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Behold, The Coolest Toothbrush in Existence

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Today's pick comes from Racked National editor Leslie Price.

Binchotan toothbrush, $7 on theline.com.

Before I even read the descriptive text that accompanied this Binch?tan toothbrush, I knew I wanted it. It's so sleek and cool. But the brush's extensive backstory was what sold me (because I'm a sucker like that).

According to the description on theline.com, a specific type of charcoal—made of Japanese oak branches burned by artisans in Japan's Kinshu region—was blended into its jet-black bristles to help fight bacteria and scrub away plaque. In a travel-friendly bonus, the special bristles mean it's effective with or without toothpaste.
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