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  • Tattoo parlor offers free ink to cover up Confederate ‘hate symbols’

    06/16/2020 7:50:22 PM PDT · by kevcol · 23 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 16, 2020 | Hannah Sparks
    One of their clients was Jennifer Tucker, 36, who wanted to have a Confederate flag tattoo on her ankle covered. Inked when she was 18 years old, Tucker said she was just following the crowd at her high school and wanted to rebel against her family. --- After high school, Tucker transformed her beliefs and found herself involved in local activism, particularly related to racial injustice. She did not hesitate to call when she found out about what the Gallery X Art Collective was doing in Murray, about a 40-minute drive southeast of where she lives in Paducah. “I just...
  • Our face tattoos were supposed to be empowering but we were young or drunk and regret them every day

    05/01/2020 12:17:05 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 68 replies
    The Sun ^ | 27 Apr 2020 | Samantha Brick
    FACIAL tattoos were once only seen on the most die-hard inkers. But in recent months celebrities like Chris Brown and Justin Bieber have helped the popularity of facial artwork soar. Singer Brown went under the needle in January, getting a Nike Air Jordan shoe tattooed on his cheek. A month later, model and actress Amber Rose revealed on her Instagram she'd had the names of her two sons, Bash and Slash, inked on her forehead. Since then more stars have posted pictures of their facial tattoos. Cindy Crawford's son Presley has "misunderstood" inked under his eye, while actress Amanda Bynes...
  • Heavily tattooed Florida man allegedly abducted, drugged, beat woman in camper

    05/01/2020 1:19:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 1, 2020 | Michael Ruiz
    A Florida man with extensive full-body tattoos who allegedly drugged, abducted and sexually battered a woman in a run-down camper earlier this year has been arrested, the local sheriff announced Thursday. Efthimios Michael Zachary Mikedis, also known as Zak, a 28-year-old from Ocklawaha, allegedly attacked the victim with an accomplice on Jan. 5. When the victim regained consciousness, Mikedis allegedly burned her hair with a cigarette and held a pair of scissors to her throat before beating her, dragging her to a waiting car and eventually letting her go at a Winn-Dixie parking lot.
  • With 26 Million Unemployed, Partially Opening Georgia’s Economy Is A Good Start

    04/25/2020 6:31:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 25, 2020 | Jenny Beth Martin
    What some who don’t live in Georgia may not realize is that Gov. Brian Kemp’s original shelter-in-place order was not a total lockdown. Undeterred by his critics, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is moving forward with the bold decision to begin to reopen his state’s businesses and launch our return to normal life. According to an order Kemp promulgated Monday, nail salons, massage therapists, tattoo parlors, bowling alleys, gyms, and other businesses may reopen on Friday. In-person church services can reopen. On Monday, restaurants and movie theaters may reopen. Dentists’ and doctors’ offices and all other health care-related practices and services...
  • Police Release Video of Man Attacking Children in California Target Store

    12/12/2019 2:29:54 PM PST · by familyop · 46 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | December 12, 2019 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Without warning, the man is seen hitting an 11-year-old boy from behind and then punching a five-year-old boy in the face...Police reported that the suspect appeared to be high on drugs and was reportedly acting strangely in the store before the attacks...Hardcastle was sentenced on December 4, after pleading no contest to assault and causing great bodily injury to a minor.
  • Egyptian mummy bears tattoo of a Christian saint

    07/30/2017 4:19:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 36 replies
    Aletelia ^ | July 26, 2017 | Zelda Caldwell
    CAT scans reveal that the Sudanese woman bore the image of the Archangel Michael on her leg. The mummified remains of an Egyptian woman, discovered in a cemetery near the bank of the Nile. revealed a surprising discovery: she bore a tattoo of the Archangel Michael.The Telegraph | YouTubeCAT scans performed by the British Museum revealed that the woman, who lived in Sudan around 700 AD, had the tattoo on her inner thigh (whether it was meant to be seen remains unknown).The tattoo features a cross on top of a symbol representing the Archangel Michael. It combines in one...
  • 1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of St. Michael

    04/01/2014 2:24:16 PM PDT · by mgist · 17 replies
    Fox ^ | 3/26/14 | Koprowski
    1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of St. Michael CT scan 3D visualisation of the mummified remains of a Sudanese woman, to show the organs. TRUSTEES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM Next A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael. The discovery, announced by researchers at the British Museum over the weekend, was made during a research project that used advanced medical scans, including Computed Tomography (CT) images, to examine Egyptian mummies at a number of hospitals in...
  • 1,300 year-old mummy and her intimate tattoo

    03/28/2014 4:16:37 AM PDT · by NYer · 79 replies
    Telegraph ^ | March 27, 2014 | Robert Mendick
    Wrapped in bandages and caricatured as figures of terror in Hollywood movies, Egypt’s mummies have long captivated and bewildered scientists and children alike. Now a new exhibition at the British Museum will disclose the human side of the mummies of the Nile. Eight have been – scientifically speaking – stripped bare revealing secrets taken to the grave thousands of years ago. snip One of the mummies, whose remains were found just seven years ago, was so well preserved that archaeologists could almost make out the tattoo on her skin on the inner thigh of her right leg with the naked...
  • The new religiosity of the Left. (Remember.)

    12/11/2019 7:42:37 PM PST · by golux · 17 replies
    Free Republic | December 11 2019 | Golux
    Watch them, Friends! Listen. Watch your Democrat lawmakers speak again and again of the moments that mean the most to them: taking their oaths. Holding with reverence their prized Bibles. Daddy's Bible. Grandpa's Bible. The symbols of a deep Catholic faith, for instance: Nancy Pelosi's faith. Watch them speak of the love they have for their LORD, of their religions and precious communities. Their love of Truth, Justice. Listen to them speak of America's foundation: the Lord. The Bible. Faith, righteousnessness, and honesty. This is a solemn time, they say. A prayerful time. Watch these pious men and women bow...
  • Artist Removes Tattoos From Larry Bird

    08/26/2019 12:29:48 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 5 replies
    Newser ^ | 08/25/2019 | Bob Cronin
    Former NBA star objected to additions (Newser) – Larry Bird was surprised to see his tattoos in a mural painted on the side of a building in Indianapolis. The spider web tattoo on his left shoulder, the dagger on his right cheek, "Hoosier" on his neck—and more—don't exist on the real Larry Bird. So the retired NBA great's lawyer struck a deal with the street artist, Jules Muck, the Indianapolis Star reports. The tattoos are gone now, except for the "Indiana" on an arm and the street artist's "Muck Rock" signature, which was moved from inside a heart on Bird's...
  • Lewiston police officer who died from fentanyl overdose seen pocketing drugs during arrest

    07/30/2019 2:29:38 PM PDT · by Mr.Unique · 30 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | July 25, 2019 | Christopher Burns
    A Lewiston police officer who died from a drug overdose at his home in February was seen pocketing drugs during an arrest three weeks earlier, an investigation found. Officer Nicholas Meserve, 34, was assisting Maine state troopers during a traffic stop on Jan. 18, when he was seen pocketing drug evidence that had fallen on the ground, Lewiston police Lt. David St. Pierre said Thursday. The drug seized during that traffic stop, which resulted in one arrest, was fentanyl, St. Pierre said. On Feb. 8, Meserve found dead in his Webster Street home from an accidental fentanyl overdose. Meserve worked...
  • Color-changing tattoos may help diabetes patients monitor their levels

    07/22/2019 7:14:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    phillyvoice.com ^ | July 22, 2019 | Bailey King
    The use of color-changing dye can potentially detect changes in each of the three biomarkers — glucose, albumin, or pH — in the body’s interstitial fluid, which transports oxygen and glucose between cells. The albumin sensor is a yellow dye that turns green in the presence of albumin, the changing concentration of glucose causes the sensor’s pigment to go from yellow to dark green, and the pH sensors ranges from yellow to blue at normal levels, researchers said. So far, the tattoos have only been tested on pig skin and are not ready for human use, according to the researchers....
  • Temporary Tattoos

    07/21/2019 5:29:25 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 79 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | July 21, 2019 | Robert Seyko
    This is a serious question, but I can't get a serious answer. Where can I get a temporary tattoo ? One that lasts as long as I like, be it a day or the rest of my life. It goes like this. One steps into a tattoo parlor. You get the tattoo, and the tattoo parlor gives you a dissolving solution when you leave to be used whenever you like, or not. I cannot believe this has not been invented.
  • Report: FBI investigating alleged tattooed deputy gangs in Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

    07/11/2019 11:05:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 20 replies
    fox ^ | 07/11/2019 | no byline
    LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - The FBI is investigating a secret society of tattooed deputies in East Los Angeles as well as similar gang-like groups elsewhere within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, it was reported Thursday. News of the probe comes from multiple people familiar with the inquiry, the Los Angeles Times reported. The federal probe follows allegations of beatings and harassment by members of the Banditos, a group of deputies assigned to the Sheriff's East L.A. station who brand themselves with matching tattoos of a skeleton outfitted in a sombrero, bandolier and pistol. The clique's members are accused...
  • Florida man steals car, kills dog, chases man with ax, found naked in chicken coop: police

    06/07/2019 1:54:03 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/7/2019 | Nicole Darrah
    A Florida man who allegedly stole a car, killed a dog -- and possibly chickens -- and chased a man with an ax was found naked in a chicken coop Tuesday, police said. John Mehne, 25, of Sarasota, Fla., was arrested Tuesday after New York State Police responded to a call about an Audi, parked facing the wrong direction, on Interstate 81, roughly three miles from the Pennsylvania border. Investigators discovered the vehicle was reported stolen in Sarasota. Mehne had allegedly been driving the Audi when he crashed it into a guardrail. He then tried to hop on the back...
  • Nanoparticle Scientists Warn Tattooed Folks: Ink Doesn't Stay Put

    05/01/2019 3:06:23 PM PDT · by LucyT · 37 replies
    Inverse online ^ | September 12, 2017 | Peter Hess
    Recently, European scientists bombarded tattooed corpses with X-rays from a particle accelerator. While it could have been a scene for an upcoming goth body horror movie, it was actually a study meant to benefit living humans with tattoos. This grisly experiment helped European nanoparticle researchers understand how tattoo ink travels in human bodies over time. In a study published in the journal Scientific Reports on Tuesday, a team of French and German researchers reports that nanoparticles found in some tattoo inks can migrate away from the skin — and accumulate in lymph nodes.
  • Ohio woman arrested for the 3rd time in six months (who does this to their face and body?)

    04/26/2019 9:58:46 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 109 replies
    WSVN News ^ | 4/26/2019
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ohio (WSVN) — An Ohio woman has been arrested for the third time in just six months. According to Fox 8, 27-year-old Alyssa Zebrasky was arrested on an out-of-county warrant, Tuesday. Zebrasky is no stranger to the law. She was arrested in December after she was accused of shoplifting and drug possession. During that arrest, officers discovered that she had a warrant for failing to appear on a separate charge in another city.
  • World's 'oldest' tattooing kit discovered in a box years after it was thought to be lost

    03/10/2019 5:06:48 PM PDT · by Fred Nerks · 16 replies
    ABC net.au.news ^ | March 5, 2019 | Dannielle Maguire
    Researchers say a set of ancient tools found in a box at a Canberra university is the world's oldest known complete tattoo kit, thought to be made from human bones. Key points: •The tools were fashioned out of bones, some of which researchers say were most likely human bones •Researchers say the bones may come from the graves of the tattooist's relatives •Radiocarbon dating proved the kit was about 2,700 years old, dating back to the beginning of Polynesian cultures Four tattooing implements were found along with what was believed to be an ink pot on Tonga's Tongatapu Island in...
  • Marijuana Is More Dangerous Than You Think

    01/03/2019 8:36:53 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 228 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 3, 2019 | Alex Berenson
    ... The most obvious way that cannabis fuels violence in psychotic people is through its tendency to cause paranoia. Even marijuana advocates acknowledge that the drug can cause paranoia; the risk is so obvious that users joke about it, and dispensaries advertise certain strains as less likely to do so. But for people with psychotic disorders, paranoia can fuel extreme violence. A 2007 paper in the Medical Journal of Australia looked at 88 defendants who had committed homicide during psychotic episodes. It found that most of the killers believed they were in danger from the victim, and almost two-thirds reported...
  • THE CASE AGAINST TATTOOS: Part II

    01/01/2019 7:06:36 PM PST · by DIRTYSECRET · 76 replies
    150+ responses on the previous thread. No one bothered to bring up/ask: Should anyone that can afford the cost of a tattoo be entitled to any government assistance?