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Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate
We’re always looking for new ways to help support our customers on their journeys of personal discovery. Often that means updating our products and services to take advantage of the most advanced science and technology. Last fall, we introduced the capability to provide more precise ethnicity estimates to our customers using an algorithm that analyzes Read More The post Understanding Your New Ethnicity Estimate appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

How Many DNA Tests Does One Family Need?
The short answer is, How many people are in your family? If you’ve already taken the AncestryDNA® test, you may think you’re done.  You could test other family members, but since you’re related, they will have the same results as you, right? Not exactly. Both you and your biological family inherited your DNA from your Read More The post How Many DNA Tests Does One Family Need? appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

You Asked, We Answered: New Updates to Our Latest Innovations
Last month at RootsTech our CEO Margo Georgiadis revealed three game changing innovations to give you a clearer and richer view of your history—helping you make more personal discoveries, faster. ThruLines™ illustrates how you may be connected to your DNA matches through a common ancestor — and gives you a clear view of how you’re Read More The post You Asked, We Answered: New Updates to Our Latest Innovations appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

DNA in Irish Research: The Missing Piece
Looking for your Irish ancestors can be like trying to put together a puzzle with only half the pieces. Many Irish records have been lost or destroyed, and oftentimes Irish ancestors who came to America left too few clues about where they came from. Fortunately, DNA can now provide much-needed puzzle pieces that can help Read More The post DNA in Irish Research: The Missing Piece appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day is a day to honor and celebrate the strength that all women share. In honor of this special day, we are highlighting five customers’ ancestors this week who embody grace, determination, and perseverance against all odds. Check back each day to read another incredible story. My grandmother, Ruth Helen Jines Varner, was Read More The post International Womens Day appeared first on Ancestry Blog.

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London pub gets nudist license
The Coach & Horses, a London pub in the Soho district, has officially gotten a nudist license. Now you can sip a pint while you're totally naked.

China unveils 600km/h maglev train prototype
A new floating bullet train capable of hitting speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (about 372 miles/hour) is one step closer to reality in China.

A wildlife filmmaker's guide to India's Jim Corbett National Park
As the sun rises over the canopy in India's Jim Corbett National Park, a sambar deer steps into view. The handsome animal is among hundreds of species in this diverse nature reserve.

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere
The Dutch capital's canals, tulips and traditional narrow houses have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is looking at ways to reduce visitor numbers to sustainable levels.

Join a rideshare to the Great Barrier Reef with scUber
Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef.

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Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year
Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines.

These are the world's most-visited theme parks
Disney World's Magic Kingdom was the world’s most visited theme park in 2018, with 20.8 million visitors.

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC
Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!

Download these 5 apps before your next trip
There are millions of apps available for your phone, but you can't take all of them on your next trip. So which travel apps should you pack?

Ask the Captain: How is airplane cargo contained, and is anyone watching it?
How are cargo holds configured in aircraft? Are there separators or some other device such as nets used to restrain the items?