Monthly Archives: September 2019

5 Awesome tiger tattoos to inspire you

Everyone loves tigers. Like seriously, everyone. And not only are they cool as fuck, but they look great in a tattoo. In fact, just by their sheer awesomeness, it’s hard to make a tiger look uncool. If you’re in love with our endangered feline friends, then a tattoo is a great way to show it. […]

Rugby fans told to cover up for the World Cup

We’ve talked before about Japanese tattoos, their history, and cultural significance. In short, tattoos are frowned upon in Japan because they are associated with the criminal underworld, particularly the Yakuza. As a result, fans heading over for the Rugby World Cup have been told to cover up, especially when using gyms or pools, or risk […]

The pros and cons of photo-realistic tattoos

Even for people who don’t like or are actively against tattooing, photo-realistic tattoos still command respect. Whereas anyone can tattoo with some basic training, photo-realistic tattoos can only be done by bona fide artists. So if they’re so amazing, why isn’t ever tattoo a hyper-realistic one? We go through the pros and cons here:   […]

Sept 10 – World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10th is the official UN World Suicide Prevention Day. Unfortunately, Australia has one of the worst suicide rates in the Western World, with the figures increasing year-on-year.   THE TROUBLING STATISTICS   In 2016, the suicide rate in Australia was 5.7 deaths per 100,000 people, ranking us 51st in the World, which is a shocking […]