Daily Archives: August 5, 2020

Can You Crack the Code that Stumps the CIA? — Commonplace Fun Facts

It should not be surprising that CIA Headquarters is home to some of the world’s biggest secrets. What may raise your eyebrows is the fact that one of its biggest secrets is on public display. At an agency that employs … Continue reading

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Signed, Your Father in a Nazi Prison: An Extraordinary Collection of Letters – MyHeritage August 5, 2020

I saw this today on MyHeritage – Signed, Your Father in a Nazi Prison: An Extraordinary Collection of Letters – MyHeritage August 5, 2020: https://blog.myheritage.com/2020/08/signed-your-father-in-a-nazi-prison-an-extraordinary-collection-of-letters/. It’s a long article which is why I cut it down so much. Definitely worth … Continue reading

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American Veterans Center – Featured Vlogger of the Week – August 5, 2020

I chose American Veterans Center: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTnhya0OmSG64vw3fVgdGDg as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. I normally limit myself to one video post/day, but wanted to include as many stories from this channel that covered a wide range of units and … Continue reading

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Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2020 – FamilySearch August 4, 2020

I saw this today on FamilySearch – Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2020 – FamilySearch https://media.familysearch.org/free-family-history-classes-and-webinars-for-august-2020/. The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, is offering new free webinars for August 2020 including Spanish and Chinese … Continue reading

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How can I be convinced that anger and violence is not a good way to handle issues? — The Domain for Truth

Last night our Bible Study was a Question and Answers session. One question that was asked was “How can I be convinced that anger and violence is not a good way to handle issues?” (This is an expansion of a … Continue reading

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Twitter ‘rate limit’ messages are due to an error, not your bad tweets – Engadget Weirdness Wednesdays August 5, 2020

I saw this on Engadget – Twitter ‘rate limit’ messages are due to an error, not your bad tweets – Engadget: https://www.engadget.com/twitter-rate-limit-exceeded-002326145.html. Thought this was an unusual Weirdness Wednesdays choice for this week. I don’t use any of the apps … Continue reading

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Introduction: Central Kansas — McGee Travel Tales

The weekend of the 4th of July we took off a couple of days early to visit some family in Central Kansas and explore the a lot of what the region has to offer – if not nearly all. Most … Continue reading

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Blackstone Reaches $4.7 Billion Deal to Buy Ancestry.com – Bloomberg

I had planned on a different post for this time slot, but I noticed the reports earlier today on this deal. It’s also being mentioned in some of my social media groups. I saw this on a different site first … Continue reading

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Ray Lambert, D-Day Medic, Omaha Beach (Full Interview) – YouTube Video American Veterans Center

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEXWJ3Jk4x4 Direct link: Ray Lambert, D-Day Medic, Omaha Beach (Full Interview) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEXWJ3Jk4x4 (around 50:52 minutes long) An article on Ray Lambert: https://www.npr.org/2019/06/06/730126155/at-98-d-day-veteran-medic-returns-to-normandy-to-remember-a-generations-sacrific  

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10 Ways EU Copyright is Different from the US — Plagiarism Today

In recent years, the European Union has been stepping up and taking a larger and larger role in governing the internet. Nowhere was this more evident than the recent passage of the controversial 2019 EU copyright directive, which drew criticism … Continue reading

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