WorldPeople On Twitter Are Freaking Out About This Life-Changing Corn HackWe've been struggling with teeth for no reason all this time.By by Kassy ChoBuzzFeed News Reporter and by Eimi Yamamitsu山光瑛美 BuzzFeed News Reporter, JapanPosted on July 19, 2017, 12:49 pmTwitterFacebookLink 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. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com His tweet about his discovery has racked up almost 40,000 retweets. アラブ三郎 @alovesun 北海道移住して一番驚いたのはとうもろこしのこの食べ方でした。 Sun Jun 25 11:01:08 UTC+0000 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite "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. BuzzFeed Then place your thumb over a row of kernels. BuzzFeed And push it toward the space. BuzzFeed Ta-da! BuzzFeed You can then pick the kernels up or tip them onto a plate or a bowl. BuzzFeed Repeat and you end up with a cob looking like this. アラブ三郎 @alovesun 今では僕もこの食べ方出来るようなったけど、これは感動したで… 11:05 AM - 25 Jun 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite People were shook. 海桜~SRI騎士団~ @kokuko000 @alovesun @akito19980928 何これすご( '-' ) Mon Jun 26 16:26:45 UTC+0000 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite "omg what is this ( ‘-’ )" Their lives were changed. ルティ @twittirurutti @alovesun 自分、ビーバーみたいに齧りまくっとるけど今度からこうやって食べますわ。 11:05 AM - 25 Jun 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite "I usually nibble like a beaver, but I’ll eat it like this from next time." While others shared their own hacks for how to eat corn on the cob. にゃんこ@酒の神 @nyank122 @alovesun @kfmcgpwl 道民ですが、包丁で粒の部分をすべて切り落とし手から食べる派でっすw Mon Jun 26 03:19:54 UTC+0000 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite "I’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. BuzzFeed You're welcome. BuzzFeed Kassy ChoBuzzFeed News ReporterKassy Cho is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.Contact Kassy Cho at email@example.com.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereEimi Yamamitsu山光瑛美 BuzzFeed News Reporter, Japanバズフィード・ジャパン ニュース記者Contact Eimi Yamamitsu at firstname.lastname@example.org.