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February 2015

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Ever wondered what your DNA might tell you? Here's an interesting place to start. You can find out what percent of your DNA is from various populations around the world. You can find your DNA relatives across continents or across the street. Or build your family tree and enhance your experience with relatives.

The media, including The New York Times, CBS and The Wall Street Journal, has focused on this service and, although we usually feature services that come to you without cost, we found this worth bringing to your attention. For a modest fee these leading edge scientific folks are already working to help address various serious diseases that plague the world - and in the process are making this service available to the curious who want to know more about their heritage.

These folks started by including information regarding your risk for developing cardiac disease and breast cancer, as well genetic traits such as how fast you metabolize caffeine. But a year ago the FDA ordered them to stop including the medical portion in their reports. With negotiations ongoing, this service is worth watching to determine when they will resume the inclusion of this extraordinary information.

A bit eerie -- but very interesting goings on.

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We are always pleased to be of service to our Cyber Friends and to provide you with these monthly CyberTips. As members of the Real Estate CyberSpace Society we are always current on ways to expand their normal high standards of service with the very latest Internet and other CyberSpace strategies and tools. Click Here for hundreds of Cyber Tricks and Great Places in back issues.

You may have heard that a year or so ago a law went into effect prohibiting TV advertisers from cranking up the volume above the regular programming level. It may also have puzzled you that many commercials still sound very loud. Your ears aren't tricking you - the advertisers are.

Here's a place where you can get even by filing a loud commercial complaint. You can use the FCC's online complaint form at To use the form, click on the Complaint Type button "Broadcast (TV and Radio), Cable, and Satellite Issues," and then click on the Category button "Loud Commercials." This will take you to their "Form 2000G - Loud Commercial Complaint" form. Fill out the form and click on "Complete the form" to submit your complaint to the FCC.

They won't get back to you - but your information will be used to help the FCC quiet the rascals (we're being nice) down.

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Need a domain name for your new pizza place? You have a few choices. You can rack you brain for two weeks. You can get a group of creative friends together and brainstorm. You can pay an "expert" big bucks. Or you can stop by this great place.

Lean Domain Search is a domain name generator that helps you find tons of available domain names that match your business. These folks tell you that there are plenty of good domain names out there, but it's never been easy to find them until now.

Visit and enter a key word. Try pizza, for example. You might think that every domain in the universe with "pizza" has been taken but - Shazam - up come 2348 suggestions.

Great brainstorming tool. Quick - and no out of pocket.

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As the world's most popular and authoritative source for movie and TV content, this is probably the first place you will want to go to find out anything you want to know about a movie or TV program.

They offer a searchable database of more than 100 million data items including more than 2 million movies, TV and entertainment programs plus more than 4 million cast and crew members.

Anytime you want to decide whether to watch a movie you can find out if the plot-line or actors appeal to you and browse what the critics and viewers have to say.

Big time saver.

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