Watch people's tattoos transform into animations with cool 3D body mapping

What’s cooler looking than tattoos? Tattoos that can move. Check out this awesome “ink mapping” by Oskar & Gaspar. They map a person’s body and transform their tattoos into kick ass animations that incorporate the tattoos’ original design. Basically, a person’s skin becomes the canvas for moving art. »10/24/15 8:00am10/24/15 8:00am

A Sketchbook Full of Synthetic Skin Lets Tattoo Artists Safely Doodle

Not every artistic creation is an instant masterpiece, that’s why there are Moleskine sketchbooks. But where perfection really counts is with tattoos, so a magazine dedicated to the craft created a sketchbook made of artificial skin that lets amateur tattoo artists hone their skills. It’s like an unholy grimoire for… »6/01/15 10:20am6/01/15 10:20am

The Solution To the Apple Watch Tattoo Problem Was So Obvious

There was some bad news last week for tattooed Apple fans hoping to take advantage of everything the company’s new smartwatch had to offer. It turns out that ink on your arm hinders the Apple Watch’s ability to monitor your heart rate. But as Conan discovered, Apple already has a simple solution for sale. »5/05/15 4:40pm5/05/15 4:40pm

You'll Never Lose a Music Festival Schedule Temporary Tattoo

An opportunity to hear many of your favorite bands isn't the only reason to attend a music festival. There are other recreational activities to enjoy, but they don't always leave you in a state where you can remember who's performing next at which stage, where you left your schedule, or even your first name. So a … »10/14/14 4:24pm10/14/14 4:24pm

This Temporary Tattoo Is Actually a Battery That's Powered By Your Sweat

What if the sweat produced by your body could power your gadgets? And what if the connection between the two could be made by a temporary tattoo, the more you sweat, the more power the tattoo generates? That's exactly what researchers at UC San Diego have developed—and one day, it could power your wearables. »8/13/14 9:30am8/13/14 9:30am

What famous celebrities would look like if they had tattoos

Tattoos don't have the same stigma as they once did but we're still a bit away from having body art painted on the sleeves of politicians or on the necks of princesses. I wish they were though. These photoshopped images of famous people covered in tattoos are so great that I wish it was real life. How hilarious would… »2/27/14 1:42am2/27/14 1:42am