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Best DNA test
If you’ve read all the DNA test reviews and are still confused, this guide’s for you.

23andMe vs AncestryDNA
We compare two industry leaders head-to-head to help you decide which DNA test is best for you.

Best Genealogy Software
With so many choices of family tree and genealogy software, which one is right for you?

Metal detecting

Best metal detectors
How to choose the best metal detector for your budget, experience, and intended use.

Best beginner metal detector
If you’re just starting out, this is a must-read guide to find the best entry-level detector.

Best metal detector for kids
Looking for a kids metal detector and overwhelmed by the choices? This guide’s for you.

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