Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

NASA Astronauts Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station on October 11, 2019 – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube earlier today – NASA Astronauts Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station on October 11, 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCOGg8sIngk.

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DNAPainter: Ancestral Trees — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy DNA Saturdays October 12, 2019

DNAPainter has introduced a new feature, Ancestral Trees. You can create a tree by hand or upload a GEDCOM file from your own software or one of the online vendors who support a tree export to a GEDCOM file, such … Continue reading

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Horror on the Lens: Plan 9 From Outer Space (dir by Edward D. Wood, Jr.) — Through the Shattered Lens

  Watching Ed Wood’s infamous Plan 9 From Outer Space is something of an October tradition here at the Shattered Lens! And you know how much I love tradition! Some people say that this film has a reputation for being … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Alexei Leonov – First Person to Walk in Space

I saw this recently about Alexei Leonov dying. I believe it was on Legacy.com – http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/aleksei-leonov-1934-2019-first-person-to-walk-in-space yesterday. Here’s the Wikipedia article – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexei_Leonov. Some other articles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfJgZ3OYGrI https://www.airspacemag.com/space/the-nightmare-of-voskhod-2-8655378/ https://www.space.com/cosmonaut-alexei-leonov-first-spacewalker-dies-at-85.html https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0503084/ https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1182638328861978624

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Loyalist Space Marine name generator — Scent of a Gamer

The latest Space Marine codex encourages people to create their own legions, but how to name them? If you’re struggling for inspiration, then try this name generator, developed for loyalist Space Marine chapters. Simply use today’s date plus your date … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales October 12, 2019

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

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Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos? – FamilySearch October 10, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch –Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos?: https://media.familysearch.org/why-didnt-people-smile-in-old-photos/. Summary Ever looked at an old, black-and-white photograph and wondered, “Why the long face?” You might have heard that it was because the camera’s exposure time was … Continue reading

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The Most “Literary” Cemeteries in the World — irevuo

Even if it sounds a bit morbid, some people are into visiting the graves of famous people. Well, there are some cemeteries who have quite the “collection” of famous authors buried there. via The Most “Literary” Cemeteries in the World — … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 10, 2019

I saw today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 10, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since October 8. New and Updated   UPDATED Zacatecas, Mexico, Civil Registration Marriages, 1861-1952 10/10/2019 UPDATED 1891 Census of … Continue reading

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Tanegashima Space Center, Japan – Space Saturdays October 12, 2019

I searched yesterday for NASA stuff for today’s Space Saturdays post. I saw an article from earlier this year about a Japanese launch facility, Tanegashima Space Center, which will be what today’s post will focus on. I decided to see … Continue reading

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