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Are you too old to wear a belly button ring?


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Are you still wearing your high school gym clothes in your office gym?

Hanging out in your fraternity or sorority sweatshirt while you sit around the Chuck E Cheese with the other parents at birthday parties?

Do you insist on wearing your 1992 Olympics t-shirt for anything fancier than taking out the trash at midnight when nobody can see you?

If so, you may have a CLOTHING AGE PROBLEM, where you’re unwilling to part with those cherised apparel memories of a well-spent youth.

White Scorpion Belly Button Piercing
Scorpion Belly Piercing

Continue reading ARE YOU TOO OLD TO WEAR A BELLY BUTTON RING?

Pierced or tattooed? The Church of Body Modification wants you!


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Modify - uncensored edition
Modify

If you have a body piercing (ears, belly button, nose, lip, elsewhere), a decorative tattoo or scar — yes, scars can be decorative — or have had some type of non-medical-related surgery purposefully intended to change the way your body looks away from what it considered a traditional appearance, then you’ve participated in body modification.

There are all sorts of body mod websites out there, some of which – like BME.COM – we’ve talked about previously on Web Watch. 

Here’s a new one for you:  where do you turn when body modifications are a religious experience? Continue reading PIERCED OR TATTOOED? THE CHURCH OF BODY MODIFICATION WANTS YOU!

Everyone has lots of bacteria… living in their belly button


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The Belly Button Book
The Belly Button Book

Have you ever taken a good look at your belly button?

We’re talking some serious navel gazing here, and we’re not talking about simply picking the lint out of it.

Because according to researchers in North Carolina, “very few people wash their belly buttons out with soapContinue reading EVERYONE HAS LOTS OF BACTERIA… LIVING IN THEIR BELLY BUTTON

Where Does Belly Button Lint Come From?


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Patrick Sawer in the Telegraph UK is reporting that an AUSTRIAN SCIENTIST HAS DISCOVERED WHERE BELLY BUTTON LINT COMES FROM

It took three years and 503 pieces of his own belly button lint, but Georg Steinhauser has determined that it’s the body hair surrounding the belly button that traps fat, sweat, dust, dead skin and clothing lint and gathers it in the navel. 

 He concluded that there were a few ways to eliminate navel lint from accumulating:

  • shave the belly hairs surrounding the navel
  • wear old clothes, as they have less lint
  • belly piercings, such as belly button rings, keep lint away from the navel