Daily Archives: August 8, 2020

Theme Topics Feast and Famine – August 8, 2020

DNA Saturdays and a few other theme topics tend to be feast or famine. I find a lot or I find very little in a given week. Earlier today, I was looking for a good DNA Saturdays topic. I didn’t … Continue reading

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DNA Angel Project – August Edition – Pick Your Prize 🧬🧬🎁 — Hound on the Hunt

Where is the summer going? It’s already August and time again for the DNA Angel Project – August Edition. The DNA Angel was searching the DNA trunk to see what would be an interesting prize. Should it be an AncestryDNA … Continue reading

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YSEQ.net – DNA Saturdays August 8, 2020

I decided to focus on YSEQ.net – http://yseq.net/ for this week’s DNA Saturdays post. It’s a DNA company in Germany. They offer the following testing options (as of August 8, 2020): Haplogroup Panels (77) Custom Panels (185) SNPs (156412) STR Panels-> (9) STRs (125) mtDNA Tests-> (34) … Continue reading

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Let us Connect on Zoom — The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

I am relearning everything. How to live with loss and not hide from it as I have been for close to eight months. In fact, this post happens to land on what would have been my mom’s birthday. I realize … Continue reading

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Tello Notified Me About a Phone Number I Didn’t Realize I Still Had with Them – August 8, 2020

Back when I had RingPlus a number of years ago, I ported out the numbers when RingPlus chose to end cell phone service. Several of them I ported to Tello, including one I forgot about. Today, I received an e-mail … Continue reading

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The art of researching Ukrainian ancestors on Ancestry.com — Find Lost Russian & Ukrainian Family

Documenting Ukrainian cemeteries for FindAGrave has been quite the boot camp for me. I never imagined it would be so complicated to find information on these immigrants on Ancestry.com. Thankfully, I have learned so much about how to find these … Continue reading

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The Political Graveyard – August 8, 2020

I run across this website on a somewhat regular basis – http://politicalgraveyard.com/.  It’s an interesting website: The Internet’s Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. Political Biography (or, The Web Site that Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried) Created and maintained … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights Space.com – Space Saturdays August 8, 2020

I hadn’t noticed this earlier, but I saw this on Space.com – Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights: https://www.space.com/virgin-galactic-nasa-private-astronaut-training-program.html. The article goes into more details than I included below. By Chelsea Gohd June 22, … Continue reading

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Taming the Twin: Four Rules for Safe Multiengine Flying – YouTube Video Air Safety Institute

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbSlugqOJZ4 Direct link: Taming the Twin: Four Rules for Safe Multiengine Flying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbSlugqOJZ4 (about 12:33 minutes long).      

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A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B – Vice.com August 7, 2020

I saw this on Vice.com yesterday, been meaning to share it earlier, but time got away from me – A Private Equity Firm Bought Ancestry, and Its Trove of DNA, for $4.7B: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/akzyq5/private-equity-firm-blackstone-bought-ancestry-dna-company-for-billions. A lot more in the article, but … Continue reading

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