Condoms

Durex Wants to Break India's Condom-Buying Taboo - Bloomberg

Jeans are easier to buy than condoms in India -- at least that’s what Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc is betting with a new line of Durex rubbers.<p>India …

Who Makes Fake Products? 40,000 Counterfeit Condoms From China Seized

Special agents seized more than 40,000 counterfeit condoms in San Juan, Puerto Rico, over the course of five days this week, according to a Thursday …

Fraud

Here's What People Really Think About Women Buying Condoms

While we unfortunately still live in a society in which women can be shamed for having (and god forbid, <i>enjoying</i>) sex, a new survey may indicate that our attitudes are shifting.<p>According to results from a survey shared with Refinery29 by Trojan Condoms, when seeing a woman buy condoms, only 4% of …

Contraception

Durex maker wants to sell condoms in sachets

Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, the maker of the world’s most popular condom brand Durex, wants to change the way condoms are sold in India. It will now …

Contraception

Trojan's New Condoms Don't Even Look Like Condoms

Looking at condom purchasing habits, Trojan noticed discrepancies between what people say and what they do. An Indiana University Center for Sexual …

Cool Stuff

7 Things You Should Never Use As Lube

Step away from the petroleum jelly.<p>Lube is an amazing thing when you're facing a dry situation down there (it happens) or just want to get extra wet and wild. So it's natural that you'd want to DIY when you run out of the stuff and sex is on the table.<p>But experts say you might want to think twice …

Skin Care

Trojan unveils condom campaign aimed at women

Sales of Trojan condoms were soft last year — so the company is expected to launch a new marketing campaign aimed at getting women to buy more of …

Lifestyle

Most Americans have sex without condoms, survey finds

Next time you start swiping on Tinder or get ready to go out on a Friday night, you might want to prepare with some extra … protection. Why? Because a new survey from Superdrug Online Doctor showed that over 65% of Americans have sex without using a condom.<p>“While we can’t really speculate back and …

Sexual Health

Five Things Porn Tricks Us Into Thinking Everyone Does - Tonic

Teaching sex—or even just talking about it—makes a lot of people uncomfortable, which is one reason why teens and young adults tend to get most of their early education from porn. (Or just as bad, from partners who learned from porn). That wasn't so bad when porn stars looked like real people and …

Contraception

Shocked diners find a CONDOM in their meal - and they had already eaten half of their food

Two friends were shocked to discover a condom in their meal as they had dinner at a restaurant.<p>The hot-pot style meal which sees diners serve …

Contraception

This week's Dezeen Mail features flying Chinese monks and a smart condom

This week's Dezeen Mail includes monks levitating over a Mailītis Architects-designed wind tunnel in China and a performance-tracking smart condom. …

Contraception

London's Lost Condom Industry

Photo: SimonQ錫濛譙Everyone knows about London's glorious industrial past. This is the city where the Industrial Revolution took place, a capital place …

London

The Best Condoms for Every Couple Type

You can walk into any pharmacy or sex shop aisle and be flustered by the endless number of condom options available. Obviously, something that fits …

Contraception

AHF donates 700,000 condoms for free distribution

News<p>AHF donates 700,000 condoms for free distribution<p>Friday, March 10, 2017<p>KINGSTON, Jamaica — The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has donated …

Public Health

Smart condom lets users know how good they are in bed

Penis girth, thrust counts and sexual health are all measured by the i.Con smart condom ring, as wearable technology moves into the …

Wearable Tech

Karex: Wide Moat Hidden Champion With Long Growth Runway

Karex operates in a very attractive and growing condom manufacturing industry and it boasts significant competitive advantages to entrench its global …

Stocks

Donna Howard says condoms 'used to be tax-exempt' in Texas

An Austin legislator talking up her proposal to exempt feminine hygiene products from the state sales tax asserted that condoms were sold tax-free in …

Taxes

Young Filipinos Discuss Their Fears Amid the Country's HIV Epidemic - Vice

In a deeply Catholic country like the Philippines, where abortion and divorce are still illegal, talking about sex is uncomfortable—and discussing HIV/AIDS is downright taboo.<p>But that reticence has borne out in the form of an explosion in new HIV infections in the country. According to UNAIDS, the …

HIV

A Fitness-Tracking Condom Is in the Works, and, Yeah, We Have Some Thoughts

Sometimes I wonder, while I’m emailing publicists, or making corrections to the next issue of <i>Sharp</i> in InDesign, how any work got done before …

The World’s First Smart Condom*

As originally — and cleverly, it should be noted — reported by <i>Salon</i>, there’s a new fitness tracker entering the market in 2017. The i.Con Smart …

Shopping

If You Think Your PHONE is Smart, This Condom is GENIUS

*Last week, I got to share details on the Officiser, designed to give users the complete benefits of a full cardiovascular workout while said users …

Contraception

There's Now a Smart Condom and It's Basically a FitBit For Sex

The unveiling of a smart condom is a blessing to everyone who has hyperbolically stated there's a wearable for everything. Your chariot has arrived. …

Wearable Tech

Just what no one needed: 'world's first smart condom' unveiled

The newly announced i.Con “smart condom” is the odds-on heavyweight contender for terrible idea of the week. It is not smart, and it is not a condom, …

Ziff-Davis

Someone Has Invented A 'Smart Condom' That Will Rate Your Sexual Performance

Disturbingly, you can even share your stats on social media<p>Introducing the i.Con: the fitbit for fornicating.<p>Yes, it sounds like an April fools come …

Contraception

The World's First "Smart Condom" Can Detect STIs

The reusable ring is equipped with sensors that monitor calories burnt and other data<p>The largest online condom supplier in the U.K—British …

Contraception

'Smart' condom ring touted as first sexual performance tracker

Do you even "thrust," bro?<p>A new high-tech condom accessory is promising men with a competitive streak the chance to count every thrust, every second …

Wearable Tech

New Smart Condom Will Change The Way You Look At Contraceptives

Monitoring and tracking our bodily functions has become the norm in our technological world.<p>You can order an Apple Watch or Fit Bit and really hone …

Contraception

Smart condoms: like Fitbit for sex – and you can even share your stats

Ever wondered how many calories you’re burning in the bedroom? The i.Con condom, which keeps track of your sex stats, could be the answer<p><b>Name:</b> Smart condoms.<p><b>Appearance:</b> A discreet, lightweight ring, currently hidden inside a black box.<p><b>Age:</b> Coming soon.<p><b>Smart condoms?</b> Yes.<p><b>You mean they are organic</b> …

Wearable Tech

This Data-Tracking ‘Smart Condom’ Is the Weirdest Sex Wearable Yet

Wearables have come a long way, but they’re not part of everyday life yet.<p>Before that happens, we’ll experiment. Some of the results will be more …

Wearable Tech

Measure your sexual performance with others using the smart condom

People will be able to upload their i.Con data onto the app and compare their sex data with other i.Con users worldwide.<p>Men, have you ever wondered …

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