The Freaky, Bioelectric Future of Tattoos

America loves tattoos. From tribal designs to tramp stamps, this country can't get enough ink. Last month, a Pew study showed that tattoos grace the bodies of nearly 40 percent of Americans under 40, a massive number of customers in a $1.65 billion industry. Like any industry, however, the tattoo industry must… » 1/06/14 12:00pm 1/06/14 12:00pm

Philips Electronic Tattoo Concept or Peter Petrelli Tantric Sex Video?


If you caught that weird tattoo moment in Heroes last week, you will especially appreciate this new Philips Design electronic body art project, Skin: Tattoo. The girl makes the dude's tattoos ooze mysteriously by getting him into a tantric embrace. My only confusion: with… » 10/15/07 3:30pm 10/15/07 3:30pm

Show Your Tough Side With McPhee's Geek Tattoos

The ultimate geek tattoo could only be a transferable one. It's painless—although beware when peeling off the paper, as you might trap a couple of hairs which for most geeks can be a painful experience. This $7.95 pack from Archie McPhee has missed a trick, though. How about a massive line drawing of Jobs' or Gates'… » 7/20/07 5:37am 7/20/07 5:37am