A Nanotech-Powered AIDS-Killing Condom Is Closer than Ever

Correctly used, condoms do a damn good job of preventing STDs (and pregnancy!). But nobody's gonna say no to an improvement that ups those odds. Say, a condom coated in antiviral gel that kills up t0 99.9% of HIV, genital herpes, and human papillomavirus. Australia just said yes, and hopefully the U.S. isn't far… » 7/22/14 4:26pm 7/22/14 4:26pm

Condom Dispensing "Don't Panic" Button For Emergencies

Everyone loves a good panic button » 8/22/08 4:30pm 8/22/08 4:30pm, and what bigger emergency is there than being condomless when you find a woman that actually wants to have sex with you? Relax, this condom dispensing "Don't Panic" button has your back. Well, it would if it actually existed. Unfortunately, it is currently in the concept phase. []

Safe Sex Ringtone for India, Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates

In order to thwart the spread of HIV in India, "condom a cappella" has been released by an organization that's funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A ringtone that's meant to promote safe sex, we thought that it might consist of a crying babies, nasty bodily functions or soliloquies from one's parents, but… » 8/19/08 11:15am 8/19/08 11:15am

New NYC Condom Dispensers Are Flying Pucks of Prophylactics

Does anyone else find the recent, um, thrust to sex up condoms a little ironic? Redundant then? The latest aesthetically enhanced condom gadget is a sleek new dispenser designed by Fuseproject for NYC condoms, which are free and available in lots of places in the city. The concept behind the design is actually a… » 2/14/08 7:40pm 2/14/08 7:40pm

XYXX Condom Case Almost Makes Using a Condom Sexy

I've always been kind of jealous at the array of attractive birth control cases exes have had to tote around their anti-baby pills. Condoms typically come in boxes and wrappers that are clumsy and ugly (exception). The XYXX condom case wants to change all that with a package you actually want to keep in your pockets.… » 1/04/08 3:30pm 1/04/08 3:30pm

Samsung Files Patent for Safe (ie Non-Baby) Sex Cell Phone

A cell phone that lets lay-deez know if they're running a higher-than-normal chance of getting pregnant is the latest idea from Samsung. The Korean electronics giant has filed a patent with the US Patent & Trademark Office for a "portable device for user's basal body temperature (BBT) and method for operating the… » 8/16/07 12:30pm 8/16/07 12:30pm