Wait. Your Parents Are Doing What Now?

It’s one of the most predictable commercials on television. A gorgeous, sexy white-haired couple is walking along a beach at sunset, everything serene and quiet but for the sound of the waves and the yapping of grandchildren. Sometimes the commercial is for a pension plan, sometimes for Viagra, but always it’s for grandparents: beautiful people…

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Put On A Condom In Under 4 Seconds

If you’ve ever had a moment like this, Pronto condoms may be the answer to your sexual prayers. The condoms, designed by Willem van Rensburg, and originally released in South Africa to prevent the spread of HIV, boast an application time of less than four seconds. A BBC article reported that after looking into the research…

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How Your Facebook Friends Affect Your Relationship

Facebook data is a goldmine of revelations into the structure and functioning of our social lives. The latest Facebook-related discovery offers potential answers to two great relationship questions: Should you date within your friend group? And can you tell if your relationship is destined to fail? A study published recently has introduced an algorithm that can predict…

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Is Anyone Still Having Safe Sex?

You guys: the ’90s are back! (Again? Still?) Or, at least, the fashion, music and icons of the era are back. There is, however, one essential aspect of nineties-ness — safe sex –- that isn’t part of this cultural revival. It seems impossible; back then, STD prevention was everything. It was a defining part of…

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