There's been a lot of interesting stuff happening in the genealogical world, and these days, I find it easier to just pop the latest news into my Facebook profile (if you'd care to join me there, just register for Facebook (it's free) and invite me to be your friend). It's also easier for folks to comment there, but I realize that there are many folks who aren't on Facebook, so I thought I'd gather up some of my recent postings and blog them, so here you go . . .
Hmmm . . . I assume this means they use DNA testing in identifying unclaimed persons as well.
Cuyahoga County coroner's office hoping to increase revenue through DNA testing
We keep hearing this, but folks keep investigating it . . .seems some of us really want to believe it.
Did Neanderthals and Humans Mate? The Answer, Again, is No
I can't say that I'm ever happy to hear of someone going to jail, but just maybe this will make other folks who have considered lifting historical treasures from repositories think twice.
Former Archivist to Receive Jail Term for Sale of Historic Documents
Matt's my kind of guy!
He Proposed to Her at the National Archives
Say what! DNA testing for matchmaking? And somehow this links to genetic genealogy? I think I smell a start-up . . . although I have no clue what kind.
DNA Testing and Genetic Profiles Help Avoid Broken Hearts Polls Reveal
I had a great-grandfather who was a bigamist and murderer -- am thinking it's time to pull out all my teeth.
Kensit 'upset' by family history
Who knew doing a comic would reveal a connection to the flu epidemic of 1918?
Artist uses comic to learn family history
From one of my favorite genies . . .
20 Things That Make Genealogy Fun
Wonder how many of the new folks on Facebook are genealogists?
Social Networking Stats: Facebook and LinkedIn Surging in US
Already did it -- works just like Facebook.
Customize Your Ancestry Homepage
Yay! Another great resource -- especially for those of us with Ellis Island-era immigrant ancestors.
Welcome to the new USCIS Genealogy Program Homepage
More toys for my iPhone!
MobileFamilyTree brings genealogy to iPhone
For anyone with Irish roots, this is pretty darn cool . . .
Online Irish Family Name Search