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November 19, 2007
The Everything Guide to Pests

The bedbug epidemic keeps getting worse. Mice are migrating indoors for the winter. Rats are getting churned up by construction all over the city. Cockroaches are simply eternal. Still, it is possible to live vermin-free in New York.

October 11, 2007
Four Freaky Houses

From friendly ghosts to flesh-eating creatures, these haunted houses offer a full spectrum of scares.

October 1, 2007
The Everything Guide to Tattoos

Forget the hidden butterfly. It’s time for full sleeves.

October 1, 2007
Tattoo Timeline

A look at the evolution of tattoos.

October 1, 2007
What to Expect When Getting a Tattoo

Ask tattooed friends with work you like where they go, and head over to look at their tattoo artist’s book.

October 1, 2007
How to Get Rid of It

We’ve all made mistakes, but erasing them hasn’t always been easy. Then, in 1963, Dr. Leon Goldman discovered the effective, yet still painful, erasing capabilities of Q-switched lasers.

October 1, 2007
The City’s Top Inkers

Five needle geniuses.

October 1, 2007
Where to Walk In

Impulse tattoos are a bad idea—you know, they’re permanent, and all. But if you have to have a lotus blossom or a lightning bolt right this minute, there are many talented and responsible walk-in shops.

October 1, 2007
Temporary Tattoos

If you just want to test-drive, there are more-sophisticated alternatives than press-ons.

October 1, 2007
The New Erasables

Ink developments mean never having to say “Oops.”

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