Almost all of us have that innate desire to sport a tattoo or two; well it totally depends on the person whether it is to be done on a place where people could see it and say ”woohoo your tattoo” or for the other section of the population who would like to keep it rather secluded. Coming to the point physical modifications to the body are quite a trend and comprise a variety of piercings, tattoos and other stuff around. But would you ever like to scar yourself repeatedly, be it at own will or for the sake of some insane custom?
- CROCODILE SCARIFICATION
Rumoured to be the home to some very inhuman cannibals, Papua New Guinea has this insane tradition of crocodile scarification where young men are scared in a cascading pattern across their arms, chest, buttocks and back to give the feel of crocodile skin.
- SUDANESE BODY SCARIFICATION
These painful scars are carved into the bodies of tender children without any anaesthesia. Women and infants on showing signs of pain are regarded weak in fact. Sure to shake your soul!!
- THE VAMPIRE WOMAN OF MEXICO
With a variety of piercings, tattoos and other transdermal implants all over her body, Maria, a former lawyer, she has been rightly named as the “Vampire woman”. She is an artist who tattoos herself and also lot of other people.
- THE HUMAN BARBIE
This highly controversial woman, Valeria Lukyanova, argues to have modified just her assets to get into this totally Barbie shape. She has had a totally tough workout regime to get herself into this figure.
- THE ENIGMA
This man is a living jigsaw puzzle and is still under transformation.
- HE CHOPPED OFF HIS EARS TO LOOK LIKE A PARROT!
Ted Richards, a parrot owner from the city of Bristol in England underwent this complicated six hour long procedure to resemble his loved pets.
- THE LIZARD MAN
Erik Spargue from Kentucky was a former PhD scholar from the University of Albany before undergoing transformation like sharpened teeth, tattooed scales, bifurcated tongue and a large number of subdermal implants to be called the lizard man.
- ELVES EARS
Too much of a Lord of the Rings spirit it seems! Ladies these days are getting the edges of their ears sharpened to resemble Elves from the fantasy movie.
- MAGNETIC FINGER IMPLANTS
These implants let you sense electromagnetic shifts around yourself as well as pick up small metal objects.
- THE CREATURE
He did whatever he had to do to himself and now has none agreeing to share a room with him. Marcus Boykin adds a new detail to his body every other day and talks about the immense satisfaction he gets from them.
- GIRAFFE WOMEN
The Kayan Lawhi tribes of Burma and Thailand encage their necks within brass rings since the very childhood to elongate them as the part of an essential custom meant to impress “men” of their clan.
- THE MOST PIERCED WOMAN
With around 7000 piercings all over her body, Elaine Davidson has been titled as the woman with maximum piercings.
- TATTOOS OVER TATTOOS OVER TATTOOS
Lucky Diamond Rich holds the Guinness record for the most tattooed man who started off with mainstream tattoos to get bored enough to ink his whole body black and then tattoos over them yet again.
- EAR IMPLANT ON ARM
This artist and eminent professor from Curtin University claims he had this implant because he wants the audience to hear what he hears. His implant shall soon have the ability to record music and upload the same on worldwide web.
- THE REAL LIFE RED SKULL
Red skull from the marvel movie Captain America has got this guy from Venezuela, Henry Damon, crazy enough to remove his nose, paint his face permanently red and tattoo his eyes black to sport that evil look.
- FLESH TUNNELS
Guinness has recorded Joe Miggler to have holes all over his face, and he calls them flesh tunnels.
- SURGICALLY INDUCED ABS
Why sweat out in the gym when you can have doctors cut out abs by performing “Precision Etching” on your abdominal muscles?
- INTENTIONAL FACIAL SCARIFICATION
This is not some custom or tradition he had to abide by, he just did it because he wanted to.
- THE TIGER LADY
Katzen Hobbes had this strange desire to cover her body with tiger stripes at a tender age of 18 and she did so till she was 28.
- RUSSIAN PLATYPUS GUY
Jenya Bolotov has spent a long 25 years in stretching his lips to an extent that would make him look like a platypus.
- ACHILLES PIERCING
Mr. Tetanus wears this 10mm long spike across his Achilles tendon and says he does so because the hole heals up in about a minute!
- BAGEL HEADING
This trend sprung at 2012 in Japan which involved injecting saline into the forehead in the shape of a bagel.
- REAL LIFE KEN
As if one real Barbie was not enough, Justin Jedica is yet another person obsessed with the plastic sculpture look to an extent of spending 100,000 bucks on surgeries.
- TATTOOED EYEBALLS
Rodrigo Fernando has his corneas inked black since 2013.
- MICROCHIP EMBEDS
Neil Harbisson is a colour blind hacker who has installed antennae on his scalp which helps him convert colour wave.