History Matters: Can OpenerBy David A. FryxellLearn about the history of the can opener.Family Archivist: Making a Virtual BequestBy Sunny Jane MortonDo you own family heirlooms you want to share—but aren’t ready to part with? In this Q&A, our Family Archivist, Sunny Jane Morton, shares her favorite solution: Make a virtual bequest. Make use of digital copies of family heirlooms.7 Tips for Researching Pioneer HeritageBy Sunny Jane MortonO pioneer roots! Channel your adventurous ancestors and set off on a genealogical journey to your pioneer heritage. Our seven tips help you sift through land records, historical territory boundaries and other helpful sources.Digging up Ancestral SecretsBy Lisa A. AlzoWhat shocking secrets were your ancestors hiding? The answers may be waiting in our six sources.Top 10 Genealogy Software TricksBy Rick CrumeDon’t let your family tree program be a one-trick pony. Take advantage of these little-known features to enhance your research. Featuring tips for Family Tree Maker, Legacy Family Tree and RootsMagic.Researching Ancestors who Fought at GettysburgBy David A. FryxellMore than 165,000 soldiers fought in the Civil War’s bloodies battle. Follow these seven steps to discover your Gettysburg ancestors.Deciphering Civil War-era PhotosBy Maureen A. TaylorOur Photo Detective Maureen A. Taylor offers up tips for discovering your Civil War-era ancestors by deciphering their photos.American Civil War FactsBy Nancy HendricksonHelpful, at-a-glance facts about the War Between The States, including a timeline and battle details.Photo Detective: Musical MysteryBy Maureen A. TaylorUse photographers’ props to learn more about ancestral photos.Resource Roundup: Top Genetic Genealogy ToolsBy Blaine BettingerLearn about genetic genealogy tools like DNA testing companies and analysis resources.Quick Guide: Apps for GenealogistsBy Lisa A. AlzoOur experts recommend family history apps for Android and iPad tablets.Tech Tips: Scanning DocumentsBy Rick CrumeFour ways to use a document scanner for family history.Tutorial: MyHeritage Record MatchingBy Rick CrumeMake the most of your genealogy research by sharing your family tree on MyHeritage Record Matching.Time Capsule: Gold Rush-era LettersBy Sharon DeBartolo CarmackLearn about a Gold Rush pioneer’s dreams through his own words.