Athena: a Tiny, Wearable Device That Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault

With depressing statistics revealing sexual assault to occur every 107 seconds in the United States, it’s not unusual to carry some form of protection at all times — whether it’s pepper spray, a stun gun or a cute, cat-shaped keychain meant to gouge out the eyes of an attacker. A problem with these self defense… »11/19/15 10:45pm11/19/15 10:45pm


Giving Teachers Guns? There's No Way This Could End Badly!

After the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, it stood to reason that perpetually underpaid, overworked, and shat upon teachers in other parts of the country might try to imagine what they'd do if a similar situation arose in their workplaces. In some places, they're reviewing safety… »12/28/12 5:10pm12/28/12 5:10pm

Most Graphic Condom Ad Ever Features Fake Bukkake, For Some Reason

There are a myriad of good reasons to use condoms — preventing the spread STD's, staving off pregnancy... erm, the smell of rubber and lube gets you hot. But using condoms primarily as a way to prevent explosive ejaculations of sex-juice from landing on a partner's face during climax? According to this totally gross… »9/12/12 5:30pm9/12/12 5:30pm

Sen. Scott Brown Makes Ridiculous Condom Joke About Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum must be having a major sad tonight. His biggest problem is that he just lost the Puerto Rico primary to Mitt Romney, but what's maybe even worse for Santorum's sizeable yet delicate ego is that his fellow Republicans have now started throwing playground-style jokes his way, as evidenced by this major… »3/18/12 8:00pm3/18/12 8:00pm

Sex Without Condoms Is Actually Better Than Diamonds, People!

"Sex without condoms is the new engagement ring!" screams an NPR headline that was not at all vying for the attention of this blog. Which is to address: a lot of controversial stuff has been said about the increasingly popular practice of condomless sex by some of us on this blog, but here is the irrefutable: it feels… »7/24/08 4:40pm7/24/08 4:40pm