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    5 of the Coolest Things Arab Culture Gave the Rest of the World

    With all of the Islamophobia prevalent in the world today, we thought we’d show you some of the greatest things Arabs have given the West that we just couldn’t live without and will forever be grateful for. The Toothbrush If you are walking around with a full set of pearly whites, you have Arabs to thank for that. Ancient Egyptians used to chew on small branches and twigs from what they called “the toothbrush tree”. Later, Islam brought all the instructions for personal hygiene, which included the use of a “miswak” or the twig of the “toothbrush” tree for cleaning the teeth. Though not specifically mention in the Quran, many…