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The Strange Problem with Chopsticks

Chopsticks are the eating utensil of choice in many Asian countries and a bit of a novelty for those in Western countries since they’re usually only used when eating Asian cuisine. But a sticky problem has developed for those that rely on the utensil to eat their food.

A bit of history needs to be inserted before the problem can be fully understood. Chopsticks have been around a long time — a very…

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