Nick completed his Masters degree at the Ohio State University in Somatic and Cultural Studies in 2002. His final project, “Somatic Piercing: The Art and Ritual of Body Piercing” portrays his experiences in body rituals as well as illuminates other piercers’ views on the matter.
The Knowledge | HOW TO REBUILD OUR WORLD FROM SCRATCH.
A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today. This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science
ZEN PENCILS – 119. JOHN GREEN: Make gifts for people.
CONFERENCE IS ALMOST UPON US! THE CONFERENCE ADVANCED (ONLINE) REGISTRATION WILL SHUT DOWN AT MIDNIGHT ON MAY 17TH, PST ANY CHANGES TO YOUR REGISTRATION SHOULD …
Read about FDA processing guidance
Brian Skellie at the 2ND Educational Congress for Professional Body Piercers in Brasil
Can unused wrapped items be re-sterilized reusing the original wraps?
In developing a policy on the return of explants to patients [or previously worn body jewelry to clients] there are many concerns and issues that need to be considered and addressed.
A first glimpse at the new fourth generation of the fast STATIM 2000 autoclave
Among jewelry materials for initial piercing, glass deserves a closer look.
A fascinating guide to graphic symbols in western culture
Free Bodymetal typeface for my colleagues, clients and friends
Ever wonder why we get different results when we search for the same thing? I don’t think it is a glass half empty/half full thing. It seems evident that the internet is serving as both the library and news journal for many of us, and that our machine personalized search results from Google, Yahoo, Bing and the rest are skewed in different ways.
Here is a look at a few recent piercings I performed during an exhibition for colleagues in New England. I really enjoy sharing ideas and techniques as a guest of my peers. My goal is an atraumatic aseptic technique: Primum non nocere
I like the idea of a single non-staining, non-toxic agent that Techni-Care represented for skin preparation, and have been trying other options. Here is some further information, a fun presentation, and some links
Other than making people shiny, my job is to help my fellow piercers and tattoo artists make their work easier, cleaner and …
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A study inadvertently proves that externally threaded jewelry can harbor bacterial colonies in biofilm.
Aiming for something new – let me know what you think!
The Charles Fort Institute, full of fascination with the world around us.
I’ve been amused by The Straight Dope for years. Hooray for Cecil Adams and his team of sassy researchers. via The Straight …
An educational overview of some of the important historical steps forward in infection control and sterilization
rufus corporation. New thriller film work – WOW