Someone Looked up Schumer’s Last Name on Ancestry com, Made Shocking Discovery

File this one under the category of “shocking, but not surprising” — Chuck Schumer’s last name means exactly what you think it does. The Senate minority leader has been in Congress for more than two decades, while Ancestry.com traces its roots to the very non-digital year of 1984. In spite of this, no one bothered […]

Job Interview — Colin Surname (Paramore’s Still Into You)

Been unemployed for a while, it’s quite a bummer. I need to find a new job, any job, maybe not a plumber. I’ll send CVs everywhere, except McDonald’s. But most places don’t even care, they throw away resumés, don’t want us. Then, after all this time… I got an interview. I look pathetic in a […]

Family Tree Research in the U.K. – Mark Bayley at Who Do You Think You Are Live 2015

Hi I’m Nick from the Nosey Genealogist and I’m here with Mark Bayley who is Head of Content at TheGenealogist Hi Nick, its good to meet you. Hi Mark, so tell us about your exciting new record releases. Well we’ve got millions of new records for the show this year We’ve got tithe records, apportionment […]

Creating Our Future Campaign, Minnesota Historical Society

(piano music) [Annette Atkins] History has the power to change our lives by giving people the tools to wonder, to imagine, and to remember times before they were alive. (piano music) [Ford Bell] The Minnesota Historical Society preserves all kinds of history of our state. I made a gift to support digitization of the collections […]

Genealogy: Using Records of Artificial Limbs for Union Civil War Veterans, 1861-1927 (2015 May 14)

>>Welcome to the National Archives Know Your Records Program. We are broadcasting live from the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C. with a live onsite audience. Before we begin, I have a few tips I would like to share with you. For those of you here with us onsite, we have several handouts and hopefully […]

Creative Society

(playful music) Over the past few decades, there’s been a lot of talk about the transition from an industrial society to an information society or knowledge society. People now see that information and knowledge, not natural resources and industrial factories are the driving force for the economy and society. Now clearly, information and knowledge are […]

Caillou – Caillou’s Not Afraid Anymore (S01E02) | Cartoon for Kids

You’re getting to be a big boy. I’m just a kid who’s four. Each day I grow some more. I like exploring. I’m Caillou. So many things to do. Each day is something new. I’ll share them with you. I’m Caillou. My world is turning, changing each day, with mommy and daddy I’m finding my […]

University Challenge S47E01 Edinburgh vs Ulster

[Music] the questions Jeremy Paxman hello welcome to the 2017-18 university challenge about 130 institutions applied to take part and we’ll be meeting 28 teams who have quitted themselves well on our test paper over the next few weeks they do it for a few fleeting moments of Fame a year’s stewardship of the University […]

Twin Peaks restaurant to provide free Christmas trees to military families

IN APPRECIATION FOR ALL THEY’VE DONE FOR OUR COUNTRY.. ONE RESTAURANT GAVE SOME MILITARY FAMILIES CHRISTMAS TREES TODAY. VO TWIN PEAKS RESTAURANT HANDED OUT 100 TREES TO PRE- SELECTED MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES TODAY. RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE GIVING AWAY THE TREES AS THEIR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU. SOT john Rosa/ Twin […]

2018 Genealogy Fair Closing Remarks

We will now have closing remarks. I am pleased to welcome to the stage, the National Archives Executive for Research Services Ann Cummings.>>Good Afternoon, I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their participation in this very successful, sixth Virtual Genealogy Fair. Some of our early numbers show that we had 487 people […]