Ink + Geek = Science Tattoos

What you get branded on your skin is an important decision -- some might say it verges on the academic. Before you put needle to flesh, you need to find something that adequately reflects your passions, pursuits and personality. Which makes it no surprise at all that the nerds and eggheads among the inked community have thoroughly done their homework when it comes to tattoos of the scientific natu...

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Sexy Magazine Covers That We Loved Last Year

Yes, it's already 2009, but it's never too late to ogle -- or appreciate -- the most scintillating magazine covers that graced newsstands over the last 12 months. Pictures may be worth a thousand words, but some of these covers feel like they're worth a million bucks. Check out our picks for the hottest headliners of the year. Hottest Magazine Covers MEGAN FOX GQ This ju...

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Fantasy Coffins -- Over-the-Top Boxes for the Six-Feet-Under Set

No matter what your financial status, we think there's one accessory you should never skimp on. When you shuffle off this mortal coil, it's completely appropriate to wrap yourself in the most customized casket money can buy. Given the recent spate of other bling-y coffins -- for sports fans, beer drinkers, even animal rights activists -- we think others are in agreement. Check out our gallery o...

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Dirty Windows and the Things We Write on Them

There's usually a respectable reason we don't wash our windows. On a car, there's always an issue of not enough time. The windows on houses and apartments are just too difficult to wash. In either case, that's actually what rain is for. Despite our best intentions, there's always some smart aleck who needs to make a personal statement using our hard-earned dirt and muck. Fine, smart guy. You wa...

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Bizarre Church Signs -- Read the Writing on the Wall

We're seeing the clergy use more and more savvy, relevant or just plain weird messages to gather the flock. Whether they're signs from God or not, those message boards in front of churches across America seem to be hell-bent on getting our butts to church. We are gathered here today to explore some of the best church signs we've come across, including a few from the book "Church Signs Across Am...

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The 20 Worst Celebrity Tattoos

Celebrity tattoos -- When a celebrity has lost touch with reality, there are signs. Sometimes it's getting behind the wheel after too many drinks and not enough panties. Sometimes it's agreeing to co-star with Kevin Costner, assured that this flick is definitely the comeback. Yet with the folks we've gathered here, the inability to gauge right from wrong is as plain as the ink on their face, or...

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Cash Trashing -- Defacing Currency as Self-Expression

There are more means of personal expression these days than at any other time in history, but whether you choose blogs, message boards, graffiti, tattoos or even traditional artistic mediums, it's always more fun if there's an element of danger. One of the most cost-effective forms of dangerous personal expression -- that's just as illegal as graffiti -- is currency defacing. In a world where a $1...

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Mug Shot Hotties Smile for the Camera

We're all well acquainted with the standard disheveled celebrity mug shot thanks to folks like Hugh Grant, Nick Nolte and Yasmine Bleeth. Even Hugh Hefner's identical lovers are getting in on the (allegedly) famous people with (allegedly) felonious headshots act. But a rogues' gallery doesn't have to be so unpleasant on the eyes, does it? Asylum says, "No!" We decided to flip through the online ar...

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Embarrassing Shamings -- Pass out at Your Own Risk

There's a good reason why bedroom doors have locks. When you're deep in the throes of sleep -- be it alcohol-enhanced or otherwise -- you are completely and utterly helpless. Below are some cautionary images of people who fell asleep without the good sense to do it behind locked doors. More than being simply mocked, these pour souls have been drawn on, doused with various liquids and generally tr...

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25 Amazing Uses for Duct Tape

So-called master builder Ty Pennington might not be able to show you the full realm of possibilities that duct tape offers, but Asylum can. That's because home makeover shows are too concerned by things like legal liability to offer images of babies and boobs strapped up with that marvelous silver adhesive staple. (Speaking of liability -- do not repeat or attempt any of these things at home, on ...

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