Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

Expecto Patreon-um! — Lach in the Crease

Hey everyone! Today I’m doing a small update to announce some big news; I’ve officially launched a brand new Patreon page for my website! Ooo, a Patreon. Howwww original. I know, I know. It’s not exactly a revolutionary idea, but … Continue reading

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Current Father’s Day DNA Sales 2019 Prices – June 15, 2019; Reminder Most of the Sales End On Or Before June 17, 2019

Current January 2019 DNA sales, updated daily or every other day. Continue reading

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Six Medieval Arrow Types – What are they for? – YouTube Video

You never know when this knowledge may come in handy. I saw the video on YouTube this evening – Six Medieval Arrow Types – What are they for?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McnKrV0aDjo (around 16:11 minutes long). Arrow heads discussed: Plate Cutter Needle Bodkin … Continue reading

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Tube anemone has the largest animal mitochondrial genome ever sequenced

I saw this a few days ago – https://phys.org/news/2019-06-tube-anemone-largest-animal-mitochondrial.html. The tube anemone Isarachnanthus nocturnus is only 15 cm long but has the largest mitochondrial genome of any animal sequenced to date, with 80,923 base pairs. The human mitochondrial genome (mitogenome), … Continue reading

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A Wise Decision By a Dice Company – Dice Envy Reconsiders Limited Edition Sets

ownI am glad to see a dice company, Dice Envy – https://diceenvy.com/, has decided to forgo limited edition dice sets – https://diceenvy.com/blogs/news/reconsidering-limited-editions. From the Dice Envy link above: What is new?  1. Customers now have the option to sign up … Continue reading

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More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections June 10, 2019

I somehow missed this one, More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-customer-stories/more-23andme-fathers-day-connections/. While fatherhood is about more than just biology, looking at how DNA connects you with your birth father and seeing the traits you share can be illuminating, and for … Continue reading

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Free RPG Day June 15, 2019

It’s Free RPG (Role-Playing Game) Day 2019 today. If you live near a gaming store – http://freerpgday.com/index.htm?v=2019c, check out what’s available for free today; quantities are usually limited in store. If you don’t live near one or prefer, you can … Continue reading

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DNA Testing the Recently Deceased — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

No one really want to think about this, but it happens. You’ve always meant to DNA test someone, and they’ve agreed, but either you didn’t order the kit, or the kit is far away from where they passed away. What … Continue reading

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How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations June 14, 2019

I saw this recently on FamilySearch –How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations: https://media.familysearch.org/how-to-start-a-family-tree-on-familysearch-adding-the-first-four-generations/. NOTE: this article links to the earlier June 12, 2019 article that I mentioned elsewhere – How to Start a … Continue reading

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Star Fleet Chevron Symbol Spotted on Mars – Space Saturdays June 15, 2019

I saw this on Thursday and thought it would make an interesting Space Saturdays post – Star Fleet Chevron Symbol Spotted on Mars – Space Saturdays June 15, 2019: https://www.sciencealert.com/the-star-trek-starfleet-logo-has-been-spotted-on-mars. I wouldn’t be surprised if Earth and other planets or … Continue reading

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