Published by DDNA-eXplained:  Family Tree DNA Sale – Week 3 – The Cyber Monday Version

DNA testing is the gift that gives twice.  Once to the person you give the kit or upgrade to and once to you, presuming you’re related to the recipient. Actually, that’s not quite the whole story – it’s the gift that keeps on giving – forever. If you’re testing Y DNA, who knows what descendants of a […]

Published by LegalGenealogist: The winds of change

Good news, bad news, mixed news There’s good news and bad news in the genetic genealogy world this week. The good news is, things are changing. The bad news is, thing are changing. Good good news Unabashedly good news came from AncestryDNA, which finally started officially reporting how much DNA any two people who match…

Publicado por FamilySearch: La transformación de

“Hace quince años, la empresa de tecnología Apple pasaba apuros. En la actualidad, es un líder transformador en múltiples sectores (computadoras, teléfonos inteligentes, música, películas y tecnología que se lleva puesta)”, señaló Robert Kehrer, gerente de productos para la experiencia de búsqueda de Él cree que FamilySearch, la cual es una empresa sin fines…

Published by LisaLouiseCooke:  Here It Is! #1 of Top 10 Posts On Our Genealogy Blog

THIS IS IT! Our #1 blog post of 2015. Not surprisingly, it’s about how to secure your data on your trees, photos, sources and even DNA!  Earlier this year, rumors circulated that Ancestry was up for sale. Our post about that rumor included tips about how to back up everything you’ve put on Ancestry–trees,…

Published by PastSmith: Latest Book Read: Children of the Dead End

Four hundred! Yes, after downloading this book to my e-library, there are now over 400 e-books in there. All from Gutenberg, and all written over a hundred years ago, full of history and terms and customs of the times. Children of the Dead End by Patrick MacGill has to be one of the saddest books […]

Published by Dick Eastman: 6,300 Nazi Holocaust Documents Found Behind Wall of a Budapest Apartment

A vast and historically valuable trove of Holocaust-era documents, long thought destroyed during World War II, has been found hidden in a wall cavity by a couple renovating their Budapest apartment. The haul of 6,300 documents are from a 1944 census that was a precursor to the intended liquidation of the Hungarian capital’s 200,000 Jews…

Published by DNA-eXplained:  Facebook – A Sense of Connection…and Betrayal

First of all, let me say I’m a fan of Facebook.  Yes, it has warts and there are aspects I dislike, but overall, I feel it gives us a sense of connection that is otherwise impossible to have in our geographically dispersed world.  In our hectic world today, most of us no longer live down […]

Published by DeborahLeeStewart: Saturday Cyber Savings – November 28th

I have a confession: I love online shopping. There, I’ve said it. No apologies. I have another confession: I love a bargain. I have no control over that – I’m of Scottish heritage and I was born in Maine. It’s in my DNA – it’s called the “Double Frugal Gene.” That being said, I have […]