Daily Archives: September 7, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 Update – Space Saturdays September 7, 2019

I started this post shortly after hearing about the likelihood the Chandrayaan-2  likely had crashed. When I checked about 2 hours ago, there were a few still holding hope there was a communication problem and the lander had successfully landed. … Continue reading

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Just a Reminder, Last Day of MyHeritage Live is Tomorrow September 8, 2019

If you are not at MyHeritage Live in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, you may be able to catch some of the events on https://live2019.myheritage.com. Check https://live2019.myheritage.com/#agenda for the schedule, but remember it’s in Amsterdam so take that into account when consider … Continue reading

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GenePartner: Online dating based on your DNA Kickstarter Campaign Ends October 6, 2019

I saw this in my Kickstarter feed today – GenePartner: Online dating based on your DNA: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/genepartner/genepartner-online-dating-based-on-your-dna. Kicktraq: https://www.kicktraq.com/projects/genepartner/genepartner-online-dating-based-on-your-dna/ My take on this is there are relying too heavily on a very specific gene of DNA for this to work. … Continue reading

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MyHeritage Acquires Promethease and SNPedia – September 7, 2019

I saw this on MyHeritage about 40 minutes ago – MyHeritage Acquires Promethease and SNPedia: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/09/myheritage-acquires-promethease-and-snpedia/. There are some advantages, for example Promethease will be free through the end of 2019 and a few other items mentioned below. If you … Continue reading

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3-Minute Vs. 30-Minute Vs. 3-Hour Burger – YouTube Video

I saw this last night on YouTube – 3-Minute Vs. 30-Minute Vs. 3-Hour Burger – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJAkMojjOWg (around 13:54 minutes long). Bit of a time difference between the burgers.

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Here are the Mayflower 400th anniversary events that can be streamed live and how you can watch them – Boston.com September 3, 2019

When I was researching the last post – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/09/07/a-digital-family-tree-grows-in-boston-boston-globe-september-4-2019, it mentioned the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower coming up and I found this article – Here are the Mayflower 400th anniversary events that can be streamed live and how you … Continue reading

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A digital family tree grows in Boston – Boston Globe September 4, 2019

I found this on the Boston Globe site – A digital family tree grows in Boston – Boston Globe September 4, 2019: https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/09/04/digital-family-tree-grows-boston/Kz4TpS3c5g7OXiFpnNJZ4N/story.html. A massive genealogical project to digitize records from parishes in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston will … Continue reading

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Loch Ness DNA? – DNA Saturdays September 7, 2019

If you have been following the DNA story on Loch Ness Monster’s DNA, they came out with some possibilities – giant eel seems to be the current theory. Dinosaur, specifically a plesiosaur has been ruled out. Here’s a few links … Continue reading

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What Do You Call Grandma? Names of Grandparents around the World – FamilySearch September 6, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – What Do You Call Grandma? Names of Grandparents around the World: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/what-do-you-call-grandma/ –snip– Do you have a favorite name for your grandparents? Maybe it was Maw Maw and Paw Paw, or Nana and … Continue reading

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RPAC at FGS 2019 in DC — Is This A Breakthrough? August 20, 2019

I saw this a while back and noticed some other bloggers talking about it – RPAC at FGS 2019 in DC — Is This A Breakthrough? : https://fgs.org/rpac-at-fgs-2019-in-dc/. Article was updated September 3, 2019. I don’t agree with most of … Continue reading

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