Category Archives: History

Why Star Trek Paywall Series Need to Fail – August 24, 2019

I made the point a while back on why paywall series need to fail, Why STD (Star Trek Discovery) Needs To Fail January 20, 2018. It’s sad that not many bloggers or vloggers took up the cause. The point I … Continue reading

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New video reveals Titanic being devoured – CNN August 22, 2019

I saw articles on the Titanic this week, including this YouTube video – New video reveals Titanic being devoured – CNN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8urXiQCY4lU (about 3:24 minutes). Looks like it is disappearing faster than expected. I didn’t realize the last visit was … Continue reading

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Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet – Space Saturdays – August 24, 2019

Thought I would focus on the planet Venus for this week’s Space Saturdays post – Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet – Space Saturdays: https://www.space.com/44-venus-second-planet-from-the-sun-brightest-planet-in-solar-system.html. Research & exploration The United States, Soviet Union, European Space Agency and … Continue reading

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Top 7 Things to do in Singapore – YouTube Video

In case you are planning on visiting Singapore – Top 7 Things to do in Singapore – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzNxF2Z1IyM (around 9:59 minutes long).    

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Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal August 23, 2019

I found Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal in a search for stuff to do in Portugal. It’s a bookstore although it’s more than a bookstore. It is on my Bucket List. Note that to get inside the Livraria Lello, you will … Continue reading

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San Giovanni Fortress, Montenegro August 23, 2019

I came across San Giovanni Fortress, Montenegro in a search for things to do in Montenegro. Definitely worth a trip although with my knees “One thousand three hundred fifty-five steps.” may be a bit more than I can handle. It is … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays August 13, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FindMyPast – https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/did-your-ancestors-have-a-brush-with-the-law. I do hope they go back to using FindMyPast Friday as a label in addition to using the splash that shows a post is a FindMyPast Friday post. New Scottish crime and … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – August 21, 2019

I saw this a few days ago on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – August 21, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since my last update post. Only including updates since August 19, 2019 update. New and … Continue reading

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MyHeritage Adds French Record Collection: Nord Civil Marriage Records, 1792–1937 MyHeritage – August 22, 2019

I saw this today – MyHeritage Adds French Record Collection: Nord Civil Marriage Records, 1792–1937 : https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/08/myheritage-adds-french-record-collection-nord-civil-marriage-records-1792-1937/. A robust collection of 5.4 million civil records of marriages (1792–1937) in the department of Nord is now available in MyHeritage SuperSearch™. This … Continue reading

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Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka August 22, 2019

I came across Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sri Lanka in a search today. It looks interesting and is on my Bucket List. Official website: Not finding one – will update if I come across it during my search Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/sigiriyaContinue reading

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