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Cliff-jumping off Ireland's Atlantic coast
If someone told you to jump into an often tumultuous and always frigid North Atlantic Ocean from a 30-foot-high cliff in Ireland, would you do it?

Why some women won't eat out alone
Taking myself out to a local Japanese restaurant for dinner shouldn't have been a big deal, but it became one before I even picked up my chopsticks.

A hotel with emotion-themed rooms
Smoking or nonsmoking? One bed or two? Street view or garden view? When it comes to choosing a hotel room, some people let their hearts make the decision.

Five dances that capture the magic of India
Whether it's lyrical movements, classical Indian style or a hip-hop take on the wildly popular Bollywood genre, dance is, without a doubt, one of the great visual icons of India.

Mayakoba: A relaxing vacation realized
I wanted to take my family on a relaxing vacation. Note that I didn't say an exciting vacation, or a mind-broadening one. I just wanted something easy.

Ancestry Launches a New Take on Genetic Traits
Ancestry’s long history of innovation has driven our leadership in family history and, more recently, the emerging field of consumer genomics. Today, we’re proud to introduce a fun and innovative way for you to further explore who you are and where you come from  AncestryDNA Traits. Using science and data to power ongoing journeys Read More

Descendants of Honor
This Veterans Day, we are featuring the diverse descendants of Medal of Honor recipients to showcase the fact that our military heroes truly come from everywhere. Here are a few of their stories. Christopher Langlois  Descendant Christopher Flynn  Medal of Honor Recipient Ireland “I was named after him. I try to live up Read More

Researching the Genetics of Human Lifespan
Today, I am proud to have the opportunity to highlight how the drive for discovery at Ancestry extends to our important research collaborations. Three years ago, we announced a collaboration with Calico, a research and development company focused on the biology of longevity. Today, our first joint research paper was published in GENETICS, a journal Read More

This Week in History – November 5
This Week in History is Ancestry’s look back at notable events from the past. Featuring three moments from our Newspapers.com archives, this Week in History is our way of remembering what came before us. In honor of Veteran’s Day on November 11th, we remember our American heroes and their service to our country. During the week Read More

This Veterans Day, Discover the Military Heroes in your Family
For the past 30 years, our focus has been digitizing and making historical content accessible for everyone – today, we offer more than 10 billion historical documents, including an unmatched collection of more than 250 million military records. As America celebrates Veterans Day this year, and its service members who have fought (and still fight) Read More