Monthly Archives: August 2018

World War II Seafire Fighter Restored to Flying Condition

Not sure if this will work, but it should (at least it works when I click on the link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TneYPcyGbbY It’s around five minutes (4:56) YouTube video of a Seafire fighter that has been restored to flying condition. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Interesting Find-A-Grave Famous Recent Addition

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Matching Update

While I have seen a handful of people who now have matching on LivingDNA, those are the exception and not the norm. They are rolling the matching update out in small batches (their words) and anticipate it taking until sometime … Continue reading

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List of DNA Tests Offered Through Helix

Updated October 1, 2018: added several new DNA tests offered by Helix; double checking to make sure I have all available DNA tests Helix offers. None of the links are affiliate links. This list was complete as of August 25, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Helix Tour de France Contest and 25% Discount Code Good Until August 31, 2018

Helix ran the contest for 21 days last month during the Tour de France and I updated the blog post daily: Helix DNA July 2018 Contest. The 25% promo code is TDF25OFF. It doesn’t work if there is already a … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA $59 Labor Day Sale Ends September 3, 2018

Updatedd early afternoon of August 24, 2018: I received an e-mail in the wee hours of the morning from MyHeritageDNA announcing the sale: Hi, This Labor Day, we invite you to indulge yourself and your loved ones in a unique … Continue reading

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23andMe Added Several New Health Reports for Earlier Chipset Users

In addition to the last health reports 23andMe sent me recently: 23andMe Adds Four New Traits Report, today (four days ago, not sure why WordPress didn’t publish this when I hit publish on August 17th, but explains why I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Very Unusual USCG Aux. Office

While it may not be the most unusual U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCG Aux.) location out there, USCG Aux. Whittier, Alaska is  definitely the most unusual one I have run across. Found it on Facebook as a Suggested Page on … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Sale Extended Through August 21, 2018 and 23andMe (Ancestry + Health) on Sale on Amazon

I updated the Current August 2018 DNA Sales post with the 24 hour extension of the AncestryDNA Sale ($59 supposed to end yesterday; now it ends 11:59 PM tonight) and the small price drop on Amazon of 23andMe (Ancestry + Health)  … Continue reading

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23andMe to Offer Paid Upgrades for Earlier Chipset in the Near Future – Updated June 24, 2019

Updated June 24, 2019 (originally posted August 20, 2018): The upgrade price is $125 – 23andMe V3 – V5 Upgrade Price $125. In my opinion, that’s not a good deal. It’s the same deal they offer those who purchase the … Continue reading

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