When I was a sci-fi nerd, living in the 1970s, I would have never guessed that in just 15 years, out out of 3 top grossing movies would be science fiction or fantasy related. Or that anime would be popular. And now:
What started as an exception may soon become the norm if recent trends are anything to go by. Pointed ears, made famous by Star Trek's Mr Spock, seem to be the choice of many music loving youngsters in New York. They are resorting to plastic surgery to get the perfect pair of pointed ears. Today, ear sculpting is being offered by many body art and modification shops. Developed by Hungarian plastic surgeon, Dr. Lajos Nagy, pointed ears apparently enhances music listening experience.
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