Question Of The Day
We Asked Indian Tattoo Artists About the Weirdest Requests They’ve Ever Received
“Once, a Swedish guy wanted to get 'aatma' (soul) inked near his crotch so girls who sleep with him would think he was deep.”
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Tattoo Kit Made From Human Bones Has Been Dated at 2,700 Years Old
The lead archaeologists behind the discovery says the tools would have been "a lot more painful."
NBA Fans Fly 36 Hours for These Hyper Realistic Tattoos of Their Idols
New Zealander Steve Butcher on how he gets the skin tributes so life-like.
Portraits of Gang Members With Their Tattoos Digitally Removed
"I hope these photos give the public a chance to see these people for who they really are."
Ariana Grande Is Literally the Pokémon Eevee, So Her Tattoo Is Perfect
Sassy? Check. Flouncy (pony)tail? Check.
Photos That Celebrate Being South Asian and Queer
Henna collective Huq That is queering and modernizing the ancient body art.
How Tattoos Saved These Indonesian Women From Sexual Slavery In World War II
A local marriage tradition in the island of Timor helped these women escape from becoming comfort women during Japanese occupation.
Inside the Underground Subculture of Female Korean Tattoo Artists
Although tattooing is illegal in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
Face Tattoos are the New Normal
From historical significance to candy pink dreadlocked Soundcloud rappers, the face tattoo has come a long way, and now it’s all over your mates. Better get used to them!
Why It's More Important Now Than Ever Before to Challenge Your Own Prejudices
We talked to people who are often judged because of how they look about how harmful ignorance can be.
Ex-Migrant Laborers from Sulawesi Tell Us the Stories Behind Their Tattoos
From 1970 to early 1990s, thousands of young Sulawesi natives left their hometown hoping to find better opportunities. Their experiences, good and bad, are marked forever on their skin.
Photos from Inside Thailand's 'Magic' Tattoo Festival
At a Buddhist ceremony called Wai Kru, thousands of people line up for tattoos that give them superpowers.