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Planet Earth

Science Tattoo Friday: A Boing Boing Burst

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerDecember 21, 2007 11:00 AM

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"My right forearm has a 8" ruler on it that I use for everything from measuring PVC diameter to wire lengths. My background is in embedded hardware design, but I choose to spend my time doing experimental building, transportation, and energy these days. The tattoo gets used daily."--Mikey The science tattoo train started to peter out this month. But then Boing Boing unleashed a tidal wave of scientific ink in my direction. Now we're up to 111 pictures, with over 296,000 views of the Flickr set. I don't even know what those numbers mean anymore. And the press's fascination does not stop. The latest article appears in India's Mail Today.

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