Most Apollo Astronauts Had Tattoos

Most Apollo Astronauts Had Tattoos

My Gemini-Rogallo wing tattoo. Pretty sure none of the Apollo astronauts took this one to the Moon! When we think of Apollo astronauts, we think of hot-shot pilots who dared to ride rockets to the Moon! But who, at their core, were straight-laced military men who followed the rules. So it might come as a… Read More

Athens tattoo parlor provides free cover-ups to survivors of sex trafficking

Athens tattoo parlor provides free cover-ups to survivors of sex trafficking

Jim Mellor and his wife Devon Mellor opened 3 Ravens Tattoo & Piercing one year ago in Athens, Georgia. The couple will cover up sex trafficking victims’ tattoos free of charge. (Photo/Ashley Soriano) When walking into 3 Ravens Tattoo and Piercing, the first thing that strikes you is how bright everything is. Light beams filter… Read More

Milwaukee zookeepers show passion for animals by getting tattoos of them

Milwaukee zookeepers show passion for animals by getting tattoos of them

Several Milwaukee County zookeepers have tattoos. Check them out! Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Buy Photo Two poison dart frogs crawl up Shawn Miller’s left forearm, but he doesn’t seem to mind. He put them there. One is a colorful Ranitomeya imitator; the other an equally stunning Oophaga histrionica. They’re better known as a… Read More

9 Ways Tattoos Can Cause Complications Later In Life

9 Ways Tattoos Can Cause Complications Later In Life

Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock For the most part, having a tattoo is an enjoyable experience. It’s art you get to wear every single day — something that holds meaning, expresses your style, and becomes a permanent part of your body. But in some cases, tattoos can cause complications later in life. And knowing what to look for is… Read More

'No Limits Tattoo' Opens in Centralia

‘No Limits Tattoo’ Opens in Centralia

No Limits Tattoo owner Derek House conducts a tour of his new shop on Monday afternoon in Centralia. Since the beginning of December, Centralia’s new one-man tattoo shop “No Limits Tattoo” has been open for business. “I love what I do as a tattoo artist,” said Derek House, owner and artist. “It gives me an… Read More

PHOTOS Steven Assanti still married; he and his wife have matching tattoos

PHOTOS Steven Assanti still married; he and his wife have matching tattoos

Steven Assanti still married 2 Earlier this year, Starcasm broke the news of controversial My 600 Lb Life star Steven Assanti’s surprise marriage to a massage therapist from Iowa . We spoke with a clerk in the Polk Country Recorder’s office who confirmed that Steven and the former Stephanie Sanger are in fact legally married.… Read More

Stigma and legal battles show Japan still has tattoo complex even as Olympics loom

Stigma and legal battles show Japan still has tattoo complex even as Olympics loom

Tattoo artist Noriyuki Katsuta, a member of Save Tattooing in Japan, displays his tattoos at his studio in Tokyo on Nov. 15. | AFP-JIJI When Mana Izumi got her first tattoo at 18, she wasn’t trying to rebel or shatter any taboos — just copy pop diva Namie Amuro’s beach-bronze “surfer chick” look. In Japan,… Read More