This Honeycomb Pattern Condom Feels Like an Overpriced Gimmick 

“What if, just one time, I chose differently,” Charlie Sheen said, addressing 100 or so people standing in a Manhattan warehouse space amidst erotic dancers and a four foot penis ice sculpture at the launch of the LELO HEX condom. If we’re to believe the lofty claims from “pleasure object” manufacturer LELO, the lowly…

Inventors Want Us to Have Better Safe Sex But Regulations Make it Hard

Some of you who’ve been reading Throb might think I’m a bit condom-obsessed, but that’s not accurate. I’m actually obsessed with people enjoying sex while preventing unwanted pregnancy and the spread of disease. And let’s be honest: no one is truly thrilled by latex condoms. In a word, they suck. Leaving aside the…