Newsobserver.com has an interesting article about the tattoos sported by the US Women's Soccer team. Many of their tattoos symbolize experiences and achievements in their careers, though most players apparently won't reveal that they're inked, leaving an air of mystery around the team that could be the edge they need to win the Olympic gold this summer. Probably not though.
The Huffington Post is reporting on one artist's fruitful attempts to recreate great masterpieces. Phil Hansen has found a new medium for expression that is absolutely bananas. Literally. He punctures the skin of the delicious yellow fruit, much like tattoo artists do on humans, only he doesn't need to add ink. The bananas naturally turn brown in those spots, leaving his desired image behind. Unfortunately there are those who accuse Hansen of merely monkeying around and aping other artists, proving that his work isn't universally a-peeling, though he vows to continue fostering this approach. God this is too easy…
In Sydney, Australia, they have a bona fide "tattoo parlour mystery" on their hands. Apparently the police are investigating ties between a certain tattoo shop and bikie activity. After figuring out the connections, the police will then focus on the deeper question of what the hell a "bikie" actually is. "We know it's an Australian term for something" a police spokesperson allegedly said. "Unfortunately, there are so many bizarre words in our language that even we don't know what we're talking about half the time." Meanwhile, no word on whether the Australian government will be passing legislation to force citizens to speak what the rest of the world refers to as "Actual English."
And finally, Celebuzz has an article on the meanings of Miley Cyrus's tattoos for anyone who cares about the meanings of Miley Cyrus's tattoos. Both of you go check it out and let the rest of us know what…actually, never mind. We're getting bored just writing this.