02 December 2018

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

MyHeritage extends deadline for DNA transfers
The deadline for transferring raw autosomal DNA test results is now 15 December, extended from 1 December. While at it consider adding the results to Gedmatch. The more you fish the more likely a catch.

The Trade Cards Of Old London
From Spitalfields Life, a selection of cards you might find, rummaging through a drawer in the eighteenth century.

Climate Solutions: Is It Feasible to Remove Enough CO2 from the Air?
Progress in the technical community in carbon capture technologies. U. S. emissions of means 61 million tons of CO2 are going into reservoirs this year. That's somewhat less than one per cent of US emissions, but growing. It could be an important part of the climate solution.

Economies of ale
Since 2008, nearly a quarter of pubs in the UK have closed – but the turnover of the pub industry is holding up and employment is on the rise. What’s happening?

Backup Nag
Did you do your monthly backup yet?

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