Current DNA Sales – May 1, 2022

Current sales as of May 1, 2022. Double checked all prices before posting.  Some other DNA kits are on sale. FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) DNA Day Sale $49.00, regular price $79.00, sale on Y-DNA and mtDNA tests as well.

The major DNA Sales going on now: 1)  LivingDNA Mother’s  Day Sale up to 20% off  – https://livingdna.com/ basic kit sale price $79.00, other kits available no word on when it ends. 2) MyHeritage if you order the MyHeritage Basic kit offer https://myheritage.com/kit/ sale $79.00 (still available as of May 1, 2022).  3) FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Mother’s Day Sale $59.00, regular price $79.00, sale on mtDNA tests as well. 4) 23andMe Sale Exclusive Offer: Get up to $50.00 off for Ancestry + Health kits, limit 6, ends May 8, 2022. 5) Ancestry DNA sale price $69.00, ends May 8, 2022.

TeloYears offers 2 COVID-19 tests for sale – they are only available for bulk orders right now. We currently offer COVID-19 rRT-PCR testing by shipping collection kits in bulk to qualifying organizations such as clinics/physician practices, city and state governments, hospitals, nursing homes, employers, and health plans.  A discount if you buy both together. Helix offers a COVID-19 test. Vitagene offers a COVID-19 test if you qualify. However, you will need to meet the requirements to qualify for the test which aren’t easy. Sequencing.com offers a free Coronavirus Health Assessment and a paid $34/use COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Genetic Analysis. FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) offers a CCR5 test for $39; if you have the mutations, you are a lot less likely to get COVID-19; it’s not a guarantee.

Over 1,300 words. If you are interested in a specific company, scroll down to it and see current price.

As always, check prices before you order! You can also check EBay and Amazon in case you find a lower price there, but make sure it’s for the same company and test. Some of the companies show an end date for their sale prices, but many don’t. Amazon loves to raise and lower prices on DNA tests on a somewhat regular basis, usually every few days for some of the major companies, bit less often for other companies. For EBay and Amazon purchases, always activate the test as soon as you get it to avoid problems.

Update to the last post: Current DNA Sales – April 29, 2022. WeGene is supposed to start selling $199.00 DNA kits. I check every few days since at some point I expect to see them offering this price. So far, they haven’t started selling them for $199.00. That’s an upgrade from the previous price of offering to sell them for $99.00. 

Monthly DNA company list for May 2022 Current 2022 DNA Companies May 1, 2022. This will cover many of the lesser known DNA companies or DNA companies that don’t offer sales too often.

23andMe: https://www.23andme.com/  regular price $99 https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-Ancestry-Prsonal-Genetic-Service/dp/B01LZ5K87Z/ $50.00 off for Ancestry + Health kits, limit 6; regular price $99.00  currently available as of  May 1, 2022 – ends May 8, 2022;  https://www.amazon.com/23andMe-DNA-Test-price $69.00Ancestry-collection/dp/B01G7PYQTM/ regular price $199.00; VIP Health + Ancestry special deal regular price $499 (2 kits included, a point missed by those not reading the fine print) – not seeing it on Amazon). 

AncestryDNA: https://www.ancestry.com/dna/  sale price $69.00 – ends May 8, 2022; regular price $99.00 (basic AncestryDNA test – still valid as of May 1, 2022). On Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Ethnicity-Test/dp/B00TRLVKW0/ (Basic AncestryDNA test) – sale price $59.00; regular price $99.00 – currently available as of May 1, 2022; Amazon AncestryDNA + Traits, https://www.amazon.com/AncestryDNA-Genetic-Testing-Ethnicity-Traits/dp/B07J1FZQBC – currently available as of May 1, 2022, regular price $119.00 on Amazon. Check other vendors, but make sure you register the kit as soon as you get it if you go this route, on Amazon as sometimes they are cheaper than the listed Amazon price in the link. The reason to activate immediately is in case someone used a stolen credit card to buy the kit before putting it on EBay or Amazon.

Dante Labs Whole Genome Sequencing: https://us.dantelabs.com/ regular price $550 (8 week processing) – choose between 2 week turnaround or 8 week turnaround (2 week turnaround is more expensive); Whole GenomeZ – Whole Genome Sequencing for Advanced Diagnostics (130X + 30X)) –  https://us.dantelabs.com/ regular price $999.00 (8 week option), regular price $1,499.00 (2 week option).

DNAFit: https://www.dnafit.com/us//index.asp.  Sale price available – see link.

FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) https://www.familytreedna.com/ Sale price $59.00 – sale ends May 8, 2022; $79 regular price; Family Finder Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Family-Tree-DNA-Genetic-Ancestry/dp/B01NAQ1UCWB01NAQ1UCW Amazon – currently available sale price $59.00 – probably ends May 8, 2022 –  regular price $79.00. FTDNA offers mtDNA and Y-DNA testing that are also on sale. Prices as of May 1, 2022 CCR5 test available for $39 – may help determine if you are at a lower risk for getting COVID-19. mtDNA and Y-DNA kits also on sale.

Regular prices: sale prices in effect for Y-DNA and mtDNA

Y-DNA Prices starting at $119.00
mtDNA Price. regular price $159.00

FindMyPastDNA (they use LivingDNA kits):  https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testingsale price $89.00, although prices on LivingDNA vary, now showing Rootstech Connect Sale prices up to 20% off as of May 1, 2022 ($79.00 sale price for basic kit, regular price $99)https://livingdna.com/LivingDNA kits on Amazon – two kits may or may not be available: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z6277D5/ – currently unavailable as of May 1, 2022 – usually comes back in a reasonable time frame; https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07331MTY4/Amazon – currently unavailable as of May 1, 2022 – usually comes back in a reasonable time frame. They accept free limited transfers from other DNA testing companies. The prices are only available at LivingDNA. Check LivingDNA as the prices change sometimes too often for me to keep up.

Full Genomes Corporation: https://www.fullgenomes.com/ $15 Individual SNPs. Other options available.

Helix –  https://www.helix.com/collections/all/ some tests maybe on sale, but many aren’t (direct link to Helix list of most DNA tests offered, but it’s not the complete list as some are only listed in other parts of the Helix site). However, Helix sometimes does limited sales so check any test you are considering to see if it’s on sale. They offer a COVID-19 test, but see requirements  https://www.helix.com/pages/covid19-efforts for receiving it; tends to be limited to large orders from medical providers or similar agencies.

MyHeritageDNA https://www.myheritage.com/dna; regular price $89.00; https://myheritage.com/kit/ sale price $79.00, regular price for the package $199.00); https://www.amazon.com/MyHeritage-DNA-Test-Kit-Ethnicity/dp/B072SY5JHQ/ (currently available as of May 1, 2022) sale price $79.00; regular price $89.00; GroupOn (for MyHeritageDNA Basic kit only, not the Health add-on): https://www.groupon.com/deals/myheritage-11-26  $65.00 price – available as of May 1, 2022. MyHeritageDNA accepts free limited transfers from FTDNA as well as from AncestryDNA, LivingDNA, and 23andMe (including v5 chip now). Free limited transfer of raw data from many other DNA companies although if you have a paid MyHeritage subscription, the full upgrade is free.

Sequencing: https://sequencing.com/apps/app-market; https://sequencing.com/membership/get-genome-sequenced-offer price varies (same as the LivingDNA starter kit for some tests). You need to sign up for 3 months of Silver, Gold, or Platinum membership (annual membership is cheaper, but if you are not sure you want to go that route, monthly membership is available. If you cancel before the third month, you will be charged a penalty). Better off ordering the kit from the LivingDNA link above as you don’t need a 3-month subscription and get free shipping unless you want the extra reports provided by Sequencing.com. 

You can take a free Coronavirus Health Assessment and a paid $34/use COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Genetic Analysis.

TeloYears https://www.teloyears.com/home/ regular prices for some things, but a limited time sale price for other things https://www.teloyears.com/home/products.html?uid=09290167Ecrf491i9 (price still valid as of May 1, 2022 although sale items vary from time to time). see prices on link as they change them too frequently to keep up. Not available on Amazon. Also offer 2 COVID-19 related tests. They are only available for bulk orders right now.

Vitagene: https://vitagene.com regular price starts at $99, with kits at $139 and $289. One kit ($289 is on sale for $249) Also, check GroupOn – https://www.groupon.com/ (choose your location). If you qualify, you can order a COVID-19 test from Vitagene.

Current sales: https://vitagene.com/shop/products-include-dna-test-kits/

Health Reports for diet, fitness, supplementation + Ancestry + free 15 minute nutritional phone consultation. Regular price $99. Believe this is the same report available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Vitagene-DNA-Test-Kit-Ancestry/dp/B01NCISWQT sale price $59.00 (price varies from day to day) – coupon may be available, regular price $99.00 (available as of May 1, 2022, but usually shows back up on Amazon at some point)- price may or may not be cheaper on Amazon as they love to raise and lower the prices on a regular basis. 

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The End of Year 2 — Battle Kim of the Republic

Today was the last day of school for my students. This means that my second year of teaching has come to an end! I wanted to use today’s post as a chance to reflect on what all went down this year, and maybe provide some insight to some of you as well.

The End of Year 2

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Cowley County Historical Museum, Winfield – Kansas Tuesdays May 24, 2022

I chose to look in Cowley County, Kansas for this week’s Kansas Tuesdays post. I went with the Cowley County Historical Society Museum: Cowley County Historical Society Museum. It may have restrictions due to COVID-19. Run by the Cowley County Historical Society. Society membership starts at $25.00. Looks like I posted it before – Cowley County Historical Society Museum, Winfield – Kansas Tuesdays November 3, 2020.

Website: http://www.cchsm.com/

Hours of operation:

Open Tuesday – Sunday 1 P M – 4 P M, Closed Holidays

Admission price: call before scheduling an appointment to make of price.

Address: 1011 Mansfield Street, Winfield, KS 67156

Phone: 620.221.4811

Facebook (website, search, or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Organization/Cowley-County-Museum-and-Historical-Society-322917075141153/

Google Maps: Google Maps, Winfield, Kansas (Street View available)

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/cowleycountyhistoricalsociety/

Museums.US: https://www.museums.us/state/kansas/winfield/cowley-county-historical-society-museum/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/cowley-county-historical-society-museum–831969731153114159/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Cowley%20County%20Historical%20Society%20Museum&src=typed_query/

Wikipedia: no article, and mentioned https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Kansas

 YouTube: Channel – Not seeing many videos http://cchsm.com/video/index.html (link for a YouTube video)

LinnPast Kansas Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/kansas-tuesdays/

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Open Doors — Lynn Dove’s Journey Thoughts

We have a sticky screen door. A combination of a latch that befuddles my little grands when they want to go in and out of the house, and their fingers usually covered with some kind of goo. We celebrated birthdays last night and it was the first warm evening to be outside with the entire family. Snow last week, and temperatures in the 20’s this week. Springtime in Alberta is a roller coaster ride.

Open Doors

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Mike Wolfe Admits To Difficulties Filming American Pickers Amid Ratings Decline – Looper May 23, 2022

I saw this recently on Looper – Mike Wolfe Admits To Difficulties Filming American Pickers Amid Ratings Decline: https://www.looper.com/872057/mike-wolfe-admits-to-difficulties-filming-american-pickers-amid-ratings-decline/. Longer article. I used to watch this show when I still had cable. I gave up cable years in early January 2015.

BY JASON CONNOLLY/MAY 23, 2022

At this point, it’s clear that History’s “American Pickers” just doesn’t feel the same without longtime co-host Frank Fritz. Throughout the series’ first 21 seasons, Fritz and series creator Mike Wolfe each became an essential staple of the History line-up, as their unique dynamic (and shared love of antiquing) helped make “American Pickers” one of the most popular reality series for the network.

Perhaps that is why it was so shocking to learn that Fritz would not be returning for Season 22. Fritz’s abrupt and dramatic departure from the series was further complicated when the former reality star revealed that he and Wolfe are no longer speaking to one another. Fans quickly rallied to Fritz’s side at the beginning of the next season, promising that they would not watch the series again until Fritz returned.

Indeed, it appears that many of those fans have kept their word, as viewership has notably decreased throughout Season 23. Even Mike Wolfe himself seems to have taken note of this decline in ratings, as he commented on the immense pressure he’s been feeling in a recent Instagram post.

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3 Count: Fast Movies — Plagiarism Today

First off today, Andy Maxwell at Torrentfreak writes that, in Japan, a group of some thirteen movie companies have filed a lawsuit against a group of individuals and companies that make “fast movies”, or 10-minute versions of popular films.

3 Count: Fast Movies

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Ukrainian court orders ex-president’s arrest in absentia on treason charge Reuters May 23, 2022

I saw this recently on Reuters – Ukrainian court orders ex-president’s arrest in absentia on treason charge Reuters May 23, 2022: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/ukrainian-court-orders-ex-presidents-arrest-absentia-treason-charge-2022-05-23/. Longer article.

Reuters May 23, 2022

KYIV, May 23 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian court on Monday ordered the arrest in absentia of former President Viktor Yanukovich, accusing him of treason over an agreement he signed in 2010 extending Russia’s lease on naval facilities in Crimea.

The agreement, widely known in Ukraine as the Kharkiv Pact, allowed Russia to keep its Black Sea Fleet in the Crimean port of Sevastopol.

Yanukovich, who fled to Russia in 2014 after mass protests, has already received a 13-year jail sentence in absentia for treason. That case was related to a letter he sent to Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 1, 2014, asking him to use Russian army and police forces to restore order in Ukraine.

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My Book Review of Savoring the Camino de Santiago: It’s the Pilgrimage, Not the Hike — J. M. NORTHUP

I love history, biographies, and Rick Steve. I’m not big on travel books or memoirs, but I do enjoy new experiences. It’s important to me to expand my mind by exposing myself to unexpected things, so I grabbed this book. As a spiritual person (with a fascination for the Knights Templar), it appealed to me.

My Book Review of Savoring the Camino de Santiago: It’s the Pilgrimage, Not the Hike
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A historic look at Keesler throughout its 75 years of service – Keesler AFB YouTube

Direct link: A historic look at Keesler throughout its 75 years of service https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IIbEy2qtRc (about 13:22 minutes long)

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Florence National Cemetery, Florence – Tombstone Tuesdays May 24, 2022

I went with Florence National Cemetery, Florence: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/Florence.asp  for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. I accidentally posted this last night; once I figured it out, I had to use my phone to switch it to Draft.

Official website: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/Florence.asp

Address 803 E National Cemetery Rd., Florence, SC 29506

Phone: 843-669-8783

Kiosk?: Yes

Sunday: Sunrise – Sunset
Monday: Sunrise – Sunset
Tuesday: Sunrise – Sunset
Wednesday: Sunrise – Sunset
Thursday: Sunrise – Sunset
Friday: Sunrise – Sunset
Saturday: Sunrise – Sunset
 
Cemetery map section (PDF): Available 

BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Florence-National-Cemetery/180795

Find-A-Grave:https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109403/florence-national-cemetery

(3 Famous memorials)

Google Maps:

Google Maps Florence National Cemetery (Street View available)

Instagram: 

https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/florencenationalcemetery/

Wikipedia: 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_National_Cemetery

YouTube: Some videos located

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Florence+National+Cemetery

Previous Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/

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Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge 411 FRUIT and Ripe. — willowdot21

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Ronovanwrite’s .

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