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The ancient history of tattooing from ice mummies to Eygpt

The ancient history of tattooing from ice mummies to Eygpt

Archaeological evidence proves that tattooing is an ancient art form that dates back at least 6000 years old. Across the globe tattooing played a vital role in many ancient societies; from body decoration, to status symbols to the mark of...

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Matthew Pritchard the Dirty Vegan

Matthew Pritchard the Dirty Vegan

Matthew Pritchard shot to fame as part of the notorious MTV stunt team Dirty Sanchez. Now he is a respectable endurance athlete, vegan cook and tattoo studio owner. Yayo sent roving reporter Matt Haddon-Reichardt to the valleys of Wales to get the low down on the man the man, the myth, the legend that is Pritchard.
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Smoke and Mirrors; the art and style of Miss FX

Smoke and Mirrors; the art and style of Miss FX

Many tattoo artists are content ploughing the same furrow but Miss FX is cut from different cloth. Aside from her dotwork tattooing she is a film maker, hand tap tattoo artist, trapeze performer and philanthropist. Now she has branched out...

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How a sailor's tattoo saved his soul

How a sailor's tattoo saved his soul

Fishing and tattoos have a long history. For the men who used to go to sea a tattoo was more than just body art. Tattoos held a superstitious power to bring good luck, protection against misfortune and could stop a man from drowning. Yayo sent out Matt Haddon-Reichardt to investigate the long history of tattoos and the sea and to find out if a tattoo really has the power to save a man's soul.

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Is it lucky to get a tattoo on Friday the 13th?

Is it lucky to get a tattoo on Friday the 13th?

Are you superstitious? Do you worry when a black cat crosses your path, do you panic when you step on a crack in the pavement or meltdown when you break a mirror? One way to reverse bad luck is to get a tattoo on Friday 13th. Yayo sent out Matt Haddon-Reichardt to meet up with tattooist Sabre Carson to get the low down on lucky tattoos.

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