just a few

Just a handful of links I found interesting lately; a bigger update hopefully over the weekend when I’m less busy.

Warnings and advice to stay careful: lack of oversight in body piercing (hereIowabut it happens in other places, too) and ‘self-piercing a deadly risk’ fromAustralia.

Local artists in ‘Q&A: tattoo shop owners on body art.’

The end of civilization’ focuses on Ed Hardy brand while ‘the scariest mugshot ever?’ is more funny than scary although the contents of the article are far from funny.