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Meet the mimikaki: an ear wax cleaner from Japan to clean your ears without polluting the earth! “Mimikaki” literally means ear stick. This is a highly cultural practice in Japan. While cleaning your ears is kind of a personal thing for many of us, in Japan cleaning another’s ears is considered an act of affection or sign of intimacy. A husband lying down with his head on his wife’s lap having his ears cleaned is an image of domestic bliss in Japan. Asians have used ear picks for many years and they still use them to this day.

Barbers were the dentists of medieval times We all brush our teeth. From a young age we have learned to take care of our denture, because we only get one for a lifetime. Only 50 years ago, people assumed to loose their teeth at some point, the dental care provided today was non existent. Today 50 percent of all children reach the age of 10 without having any cavities, and…