- Yahoo Mail was hacked. Learn all about it and how to prevent it from happening to you on Forbes.com.
- If you are a genealogy blogger or news media, the NGS is asking for applications for official Social Media Press designation for their 2014 conference which will be held in Richmond, Virginia, May 7th-10th. Read more about it on the Upfront NGS Blog.
- On Genea-Musings, Randy lists his top 10 free US genealogy resource sites.
- Yesterday, USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 191 files yesterday for various counties in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.
- And Genealogy Trails volunteer contributors uploaded various records for Texas and Georgia.
- Have Kansas ancestors? In honor of Kansas' 153rd anniversary of statehood, GenealogyBank.com's blog spotlighted 125 Kansas newspapers.
- Not to be outdone, Ancestry.com released their new research guide for researching in Kansas.
- Don't forget the helpful (but small) collection of online databases for Kansas on FamilySearch.org. And then, of course, what's really helpful for those researching in Kansas, is their Kansas Wiki Page. [LOTS of good stuff there no matter where you research.]
- From Chris Paton on The British GENES Blog: 1901 English and Welsh Census are Now Online & he gives a little background on the collection which is very helpful.
- Yesterday, Ancestry.com updated their databases of indexed records for The Netherlands (BMD), and these are from FamilySearch.org. So don't forget this important tip before diving in.
- Here's a short video from Findmypast with a look at their new collection of British in India records from The British Library [Direct link for those who cannot view the video below: http://youtu.be/CecyUb_M3fk ]:
Other things that might interest you. Maybe. Maybe Not. But maybe.
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