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Mothering Sunday prompts flurry of family history searches

You could be forgiven for thinking that being a family history researcher is not a seasonal job. But each year as Mothering Sunday approaches my inbox swells with queries relating specifically to mothers, and then as June approaches the same thing happens with Father's Day. So far this year is no different. This week I've appeared as an expert on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise programme, which means I get to chat live on air about my research, offering advice and even get the chance to surprise some listeners with information that has remained elusive.
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Mother, daughter die of burns from Philadelphia food truck blast

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 days ago)

A mother and daughter have died from burns they suffered when a propane tank exploded in the family's food truck in Philadelphia earlier this month, authorities said on Thursday. Jaylin Landaverry Galdamez, 17, and her mother, Olga ... Read Post

Mother’s Day: Who’s your favorite TV mom?

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (4 years ago)

With Mother’s Day fast approaching and my own mother far, far away (at her computer), I’ve been thinking about some of my favorite TV mamas. There are so many classics — June Cleaver, Harriet Nelson, Clair Huxtable, Roseanne Conner,... Read Post

Google is working on multiple language detection for Voice Search

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 days ago)

Google is developing a new feature for Voice Search that will allow you to ask a question in one of multiple languages – without manually reconfiguring your ‘mother tongue’ each time. At the moment, the company translates Voice Sear... Read Post


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