Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


An article originally published by the New Orleans Advocate talks about law enforcement searching familial DNA databases looking for genetic leads to solve cases. Your relative’s DNA could turn you into a suspect. The article proposes it’s time for there to be ground rules for the searches before lives are ruined over imperfect technology. Innocent people have come under scrutiny.