Time to start investing in foreign properties, methinks.
Ngoombi at Panmure is on sale for a mere $675K AUD.
And the name?
Ngoombi was an Aboriginal phrase meaning “where the platypus live”, named because of the abundance of wildlife.
In other news, there’s an incredible one-day sale going on over at 23andme. You can get your DNA sequenced for a mere $99. That was just too cool for me to resist, and I signed up for a kit.
In a few weeks, I’ll find out all these amazing things:
Relative Finder – Find genetic relatives based on your shared DNA. Browse and make contact anonymously.
Maternal Line (Mitochondrial DNA) – 23andMe covers more than 750 maternal haplogroups based on close to 2000 SNPs.
Paternal Line (Y Chromosome) – Available for men only. 23andMe offers more than 500 paternal haplogroups based on almost 2000 SNPs.
Ancestry Painting – See which sections of your DNA are similar to that of Asian, African, and European populations.
Global Similarity – Compare yourself genetically to more than 50 populations around the world.
Download your mitochondrial and Y chromosome DNA data.
Carrier Status (24 reports) – Find out if you carry inheritable markers for diseases such as breast cancer, cystic fibrosis, and Tay-Sachs.
Disease Risk (12 reports) – Learn your genetic risk for type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and other conditions.
Drug Response (9 reports) – Predict how you’ll react to medications such as Warfarin (Coumadin®), Plavix®, and certain muscle relaxants.
Traits (10 reports) – Discover how genetics determines your HIV resistance, lactose tolerance, muscle performance, and more.
Cutting-edge Research (93 reports) -Get continual updates on genetic research discoveries for conditions such as bipolar disorder, longevity, lung cancer, and more.
Maybe they’ll find an impulse-purchase marker in my DNA (next to the nerd one).