Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

Update John Dillinger’s Corpse Not to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested – January 18, 2020

Follow-up to an earlier DNA Saturdays post – John Dillinger’s Corpse to Be Dug Up and DNA-Tested to Settle Conspiracy Theory – LiveScience; DNA Saturdays August 3, 2019. I hadn’t heard anything else about this seesaw fight to dig up … Continue reading

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DNATribes Website For Sale – DNA Saturdays January 18, 2020

Sometime in December 2019 or earlier, the DNATribes website went down and the domain was available to purchase. I stopped checked monthly for a while, around July 2019. As of the Wayback Machine, it was still around July 16, 2019. … Continue reading

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Kansas: Historic Adobe Museum — McGee Travel Tales

Keltin and I took an afternoon to explore and our first stop was the Historic Adobe Museum in Ulysses, Kansas. This is a cute little museum that explores the history of the Grant County and the Santa Fe Trail. There … Continue reading

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First call, first call to colors — theleansubmariner

Yesterday was a really good day. I was proud to have represented the Pittsburgh Council of the Navy League at the inactivation ceremony for the USS Pittsburgh. Tomorrow’s post will contain the speech Captain Jason Deichler made to commemorate the … Continue reading

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[Blogging Mindset] Reciprocity — The Art of Blogging

Imagine you’d just decide to send out a lot of Christmas cards early in the month of December — to complete strangers. What would happen? Nothing? Maybe a few confused phone calls or letters? Most likely you’d receive a great … Continue reading

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The World’s Oldest Known Computer Was Made by Ancient Greeks – MyHeritage January 5, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage shortly after it was posted – The World’s Oldest Known Computer Was Made by Ancient Greeks: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/01/the-worlds-oldest-known-computer-was-made-by-ancient-greeks/  by Esther January 5, 2020 History When we think of early computers, usually what comes to mind is … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 15, 2020

I saw today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – January 15, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after January 14, 2020. I did not see it the last few times I checked this link on Ancestry. … Continue reading

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All about Black History Month – FamilySearch January 17, 2020

I saw this last night on FamilySearch – All about Black History Month: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/black-history-month/. January 17, 2020  – by  Thom Reed –snip– Since 1976, every United States president has observed Black History Month each February. This time is dedicated to celebrating … Continue reading

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Native American Myth – The Wendigo – The Omushkego Tribe – Extra Mythology YouTube Video Extra Credits

I saw this on YouTube last night – Native American Myth – The Wendigo – The Omushkego Tribe – Extra Mythology YouTube Video Extra Credits: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j-R71s5044(about 9:07 minutes long) Thought since yesterday’s Featured Blogger of the Week was Laura – Laura … Continue reading

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What will NASA’s Mars 2020 rover be called? There’s 155 names on the shortlist. Space.com – Space Saturdays January 18, 2020

This week’s Space Saturdays choice is What will NASA’s Mars 2020 rover be called? There’s 155 names on the shortlist. Space.com: https://www.space.com/mars-2020-rover-naming-contest-semifinalists.html. The article has a lot more information in it. By Mike Wall January 17, 2020 The semifinalists run … Continue reading

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