LiveXLive Launches New App For Festival Season
Live music in great weather; sweaty, tattooed bodies dancing; and your concert consumption-of-choice: festival season is here. LiveXLive Media Inc, the global digital media company focused on live entertainment, is making the music experience more inclusive and efficient, and ...read more
8 Tattoo Hacks for Faster Healing!
8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-Healed! Get tattooed at 10 different shops and you are bound to get at least five different sets of instructions on how to care for your new ink. And out of those five, we’re pretty sure all of them each have some merit. So that being said we took the advice of ...read more
Computer-Generated Tattoo To Play Sonic The Hedgehog Game
This augmented-reality tattoo will let us play Sonic the Hedgehog. Olo Sabandija took to Twitter to share his incredible computer-generated “key code” tattoo to play the game. Sabandija made it using Unity, the open-source programming suite many popular video games also use. His ...read more
HUMAN CYBORG: Man Implants Microchips to Control Electronics
This extreme body modifier, Russ Foxx, has surgically injected microchips to allow him to communicate with machines. The 36-year-old Vancouver native has over 100 body modifications. The newest, feature NFC and RFID chips installed in his hand, similar to those found in ...read more
Shepard Fairey and VRt Ventures Launch VR/AR Art Experience
The man behind the iconic "Hope" poster during Barack Obama's first presidential campaign, Shepard Fairey, is a contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator and founder of OBEY Clothing. He had emerged from the skateboarding scene, and threads his gritty ...read more
Tattoo Pain. Why Do Tattoos Hurt So Much? Science has the answer.
How much did that hurt? Did that hurt? Anyone who has tattoos has been posed this question countless times. And ninety-nine times out of a hundred if the person is honest will answer something like, “Hell yeah!” And even though it is pretty much unanimous that every tattoo ...read more
Laser Tattoo Removal! Where Does the Ink Go?
Where Does the Ink Go? The days of a tattoo being a lifelong commitment is now really a matter of personal choice. If you decide that it's time to get rid of a tattoo because you made a mistake, no longer dig the ink or are looking to free up space for a new tattoo, it can be ...read more
VIDEO! iPhone Tattoo Mania!
Hey, text me when you get there! If ever something as inanimate as a cell phone could be become a “living, breathing” cult leader, then it would have to be the iPhone. People wait on line for days, beg, borrow, steal and in some cases even kill to get their nimble thumbs on the ...read more
Are Your Tattoos Fading Too Fast? Rate Your Ink!
How Is Your Ink Holding Up? Fading tattoos are just a part of a tattoo collector’s life and are not a reason for anyone to get upset over. Some people actually dig the way a faded tattoo looks, although if you’re not one of those people you have two options – get it reworked or ...read more
Color Changing Tattoos! They'll Make You Healthier and Happier!
The Doctor Will See Your Tattoo Now! The cutting edge researchers at both world renowned institutions — MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School have teamed up to create tattoo inks that react to the changing chemical make-up of your body. Their goal is to have people being ...read more
Tattoos You Can Hear! See and Hear The Video Proof!
Listen to My Tattoo! Although the art of tattooing is an ancient art form, in the last century it has never shunned technology — the electric tattoo machine, autoclaves, rotary machines, white ink, black light and bar code tattoos - are just a few examples of how tattooing has ...read more
Awesome Video Game Tattoos
Perfect Pixels Video games can be more than just a game; some people devote their lives towards playing games. Some can be pretty moving once you get into them, so it's no surprise when people across the globe want a part of a game cemented on their skin forever. Check out this ...read more
Gigtat: Get Tattoos of Music Fest Set Times and Never Miss a Show
Never forget another festival set time with this genius temporary tattoo. You’re at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, and you’re desperately trying to remember what time Bro Safari takes the stage, but you’ve had one too many beers and your cell service is almost nonexistent. ...read more
Sick Video Game Tattoos
Ever since everyone caught Pac Man fever back in the 1980s, video games have been a major part of American pop culture. Sometimes people want to take that love out of the arcade and put it into their skin by getting tattoos of their favorite characters. We've compiled a long list ...read more
Awesome Slow-Mo Video Shows How a Tattoo Machine Works
Here are the mechanics of getting inked! We all love getting tattoos, but not every ink-enthusiast knows the mechanics of the process. Sure, we all know that there is a motor, needles, and ink involved, but I'm willing to bet that most of us don't know the differences between ...read more
New 'Tattoo' That Can Detect Alcohol Levels
A tattoo that can tell you when you’ve had one too many at the bar? Sign us up! With hopes of reducing alcohol overdose, violence and drunk driving, nano- and computer engineers from the University of California at San Diego have developed a cool device that will not only detect ...read more
Dr. Dabber Sets Sights High with New Aurora ‘Flight Edition’ Vapes
Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s the funk Dr. Dabber’s new Aurora Flight Edition vaporizer pen. Hit up the slideshow for the deets on this dope limited edition vape! ...read more
VIDEO: Industrial Robot Moonlights As Tattoo Artist
If you are the type of person that is constantly looking at technology and fearing that it will become self aware (like Skynet!) and lead to the eventual destruction of the human race we suggest that you stop reading right now. But if the idea of a tattooing robot seems pretty ...read more
This Tattoo Artist is Determined to 'Catch' All The Pokémon
It's almost impossible to remember the last time a fad completely took over the country in the way that Pokémon Go has over the past two weeks. Nintendo, the parent company that owns Pokémon, has seen their stock double since the game was released on July 5th. Packs of ...read more
This Girl with a Pokémon Tattoo Will Help You Catch Em All
A 24-year-old NYU graduate and Pokémon professional is offering up her catch-em-all skills to those interested in dominating Pokémon Go. Brooklyn-based Ivy St. Ive posted an ad on Craig's List where she claims to be a professional Pokémon Go trainer, offering her skills for the ...read more
Tattoos Inspired By 'Ghostbusters'
You won't have to worry about who you gonna call for a Ghostbusters tattoo thanks to the gallery below. Tattoo artists have inked just about every clever scene, character and iconic moment from the original 1984 Ghostbusters movie, so we rounded up our favorites for your perusal. ...read more
Chocolate Art That's Almost Too Cool to Eat
Happy International Chocolate Day! What is your mom's favorite treat? Her favorite dessert? Here favorite flavor ice cream? I bet it is a Hershey's chocolate bar, a chocolate cake with chocolate icing, and probably two scoops of hard chocolate ice cream topped with hot fudge. I ...read more
People Are Tattooing Fruit—Here's Why
When life gives you lemons (or honeydew melons, bananas, grapefruits), tattoo them. Tattooing fruit has been around for ages and is often one of the initial practices a mentor suggests to his or her apprentice. There are a few challenges one faces when tattooing fruit: Its ...read more
Meet The Tattooed Man With Cerebral Palsy That Defies All Limits
Ben Oxley is a 28-year-old badass with a taste for good tattoos and a need for adrenaline highs. He was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP), but that doesn't stop him from jet skiing, skydiving or getting tattooed. In fact, his condition—and Travis Barker—encouraged him to get inked. ...read more
Innovative New 'Enlighten' Machine Promises Nearly Complete Tattoo Removal
According to a 2015 survey of 2,000 Americans, more than one in four U.S. adults (27%) has at least one tattoo, and many of these inked-up individuals eventually experience tattoo regret, either because their personality has changed since they got the tattoo, because the ink was ...read more
What Would It Take To Remove Tattoos From European Soccer?
It would take European football stars more than a decade to collectively remove their ink—not that that's happening, please God don't let that ever happen. They are some of the most tattooed athletes in the world and definitely rank amongst the best looking. That would just be ...read more
The #BestBaldDad Gets Tattoo To Match Son's Brain Tumor Scar
Gabriel, an eight-year-old battling cancer, has the #bestbalddad who shows unconditional love and support in the hardest of times. Kansas-based Josh Marshall watched his son undergo surgery in an effort to remove a large tumor from his head, leaving an enormous scar. To remind ...read more
Sushi Doughnuts Look Cool, But How Do They Taste?
Ladies and gents, a doughnut made of sushi has been born and now it is hogging news feeds everywhere. The sushi doughnut is not sweet, it is not baked or fried (though a tempura option would be a game changer). It is not filled with jelly or drizzled with glaze. It is a roll of ...read more
EXCLUSIVE: Premiere of Mesplé's 'Killing Time'
Behold the exclusive world premiere of Mesplé’s “Killing Time.” When is the last time a piece of art made your synapses explode? If it’s been a while then you are reading this description before clicking play on the video above, just go ahead and do that now. It isn’t very often ...read more
The Tattoo App That Does it All
Tattoodo, the tattoo site co-founded by renowned artist Ami James, has just released the app that the tattooed community has been craving for years. The app, available on both Android and iPhone, is packed with features that will delight tattoo aficionados including thousands of ...read more
Your Next Tattoo Could Be Done With 'Erasable' Ink
So you’re stuck with a tattoo of your ex-boyfriend’s name inside an adorable red heart, and you’re trying to decide if you have the guts to suck it up and get it removed with a laser. From what we hear, laser tattoo removal is feels like either being repeatedly snapped with a ...read more
Ever Wonder What Happens to Tattoos When They Are Removed?
Let’s say you have a barbed wire tattoo inked around on your upper arm that was super awesome in the 90s, but now, not so much. You head to the laser removal clinic to erase it from your arm (and your memory) for good, and after a few treatments – poof! – it disappears into thin ...read more
You Will Never Have to 'Like' Anything On Facebook Again
You are no longer expected to Like anything on Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg's pride and joy now allows users to reveal their anger, love, or shock without liking or commenting on a post. So when your News Feed includes a former high school peer supporting Donald Trump (or Hillary ...read more
Rihanna Goes Full Frontal In New 'Work' Video
Rihanna is known to sex things up—she does just that in her new "Work" video featuring Drake. Luckily for fans who have long awaited RiRi's new album, the seven minute clip delivers more than one music video—both parts equally steamy. In Part I, Rihanna and Drake grind it out ...read more
11 Black Ink Tattoos With Scarification
Gallery Follows the Text WARNING: The images that follow are a bit graphic for anyone with a weak stomach. While scarification is an incredible work of art, it comes with a lot of pain and discomfort. Plus, the end result does not solely depend on the talent of the artist, the ...read more
Tattoos That Look Like Stone
Gallery Follows the Text Creating a stonework tattoo is no walk in the park. Imagine the difficulty in cementing real-life stonework—the patience and precision that task requires—and then multiply it by 10. To successfully provide a client with a stonework tattoo is a major ...read more
Gaga Gets David Bowie Tattoo Before Grammys Tribute
Photo Gallery Follows the Text and Videos The tattoo industry's favorite celeb added more ink to her rib cage over the weekend. Lady Gaga paid a visit to Shamrock Social Club in West Hollywood on Saturday, February 13, where tattooer Mark Mahoney inked the late David Bowie's ...read more
Tattoo Polaroids Last Forever
Gallery Follows the Text You don't have to be a hipster to think Polaroid pictures are cool. Not to mention they are also a great alternative for naughty photos as to avoid being hacked and shared on the internet. Although forgoing the digital copy also means that in time, those ...read more
Tattoos of Bill Nye the Science Guy
Gallery Follows the Text Bill Nye the Science Guy! BILL! BILL! BILL! Ladies and gentlemen, you will now have that song stuck in your head for the rest of eternity... or at least for the rest of today. Middle school would not have been the same without this man. Although, at the ...read more
You Can Watch This Sailor Jerry Documentary For Free All January Long
Happy Birthday, Sailor Jerry! Grab a drink and make sure it has some Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum in it. The rum company is celebrating iconic Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins' 105th birthday all January long with a screening of Hori Smoku and you can stream it for free. The ...read more
New 'Tattoo' Technology Could Replace Your Doctor and Your Wallet
The latest in "tattoo" technology has the ability to monitor your health entirely. Its purpose is similar to that of the famed FitBit, if the FitBit was not a bracelet. Tech Tats, known as biowearables (wearable technology), are applied like temporary tattoos using electric ...read more
Video: The Tattooing Robot Has Been Improved
Last year a group of design students responded to a challenge from the French Cultural Ministry and modified a 3D printer to turn it into a tattoo machine. The machine was able to tattoo an almost perfect circle onto the arm of one of the designers. While many were impressed by ...read more
'Fallout' Fan Tattoos
Since the first title was released in 1997, video game fans have gone crazy for the Fallout series. While the game is billed as a post-apocalyptic role-playing game set in the 22nd century, the art used within the game gives it a retro 1950s feel. Thus, the game has an artistic ...read more
Is A POUND OF FLESH THE NEW FLASH?
Gallery Follows the Text Back in the day, aspiring tattoo artists were left with no choice but to convince their brave friends to volunteer their precious bare skin as a canvas to practice on. Since, there has of course been alternate options available to future tattooists. A ...read more
5 Perks of the New Samsung Phablets That Will Change Your Life
Gallery Follows the Text Today Samsung released their brand new 5.7 inch phablets, the Galaxy S6 edge + and the Galaxy Note 5. The smart devices come with exclusive features that will forever change the way you scroll, search, and snap. The phablets are larger than Apple's ...read more
Check Out This Sick Collaboration Between Undefeated and Beats By Dre
What do you get when an iconic clothing brand like Undefeated joins forces with the premier manufacturer of headphones and audio equipment, Beats by Dre? A pair of kickass earbuds unlike any other. These special edition PowerBeats2 Wireless Earbuds have raised the bar in what ...read more
According to logic and the Three Laws of Robotics robots do not have emotions. They are programmed to work and function a certain way in the robot world. In defiance of that standard we have found these amazing tattoos where robots show a wide range of emotion, which in turn made ...read more
15 Times Siri Got Snarky
The internet has been abuzz all weekend over a little joke Apple users programmed into Siri, the straight out of 2001 voice that you can talk to using your iPhone. When asked to divide 0 by 0, a mathematical impossibility, Siri responds by telling you that you have no friends. ...read more
Step into the Future with the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is taking everything you ever knew about smart phones and turning it on it's ear. With the Galaxy S6 Edge Samsung has delivered a high end phone that not only looks better than any other phone on the market—seriously, it looks so cool—but it also ...read more