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People On Twitter Are Freaking Out About This Life-Changing Corn Hack

We've been struggling with teeth for no reason all this time.

Posted on July 19, 2017, at 8:49 a.m. ET

A Japanese Twitter user went viral last month after he discovered a genius hack people in Hokkaido have been using to eat corn on the cob.

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His tweet about his discovery has racked up almost 40,000 retweets.

ๅŒ—ๆตท้“็งปไฝใ—ใฆไธ€็•ช้ฉšใ„ใŸใฎใฏใจใ†ใ‚‚ใ‚ใ“ใ—ใฎใ“ใฎ้ฃŸในๆ–นใงใ—ใŸใ€‚

"The thing that shocked me the most after moving to Hokkaido was how they eat corn."

First, you create some space by emptying a row of kernels.

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Then place your thumb over a row of kernels.

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And push it toward the space.

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Ta-da!

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You can then pick the kernels up or tip them onto a plate or a bowl.

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Repeat and you end up with a cob looking like this.

ไปŠใงใฏๅƒ•ใ‚‚ใ“ใฎ้ฃŸในๆ–นๅ‡บๆฅใ‚‹ใ‚ˆใ†ใชใฃใŸใ‘ใฉใ€ใ“ใ‚Œใฏๆ„Ÿๅ‹•ใ—ใŸใงโ€ฆ

People were shook.

@alovesun @akito19980928 ไฝ•ใ“ใ‚Œใ™ใ”( '-' )

"omg what is this ( โ€˜-โ€™ )"

Their lives were changed.

@alovesun ่‡ชๅˆ†ใ€ใƒ“ใƒผใƒใƒผใฟใŸใ„ใซ้ฝงใ‚Šใพใใฃใจใ‚‹ใ‘ใฉไปŠๅบฆใ‹ใ‚‰ใ“ใ†ใ‚„ใฃใฆ้ฃŸในใพใ™ใ‚ใ€‚

"I usually nibble like a beaver, but Iโ€™ll eat it like this from next time."

While others shared their own hacks for how to eat corn on the cob.

@alovesun @kfmcgpwl ้“ๆฐ‘ใงใ™ใŒใ€ๅŒ…ไธใง็ฒ’ใฎ้ƒจๅˆ†ใ‚’ใ™ในใฆๅˆ‡ใ‚Š่ฝใจใ—ๆ‰‹ใ‹ใ‚‰้ฃŸในใ‚‹ๆดพใงใฃใ™w

"Iโ€™m from Hokkaido, but I cut off all the kernels with a knife and eat them with my hands lol."

Here's a side-by-side comparison of what the cob looks like eaten normally with teeth versus using the hack.

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