I'm a huge fan of illustrator/cartoonist Tom Gauld's work. He just tweeted that the original art for his Science Gang Tattoo flash sheet is for sale on his website. I wouldn't be surprised if some scientists actually get these tattoos!
These 3,000-year-old sharpened turkey bones are likely the oldest tattooing tools ever found. Archaeologists uncovered the tools at a historical Native American site in Fernvale, Tennessee. Years later, researchers from the Tennessee Division of Archaeology and colleagues analyzed the bones and determined that they are stick-and-poke tools. They even found remnants on the bones of… READ THE REST
Tattooing is illegal in South Korea, but that doesn't stop Zihwa from practicing the craft in the country. Zihwa is a female tattoo artist in South Korea specializing in floral designs. In South Korea tattoos have long been seen as a symbol of violence, membership to a gang, or at the very least, rebellion against… READ THE REST
French Kindergarten teacher Sylvain Helaine, 35, has full body tattoos and recently had the whites of his eyes inked black. He says that last year, the parents of a three-year-old complained that Helaine's appearance triggered nightmares for their child and he's since been banned from teaching children under six at Docteur Morere Elementary School in… READ THE REST
You may not have heard about it, but earlier this month, America took another important step toward restoring life to normalcy in our post-COVID world: Sam's Club announced samples were back. Look, it might not seem like a huge milestone, but nobody can deny that noshing on a bite of a new cold cut variety… READ THE REST
For all their everything-ness, there are still some areas where even the great and powerful Amazon isn't all that. Sure, you can find just about any physical item being sold in the depths of Amazon product pages somewhere, but when it comes to software and apps, well, that's an area where the eCommerce giant mostly steers… READ THE REST
There's only so much squinting you can do at a tiny smartphone screen before you start wondering why we ever thought it was a good idea to build devices so small in the first place. Sure, portability is a plus, but when you're trying to watch videos on your phone, that itty-bitty baby screen won't… READ THE REST