Where I Got My Red Whiskers
About a month ago I spit in a tube and mailed it to Ancestry.com, hoping to learn my genetic genealogy.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
We the People: New ancestry show to premiere on TLC
"Who Do You Think You Are?" will premiere on TLC cable network at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Portsmouth Ohio's contribution to world-renowned publication of today
For this edition, we go back in time, way back in time to the late 1880s, after the country had been divided over race.
The Harbor Times Soup
Montville Town News
The words for the week are "Field Day" and if you didn't realize it, the day for the Montville Field Day is swiftly coming upon us.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Career Across Industries Comes Down to Ancestry
As chief executive of Ancestry.com, Tim Sullivan has learned a lot after nearly ten years with the family history firm, but it wasn't always a career destination for him.
Family Tree Magazine
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Dell Rapids Tribune
History: Ethnic DNA testing sheds light on who you are
Ethnic DNA testing is the newest craze for genealogy. Imagine being able find out if great grandma's story about being related to the president or a famous character in history is true.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Independence Drives Performance At Ancestry.com
Genealogy services company Ancestry.com caters to more than 2.7 million worldwide subscribers keen on discovering their family histories.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Trove of historic prison records unearthed: Is your relative in there?
Families are often the keepers of dark secrets. For some it might be the youthful indiscretion of a black sheep cousin.
Fort Bend Star
Learn how to research your family history
Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Begin your family-history research at Fort Bend County Libraries' Local History and Genealogy Department at ,1001 Golfview in Richmond.
City Council minutes from 1790 now available online
The City of Savannah recently announced that historical minutes of City Council meetings from 1790 through 1900 are now available on Ancestry.com.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Tech-focused firm Spectrum Equity raises new $1 billion fund
Private equity firm Spectrum Equity said on Thursday it had raised $1 billion for its seventh fund focused on investments in information technology services.
How to Solve a Murder With Just Your Computer
In researching and writing my new book, The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases , I came across a community of novice detectives tackling cases as thorny as those in any James Patterson novel.
The Genetic Information Age: How Utah Fits In
It's no surprise to many Utahns that family history is a major area of interest to residents across the state, but hand in hand with that history comes the much more technical field of genomics - an industry that's also growing rapidly locally.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Family donates pioneer records to library
Lynda Fowler stepped back in time Wednesday as she read aloud a letter dated from 1886 in the Michigan Room of the St. Clair County Library.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Urban spelunking: Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Yes, they did cut the church in half and stick in a transept. The building was veneered in cream city brick at the same time.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Times Leader
Cyber attack disrupts work of genealogists
This sad fact was amply demonstrated a few weeks ago when a DDoS attack was levied against the popular genealogy website Ancestry.com, wreaking havoc with its services.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Shannyn Moore: Hobby Lobby decision distorts the Declaration
So we've just celebrated Independence Day. It's a big hairy deal. The pains it took to throw off another government and then dream up a new country, create a system that would allow for self governance -- "We the people" -- came at a great cost.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Ancestry and ProQuest Announce Expanded Distribution Agreement
Provo Ancestry and ProQuest entered into an agreement to create broader and deeper opportunities to deliver premier genealogy resources to libraries worldwide.
MapR grabs $110M in funding and debt to play harder in the Hadoop game
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/06/30/mapr-grabs-110m-in-funding-and-debt-to-play-harder-in-the-hadoop-game/ MapR , a company that adds its own proprietary code to the Hadoop open-source software, said today that it has raised $110 million in new fresh money - $80 million in equity, $30 million in debt.