The Future of Tattoos

The Future of Tattoos

Whether you're a tattoo virgin or a sleeved-and-stamped ink enthusiast, there's no denying the cultural staying power of the tattoo. But where do we go from here? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, explore the world of cutting-edge and near-future high-tech tattoos, from glowing raver ink to tattoos that actually serve as technological interfaces.

Image Caption: Maria Jose Cristerna, 36, a tattoo artist and a former lawyer from Guadalajara Mexico, poses for a picture at the Latin American Extreme Fest 2012, in Guatemala City, September 22, 2012. Cristerna, also known as Vampire Woman, has 90 percent of her body tattooed and modified with subcutaneous implants. (REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez)

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Topics in this Podcast: tattoos, future