From elephants all the way down to termites," he said.
Best Minnesota Photographers To Follow On InstagramInstagram is a splendid vehicle for discovering talented artists, connecting with them and enjoying the beauty of their art.
Filmmaker Behind 'The Cove' Casts Much Bigger Net In 'Racing Extinction'In 2010, National Geographic photographer and filmmaker Louie Psihoyos won an Oscar for The Cove, a graphic and unforgettable exposé of dolphin hunting in Japan. In that film, Psihoyos and his team of activists sneaked into an area where dolphins are herded for harpoon slaughter and fixed hidden cameras. The bloody images captured in the process horrified Western audiences and showed that filmmaking concerned with activism and the environment doesn’t have to be preachy and boring clips of humpback whales. It can be thrilling.
New Website, Mobile App For NE Minnesota, NW Ontario TravelA cross-border partnership of groups in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Ontario has teamed up with National Geographic to roll out a new mobile app and website for travelers seeking unspoiled places and culturally authentic experiences.
DNR Warden Spots Icebergs On Lake SuperiorIt may be June, but a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources warden discovered some icebergs still afloat in Lake Superior near Madeline Island on Friday. DNR Marine Warden Amie Egstad spotted the floating ice – which was covered in resting seagulls – while doing a routine check of commercial nets in the largest of the Great Lakes.
Mayo Researchers Return To Minn. After Study Atop Everest A team of doctors and elite athletes are just back from a study that's far from the science lab.
Mayo Clinic Team Leaving For Mount EverestA six-member Mayo Clinic team leaves Rochester Monday for a month-long expedition to Nepal and Mount Everest.
Mpls. Ranked 4th Best Place For A Summer TripYou won't have to go far to go to one of the nation's top summer getaways. National Geographic Magazine ranked Minneapolis as one of its best summer trips of 2011.