Daily Archives: February 25, 2020

New FamilySearch Discovery Activity Is a Fun Way to Explore Heritage – FamilySearch February 24, 2020

I saw this today on FamilySearch -New FamilySearch Discovery Activity Is a Fun Way to Explore Heritage: https://media.familysearch.org/new-familysearch-discovery-activity-is-a-fun-way-to-explore-heritage/. New FamilySearch Discovery Activity Is a Fun Way to Explore Heritage February 24, 2020 Paul Nauta FamilySearch PR Manager nautapg@familysearch.org –snip– FamilySearch … Continue reading

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Why the Peanut? A Look at George Washington Carver’s Research — Iowa Agriculture Literacy

As many Iowa students and you may already know, George Washington Carver invented over 300 uses for the peanut. But what you may not know is — why the peanut? As some background, George Washington Carver was born into slavery … Continue reading

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Ottawa County Historical Museum, Minneapolis – Kansas Tuesdays February 25, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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5 Black Women Who Made History — and Who You May Not Have Heard Of – MyHeritage February 25, 2020

I saw this on MyHeritage – 5 Black Women Who Made History — and Who You May Not Have Heard Of: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/02/5-black-women-who-made-history-and-who-you-may-not-have-heard-of/. Originally over 1,600 words. Cut it down to around 800 words. Plenty of additional information and photos in … Continue reading

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Kickstarter — The Dopamine Flux

Dopamine Flux via Kickstarter — The Dopamine Flux. Nice to see a blogger start a crowdfunding campaign. I wish her well in the endeavor. Here’s the direct link to the Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lindsaymusgrove/dopamine-flux-a-collaborative-mental-health-online-magazine. Kicktraq: https://www.kicktraq.com/projects/lindsaymusgrove/dopamine-flux-a-collaborative-mental-health-online-magazine/    

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Anonymous no more: combining genetics with genealogy to identify the dead in unmarked graves – Phys.org February 24, 2020

I saw this during my DNA search today on Phys.org – Anonymous no more: combining genetics with genealogy to identify the dead in unmarked graves: https://phys.org/news/2020-02-anonymous-combining-genetics-genealogy-dead.html. Complete article was over 900 words, but shortened it in this post to around … Continue reading

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Gif vs. Jif – You Decide – February 25, 2020

I saw this in the local newspaper today – Gif vs. Jif: https://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article240615416.html?. A couple of other articles: https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2020/2/25/21147389/jif-peanut-butter-giphy-settle-gif-pronunciation-debate Regardless of what I, The J.M. Smucker Company, Giphy, or Hillary Clinton, think, though, we’re all technically wrong in the eyes … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 19 February 2020

I saw last night on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 24 February 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-24-feb-2020/. Looks like I missed last week’s update – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 18 February 2020. Over 1,100 … Continue reading

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Sunset Zoo IDL – Vimeo Video Sunset Zoo

I saw this on Vimeo – Sunset Zoo IDL – Vimeo Video Sunset Zoo: https://vimeo.com/57240281 (about 40 seconds long)

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Damaged Gravestones – BillionGraves February 18, 2020 – Tombstone Tuesdays February 25, 2020

I somehow missed this as it shows last week, but I have been checking almost daily on BillionGraves – Damaged Gravestones – BillionGraves February 18, 2020: https://blog.billiongraves.com/damaged-gravestones/. Would be over 2,800 words so cut out a lot to keep it … Continue reading

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