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  • 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 ^ | 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 ^ | 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...

    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?
  • What Does the Bible Say About Getting Tattoos?

    10/22/2018 12:51:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 161 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/22/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    Among the contested issues within churches today is what the Bible says and means as it pertains to tattoos, a topic that proves challenging given that they have become normalized in culture. The most explicit scriptural condemnation of tattoos appears in Leviticus 19:28 which reads: "Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD." Some read that passage as God expressed a desire for His people to be set apart for Himself, as tattoos were tied to occult practices like sorcery and other pagan religious practices. The surrounding verses reveal that...
  • What Otzi the Iceman's Tattoos Reveal About Copper Age Medical Practices

    09/21/2018 12:32:21 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 18 replies
    Smithsonian ^ | September 10, 2018 | Meilan Solly
    Three decades worth of research have yielded intimate details of Ötzi's life from his age, height and weight to manner of death -- felled by an arrow to the left shoulder sometime during early summer... Now, a team of European researchers has analyzed the tattoos scattered across Ötzi's body, as well as the various herbs and medicines found alongside his remains, to paint a clearer picture of the Iceman's community and its ancient medical practices, reports Joshua Rapp Learn for Science magazine... Previous studies of the Iceman's tattoos have hypothesized that the lines and crosses etched into his skin offered...
  • Why Some Women Are Getting Tattoos Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Face

    09/15/2018 12:34:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    Refinery 29 ^ | April 27, 2018 | Natalie Gontcharova
    The documentary film RBG, in theaters May 4, portrays Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a hard-nosed workaholic with more than a few wins for women's rights under her jabot. But it also highlights, rather pointedly, her influence on The Youths. In several scenes, fawning would-be attorneys run up to her to ask for her autograph or take a selfie. The adoration has extended to pop culture, and the film makes a mountain out of things the sober Supreme Court Justice hasn't historically paid a whole lot of attention to: memes (obviously, Notorious RBG), SNL, and most certainly not tattoos. While flattered...
  • On Americans Who Yearn for the Mud

    09/06/2018 12:38:05 PM PDT · by Noumenon · 11 replies
    American Digest ^ | 9/4/2018 | VANDERLEUN
    They knew all the right people, they took all the right pills. They threw outrageous parties, they paid heavenly bills. There were lines on the mirror, lines on her face. She pretended not to notice, she was caught up in the race. — Life in the Fast Lane Degenerates are not always criminals, prostitutes, anarchists, and pronounced lunatics; they are often authors and artists. ‘Degeneration’ by Max Nordau (1892) The French have an idiomatic phrase — “nostalgie pour la boue” – which means, roughly, “the yearning for the mud.” This compulsive “yearning” most often comes over people whose lives...
  • Canada's Zombie Boy dead of apparent suicide: report

    08/03/2018 7:24:31 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 80 replies
    AFP ^ | 08/04/2018 | Staff
    <p>Zombie Boy -- a model and artist known for his extensive tattoos, including of a skull and brain on his head -- has died of an apparent suicide, Canadian media reported.</p> <p>Zombie Boy, whose real name was Rick Genest, died around 5:00 pm (2100 GMT) on Wednesday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation said, citing police sources. He was 32.</p>

    07/19/2018 5:24:40 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 88 replies
    The Transformed wife ^ | July 19th 2018 | Lori Alexander
    As many of you know, my post Men Prefer Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos went viral and is causing quite a stir. I should have definitely titled it “Godly Men Prefer Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos.” I want to make clear that the audience I teach are those young women who want to learn biblical womanhood as according to God’s instructions in Titus 2:3-5. They love the Lord and His beautiful ways.
  • Tattooed customers get 20 percent off at Taco Cabana today

    07/17/2018 2:52:39 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 26 replies ^ | 07/17/2018 | By Madalyn Mendoza,
    Got ink? If so, you can get a discount at Taco Cabana today. To celebrate National Tattoo Day, the San Antonio-based chain is offering 20 percent off orders for tatted customers on Tuesday. The offer is valid from 3 p.m. to midnight, according to the company's social media pages. Guests hoping to take advantage of the offer must mention the promotion to the cashier and alcohol is not included.
  • Woman, 23, shares her incredible transformation after spending more than $10,000 on her body art

    06/07/2018 5:40:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 80 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 7, 2018 | Cindy Tran
    At the tender age of 16, Amber Luke developed an addiction to tattoos. Fast forward seven years, the now 23-year-old looks unrecognisable after she got more than 50 inkings on her body, including her blue tattooed eyeballs. The body piercer, from the Central Coast in NSW, has splashed out more than $10,000 transforming her look - even undergoing an extreme body modification where she got her tongue split and earlobes stretched. Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, the young woman - dubbed 'Blue Eyes White Dragon' - said she has 'no regrets whatsoever'.
  • Joyce Meyer Defends Tattoos, Says She Might Get One to Make Religious People Mad

    03/30/2018 9:25:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 183 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/30/2018 | Jeannie Law
    During a recent conference, Christian speaker Joyce Meyer made a biblical case for getting tattoos and admitted she has been thinking of getting one herself just to shut the mouths of religious people. The video clip posted by Joyce Meyer Ministries on March 14 kicks off with Meyer explaining the difference between being holy and religious. "Holiness is not legalism," Meyer declared. She went on to explain that religious people have made a mess of holiness by putting a bunch of rules and regulations on people. She listed drinking, dancing, wearing makeup and more among those rules. Meyer quoted Isaiah...