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Do Tattoos Make You Look More Fit?

Do my tattoos make me look more fit, or fit at all? Gosh, I hope so. Look over here at my guns—er, arms—and not at the middle age gut I’m fighting to suck in. In a study of 6528 undergraduates … Continue reading

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“Human Canvas” & “Upping-the-Ante” Hypotheses for the Evolutionary Significance of Tattooing

Despite the promise of evolutionary discussions of tattooing in my blog title, I have yet live up to the provocation it inspires…until now.  Honestly, I’ve had a post about Iban tattooing & sexual selection in the back of my mind … Continue reading

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