Daily Archives: October 17, 2020

Dogs Trained to Sniff Out “Volatile Organic Compounds” Smells from Infected People Who Have COVID-19 – October 17, 2020

There are numerous articles out there that dogs are being trained out to sniff out COVID-19, specifically the smells that are given off by the infected as COVID-19 doesn’t have an odor. In some cases, they are also being trained … Continue reading

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Armies of the past: Misty Mountains — Scent of a Gamer

The Misty Mountains army was a blend of cave dwelling goblins, the spiders of the forest, and the wargs of the crags. I loved it. The army above shows a little bit of everything the list had to offer. Plastic … Continue reading

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Blood Type and DNA Testing Companies – DNA Saturdays October 17, 2020

In the past, 23andMe used to offer blood type estimates, but with a caution – https://lumminary.com/community/t/can-you-determine-your-blood-type-from-genotyping-raw-data/444/2 – I know this is from a different source, but 23andMe no longer offers blood type: This is what their disclaimer used to be: … Continue reading

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Sharing Maps just got a lot more powerful – Randy Majors October 16, 2020

I saw this earlier today on Randy Majors website – https://www.randymajors.com/ Sharing Maps just got a lot more powerful –  https://www.randymajors.com/2020/10/sharing-maps-just-got-lot-more-powerful.html. I have previously mentioned tools on his website: Historical U.S. Counties Auto-Checker Chrome Extension – Randy Majors September 15, 2020, … Continue reading

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

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – October 15, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after October 14, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Newspapers.com Marriage Index, 1800s-1999 10/15/2020 NEW … Continue reading

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The Only Poll that Matters Is on Election Day – October 17, 2020

Contrary to all these U. S. presidential polls that are being done daily, sometimes multiple times per day, the only poll that matters is the one on Election Day. It doesn’t help that some states won’t count mail-in ballots until … Continue reading

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Exciting Updates to Ancestry® Family History Mobile App, Featuring Improved Accessibility, Mobile Search and Discover Tab—Your Daily Stop For The Latest Discoveries From Ancestry® – October 16, 2020

I checked recently and saw this update – Ancestry.com – Exciting Updates to Ancestry® Family History Mobile App, Featuring Improved Accessibility, Mobile Search and Discover Tab—Your Daily Stop For The Latest Discoveries From Ancestry® – October 16, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/corporate/blog/exciting-updates-ancestry-family-history-mobile-app-featuring-improved-accessibility-mobile. Get it … Continue reading

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I Just Might Get More Genealogy Time With the Ancestry App — Hound on the Hunt

When someone asks me how much time I spend working on my genealogy, my usual response is, “if I’m awake, I’m doing genealogy,” and that’s really not that far from the truth. I do have to admit that when it … Continue reading

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Dupont Circle Biking Tour in 4K — Washington, D.C. Neighborhood Tour – YouTube Travel with Camera

Saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7a_vCgltNI Direct link – Dupont Circle Biking Tour in 4K — Washington, D.C. Neighborhood Tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7a_vCgltNI (about 31:57 minutes long)

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Cosmonauts patch small air leak on International Space Station: reports – Space.com October 16, 2020 – Space Saturdays October 17, 2020

I saw this announcement last night on Space.com – Cosmonauts patch small air leak on International Space Station: reports https://www.space.com/space-station-air-leak-cosmonaut-update-oxygen-supply. Worth a read if you are into things space-related. The article has a video and several photos. It’s a longer … Continue reading

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