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Austrian Climate Minister
Pushes Public to Get Tattoos
Aug 23, 2023 2:10 PM CDT
Austrian Climate Minister Pushes Public to Get Tattoos
Or, one specific climate-related tattoo, in exchange for a free train pass
- The Austrian government isn't just encouraging tattoos—it's rewarding those who get them, or, at least, one specific tattoo. Climate officials set up pop-up tattoo shops at two festivals, where the first three people willing to get inked with the word "Klimaticket" landed a free year of...
Finally, Common Ground
Among Americans: Tattoos
Aug 20, 2023 2:25 PM CDT
Finally, Common Ground Among Americans: Tattoos
Pew Research Center survey finds growing acceptance nationwide
- The Pew Research Center has managed to find a topic in America that is not politically divisive: tattoos. Its new survey finds that 32% of Americans have a tattoo, with neither the left nor the right dominating. Roughly a third of Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents have some ink, the same...
Museum Pays Homage
to Rembrandt With Tattoos
Jun 22, 2023 5:35 PM CDT
Museum Pays Homage to Rembrandt With Tattoos
Dutch tattoo artist Henk Schiffmaker calls the project 'highbrow to lowbrow'
- Henk Schiffmaker's needle whirrs as he tattoos the familiar lines of an elephant on Lilian Rachmaran's back. “Highbrow to lowbrow” is how the famous Dutch tattoo artist describes his latest project, per the AP —inking sketches by Rembrandt van Rijn onto the skin of visitors to...
Fetterman Explains Tattoos
After Tucker Carlson's Rant
Sep 27, 2022 5:41 AM CDT
Fetterman Explains Tattoos After Tucker Carlson's Rant
The dates on his forearm are quite meaningful, Senate candidate writes
- Earlier this month, Tucker Carlson went on what John Fetterman calls a "nearly 20-minute long," "unhinged" rant about Fetterman's tattoos, among other things. In an essay on NBC News on Sunday, Fetterman responded. According to the Hill , one of Carlson's comments—while decrying Fetterman as...
Doubt Cast on
in case you missed it
Feb 13, 2022 7:45 AM CST
Doubt Cast on 'Most Shocking Holocaust Item'
Tattoo stamps allegedly used at Auschwitz may have been made later
A tattoo kit touted as "the most shocking Holocaust item" may not date to the Holocaust at all. After the planned auction of the steel-needle stamps, which were allegedly used to tattoo Jews at Auschwitz, was blocked in November, the court asked Israel's Yad Vashem center to...
Covered His Face
on YouTube Videos,
Forgot His Tattoos
in case you missed it
Apr 3, 2021 11:16 AM CDT
Alleged Mobster Covered His Face on YouTube Videos, Forgot His Tattoos
Tats were visible on cooking show of alleged 'Ndrangheta gangster from Italy, hiding in DR
- Come for the pasta making, stay for the arrest. Since 2014, Marc Feren Claude Biart, a purported member of Italy's infamous 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate, has been on the run from authorities in his home country after allegedly taking part in a Dutch cocaine trafficking operation. The BBC reports...
Ky. Woman Gets a
Poorly Timed Tattoo
Mar 3, 2021 7:08 PM CST
Ky. Woman Gets a Poorly Timed Tattoo
It's supposed to be a self-affirmation, she says
- Leah Holland wants you to know that she is not an anti-masker—despite what her tattoo says. The 25-year-old from Georgetown, Ky., had the words “courageously & radically refuse to wear a mask” inked onto her left arm on March 4, 2020, Lex 18 reports, just two days before...
Reality Show Pulled Over
Face Tattoo Controversy
Oct 20, 2020 7:00 PM CDT
Reality Show Pulled Over Face Tattoo Controversy
Viewers said some tattoos were neo-Nazi code
- The broadcast of a new reality show in Britain was postponed after viewers got a good look at one of the contestant's tattoos. In a promotional clip for
The Chop: Britain's Best Woodworker
, numerical tattoos including 88 could be seen on the heavily tattooed face and head of...
New Patriots Kicker Will
Cover Controversial Tattoo
Apr 26, 2020 5:32 AM CDT
New Patriots Kicker Will Cover Controversial Tattoo
Justin Rohrwasser's tattoo has been adopted by a right-wing militia group
- New Patriots kicker Justin Rohrwasser says a tattoo on his arm is not representative of a loosely organized right-wing militia group that has adopted the symbol. Rohrwasser, who played at Rhode Island and Marshall, was taken 159th overall in the fifth round of the draft Saturday. He said in a...
to Do With
Mar 17, 2020 4:42 PM CDT
Presley Gerber's News Has Nothing to Do With Coronavirus
Cindy Crawford's son got another face tattoo
- Can't handle any more coronavirus news? Thank Presley Gerber, then, for this headline that instead involves facial tattoos. The 20-year-old son of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber now has a second one, because his first went over so well . The new face tat is a star with "LA"...
Worse: It's His
Own Kid's Name
Feb 14, 2020 7:19 AM CST
Actor's Tattoo Is Misspelled. Worse: It's His Own Kid's Name
Morse code ink gets the little guy's name wrong
- Getting a tattoo that honors your child is a rather sweet thing to do. Orlando Bloom would like to show you his, for his son Frynn—er, Flynn. The latter is the real name of the 9-year-old, the actor's only child with ex Miranda Kerr, but the former is...
Cindy Crawford's Son
Defends His Face Tattoo
Feb 10, 2020 12:45 PM CST
Cindy Crawford's Son Defends His Face Tattoo
'F--- you if you don’t like it,' says Presley Gerber
- Presley Gerber is perfectly happy with his face tattoo, thank you very much. That's the message the 20-year-old son of supermodel Cindy Crawford and liquor mogul Rande Gerber has for haters after he revealed the new ink via two Instagram posts from tattoo artist Jon Boy. Those posts garnered...
In Hong Kong, Another
Form of Protest Emerges
Oct 28, 2019 9:05 AM CDT
In Hong Kong, Another Form of Protest Emerges
Anti-government protesters show their support with tattoos
- Mike Chan's tattoo needle buzzes gently as he draws a design on his customer's thigh—a figure wearing a helmet, goggles, and mask. Dipping his needle into black, red, and yellow ink, Chan hunches over his client's leg as he painstakingly brings to life the image of...
Artist Removes Tattoos
From Larry Bird
Aug 25, 2019 10:46 AM CDT
Artist Removes Tattoos From Larry Bird
Former NBA star objected to additions
- 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...
Man With Tattooed Eyes
Taunts the Police
Jun 1, 2019 12:30 PM CDT
Man With Tattooed Eyes Taunts the Police
Ethan Bramble isn't exactly turning himself in
- Yes, Ethan Bramble looks unusual. He also posts unusual messages for Australian police while they seek him on an assault charge, the BBC reports. "Nananana you'll never catch me," the 23-year-old posted on Facebook with a pic of him eating ice cream, per Australia's News Network...
What Karl Lagerfeld Thought
About Tattoos, the Middletons
Feb 19, 2019 9:55 AM CST
What Karl Lagerfeld Thought About Tattoos, the Middletons
Legendary fashion designer has died
- Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday , was almost as famous for his biting and often controversial quips as he was for his fashion designs. Here are a few of his memorable quotes, per the AP :
"If you come and ask me, 'I want to be
Tattoo 'Fix' Not
Actually a Fix
Jan 31, 2019 4:01 PM CST
Ariana Grande's Tattoo 'Fix' Not Actually a Fix
'Japanese BBQ finger'? 'Ring seven finger'? 'Seven finger ring'?
- Ariana Grande has now "fixed" her new palm tattoo ... kind of. Much drama ensued when the singer posted a photo of the tattoo, which was supposed to be the Japanese characters for "7 Rings" in honor of her latest single, only to find out a character was missing...
There's One Little Problem
With Ariana Grande's Tattoo
Jan 30, 2019 1:17 PM CST
There's One Little Problem With Ariana Grande's Tattoo
It reads ... 'charcoal grill'?
- Ariana Grande got a new tattoo that's supposed to read "7 Rings" in Japanese to honor her latest single. What it actually reads:
. What does that mean? A small barbecue grill, the
New York Post
reports. Japanese fans noticed the error when Grande posted a picture of...
Told to Cover Up,
Turns in Her
Aug 4, 2018 9:57 AM CDT
Told to Cover Up, Beauty Queen Turns in Her Crown
Sierra Leyde says tattoos are the new normal
- A beauty queen in the Southern California desert community of Phelan has given up her crown rather than cover up her tattoos, the AP reports. Sierra Leyde didn't have tattoos when she was named Miss Phelan at age 17. But she celebrated her 18th birthday with tattoos of flowers...
Death May Not
Aug 4, 2018 6:30 AM CDT
'Zombie Boy' Death May Not Have Been a Suicide
Family thinks Rick Genest leaned too far back on a balcony while smoking a cigarette
- His death Wednesday was widely reported to be a suicide , including by Lady Gaga , whose music video "Born This Way" helped make his tattooed face famous. But the family and manager of model Rick Genest, aka "Zombie Boy," are telling everyone to pull back on the conclusion...
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