Monthly Archives: November 2018

20 Rare Photos of Native American Life at the Turn of the Century

Here’s is a new article on First Nations (aka Native Americans) https://www.history.com/news/native-american-tribe-photos. When photographer Edward S. Curtis moved out west to Washington state in 1887, he used his camera to capture the experiences of Native Americans. Over the span of 30 … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Hits 14 Million Mark

According to this article, https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181129005208/en/Ancestry-Breaks-November-Sales-Record, AncestryDNA hit the 14 million mark. LEHI, Utah & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ancestry today announced record-sales of AncestryDNA kits during the month of November, including the “Turkey 5” period from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. Sales were … Continue reading

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Exclusive Discount from Celebrate DNA – The DNAGeek

Via https://thednageek.com/exclusive-discount-from-celebrate-dna/ – TheDNAGeek. One of my favorite new wardrobe additions is a customized t-shirt from Celebrate DNA with my ethnicity regions mapped out.  This image is my shirt (but not my body … haha!), using my admixture results from … Continue reading

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The Sub That Sank a Train

Updated March 13, 2019: added Lucky Fluckey’s BillionGraves link and a link to https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/03/13/thank-you-to-billiongraves-contributor-for-rear-admiral-fluckeys-headstone-photo (link will be live as of 2:02 P. M. U. S. Central Time, March 13, 2019 in case you see this before it goes live). This … Continue reading

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Last Day for Free Full Transfer to MyHeritageDNA

Updated December 3, 2018: MyHeritageDNA has extended the deadline to December 15, 2018: https://blog.myheritage.com/2018/12/free-dna-uploads-deadline-extended/. I added a new post: MyHeritageDNA Free Unlimited Transfer Extended to December 15, 2018 and $59 DNA Sale Ends December 3, 2018. Today, November 30, 2018, … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays November 30, 2018

Saw this yesterday on FindMyPast; it was posted yesterday according to the date: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-frdiay-2621881381.html. I am scheduling it to post Friday even though I am writing it on Thursday. Britain, Marriage Licences Findmypast is excited to bring you some of … Continue reading

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Successful Dice Kickstarter Campaign

Updated December 18, 2018: They pulled the plug even though they were fully funded due to supplier problem: The Kickstarter Campaign that Gave Up Too Easily. Another successful dice-related Kickstarter campaign – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/boardgamebag/dice-good-luck-dragon-crit-and-lucky-iconic-on-d20. Their goal was to raise HK$ 15,673 … Continue reading

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