12 Tattoos with Practical Applications

1. An Eyechart

1. An Eyechart

You could travel light as an optometrist with this full-sized eye chart tattooed on your back.

2. A Ruler

2. A Ruler

This ruler was tattooed on the forearm of a graphic designer, who makes use of the measure in the daily execution of his work. He’s also found occasion to use it in his off hours – most recently on a fishing trip to measure the length of his catch.

3. Date of Birth

3. Date of Birth

Having your date of birth tattooed for all to see can ward off potentially inappropriate suitors.

4. Subway Map

4. Subway Map

Why not have the whole subway route tattooed on your abdomen so you’ll never lose your way again?

5. A To-Do List

5. A To-Do List

Erik Burke had this blank to-do list tattooed on his wrist – he fills it in as needed, and never worries about losing it.

6. Medical Alert

6. Medical Alert

Instead of a bracelet, tattooing your medical alert right on your body will assure that the message will never again be lost on an attending doctor – makes sense!

7. ID Tags for Children

7. ID Tags for Children

These temporary tattoos can help protect your children against loss – they can be easily identified and returned to owner!

8. Connect the Dots Drawing

8. Connect the Dots Drawing

This connect the dots drawing tattoo is more than just a conversation piece – providing hours of fun for you and those invited to complete the picture.

9. Pi rounded to 80 digits

9. Pi rounded to 80 digits

Most of us round Pi to 3.14, but for more sophisticated mathematical applications this tattoo provides you with 80 digits.

10. A Measure of Manhood

10. A Measure of Manhood

This strategically placed tattoo of an eight inch ruler leaves no question about what it is designed to measure.

11. Eye Glasses

11. Eye Glasses

For the tattoo fanatic who has thought of everything else – MatthewG15 got a pair of eyeglasses tattooed on his face.

12. A Moustache

12. A Moustache

This miniature moustache tattooed on this man’s finger is a real conversation starter.