It can be easy to forget that humans living on Earth today are the product of thousands of years of adaptation.
Here is an interesting online site to see who else has your surname in the world. Excellent for locating surnames while doing your familytree and genealogy research.
Prior to the emancipation of the American slaves in 1863, those African-Americans held in bondage had usually just one or two given names. Once freed, the slave owner's family name might be used, in…
Scientists are beginning to find out.
Artist Christian Fuchs is obsessed with his ancestors and spends months painstakingly recreating portraits of them, which he poses for himself
If you have European ancestry, one of the greatest challenges can be locating quality genealogy databases that are affordable. Here are 30 free options.
As this week’s Random Book of the Week I chose an old book of my Nan’s, Discovering Surnames, as I wanted to show you the very cute retro 80s book cover. I thought I’d better actu…
The people of the Ancient world understood the world according to what they observed and what they learned through education and folk tales. While...
Pet photography isn't new; people have been taking pictures of animals since cameras were invented. For National Pet Week, here's a vintage pet photography.
More than 12 million immigrants passed through the New York landmark.
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