Hello there Modbloggers! It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Well, I didn’t forget about you and I’m here to bring you another edition of news from around the globe. We’ve had quite a few reader submissions of news stories which is great! So without further ado, here’s the news!
An Ohio man was arrested for tattooing a baby. I don’t even know what to say about that…
From Australia, we have a response piece about comments made by the Deputy Prime Minister who felt heavily tattooed women were “making a mistake”. Also out of Australia, Chayne Hultgren, a sword swallower, sets a world record. Are tattoos every mother’s worst nightmare?
Drunken face tattoos ruin man’s funeral director dreams. How’s that for a news story title?
Augmented reality and tattoos go together like…?
Hell hath no fury like a lover scorned. In Michigan, a man has turned in his ex-boyfriend for performing circumcisions on other men without a medical license.
I’m not sure how common knowledge this is, but in addition to working for BME, I’m also a licensed teacher. I also happen to be tattooed. Here’s a story about another tattooed teacher who questions the administration’s dress code policy prohibiting teachers from having visible tattoos. In other school news, a mom is demanding an apology from a school after her daughter got into trouble for getting a nostril piercing.
Steig Larsson’s novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has been made into a film in Sweden. A review and a preview for the film can be found here.
Tattoos really do seem to be a popular news item these days. Here’s a piece talking about the increase of women who are getting tattooed. In a similar vein, here’s a little piece on a female tattoo artist.
Here’s a piece out of Vancouver talking about magnetic implants and the questions these types of modifications raise.
Celebrity fluff coming your way! Is this newsworthy? Tiger Woods likes pierced women. In more celebrity news, David Beckham got another tattoo but maintained his modesty! Travis Barker got a new tattoo memorializing the late DJ AM.
Wow, that’s a lot of links! Have a great weekend folks and remember, if you have a news item you’d like to share, you can send it my way!