Monthly Archives: October 2018

AncestryDNA Offering DNA Traits for $19.99 and Rumors of Dropping AncestryDNA Price to $79

In one of the Facebook groups I belong to, I saw a post about AncestryDNA Traits: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/offers/traitsadd?ucdmid=05955548-0006-0000-0000-000000000000&tg=E25d6e79-60a5-465d-92d6-4bd27adb8718&fbclid=IwAR1s4nYLwwFO-FK14CEvuxx3-wf8bzbtNtAY4YK8tbz6iHM2q5yHA48MSUM (don’t know if it’s an affiliate link or not). It’s $19.99 and includes 18 traits according to the link. Indicates a Compare Feature … Continue reading

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New Book on First Nations/Native Americans

I received an e-mail from somebody who mentioned this ebook on Amazon: Native Americans: A Captivating Guide to Native American History and the Trail of Tears, Including Tribes Such as the Cherokee, Muscogee Creek, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Nations – … Continue reading

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National Cemetery Veterans Day Photos: Find the Fallen – BillionGraves Blog

Via https://blog.billiongraves.com/2018/10/30/national-cemetery-veterans-day-photos/ – BillionGraves blog: National Cemetery Veterans Day Photos: Find the Fallen. National Cemeteries and Veterans Day go hand-in-hand. Who do you know that is a Veteran? Do you have a plan to show gratitude for their service? One … Continue reading

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23andMe $69 on Amazon; AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, Dante Labs; FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Y-DNA and mtDNA; Geno 2.0 $69 Sale; MyHeritageDNA $59 Sale Ends Soon

Update: see my newer blog post, First Round of November 2018 DNA Sales, for the price increase on Dante Labs and some new sales that came out today or are starting soon. I was doing my daily update for DNA … Continue reading

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New Bundles Available on Humble Bundle, Fanatical.com; Last Chance for Free Trollhalla Press PDFs

Several new bundles have been added to Fanatical.com and Humble Bundle (comic ebooks and PS4 games) over the last two days. Also, this is the last day for the Trollhalla Press free PDFs on DriveThru RPG (DTRPG). Added to Gaming … Continue reading

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Dante Labs DNA Test on Sale for $399 on Dante Lab Website and $349 or $399 on Amazon

Dante Labs offers several DNA tests. One is regular price $899.00, but usually discounted to $599.00. It’s currently on sale for $399.00: https://us.dantelabs.com/collections/our-tests/products/whole-genome-sequencing-wgs-full-dna-analysis on their website and for $349.00 on Amazon although it may be a different kit (see below): … Continue reading

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This Week’s New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books: Cross-Country Horror, Fairy Tales in Verse, and All of Earthsea — The B&N Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog

Mage Against the Machine, by Shaun BargerYou’d think alchemically combining science fiction and fantasy tropes would be too big a challenge for a debut author, but Shaun Barger asks you to politely hold his beer. This first novel is set … Continue reading

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Cellar Door: A Scifi and Horror Graphic Novel Anthology Kickstarter – Bonus for Backers Who Pledge $20+ in the First 72 Hours; Live Stream on October 30, 2018

I received an e-mail from Chimera Comics – http://www.chimerascomics.com/ this morning (roughly 10:44 A.M. U.S. Central Time) announcing a new Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chimerascomics/cellar-door-a-scifi-and-horror-graphic-novel-antho/ (sci-fi and horror collection, parental guidance advised). Not mentioned in the article is the Live Stream tomorrow (October … Continue reading

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New Bundles on Bundle of Holding, Fanatical.com, and Humble Bundle

Several new bundles on sale at Bundle of Holding, Fanatical.com, and Humble Bundle. Added to Gaming Sunday Week of October 28, 2018. Bundle of Holding Bundles: Bundle of Tentacles 5: https://bundleofholding.com/presents/Tentacles5. Ends November 19, 2018. Support Charity: American Veterans Archaeological Recovery … Continue reading

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Belated Happy National Dog Day – August 26, 2018

Apologies to dog lovers as I didn’t realize there was a National Dog Day until I read about National (or International or World) Cat Day earlier today. As I mentioned in Happy National Cat Day, we owned more dogs than … Continue reading

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