Daily Archives: December 5, 2019

The best application file archiver (zip) for PC — Blog Site of Gabriele R.

7ZIP [free] 7-Zip is a free and open-source file archiver, a utility used to place groups of files within compressed containers known as “archives”. It is developed by Igor Pavlov and was first released in 1999. 7-Zip uses its own … Continue reading

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Stanly County Museum, Albemarle – North Carolina Thursdays December 5, 2019

Heading back east from western North Carolina for this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post. I found myself looking in the Albemarle area and ran across the Stanly County Museum, Albemarle: https://traveltips.usatoday.com/fun-places-near-albemarle-north-carolina-107331.html. Museums The Stanly County Museum (stanlycountymuseum.com) in Albemarle tells … Continue reading

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Auburn man wants murder, rape charges dropped in Alaska cold case – WABI5/WMTW November 29, 2019

I ran across this article recently – Auburn man wants murder, rape charges dropped in Alaska cold case – WABI5: https://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Auburn-man-wants-murder-rape-charges-dropped-in-Alaska-cold-case-565614001.html By WMTW | Posted: Fri 2:06 PM, Nov 29, 2019 FAIRBANKS, Alaska (WMTW) Lawyers for an Auburn man accused of raping … Continue reading

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China Uses DNA to Map Faces, With Help From the West – New York Times December 3, 2019

I saw this on New York Times website today – China Uses DNA to Map Faces, With Help From the West – New York Times December 3, 2019* https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/03/business/china-dna-uighurs-xinjiang.html. By Sui-Lee Wee and Paul Mozur Published Dec. 3, 2019 Updated … Continue reading

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3 Challenges in the Genealogy World and How FamilySearch Is Helping – FamilySearch December 2, 2019

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – 3 Challenges in the Genealogy World and How FamilySearch Is Helping: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/stephen-valentine-keynote-2019-byu/. December 2, 2019  – by  Sunny Morton The global genealogy community enjoys unprecedented growth but faces major challenges too. Here’s what FamilySearch … Continue reading

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1912-1943 Mississippi Death Index — Access Genealogy

Christopher Smothers, a college student, and professional genealogist who specializes in Deep South research, always wondered to himself why the Mississippi Death index for 1912-1943 was hidden at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson Mississippi. Why wasn’t … Continue reading

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Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s… — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office Here we see the 125-foot Active-class patrol craft USCGC Tiger (WPC-152) in 1928 during Prohibition. One of a class of 35 so-called “Buck and … Continue reading

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Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 5, 2019

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

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Five Self-Publishing Mistakes You Need To Avoid — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Steven Spatz The first step toward success as an independent author is educating yourself about everything involved with self-publishing. It’s what your book — this project to which you’ve invested so much emotion and time — undoubtedly … Continue reading

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The Weirdness of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube – The Weirdness of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCK0UbN1sNM (around 4:55 minutes long).

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