Man addicted to tattoos: "I can’t believe women avoid me"

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Tattoos-addicted Matthew Whelan (39) from the English metropolis of Birmingham has almost desperately turned to British media because he is unable to find a love affair. According to Whelan, who officially changed his name to King of Ink Land King Body Art The Extreme Ink ite, he has nothing to complain about, but there are hardly any women who want to date him. Dating sites, singles parties and a chat at the pub. The Brit has tried everything to find a life partner. Whelan, who is covered in permanent skin ornaments from head to toe, realizes that he looks ‘somewhat conspicuous’, but Read more

Woman arrested and charged with 'controlling behaviour' for telling bodybuilder husband to tidy the house

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A woman has told how she was arrested and charged with “controlling behaviour” after asking her husband to help out around the house more. Valerie Sanders, 58, from Catterick, North Yorkshire, said she was “treated like a criminal” for asking bodybuilder Michael, also 58, to spend a bit less time at the gym and a bit more time hoovering. Mrs Sanders, a cleaning firm boss, said she had left notes for her him to do chores around the home they shared, but was stunned when police were called in. Two vans and four officers reportedly turned up at the house to arrest her, taking her to a Read more

If a wife talked too much during the Middle Ages, you were often forced to wear metal torture devices on their face to serve as punishment by their husbands

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Apparently being a chatterbox or a nag back in the Middle Ages could get you strapped into this thing, or numerous other metal torture devices meant to be worn on the face. It was known by various names such as scold's bridle, a witch's bridle, a brank's bridle, or simply branks. Either way, it was an instrument of punishment, used as a form of torture and public humiliation. The devices had iron framework, screws, and sometimes a muzzle that enclosed the head. Though these were primarily used on women, the Burgh Records of Scotland's major towns reveal that the branks were also used on men Read more