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Cool GenStuff – Wednesday 23 July 2014

Cool GenStuff Wed 23 July 2014

Today is Wednesday, 23 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • WDYTYA Returns: Don’t forget to watch the season premiere episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC this evening at 9:00 pm EDT/PDT (check local listings). This week Cynthia Nixon travels to Missouri to learn about an ancestor who was sent to prison.
  • Genealogy on HuffPostLive: Tune into HuffPostLive, the live streaming television show by The Huffington Post, later on today at 12:30 pm EDT for a feature on genealogy. You may see some familiar faces on screen!

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • The Nostalgia Machine: Enter a year and then walk down memory lane through a series of music videos via The Nostalgia Machine.
  • Rewind: With Rewind, music rediscovery is possible. Pick a season, year or decade back to 1960, and you’ll hear what was on the radio during that time. Save moments to build a radio station around your life events. You’ll be amazed at how quickly the memories come flooding back.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Monday 21 July 2014

Cool GenStuff for Monday 21 July 2014

Today is Monday, 21 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

  • FamilySearch Worldwide Indexing Event: You still have time to join others in indexing FamilySearch records – the goal is to reach 50,000 indexers for this event! Click here to learn more (via FamilySearch).

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • swivelCard: A paper business card with a USB drive built in . . . could use to provide a GEDCOM file to another genealogy researcher?  Check it out here.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee

Cool GenStuff – Friday 18 July 2014

Cool GenStuff 18 July 2014

Today is Friday, 18 July 2014 and here are some recent finds and discoveries to help you hack genealogy!

What’s Up?

New Apps, Features, Gadgets and Websites – Oh My!

  • Chicago Tribune: The Chicago Tribune has a brand new archive of its newspapers going back to 1847 – it is FREE while in beta testing mode. Click here to start searching!
  • Montage: Check out Montage – effortless photo books, made with love.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee