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  1. Why Are Millennials Getting Inked Up?

    This may be the most tattooed American generation ever, but why? Once used in the U.S. as wearable IDs for sailors, academics argue that today tattoos are a way to solidify identities broken up by digital media and overwhelming consumer options. About 20 percent of Americans now have some body art, and the number of artists has expanded more than 20 times over since the 1950s. And one often isn’t enough — about half of tattooed people have between two and five.

    The Atlantic

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