Ear-Picking

A recent trip to the city of Chengdu, China (home of the giant panda), provided an unexpected experience – the practice of ear-picking, or what some might refer to as ear cleaning or ear scraping. Ear Picking and Giant Pandas – Chengdu, China Most tourists who travel to Chengdu, China go to see the giant…

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The Human Ear – Part 3

This post is a third in a series related to the anatomy of the human ear, specifically of the pinna, or auricle.  Part 1 of this series started by identifying and defining the main external structural features of the auricle.  Part 2 concentrated on two primary dimensions of the auricle – length and width, but…

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