How *not* to use ear cleaning solution!
Sometimes it goes the other way: my father likes to show off his nipple rings, I love her but I don’t love her tattoos and a boyfriend’s piercings stick a fork in romance.
“Appearances matter” says the author of In NBA playoffs, less ink means more viewers (submitted by xPurexFuckingxGonzox and MrNoModifications). A different point of view can be found here.
A handful of statistics and personal opinions in the article about ‘body art stigma’ in workplace.
Economy leaves mark on tattoos and tattoos of presidential candidates ( more… )
Thanks to elissamay for submitting an article about voluntary amputees and BIID (you can also read a BME interview with ‘One Hand Jason’)
Philly chefs’ tattoos tell tales.
Our “roots” with a modern twist: Show us your tattoos, sailor.
To end it on an international (and “slightly” older) note, here’s a short but interesting article submitted by MrNoModifications: Members of believed-to-be-extinct Metyktire tribe show up in ‘civilized’ world, sporting huge lip plates (in German); more in English
Thanks for the links submitted this week and, as always, IAM members can submit articles on the subject here