2018’s Winter Olympics Will Have More Condoms Than Ever

Less than two weeks from now, some of the world’s greatest athletes will descend upon South Korea for the Winter Olympics. Also descending upon the host city: a fuck-ton of condoms. Read More >>

This Giant Car Condom is the Easiest Way to Keep Your Vehicle Clean

If you avoid trips to the beach because you don’t want your car getting filled with sand, or won’t buy a real Christmas tree because you don’t want to spend weeks cleaning up pine needles, this giant car condom will keep the inside of your vehicle looking as clean and new as the day it rolled out of the salesroom. Read More >>

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 amid 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 condom has remained unchanged for nearly 70 years. The new HEX, with its honeycomb pattern, wants to be the cure-all for our sexual woes, an inspired revamp to make condoms safer and more appealing. Read More >>

How Australian Grass is Going to Make Condoms Better

Researchers at the University of Queensland have made a cool new discovery in the quest for better condoms. It turns out a component of spinifex, a coastal grass, could make condoms much, much thinner. Thinner is better. Read More >>

This Condom Alternative Pumps Your Ejaculate Straight Back Into Your Scrotum

It's 2016, and male contraception still ultimately boils down to condoms and vasectomies. Lack of pleasure and surgery. Let’s face it, they’re not exactly terrific options. Researchers are experimenting with pills and injections, but it’s likely to be a while before safe substances are made commercially available. Read More >>

Teens Create Condom That Changes Colour if it Detects STDs

A group of 13 and 14-year-old students (who should probably be thinking about pop music and t-shirts rather than sex, but that's the modern world for you) have come up with a high-concept tech condom, one that changes colour when it detects the presence of STD bacteria in... the person it's just been in and out of and in again. Read More >>

Remember When Jackie Chan Teamed Up With “Mr Condom” to Fight HIV?

"This guy is very strong, because no HIV and STD can pass through him," explains Jackie Chan, in a bizarre public information film that, judging by Chan's hair and skin status, comes from the late 1980s or early 1990s, and has Chan sharing the screen with a cartoon condom. Read More >>

Condom Cookbook Suggests Boiling Rice in a Jizz Bag

Japan, land of the diversionary odd thing, has surpassed itself with the publication of a condom cookbook. It's not suggesting you eat them, just use them as a cooking vessell. Which is only marginally less heinous an idea. Read More >>

Sandwich Bags and Cling Film are Actually Being Used by Brits as Emergency Contraceptives

A survey into the sex lives of a group of 25-34 year old women has thrown up some odd findings when it comes to contraceptives, with nearly a quarter of respondents saying they'd heard of things like rubber gloves and cling film being used as contraceptives. Read More >>

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 to 99.9 per cent of HIV, genital herpes, and human papillomavirus. Read More >>

Scientists are Making Condoms Out of the Same Material as Your Contacts

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently awarded a grant to an Australian research team trying to build a better condom. They're hardly the first to win such an award, but they have a novel approach. These polymer scientists are making condoms out of hydrogels, the same materials used in contact lenses. Read More >>

Is the Future of Condoms Literally Just the Tip?

There ain't nothing hotter right now than redesigning the necessary evil that is the modern condom. But while most pecker poncho redesigns tend to look at alternative materials, this newest one goes for an approach so minimal—it's barely even there. Read More >>

Will These Genius Condom Ideas be the Next ‘Big’ Thing?

Bill Gates: computer genius, incredible philanthropist...condom afficionado? Indeed, the man who brought you MS-DOS is now looking to create a revolution in an entirely new industry -- and one in dire need of innovation. Read More >>

This Shocking Prototype Condom Puts Some Wiring on Your Pole

It's been almost a year since Bill Gates put out his $100,000 call for better, high-tech condoms, and we haven't found a new standard yet. But Firaz Peer and Andrew Quitmeyer of Georgia Tech have a potential solution, if you're OK with putting electrodes on your manparts. Read More >>

Super-Thin 0.01 Millimetre Condom Sells Out on Japanese Launch

A new form of condom is tearing it up in Japan, where a rubber specialist is now selling 0.01 millimetre condoms. And 0.01 millimetres is the thickness of the rubber, not the length of it, before you start disrespecting the Japanese male population. Read More >>