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Crack Open Your DNA – How Neanderthal Are You?

Do you have to shave your unibrow more than once a day? Do you eye roadkill and think – hat! Do you feel those Geico ads really hit home? And make you so mad you want to whittle a club and hit someone and drag them around? Do you think 1,000,000 BC is the greatest movie ever made and not because of the poster but because it makes you nostalgic? 🙂

You may be a Neanderthal!

No longer do you have to guess why you enjoy raw bear liver!

You can order a DNA kit from 23andMe.com.

After you get the kit, “Register your kit, spit into the tube, and send it to the lab.”

So simple even a caveman do it.

(sorry, could not resist).

There’s also some interesting charts on historical global migration at the site.

Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix shared his chart …

You can read more about Neanderthals at Wikipedia.

Or that thanks to interbreeding, we may owe important disease-fighting genes to Neanderthals and Denisovans …”

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23 January 2012 History 3 Comments


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