That Time Penis Bravado Caused NASA to Change its Condom Sizes

After the jump you'll find a video, the first 33 seconds of which contain the best statement ever: The early astronaut urination system used condoms, sized small, medium, and large. But sizes were renamed "large, gigantic, and humongous" when the men would all grab the larges, regardless of their true size. Magical. » 3/23/14 8:00am 3/23/14 8:00am

This condom delivers an anti-HIV drug, prevents pregnancy, then…

Sex often fuels the adoption of cutting-edge technology, even in the burgeoning field of nano-fabrication. Researchers at the University of Washington have just published a paper in PLoS One describing how they'll use "electrospinning" to create next-generation female condoms made from specially customized nano-fibers. » 12/05/12 11:40am 12/05/12 11:40am

The only post-apocalyptic condom ad you're ever likely to see [NSFW]

For some reason, the Buenos Aires branch of elite ad company Young & Rubicam figured that the best way to advertise condoms . . . is with images of a burning apocalypse? We've got the full (mildly NSFW) ad below. » 7/29/10 12:00pm 7/29/10 12:00pm

Vagina dentata condom distributed at the World Cup

Rape-Ex, a female condom containing teeth so powerful a doctor would have to remove it if it was ever used, is allegedly being distributed at the World Cup. Is the Vagina Dentata the future of personal security? » 6/21/10 7:00am 6/21/10 7:00am

Saucy Star Wars Condoms: Oh, You Naughty Frenchpersons

This probably isn't real, but that's too bad, because it's hilarious. In case your French is rusty, the words on the fauxphylactic mean "I will not be your father." » 5/07/10 6:30am 5/07/10 6:30am

A "Blunt Puncture" Machine That Precisely Measures Condom Reliability

How do condom manufacturers do scientific tests on their wares? Using this machine, apparently, which imitates the circumstances under which "breakage" might occur. » 8/17/09 8:30am 8/17/09 8:30am