Some scientists suspected that our ear wax may contain a natural fungicide, bactericide, and insecticide, the better to protect against buggy invaders crawling inside the ear canal. Alas, this turns out not to be true.
What it is, why it's there, and why q-tips are a bad idea.
Whales can live longer than humans do, but often there is only one way for researchers to find out the age of a particular whale. They have to go deep inside the whales' ears.
To be honest, I wouldn't want an ear mirror for the same reason I wouldn't want an ass mirror—some territory on the body should remain unexplored.
Taking both the Ear Wax Camera and the LED Ear Wax Cleaner to the next level, this Ear Scope GXL is the last word on cleaning your own ears. If you're not comfortable with (or don't have) someone else cleaning your ears for you, this Ear Scope lets you peep into your own LED-lit ear canal for easy scraping.
My ears are waxy. The gooey kind. Is that too much information? Likely so. Regardless, I tell you because I need you help. This LED lit ear wax scooper was found in a random Korean grocery store, in between the air fresheners and the shower caps, by Andrew at DirtyNerdLuv. (Great name, btw. Nearly as good as …
Got an ear wax problem? Maybe you should do something about it. This little plastic elephant cell phone strap has a hook at the end of its trunk for picking at excess wax and scratching itches. It fits neatly on your finger so you can wave your crusty residue in your brother's face when he's sleeping.
Though it's not really a common topic of dinner conversation in the States — "Who's been cleaning your ears at Yale, Son?" — the Japanese have a certain fondness for the act of ear cleaning. If Hello Kitty mimikakis (ear cleaners) aren't enough for your waxy canals, King's Idea's ear scopes may just be the ticket.