Author Archive

Body Art: Through Time, Across Cultures and Here Right Now

By Marcelina Santiago • May 19th, 2008 • Category: Slideshows

Not just for convicts and aborigenes anymore, contemporary tattoos remember loved ones, celebrate passions and just look cool

Ink Imitates Music

By Marcelina Santiago • May 10th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Gabriel Toscano, 21-year-old Drummer and Music Producer, explains why exhibiting a drum on his neck is natural for him.

“Duuh” — With Literacy Rates Slipping, Is America Dumbing Down?

By Marcelina Santiago • May 5th, 2008 • Category: Public Affairs

Americans are losing their ability to read so dramatically that about a quarter of adult citizens can’t fill out a job application, and significant fractions would be challenged comprehending the instructions on a medical bottle, according to a variety of recent reports.             It’s not just a personal problem. Semi-literate Americans are less likely to [...]